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The trend is your friend.

The trend is your friend. Currency Markets There was an intense focus on Italy Wednesday thanks to speculation that its new coalition government would request that the ECB write-off the bank’s QE-acquired debt of EUR250bn. Panic ensued with the EURUSD…
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Live FX Analysis – 15 May 2018 (Video)

It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central banks around the world have become less bullish. Ahead of another…
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A crowded tale of the tape

A crowded tale of the tape Global equity markets revelled in their most favourable showing since early March after clement CPI  figures led to hopes of a Goldilocks economy in the US. But as senescent as this view is becoming, with…
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US CPI takes the dollar off the boil

US CPI takes the dollar off the boil Currency Markets U.S. Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent in April, less than the 0.3 percent rise projected. Naturally, there was a bit of disappointment from the Dollar Bulls after the critical…
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All eyes will be on this week’s US CPI report

All eyes will be on this week’s US CPI report Following a very solid, but softer than expected jobs report; the USD remains in an advantageous position but perhaps short-term speculators are a bit oversubscribed heading into the week. The primary driver…
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Shaky Shaky

Shaky Shaky Holiday thinned trading conditions in Singapore and the rest of Asia today suggests liquidity will be tight. However, with headline riks evolving,  traders will remain ever so vigilant. Global equity sentiment remains a bit shaky as concerns over…
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Is the US Dollar Finally Ready for Prime Time Again ?

Is the Dollar Finally  Ready for Prime Time Again? After a tumultuous week marked by a USD rally that caught everyone by surprise,  testing recent trader fortitude should come early in the week after US Treasury yields moved lower into the weekend. …
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