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FX market outlook

Posted on Wednesday, December 19 2018 at 9:45 am UTC

Fed unlikely to be as dovish as market pricing implies The spotlight today is on the Fed’s decision; markets seem positioned for an extremely “dovish hike”, which poses an upside risk for the dollar The BoJ will also meet, though that gathering may be less exciting Meanwhile, oil prices resumed their broader collapse Fed may […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Tuesday, December 18 2018 at 9:29 am UTC

Dollar softer on bets volatility will stay Fed’s hand Risk sentiment in dire straits; US stocks close at fresh lows, yen shines Dollar drops as Fed rate-hike expectations fade even further Kiwi buoyant as New Zealand’s business sentiment recovers S&P 500 closes at 14-month low as fear dominates greed Risk sentiment remained sour to start […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Monday, December 17 2018 at 9:32 am UTC

US dollar index near highs as Fed week begins US dollar not far from highs as Fed poised to hike later in the week Risk sentiment under pressure from signs of global slowdown Volatile sterling in wait-and-see mode on possible Brexit holiday pause US dollar keeps most of its gains on robust retail sales The […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Friday, December 14 2018 at 9:41 am UTC

Euro softens as ECB ends QE, but turns cautious Euro ticks down as ECB ends QE, but downgrades balance of risks Aussie and kiwi fall sharply after key Chinese data disappoint EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit deal; sterling rallies may remain short-lived US retail sales data due out today Euro inches lower despite Draghi trying […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Thursday, December 13 2018 at 9:31 am UTC

Pound advances as May survives; ECB meeting eyed Sterling advances as PM May survives leadership contest ECB meets today; Draghi’s tone crucial for the euro SNB meets as well, likely to maintain a dovish stance Meanwhile, reports China may open its economy boost risk sentiment Pound soars as May survives, but sustained rally unlikely Sterling […]

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What to expect from the forthcoming Fed meeting? How the latest OPEC agreement affected Oil prices?

Posted on Wednesday, December 12 2018 at 3:43 pm UTC

What to expect from the forthcoming Fed meeting? Although the jobs report reversed some slowdown in the labor market, a 70% probability of a rate hike at the Fed meeting next week is still assigned. No-hike by the Federal Reserve in December will mean that monetary policymakers are concerned about the economic situation, something that […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Wednesday, December 12 2018 at 9:43 am UTC

Pound under pressure as Tories trigger leadership contest Sterling near 20-month lows as Conservative lawmakers trigger no-confidence vote in Theresa May; ballot to be held today Risk appetite recovers as Trump and China stoke hopes for a deal Euro remains on the back foot ahead of tomorrow’s ECB meeting US inflation data on tap Sterling […]

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Trading Lessons From a Spider

Posted on Tuesday, December 11 2018 at 12:20 pm UTC

One of the true wonders of the natural world is the spider and their predatory techniques. When you hear of the ‘perfect predator’ you often think of a pride of lions in the Serengeti or a pack of wolves in the Canadian Rocky mountains. In actual fact one of the most successful is the spider […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Tuesday, December 11 2018 at 9:57 am UTC

Brexit vote delayed and pound pays the price US-China discuss trade talks schedule, but markets keep risk-off behavior May delays Brexit vote in Parliament; pound drops below 1.26 Italian budget adjustments not ready yet US-China discuss roadmap for trade talks The Chinese Vice Premier, Liu He, is said to have exchanged views with the US […]

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FX market outlook

Posted on Monday, December 10 2018 at 9:42 am UTC

Trade fears heighten as Huawei story complicates; Brexit in center stage Stocks in the red as Huawei story ramps up trade concerns Pound on the back foot ahead of GDP growth data; May could delay Brexit vote in Parliament OPEC-Non-Opec members set supply cut but global growth concerns weigh Huawei story continues, pushing stocks lower […]

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