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  • Friday Support and Resistance Levels – December 15, 2017

    BoE Governor Carney and the GBP in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:It was a particularly quiet Asian session on the economic data front, with no material stats released, leaving the markets to consider current positions and what lies ahead, with a mass of central bankers scheduled to speak, non-voting members Harker and Kashkari having shared their relatively dovish

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    U.S. Dollar Index Pressured by Stronger Commodity-Linked Currencies

    The U.S. Dollar rose against a basket of currencies early Monday as investors digested the outcome of the trade talks between the United States and China, which ended in a stalemate, but essentially was a truce between the two economic powerhouses. Traders said the buying may have been fueled by

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    Kiwi Dollar Slides again, with Geo-politics in Focus Ahead of a Busy Week

    Earlier in the Day:It’s a relatively quiet start to the week, with Asian stats in focus today, economic data released through the Asian session including 1st quarter retail sales figures out of New Zealand and Japan’s all important April trade figures.For the Kiwi Dollar, it was yet another disappointment, with

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  • U.S. Dollar Bolstered by Upbeat Outlook for World’s Largest Economy

    The U.S. Dollar put in a stellar performance against a basket of major currencies last week, bolstered by solid U.S. economic data, rising U.S. Treasury yields and a weak performance in the Euro.Last week, June U.S. Dollar Index futures hit a five-month high and finished the week with five consecutive

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    Dollar Index Supported by Rising Rates, Capped by Firm Euro

    U.S. Dollar Index futures are trading slightly lower on Friday, while continuing to hover around a five-month high hit earlier in the week. The Greenback was buoyed by a rise in U.S. Treasury yields that indicates the economy is heating up, raising expectations for further rate hikes later this year.At

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    Japan Inflation Slows, as Focus Shifts to FOMC Member Commentary

    Earlier in the Day:It was a relatively quieter day through the Asia session this morning, with economic data limited to April inflation figures out of Japan.April’s annual core rate of inflation stood at 0.7%, falling short of a forecasted 0.8%, whilst easing from March’s 0.9%, with headline consumer inflation falling

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  • Brexit News Drives Sterling, as U.S – China Trade Talks Begin

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included New Zealand’s 1st quarter producer price figures, April CAPEX figures out of Japan and Australia’s all-important April employment numbers.For the Kiwi Dollar, 1st quarter producer input prices rose by 0.6%, coming in ahead of a forecasted 0.3%

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    US Dollar Strength Leads Currencies to Break Key Levels, Gold Tumbles Below $1300

    Japanese GDP fell to -0.2% from 0.0% expected for the quarterly Q1 figure and -0.6% from 0.0% expected for the yearly figure. This drop was forecasted, with an expectation for a recovery to higher numbers going forward into Q2. USDJPY didn’t react much and is still trading in the same

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    Japanese Economy Slumps as the Dollar Roars

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included Japan’s 1st quarter GDP and March finalized industrial production figures, together with 1st quarter wage growth and May consumer sentiment numbers out of Australia.For the Japanese Yen, the economy contracted for the first time in 4 years

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    Aussie Again under Pressure

    The Chinese government did release multiple important economic indicators on Tuesday. The manufacturing production grew by7% YoY, which exceeded both the expectations and the March data. This figure was actually going down since 2012, so it looks like it is steadily recovering first in 6 years, which is very positive.This

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    Stats and Trade to drive the EUR, GBP, the Loonie and the USD

    Earlier in the Day:After a quiet start to the week, stats released through the Asian session this morning included April industrial production, fixed asset investment and retail sales figures out of China, together with Japan’s tertiary industry activity index, while the RBA also released its meeting minutes from the May

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  • Italy Goes Anti-Euro, with FOMC Chatter and Trade Talks in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning to provide direction ahead of what’s a particularly busy week, with the Asian markets looking ahead to tomorrow’s trade talks between the U.S and China and the U.S Trade Representative Office public hearings scheduled to

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    Dollar Gives Up Weekly Gains after U.S. Reports Soft Consumer Inflation Data

    The U.S. Dollar posted a two-sided trade last week before settling nearly flat. Bullish investors drove the Greenback to a multi-month high after 10-year Treasury yields took out the psychological 3 percent level for a second time in a month. However, the rally stopped and the dollar retreated against a

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    Treasury Yields, U.S. Dollar Finish Lower After U.S. Import Prices Disappoint

    The U.S. Dollar retreated against a basket of major currencies of a third session on Friday, but still managed to close flat for the week. The selling pressure was fueled by profit-taking after a three-week run-up.June U.S. Dollar Index futures settled at 92.41, down 0.11 or -0.11%.The 16-day rally was

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    Weak CPI Data, Dip in Treasury Yields Encourage Dollar Investors to Book Profits

    The US. Dollar was under pressure against a basket of currencies on Thursday, as a smaller-than-expected rise in consumer inflation encouraged long investors, betting on an acceleration in consumer prices that could drive the Fed to raise interest rates more aggressively, decided to book profits following a prolonged rally in

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  • EUR/USD daily chart, May 11, 2018

    Draghi and Trump to Drive the EUR and the USD through the Day

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the lighter side, with stats limited to New Zealand’s April Business PMI and New Home Loans out of Australia.For the Kiwi Dollar there was some good news, the Business PMI surging from 52.2 to 58.9 in

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  • RBNZ Slams the Kiwi, with Super Thursday to Drive the Pound

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session was on the heavier side this morning, with stats including March current account figures out of Japan, April inflation numbers out of China and house price figures out of the UK, while the RBNZ also delivered its May interest rate

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    Treasury Yields on the Cusp of 3% Puts the USD in the Driving Seat

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the lighter side, with stats limited to April’s retail credit card transactions out of New Zealand and the UK’s BRC Retail Sales Monitor figures for April.For the Kiwi Dollar, it was another weak set of numbers

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    Safe-Haven Buying, Weak Commodity-linked Currencies Drive U.S. Dollar Higher

    The U.S. Dollar advanced to its highest level of the year against a basket of currencies on safe-haven buying, as investors reacted to President Trump’s decision to step away from the Iran nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions. The dollar was also supported by political turmoil in Italy that rattled Euro

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  • The USD is in the Hands of Trump, with Iran and China’s Trade Surplus in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was on the heavier side and including March household spending figures out of Japan, Australia’s March retail sales numbers, April trade figures out of China and 2nd quarter inflation expectation numbers out of New Zealand.For the Japanese Yen,

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