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Technical Analysis of GBP/JPY for April 12, 2016 GBP/JPY is expected to trade in a higher range as the pair is bullish above 153.05. The pair stands above its support base at 153.05, which has allowed for a temporary stabilization. Meanwhile, the relative strength index lacks downward momentum...
JPY: Asia Bears Need Abe Too – Deutsche Bank Mallika Sachdeva, Strategist at Deutsche Bank, suggests that the Asian FX gains have been attributed to a mix of seasonality, covering of offshore under-weights on Asian equities, unwind of speculative long USD positions, and reprieve from a dovish Fed...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 10:04
Technical Analysis of USDX for April 12, 2016 The Dollar index continues to grind lower and still remains in a bearish trend. However, I expect the trend to reverse this week or, at the latest, at the start of next week. I expect the Dollar to strengthen again...
EUR/USD: Neutral: Likely in a broad 1.1330/1.1495 range. We have held a neutral view for more than 2 weeks and there are no signs that the current consolidation phase is about to end soon. In other words, we continue to expect this pair to trade between 1.1330 and 1.1495 for now...
GBP/JPY Trades Below 23.6% Fibo Ahead of UK Data GBP/JPY backed off from the daily high of 154.63 levels to trade below 154.22 (23.6% of 162.58-151.64) levels ahead of the UK CPI data release...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:58
USD Struggling as Real Yields Head Further into Negative Territory - BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that more broadly the USD is struggling to rebound amid a backdrop of increasingly negative real rates...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:55
Technical Analysis of Gold for April 12, 2016 Gold made a new higher high yesterday towards the resistance of the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement and is now trading around this important level...
Early FX Update from the Globe – Wells Fargo Eric Viloria, Currency Strategist at Wells Fargo Securities, lists down all the FX updates from the globe for today. Key Quotes • “The U.S. dollar is mixed but lower overall...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:48
Worries over whether Great Britain will leave the European Union are showing up in unlikely pockets of the financial markets. One of them is the difference between the London Interbank Offered Rate and the overnight indexed swap rate in the U.K...
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Francis Dogbe, 12 April 2016, 09:47
EUR/USD Advances to Highs Near 1.1440 The shared currency is now gathering further traction, sending EUR/USD to the area of daily highs in the proximity of 1.1440...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:45
FXWIREPRO: EUR/GBP Struggles at the 0.80 Handle, Focus on Uk Inflation Data EUR/GBP is extending downside from fresh 20-month highs at 0.8117 hit on April 7th. The pair is seen trading a rising channel since Jan 2016, and on the day is struggling at the 0.80 handle...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:43
BoC Preview: Rate Unchanged - Nomura Charles St-Arnaud, Research Analyst at Nomura, suggests that the BoC is expected to maintain neutral policy stance while all eyes will be on estimate of increased fiscal spending. Key Quotes “The Bank of Canada (BoC) holds its next policy meeting on 13 April...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:37
European Stocks Retreat in Early Trading Major European stocks are on the back foot, although strength in oil is keeping the losses moderate. At the time of writing, Stoxx 50 index was largely unchanged on the day. Mining heavy London’s FTSE index was down 0.16%. France’s CAC was down 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:36
Rebounding Iron Ore Prices Support AUD Ahead of Key Employment Report - BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that the commodity currencies have been gradually gaining ground against the USD this week and this comes against a back drop of stable equity markets but a rebound of several key c...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:34
India: Monetary Policy Outlook April 2016 - NAB Research Team at NAB, notes that the RBI cut the policy Repo rate by 25bps at its April meeting and also tightened the policy corridor to better align policy rates with the call rate (interbank overnight borrowing rate...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:31
Technical Analysis of USD/CAD for April 12, 2016 General overview for 12/04/2016: Five sub-waves in wave c of wave (a) had been completed and now the market should start the corrective cycle in wave (b). The projected target level for wave (b) is the previous wave 4 zone at the level of 1.3018...
Technical Analysis of EUR/JPY for April 12, 2016 Technical outlook and chart setups: The EUR/JPY is recovering from yesterday's lows at 123.00 levels for now but the rally should be shallow before bears take control again. The pair is seen to be trading at 123...
Bullish on SEK Ahead of CPI Data – BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that the March inflation data remains in focus across Europe this week. Key Quotes “In Sweden we expect Tuesday’s release to show the headline y/y rate re-accelerating to 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:19
US: Import Prices and Small Business Optimism in the Limelight - TDS Research Team at TDS, suggests that in the US import prices and small business optimism make up a limited data calendar for Tuesday. Key Quotes “TD has forecasted a 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:17
BOJ Reduces Bank Funds That Will be Subject to New Negative Rate - Bloomberg As Bloomberg reports, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is reducing the share of funds financial institutions keep at the BOJ that will be subject to the new negative interest rate policy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 12 April 2016, 09:15