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Another month, another strong US jobs report. Nonfarm payrolls grew 215k in March, again far above our 85k estimate of the pace consistent with a stable unemployment rate over the medium term...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 20:13 #forex
We have been saying for some time now that the outlook for the sterling-euro conversion depends on how the 1.25 support zone holds out. On Tuesday the 5th of April it appears that the flood gates have opened and the pound is rushing lower against the euro...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 19:50
Risky assets are under pressure across markets globally, feeding through in G10 FX to JPY outperformance and commodity FX weakness. USDJPY has traded to 110.27, which represents the lowest level since November 2014...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 19:00 #forex
Analytical Review of the Stocks of McDonald`s Corp. McDonald`s Corp., #MCD [NYSE] Services, Restaurants, USA Financial performance of the company: Index – DJIA, S&P 500...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 18:25
FX Outlook: JPY Targets 110.00, Stalls at the Initial Test, but Pressure Continues All eyes were on the JPY pairs today, led by USD sales down towards the March lows, breaking below here and 110.50 to put in a test on 110.00...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 18:18
Daily Analysis of Major Pairs for April 5, 2016 EUR/USD: Once EUR/USD tested the resistance line at 1.1400, it became difficult for the price to go above that line. Bulls have been battering that defense line since last week...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 18:00
EUROSTOXX50 : The Index is Reversing Downward Following the rise in the index from the lows of mid February at the level of 2700.0, the index EUROSTOXX50 managed to won back part of the losses sustained from the beginning of last December...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 17:51
EUROSTOXX50: World Stock Indices are Declining With the opening of today’s trading day global stock indices have been declining...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 17:46
Gold continued to be weighed down along with other major commodities on Monday despite persisting weakness in the US dollar and lowered expectations for further Fed rate hikes...
Analytics & Forecasts
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Francis Dogbe, 5 April 2016, 17:42 #gold
FXWIREPRO: GBP/USD Dips Below Lower Range, Bearish Bias Increases GBP/USD declined on Tuesday as Sterling was hurt by PMI monthly survey of purchasing managers in the service sector made slight improvement in the previous month, but still suggested economy has slowed in first quarter...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 17:39
With Iran refusing to play ball on cuts to oil production, Saudi Arabia is tightening its regime of economic austerity. Annual tax revenues will go up by £70bn and previously free services such as health care will be privatised...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 17:31
Why the Australian dollar should be considered overvalued and why the future of copper prices matter. Australia produces almost a million metric tons of copper annually, and contains the world’s sixth largest resource of economically viable copper reserves...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 17:25 #forex
Oil prices keep some pressure on the commodity currencies and that’s one reason why the AUD got no lasting help from an unchanged RBA. The policy statement seemed pretty neutral but did reference the threat of further AUD appreciation. AUD/USD may have bounced as much as it can...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 16:11 #forex
U.S Treasury Climbs ahead of March FOMC Minutes, Weak Oil Prices U...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:47
Risk sentiment will remain driven by Fed rate expectations and conditions in China. From that angle this week’s main focus will be on Wednesday’s release of the March FOMC meeting minutes and Caixin PMIs in China...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 5 April 2016, 15:46 #forex
GDT Price Index Preview: What to Expect of NZD/USD? Global Dairy Trade (GDT) will release its dairy price index, which is published every two weeks and uses a weighted-average of the percentage changes in dairy prices sold at auction...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:44
BoE ‘On Hold’ Until Early 2017 – Rabobank Analyst at Rabobank Carlijn Prins believes the BoE could hike rates in February 2017. Key Quotes “BoE Governor Carney recently admitted that Brexit was the greatest domestic financial risk to the UK...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:41
Gold Stays Near Daily Highs ahead of US Data Gold is trading slightly below its daily high of $1236.85 levels ahead of the data release in the US, which could show an improvement in the service sector output...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:36 #gold
USD/CHF Sinks to Lows Near 0.9570 The ongoing risk aversion is prompting USD/CHF to retrace the earlier spike just above the 0.9600 handle and return to daily lows in the 0.9570 area...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:33 #usdchf
RBA Acknowledges Stronger AUD but Not Overly Concerned Yet - MUFG Lee Hardman, Currency Analyst at MUFG, notes that the Australian dollar has weakened modestly in the Asian trading session undermined early this week by renewed weakness in commodity prices...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 15:28