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All Eyes on Fed Chairs Panel Today - SocGen Kit Juckes, Research Analyst at Societe Generale, suggests that the big event today is the first and perhaps only panel featuring the four past (and present) Fed Chairs...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:54
Global Central Banks Slowed Gold Purchases in February - WGC The latest data from the World Gold Council (WGC) showed that the global central banks, barring the Chinese and Russian, slowed their gold purchases in February...
Metals
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:50
USD/JPY Bearish Stance Unchanged – UOB The research team at UOB Group expects the pair to extend its pullback in the next 1-3 weeks. Key Quotes “We turned bearish USD yesterday but as mentioned, it appears that we may have seen the bulk of the weakness”. “While the immediate 109...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:42
EUR/JPY Remains Under Pressure – Commerzbank In opinion of Karen Jones, Head of FICC Technical Analysis at Commerzbank, EUR/JPY remains vulnerable to further downside. Key Quotes “We view the market has recently topped at 128.22, the sell off has reached the next support at 124...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:41
GBP/CAD Faces Strong Support Around 1.8380, Break Below Targets 1.8080 Major support -1.8380 (trend line joining 1.52698 and 1.55751) The pair has taken support near trend line 1.8380 and slightly recovered from that level. It is currently trading around 1.84030. Any break below 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:39
USD/CAD Sell Strength into 1.33 – Westpac In view of Richard Franulovich, Strategist at Rabobank, occasional upticks towards 1.33 remain selling opportunities...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:36
EUR/JPY Bounces-off 4-Week Lows, Retests 123.50 The cross in EUR/JPY halted its massive downslide and is seen recouping a small portion of the decline heading into the mid-European trades. EUR/JPY finds support ahead of March 9 lows at 123.00 The EUR/JPY pair slumps -1.33% to 123...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:35
SGD: MAS Preview, No Change but Market Under-Prices Easing Risk - ANZ Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ Research, expects MAS to maintain their current policy settings at the April review...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:31
EUR/USD Wobbling Around 1.1400 The shared currency has returned to the negative territory today, dragging EUR/USD to the area below 1.1400 the figure. EUR/USD gains capped near 1.1460 Spot could not sustain the earlier upside towards fresh 2016 peaks in the 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:28
Doves Flying High for FOMC – Investec Research Team at Investec, suggests that the minutes showed the FOMC to be split in their views, with the doves (led by Chair Yellen) winning out...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:26
US: No Consensus from Within - ING James Smith, Economist at ING, suggests that the latest Fed minutes show that a range of views persist within the FOMC, which suggests little prospect of a near-term rate hike...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:24
Oil in Global Economy Series: Producers Need to Focus on India, Prize of Next Decade India topped the list of world’s best performing economy this year, taking over China in growth rate...
Crude Oil
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:08
FXWIREPRO Short Term Outlook: Euro Likely to Reach 1.16 Against Dollar All those, who would like to long Euro but still struggling to find a suitable entry, well today seems to be the day for you. Today Euro cleared above recent high and touched new six month high against Dollar around 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:04
AUD/USD Dumped Heavily as Risk-off Returns, Near 0.7550 AUD/USD shaved-off gains and plummeted sharply in the European session, as risk-aversion returned to markets as the oil prices as well as the European equities turned into the red zone. AUD/USD fails near daily R1 at 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:02
Russian Bonds Mixed on World Bank Report, Firm Oil Prices The Russian bonds traded mixed on Thursday after World Bank cuts Russia growth forecasts and sees 1.9% GDP fall in 2016...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 12:00
Global Macro Overview for 07/04/2016 (USD/JPY) Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated the central bank's readiness to take additional monetary easing steps if needed to reach its 2% inflation goal...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 11:57
Global Macro Overview for 07/04/2016 (EUR/USD) The Fed Meeting Minutes signaled that according to the policy makers, the April rate hike is unlikely. This confirmed the market growing anticipation and that the US central bank will act cautiously until the global economy regains steam...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 11:55
Last week’s speech by Chair Yellen laid out a clear narrative for the Fed’s dovish shift...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 11:51 #forex
USD/CHF Surrenders Gains, Near 0.9550 Sudden buying interest in the greenback has lifted USD/CHF to test highs in the vicinity of 0.9580, albeit losing vigour soon afterwards...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 11:48 #usdchf
Analytical Review of the Currency Pair USD/CAD Technical data of the currency pair: Previous closing: 1.3092; Daily range: 1.3024-1.3100; Opening: 1.3092; 52- week range: 1.1916-1.4692; Annual revenue: +4.55%; Change in % for the previous day: -0.45...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 11:44