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GBP/USD Rejected at 50-DMA, Drops Below Hourly 200-MA GBP/USD was rejected at 50-DMA level of 1.4278 in Asia following bears strengthened their hold and pushed it below 1-hr 200-MA located at 1.4254 levels. Trades below hourly 50-MA The spot also sits below its hourly 50-MA level of 1.4249...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:27
On Tuesday, the #yen is rising against the U.S. #dollar. On the one hand the growth was caused by a sharp increase in the wage level in Japan. On the other hand the uncertainty weighs on the dollar ahead of the publication of the #Fed meeting minutes. Find out more by checking out the Source Link...
USD/CAD Keeps Highs Near 1.3100 After climbing as highs as 1.3110 in overnight trading, USD/CAD has surrendered some pips and has returned to the 1.3100 region for the time being...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:25
NZD/USD Under Heavy Selling Pressure, Below 0.6800 The offered tone around the NZD keeps growing bigger in the early European trades, dragging NZD/USD below 0.68 handle. NZD/USD on its way to 20-DMA at 0.6775 Currently, the NZD/USD pair trades -0.69% lower at fresh session lows at 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:22 #nzdusd
NZD/USD Boosted by US Dollar Weakness – Westpac Imre Speizer, Research Analyst at Westpac, notes that the NZD/USD broke above its six-month old trading range recently, following a dovish speech by Fed Chair Yellen. Key Quotes “The break above 0.6900 technically signals a move to at least 0...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:20 #nzdusd
US: ISM Non-Manufacturing Index Losing Streak to End - RBS Brian Daingerfield, FX Trading Strategist at RBS, suggests that today the ISM non-manufacturing index is released for March in the US...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:17
Japan: Demand for Foreign Assets Near Record Levels – Westpac Robert Rennie, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that historically, we have tended to see Japanese demand for foreign assets soften into financial year end. Key Quotes “However, this end of year looks to be an exception...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:15
CAD: BoC’s Next Meeting Should be a Notable One - RBS Brian Daingerfield, FX Trading Strategist at RBS, suggests that the Bank of Canada’s next meeting on April 13th should be a notable one...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:13
Fed’s Evans: Two Rate Hikes This Year will be "Appropriate" Speaking in Hong Kong, Chicago Fed President Evans commented on the Fed’s interest rates outlook. Key Quotes: Too early to tell if inflation rebound is sustained Fed rate path will depend on economic data...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 08:10
USD/JPY is a Buy on Dips - Westpac Robert Rennie, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that they have argued USD/JPY is a buy on dips sub-112 even though the price action has been patchy at best...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 07:55
Fed Minutes Likely to Echo Dovish Tone of Meeting - BNPP Research Team at BNP Paribas, suggests that the US front-end yields and the USD have failed to capitalise on the stronger than expected US data on Friday...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 07:53
NZD/USD Heading for 0.7200 - Westpac Imre Speizer, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that NZD/USD finally broke out of its contracting range which had formed since Sep 2015 with bullish implications. Key Quotes “Assuming it remains above 0.6875, we target 0.7200 during the next few weeks...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 07:51 #nzdusd
FXWIREPRO: Gold Breaks Key Resistance at $1222, Intraday Bias Remains Bullish XAU/USD is currently trading around $1225 mark. It made intraday high at $1226 and low at $1214 levels. Intraday bias remains bullish till the time pair holds key support at $1214 marks...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:57 #gold
AUD/USD Jolts Higher to 0.7630, RBA Keeps Rates On-Hold The AUD/USD pair reversed losses and jumped back on the bids after the RBA decided to keep its official cash rate unchanged at a record low of 2.0% at its policy meeting today...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:52
RBA Keeps Rate Unchanged, AUD May Complicate Adjustment in Economy As widely expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia left the official interest rate unchanged at 2%, noting that at today's meeting, the Board judged that there were reasonable prospects for continued growth in the economy, with inf...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:50 #RBA
BOJ, MOF, FSA Officials to Meet on Markets from 5:00 GMT Bloomberg reports that BOJ, MOF (Ministry of Finance) and FSA (Financial Services Agency) officials are to meet on markets from 0500GMT...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:47
USD: Near Term Outlook Looks Very Bleak - Westpac Richard Franulovich, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that the near term USD outlook looks very bleak, as the full import of Chair Yellen’s decidedly dovish tone continues to reverberate the USD could see another 2-3% USD downside from curren...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:44
Falling oil prices are driving a slight bid in the Japanese currency, strategists say Falling oil prices helped support haven bids in the yen on Monday as Japanese stocks weakened while expectations for a slower pace of Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes sapped demand for the dollar...
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Francis Dogbe, 5 April 2016, 06:44
USD/JPY Weaker Below 111, Yen Gains Amid Risk-off The USD/JPY pair extends its bearish momentum for the third consecutive session this Tuesday, mainly driven by rising demand for the safe-haven yen amid persistent risk-off trades...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:42
US: Encouraging Signs of Economic Growth - ING James Smith, Economist at ING, suggests that an encouraging labour report, coupled with an increase in the ISM Manufacturing Index, will give the FOMC more confidence about the direction of the economy...
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Roberto Jacobs, 5 April 2016, 06:40