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AUD/USD Stages Minor Recovery, Moves Back Above 0.7600 The AUD/USD pair has managed to recover during early Asian trade on broader USD weakness and has now moved back above 0.7600 mark...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 08:14
Asian Markets Trading on a Mix Note After FOMC, RBNZ and BoJ Policy Statements, Gold Finds Support Above $1242 All the major Asian indices are trading on a mix note on Thursday as most awaited FOMC, RBNZ and BOJ statements released with no surprise...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 08:11 #FOMC
FxWirePro: EUR/JPY Pares Losses from Weekly Lows at 123.16, Bias Lower EUR/JPY halted more than 300-pips free-fall to near 123 handle after BoJ disappointment bolstered JPY bulls. The pair recovered slightly from a dip to fresh weekly lows at 123.16 and is attempting to retake the 124 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 08:07
Guide to Today's Important Data and Events Lots of economic dockets scheduled for today and only few with high risks associated. Data released so far – Australia – Import price index declined -3% in first quarter while export prices have -4.7...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 08:03
FxWirePro: USD/SGD Hovers Around Key Support at 1.3488, a Break Below Targets 1.3420 USD/SGD is currently trading around 1.3490 marks. It made intraday high at 1.3507 and low at 1.3459 levels. Intraday bias remains bearish till the time pair holds initial resistance at 1.3561 levels...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 08:00
EUR/GBP Capped Below 0.7800, Awaits German CPI The cross in the EUR/GBP eases slightly from highs just shy of 0.78 handle, although remains better bid amid modest gains seen in the EUR/USD pair. EUR/GBP: German CPI in focus Currently, the EUR/GBP pair trades 0.06% higher at 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:57
USD/JPY Sees Fresh Selling as Europe Gets Underway A renewed bout of selling interest gripped the USD/JPY pair in early Europe, as markets now await BOJ Kuroda’s press conference for fresh insights on today’s policy decision...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:55
AUD After Weak Q1 CPI Inflation - Nomura Charles St-Arnaud, Research Analyst at Nomura, notes that the Australian CPI inflation came in weaker than expected, showing moderating inflation, especially domestically...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:52
EUR/USD Advances to 1.1340 Amid BOJ-Led USD Sell-Off EUR/USD remains better bid on 1.13 handle as we progress towards the early European trades, with markets still digesting the Fed and BOJ policy decisions. EUR/USD finds fresh bids just shy of 1.1300 Currently, EUR/USD trades +0.13% higher at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:49
RBNZ Keeps Rates Unchanged - Nomura Charles St-Arnaud, Research Analyst at Nomura, suggests that the continued weakness in the inflation outlook forced the RBNZ to leave the door open for a cut in June. Key Quotes “The RBNZ kept its policy rate unchanged at 2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 07:46
Gold rose for a third straight session on Wednesday, but pared gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates unchanged but left the door ajar to a hike in June. The U.S...
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Anton Hernawan, 28 April 2016, 06:55
The U.S. dollar erased a brief rally and retraced modest losses against the euro on Wednesday, hitting a nearly one-week low against the currency in the process, after a Federal Reserve statement reinforced expectations for just two interest rate increases this year. The U.S...
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Anton Hernawan, 28 April 2016, 06:52
FxWirePro: JPY Strengthens Across the Board As BoJ Stands Pat, Sell AUD/JPY Rallies, Target 81.75 The Japanese Yen spiked across the board as Bank of Japan disappointed by markets big time by keeping its monetary policy unchanged...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:39
Fed Offered No Fireworks - Rabobank Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research at Rabobank, notes that the Fed left rates unchanged yesterday with one dissenter again voting for a rate hike...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:34 #Fed
Nikkei Slumps 3% on BOJ’s Inaction, Drags Rest of Asia Lower The stocks on the Asian bourses reversed course dramatically after BOJ’s monetary policy decision disappointed markets and dampened investors’ sentiment. Japan’s Nikkei witnessed heavy selling and drove most major Asian indices lower...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:32 #Nikkei
FxWirePro: USD/KRW Hovers Just Above 1142, Intraday Bias Remains Bearish USD/KRW is currently trading around 1143 levels. It made intraday high at 1148 and low at 1141 levels. Intraday bias remains bearish till the time pair holds key resistance at 1153 levels...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:28
FxWirePro: USD/JPY Slumps As BoJ Disappoints Markets With No Change in Policy USD/JPY slumped from around 111.70 levels to 108.74 after Bank of Japan decided to stand put, keeping the policy unchanged, with the interest rate at -0.1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:26
AUD/JPY: AUS CPI, BoJ 'Double Whammy' for Sellers Traders short AUD/JPY continue to celebrate this week's volatile moves in the market, with today's BOJ-induced sell-off in the pair adding to the losses seen 24h ago when the Australian CPI Q1 came shockingly low...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:22
EUR/JPY: Nasty 300-Pips Fall as BOJ Stands Pat The cross in the EUR/JPY halted more than 300-pips free-fall to near 123 handle following BOJ’s unchanged monetary policy stance, which bolstered the JPY bulls across the board. EUR/JPY re-takes 124 handle The EUR/JPY pair now drops -1.78% to 123...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:15
USD/JPY: Yen Jumps Over 2% as BOJ Keeps Policy Steady The USD/JPY pair slumped fresh weekly lows below 109 handle after the BOJ disappointed by markets big time by keeping its monetary policy setting unadjusted...
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Roberto Jacobs, 28 April 2016, 06:10