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Poor Australia Retail Sales Data Fuels Rba Rate Cut Bets Australian retail sales data disappointed for the third consecutive month and momentum has clearly slowed in the past three months. Data released earlier today showed Australia's Feb retail sales came at 0.0% m/m missing expectations for 0...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:46
Euro Zone Bond Rally Continues With ECB in the Market From last Friday onwards, European Central Bank (ECB) is in the bond market with additional firepower and on average, from now on it will be purchasing almost €4 billion worth of bonds, every trading day...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:44
GBP/USD Off Highs, Around 1.4225, US Data Eyed The GBP/USD pair faded a spike to 1.4240 levels and reverted to the familiar range around 1.4225 region as markets continue to digest the UK construction PMI report. GBP/USD capped below 10-DMA The GBP/USD pair trades modestly flat at 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:42
FXWIREPRO: EUR/SEK Fails to Break Key Resistance at 9.2676, Good to Sell on Rallies EUR/SEK is currently trading around 9.2570 levels. It made intraday high at 9.2651 and low at 9.2321 levels. Pair fails to break key resistance at 9.2676 and supported below 9.2600 marks...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:40
USD/JPY traded lower this week after dovish comments from Yellen triggered another bout of broad USD weakness. Domestic data releases have had little impact on the pair recently, with relative rate spreads and the improvement in risk sentiment having been the key drivers...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 4 April 2016, 12:38 #usd/jpy
UK CFOs see Brexit as the Greatest Short-term Risk for Businesses - Deloitte According to the latest Deloitte CFO survey published on Monday, UK large firms see Brexit risks as the biggest hurdle to investments, while a majority of the CFOs believes Britain should hold EU’s membership...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:26
The recent rally in the AUD has coincided with a rally in commodities, most notably in the oil and iron ore markets. However, we think that the move in the AUD is more likely reflective of a shift in broader themes, rather than a currency reaction to stronger commodity prices...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 4 April 2016, 12:26
It Seems Oil Has Bottomed Out in the Mid-$20.00s – Rabobank According to Strategist at Rabobank Christian Lawrence, the barrel of crude oil could have bottomed in recent lows in the mid-$20.00s...
Crude Oil
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 12:23
The Fed’s shift toward a more growth-friendly stance ought to be helpful in mitigating the downside risks to the world economy in the near-term. We had previously articulated that there was a more than a one-in-two chance of a global recession in the period immediately ahead...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 4 April 2016, 12:20
The Canadian economy got off to a roaring start to 2016 as GDP grew by as much in one month as it did over the whole of 2015. But while it’s certainly true that the worst is behind us, there’s also good reason not to get too carried away and expect the strong growth to continue...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 4 April 2016, 12:19
USD/CHF Regains 0.9600 and Above The greenback is recovering ground lost today, now pushing USD/CHF back above the 0.9600 handle. USD/CHF rebounds from 0.9550 Spot has found some traction after Friday’s multi-month troughs in the 0.9550 area, advancing to daily highs above the key 0...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:53 #usdchf
Weekly Review The main news of the last week was a speech by Janet Yellen, the head of the US Fed...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:51
EUR/JPY – Bears Attack Bids at 50-DMA Common currency is losing ground in Europe on dovish comments from ECB’s policymaker, with EUR/JPY attempting to chew through bids around 50-DMA located at 126.78. Rejected at 5-DMA The cross was rejected at 5-DMA of 127...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:40
GBP/USD Rangebound Between 1.4050-1.4450 – UOB In view of the research team at UOB Group, the GBP/USDpair could extend its consolidative pattern in the next 1-3 weeks. Key Quotes “The break of the 1.4250 support last Friday indicates that the recent upward pressure has eased”...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:37
EUR/USD Extends Losses on Praet’s Comments & Turnaround in Stocks The offered tone around EUR strengthened on ECB’s Praet’s dovish comments and turnaround in stocks, pushing the EUR/USD pair to a session low of 1.1365 levels...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:35
GBP/USD Muted Post-PMI, Near 1.4200 The sterling is alternating gains with losses vs. the greenback today, with GBP/USD navigating the low-1.4200s following UK’s Construction PMI. GBP/USD downside limited near 1...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 11:29
There were sharp fluctuations of #USDCAD near the important support level - the 61.8% retracement of the upward movement in May 2015 - January 2016. A considerable help to buyers is provided with #oil #prices decline. Find out more by checking out the Source Link...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vistabrokers CIF Ltd, 4 April 2016, 11:24 #Trading
#Gold continues to trade within the downward channel. To date, there is the downward momentum, which was caused with both technical and fundamental factors. Find out more by checking out the Source Link. Please note that this post was originally published on Vistabrokers.com...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Vistabrokers CIF Ltd, 4 April 2016, 11:20 #Trading
Rectangle identified at 04-Apr-01:00 2016 GMT. This pattern is still in the process of forming. Possible bullish price movement towards the resistance 1.095 within the next 12 hours. Resistance Levels : ( B ) 1.0954Last resistance turning point of Rectangle. Support Levels ( A ) 1...
Charts
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Lahcene Ouled Moussa, 4 April 2016, 11:14
EUR/GBP Flirts With 0.80 Handle on UK PMI The bearish pressure on the EUR/GBP cross gathered pace following the release of UK construction sector activity report, which pushed the GBP back on the bids. EUR/GBP off multi-month highs Currently, the EUR/GBP pair trades -0.06% lower at 0...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Roberto Jacobs, 4 April 2016, 10:57