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Oil has stayed resilient during the past few weeks, despite occasional risk-off sentiment. Crude prices rose to their highest in three months in early March, at $42.49/barrel for WTI and $42.54/barrel for Brent...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 March 2016, 17:53
World stock market losses are approaching $8 trillion so far this year and investors last week poured the most money into government bond funds in a year, suggesting they fear the global economy could tip into recession, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday...
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Seth Dompreh, 27 March 2016, 17:49
The World Bank slashed its growth forecast for the global economy in 2016 on Wednesday, citing "disappointing" growth in major emerging-market economies like China and Brazil. The bank cut its June forecast for global economic expansion in 2016 by 0.4 percentage point to 2...
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Seth Dompreh, 27 March 2016, 17:48
In a chat with ET Now, Geoffrey Dennis, UBS Investment Bank, says you need something more significant than just valuations to turn markets around ET Now: The Fed announcement shows a dovish statement in dots as well...
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Seth Dompreh, 27 March 2016, 17:45
WASHINGTON: The slump in Chinese growth and its nascent economic transition was the key factor in a sharp slowdown last year in global trade, the World Bank said today. Trade, as measured by total merchandise import volumes, rose only 1.7 percent in 2015, down from 3...
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Seth Dompreh, 27 March 2016, 17:43
The North African country is struggling with lower tourism revenue after Islamist militant attacks last year, protests over unemployment and slow progress on economic reforms that have lagged political advances made since its 2011 uprising.........read more...
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Seth Dompreh, 27 March 2016, 17:38
The US Dollar took a dangerous tumble through the first quarter, throwing into doubt the currency’s ambitions after more than four years of advance...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 March 2016, 17:30
This is the article "Forex Ranking and Rating list" for the coming week, the article "Forex Strength and Comparison" has also been published this weekend...
Research Team at Goldman Sachs, suggests that nearly eight years after the onset of the Global Financial Crisis, growth and inflation in the major developed economies remain tepid despite generally aggressive policy action by central banks over the same period...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 March 2016, 15:13
How is the price of gold established? Scratching the surface, the answer seems obvious: it is a result of a free interplay of market forces. However, there is no single gold market; the yellow metal is traded in many places. Who then sets the price of gold? London or New York...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 27 March 2016, 13:00 #gold
China's industrial profits returned to growth in the first two months of 2016, despite weakening business conditions and slowing economic growth in the world's second-largest economy. Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in January and February combined rose 4...
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Francis Dogbe, 27 March 2016, 09:03 #China
There is no longer a city in the south of England where house prices are less than seven and a half times average local incomes, according to analysis by Lloyds Bank that reveals how the home affordability crisis now stretches far beyond London...
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Francis Dogbe, 27 March 2016, 08:36
The most extreme speculative positioning, judging from the futures market is the long yen position. The bulls added another 3.4k contracts, lifting the gross long position to 82.8k contracts. The record was set in 2008 at 94.7k contracts. The gross short position was trimmed by 4...
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Francis Dogbe, 27 March 2016, 08:32
The US dollar rose against all the major and most emerging market currencies last week. After selling off following the ECB and FOMC meetings, the dollar found better traction. It was helped by widening interest rate differentials...
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Francis Dogbe, 26 March 2016, 23:32 #FOMC, ECB, Fed
The campaign for Britain to leave the EU has been backed by 250 business leaders including the former chief executive of HSBC, the Vote Leave group said on Saturday, hoping to counter the view that UK businesses back staying in the bloc...
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Francis Dogbe, 26 March 2016, 23:29
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 26 March 2016, 21:26 #forex
First, a few words about the forecast for the previous week: ■ if we talk about the forecast for EUR/USD, those 40% of the experts, who called for the pair falling, were right...
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Sergey Ershov, 26 March 2016, 16:58 #usd/jpy, GBP/USD, EUR/USD
The week ended earlier this time, with majors trading mute across the board this Friday, even in spite of the final revision of the US GDP figures for the last quarter of 2015. Real Gross Domestic Product was revised higher, to 1.4% from the previous estimate of 1.0...
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Vasilii Apostolidi, 26 March 2016, 16:48 #EUR/USD
Early in Thursday’s trade, USDCAD closed above the two-month trend line that extends off the January high. At the time, it was just an intraday break on the 4-hour chart. However, the pair later managed a session close above the key handle...
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Francis Dogbe, 26 March 2016, 16:39
Risk assets such as stocks, corporate bonds and bank loans have been trading in a wide and volatile range, taking investors on a roller-coaster ride up and down, including most recently a rally of about 10 percent in U.S. equity markets...
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Francis Dogbe, 26 March 2016, 16:25