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The Federal Reserve’s last meeting minutes were released on Wednesday. The key takeaway point from the minutes was this: a lack of harmony among the FOMC policymakers. Since the Fed’s last meeting, several members have spoken, delivering mostly dovish remarks...
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Francis Dogbe, 7 April 2016, 16:33
From stocks to developing-nation currencies, riskier assets around the world have been flashing the all-clear signal for over a month. But for investors in the world’s safest securities, nothing has changed, and that may spell trouble...
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Francis Dogbe, 7 April 2016, 16:26
According to yesterday’s FOMC several participants argued for proceeding cautiously in reducing monetary policy accommodation "because they saw the risks to the U.S...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 15:41 #forex
The pound to euro exchange rate could fall back to levels last seen in 2011 over the course of coming months warns a leading international payments provider...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 15:23 #forex
Right now we are in the middle of nowhere unless Today’s high or Yesterday’s low is breached. If Yesterday’s low in not tested and today’s high is taken out, we should expect at least 1...
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AynGannRand, 7 April 2016, 14:53
US Initial Jobless Claims Drop More Than Expected Last Week The labor department data released today in the US showed the first time jobless applications fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market continues to strengthen despite headwinds...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:42
EUR/USD Hovers Below 1.1400 After US Jobless Claims Data EUR/USD remained steady below 1.1400 after the release of US initial jobless claims data which fell by 9K in the week ended Apr 1. EUR/USD had pulled back from fresh 2016 highs and is back below the 1...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:36
Cautiousness Prevails Around GBP/USD – Scotiabank Chief FX Strategist at Scotiabank Shaun Osborne remains cautious on the outlook for Cable...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:33
NZD/USD Consolidating Near-Term – UOB According to analysts at UOB Group, the Kiwi dollar remains in a consolidative phase vs. the US dollar in the short term. Key Quotes “We just turned neutral yesterday and there is no change to the view”...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:31 #nzdusd
EUR/GBP: Strong Upward Impetus Yesterday’s news triggered the decline in the USD in the market. Following the information released by US EIA at 16:30 (GMT+2) which showed that US oil reserves last week fell by 4.937 million barrels against the rise of 2...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:29
Fed Hike Probabilities Review After FOMC Minutes After last night’s FOMC minutes, which showed many policymakers were issuing warnings on appreciable global developments, which pose economic risks to United States...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:26
USD/CAD: Breaking Above a Descending Trend – SocGen Research Team at Societe Generale, notes that after reintegrating within a multiyear upward channel USD/CAD achieved key level of 1.2850, graphical levels consisting of last March highs and October lows...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:21
US: Chaos in Cleveland? – Westpac Sean Callow, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that the markets also need to contend with summer political event risk from the US presidential campaign...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:18
ECB Minutes: Considered Sharper Rate Cut in March European Central Bank (ECB) March policy account/minutes released today showed governing council considered a much sharper rate cut in March, but feared reaching a zero lower bound...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:16
Should the Fed Care about Britain? – Westpac Sean Callow, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that this week JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon predicted that increased volatility is here to stay...
Market News
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:14
Oil Struggles to Hold on to Gains in Volatile Trade Oil prices at both the sides of the Atlantic advanced, but struggle to keep the momentum going as investors consider the possibility of a failure of joint OPEC and non-OPEC output freeze...
Crude Oil
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:12
GBP to Remain Better Offered - FXStreet Ross Burland, Analyst at FXStreet, suggests that as we approach the 23rd June, the pound will undoubtedly remain better offered...
Currency
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:10
USD/JPY Looking to Regain 108.50 The upside momentum around the Japanese currency now seems to be taking a breather, with USD/JPY hovering over the mid-108.00s. USD/JPY supported at 108.00… for now The pair has accelerated its downside to levels last seen in October 2014 around the 108...
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Roberto Jacobs, 7 April 2016, 14:08
The euro is likely to stay ahead of the FX pack in the short-term as a variety of factors play in its favour, according to research by French lender BNP Paribas...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 7 April 2016, 14:04 #forex
The down move was an impulsive one (5 wave). The recovery is in A-B-C form. As long as SL is not hit, EURUSD should test today’s low and possibly 1.13 on 100% Fibonacci Extension of the down wave...
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AynGannRand, 7 April 2016, 13:50