Tag Archive: European Union

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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US and Oil Data Eyed as Italy Nears Populist Rule

US Data in Focus After Encouraging Retail Sales Figures US futures are flat ahead of the open on Wall Street on Wednesday, as we await a number of data points from the world’s largest economy and Italy closes in on…
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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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Join OANDA in Shenzhen China May 18-19

Stephen Innes OANDA Asia will be speaking at this annual event discussing electronic FX trading  and general Macro Themes The 7th China  Forex Expo will be taking place on the 18th and 19th of May 2018 at Great China International…
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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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Currrency markets yield to dollar demand

G-10 and EM currencies yield to dollar demand The recent rise in US yields is responsible for crystallising USD strength, and this appears to have been accentuated by comparatively strong data flow in the US. But next week’s  US Trade…
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