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EUR/USD Keeps 1.1300 on Steady ECB The European currency keeps its buoyancy intact today, with EUR/USD now trading in session highs near 1.1330...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:55
EUR/NOK Downside Attractive, Avoid GBP/USD, USD/Asia Trendless – Deutsche Bank Oliver Harvey, Macro strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that the EUR/USD is still their top scoring currency pair as it is moderately trending and breaking new ground (to the upside...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:53
GBP/USD Gains Appear Capped Around 1.45 – Westpac Richard Franulovich, Strategist at Wetspac, believes the pair’s upside could struggle to surpass the 1.45 handle. Key Quotes “Doubt GBP has the vigour to punch much above 1.45 - if at all - into the UK referendum late June”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:50
EUR/USD: Anticipating a Period of Stability – Deutsche Bank George Saravelos, Strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that following last month’s ECB and Fed meetings, we pushed our EUR/USD parity forecast out to the end of the year, anticipating a period of stability in coming months...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:47
JPY Longs Rise While Leveraged Funds AUD Longs Shrink - Nomura Research Team at Nomura, notes that according to the IMM data for the week ended April 12, leveraged funds continue to ramp up long positions in JPY (37% of total leveraged funds’ contracts) after flipping to net long around mid-Jan 2...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:46
JPY: Expectations Galore from BoJ - BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that the BOJ meets next week. Key Quotes “There is heightened speculation that new initiatives will be unveiled that could include more asset purchases, such as ETFs, and possibly deeper negative interest rates...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:43
EUR/USD Reclaims 1.1300 Mark ahead of ECB The US Dollar failed to extend its overnight strength against the Euro and the EUR/USD pair has now managed to reclaim 1.1300 mark just ahead of the ECB announcement. EUR/USD trading near key juncture Although the pair has managed to move back above 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:42
EUR/USD a Sell into 1.17 If Seen – Westpac Strategist at Westpac Richard Franulovich has recommended selling the pair on occasional attempts towards 1.17...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:39
Dear Traders, The euro began to drift lower ahead of the European Central Bank meeting today. Market participants now wonder whether this could be the beginning of a renewed downtrend in the EUR/USD...
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maimarfx, 21 April 2016, 13:39 #ECB
Oil Prices Continue to Drive Sentiment - Investec Research Team at Investec, suggests that the oil prices continue to drive sentiment in financial markets...
Crude Oil
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:36
Oil Rises to 5-Month, Holding Steady above $44.00 Mark On Wednesday, crude oil future broke through a very strong resistance near 42.45-50 area, coinciding with the very important 200-day SMA, after the official US crude inventories data showed domestic production falls for sixth consecutive week...
Crude Oil
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:34
This April has seen the euro trade towards the upper end of its 14-month range against the dollar following an impressive 4% rally through March. "We now expect EURUSD to bottom out at 1...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 21 April 2016, 13:34
Gold Firmer, Advances Beyond $1260 The precious metal is confirming its upside momentum on Thursday, pushing higher to fresh weekly tops above $1260.00...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:32
The most important message from the March ECB meeting has been the apparent shift away from trying to cheapen the EUR and towards policies to stimulate domestic demand by propping up the Eurozone's lending channel...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 21 April 2016, 13:31 #forex
AUD/USD: HITTING RESISTANCE… The AUD/USD traded in thin ranges but eased slightly off recent highs through the New York close. Commodities experienced another positive session with oil up near 4% and iron ore making 2016 highs. Local data today are light...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 21 April 2016, 13:30 #forex
ECB Meeting is the Session's Highlight – BBH Research Team at BBH, suggests that it is unreasonable to expect the ECB to take fresh policy initiatives in today’s policy meet. Key Quotes “Last month it announced several new measures, and all of them have not been implemented...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:30
Riksbank Cautiously Takes their Foot Off the Accelerator - TDS Research Team at TDS, notes that the Riksbank left rates unchanged at –0.50% and extended QE by a further SEK45bn over H2 as we expected...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:27
ECB Preview: Re-Opening the Door to Rate Cuts – Danske Bank Senior Analyst, Pernille Bomholdt Henneberg at Danske Bank, expects a dovish tone from Draghi at the ECB meeting this week, but no new measures...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:25
EUR/CHF Off Lows, Near 1.0990 Ahead of ECB After bottoming out near 1.0960 in early trade, EUR/CHF has managed to regain the 1.0980 area ahead of ECB...
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:22 #eurchf
EUR/GBP Drops to Fresh 3-Week Low Ahead of ECB The EUR/GBP pair gave up all of its bounce recorded post weak UK retail sale data and has dropped to a fresh three-week low, trading with a weakness of over 0.20% on EUR weakness ahead of the important ECB monetary policy decision announcement...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 21 April 2016, 13:19