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RBNZ Cycle Low for the OCR will be 1.88% - Westpac Imre Speizer, Senior Market Strategist at Westpac, suggests that the NZ market pricing for the RBNZ’s OCR low has stabilised, now implying the cycle low for the OCR will be 1.88% (from 1.82% last week...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 08:04
EUR/USD Surrenders Gains, Back to 1.1280 EUR/USD has abandoned the area of daily highs above the 1.1300 handle, slipping back towards the 1.1285/80 band ahead of the opening bell in Euroland. EUR/USD focus on risk trends The pair could not sustain the earlier advance beyond the 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 08:02
EUR/GBP Rises Further to Test 20-DMA, Near 0.7970 The offered tone surrounding the pound keeps growing bigger as we head into the European morning, sending EUR/GBP to fresh session highs in the upper band of 0.79 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 08:00
Technical Analysis of EUR/USD for April 18, 2016 When the European market opens, some economic news will be released such as the German Buba Monthly Report. The US will release economic data too such as the NAHB Housing Market Index...
Technical Analysis of USD/JPY for April 18, 2016 In Asia, Japan will not release any economic data but the US will release some economic data such as the NAHB Housing Market Index. So there is a probability the USD/JPY will move with low to medium volatility during this day...
USD/CAD Retraces the Gap, Near 1.2950 The Canadian dollar has recovery little ground vs. the greenback on Monday, with USD/CAD now returning to the mid-1.2900s. USD/CAD higher post-Doha The (expected...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 07:48
NZD/USD: Bearish Gap Closed, Upbeat NZ CPI Supports Having closed the bearish opening gap, the NZD/USD pair is seen struggling to extend further into the green territory, as oil sell-off continues to crush risk appetite. NZD/USD: a dip to 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 07:34 #nzdusd
FxWirePro: NZD/USD Closes Bearish Gap After Upbeat CPI Data, Bias Higher NZD/USD has been highly volatile at the start of the week. Hit lows of 0.6843 after bearish gap open (around 40 pips lower). The pair has closed bearish gap after release of the much awaited CPI data, which beat expectations...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 07:31 #nzdusd
SDR Does Not Stand for “Secret Dollar Replacement” - BBH Research Team at BBH, notes that at the IMF/World Bank meetings last week, Chinese officials are again pushing for greater use of the IMF's unit of account, Special Drawing Rights (SDR...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 07:29
FxWirePro: AUD/JPY Holds Cloud Base Support at 82.45, Breaks Below Could See Further Weakness Oil driven-risk-off after failure of Doha talks drives Yen higher across the board. AUD/JPY sees 120-pips bearish gap opening, recovers slightly from fresh four-day lows struck at 82.47 in early trades...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 07:25
Gold Longs to Near All-Time Highs - TDS Research Team at TDS, lists down the CFTC Commitment of Traders Report for the Week Ending April 12th, 2016...
Metals
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:56
US Industrial Production in March: Bad, Bad and Bad - ING Rob Carnell, Chief International Economist at ING, notes that the US headline industrial production fell 0.6%MoM, manufacturing fell, utilities production fell and mining fell as well. Key Quotes “Following a 0...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:53
NZD/USD Targets 0.7175 During the Month Ahead - Westpac Imre Speizer, Senior Market Strategist at Westpac, notes that the NZD/USD has oscillated around an upward trend since mid-Jan, and targets 0.7175 (Feb 2015 low) during the month ahead...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:51 #nzdusd
USD/JPY: Another Attempt Above 108 to Fill in Bearish Gap? The USD/JPY pair is seen struggling to extend the recovery from near 2016 lows since Tokyo open and now attempts another run above 108 handle to close the bearish opening gap...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:49
Important determinants of the NZD/USD exchange rate direction from 0...
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Francis Dogbe, 18 April 2016, 06:47 #Trading, forex
FxWirePro: USD/JPY Slips Below 108 Handle After Large Bearish Gap down Open Yen was a big gainer on the day, USD/JPY opens with a large bearish gap down of over 0.70%, slips below the 108 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:47
The Euro took a step back last week as global equity markets rallied, and despite the proximity of the European Central Bank’s April policy meeting, the move was likely unrelated...
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Francis Dogbe, 18 April 2016, 06:41 #ECB
NZD/USD has been a volatile display at the start of Asia this week. We have had both the Doha story creating turmoil across the board and just recently, the keenly awaited CPI was released from New Zealand, beating expectations and sending the bird back to close the bearish opening gap...
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Francis Dogbe, 18 April 2016, 06:39 #CPI, nzdusd
EUR/USD Remains Capped Below 1.1300, Indifferent to Risk-Off A classic risk-off theme dominates Asia, although the EUR/USD pair fails to benefit from increased safe-haven demand and trades muted below 1.13 handle. EUR/USD rejection near 1.1310 Currently, EUR/USD trades almost unchanged at 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 18 April 2016, 06:23