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  • USDCAD

    April 20, 2018

    short from 2 @1.2740

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  • Quick snapshot of the major currencies' performance today

    December 6, 2017

    Kiwi leads the way, while the AUD is the laggard The NZD is picking up right where it left off yesterday, continuing its march higher today. We had out yesterday as well that’s helping provide some better sentiment at the very least. The NZD piggybacked the AUD yesterday following better than expected retail sales data

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  • Bitcoin Prices Surge to Fresh Record-High, Crossing $12,000 Mark

    December 6, 2017

    Prices of bitcoin surged to a new record-highon Wednesday, surpassing the recently reached $10,000 mark, to $12,000, gainingjust over $500 since the day’s open and a gain of more than 4% overall. The digital currency rose more than 10 times from $1,000 since the start of the year. According to a report from the BPI,

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  • Australia Q3 GDP Growth Falls to 0.6% Q/Q; AUD Slides Over 0.30%

    December 6, 2017

    Australia gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.6% q/q in the third-quarter of this year, missing market expectations of 0.7% q/q/ growth, down from revised 0.9% q/q increase seen the previous quarter. On an annual basis, it climbed 2.8% y/y, which is lower than the Reuters’ median consensus of 3% y/y growth, but it is way

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  • Nikkei 225 closes down -1.97% at 22,177.04

    December 6, 2017

    Tokyo’s main stock index closes lower on the day, taking a cue from US stocks yesterday This is the biggest drop posted by the index since March. It was down about 2.06% on the day during the lows, but closed the day off those lows posted. It’s pretty much a continuation from yesterday’s move in

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  • More from BOJ's Masai: Doesn't see big risk of Japan's financial system destabilising

    December 6, 2017

    Reuters reporting the comments 6 Dec 2017 His earlier comments can be found . here Nothing that stands out really. His earlier comments on the YCC is more or less what Kuroda has been emphasising over the last few days as well. Source link

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  • Morning Outlook: Australian Dollar Tumbles on Lower-Than-Expected Q3 GDP; BoC Decision in Focus

    December 6, 2017

    Euro up vs the greenback after two straight days of losses USD/CAD gains ahead of BoC’s monetary policy decision AUD slides after reading lower-than-expected Q3 GDP EUR/USD: The euro traded higher vs the greenback during an early trading session Wednesday as the latter suffered after gaining for two successive days on progress in the tax

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  • Economic data coming up in the European session

    December 6, 2017

    What’s coming up on the economic calendar today Good day, one and all! How’s everyone doing today? Today is going to be a lighter day on the data front, but do expect more Brexit talks to dominate the headlines. I think we’re all getting accustomed to that by now. Source link

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  • How much is $50 of Bitcoin worth during the day?

    December 6, 2017

    WSJ with an interesting experiment to test the volatility of Bitcoin As Bitcoin , here’s something to check out if you’re looking to find out how volatile the virtual currency can be. Source link

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  • How to give someone the gift of style (without insulting them)

    December 6, 2017

    This story is part of a new MarketWatch series, “Gifts that pay off.” Between now and Dec. 25, we will look at gifts that could potentially earn the recipients money or improve their lives. We’ve all had the experience of excitedly opening a holiday gift only to find that it’s a sweater, tie or pair

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  • Forexlive Asian Pacific news wrap: Australian GDP misses, and the market punishes. Stocks tumble

    December 6, 2017

    Forex news for Asian Pacific traders on December 6, 2017. In other markets a snapshot of the values are showing: – Spot gold is up one dollar or 0.08% at $1266.93 The Asia-Pacific session did not have a lot of economic data released.  Source link

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  • Moody's sees 3 Fed rate hikes in 2018

    December 6, 2017

    Comments out on Bloomberg now 6 Dec 2017, from Moody’s APAC chief creddit officer Taylor So far, central banks in Asia have hinted at possible rate hikes in the next year and the markets are also expecting some hikes to come from Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand. Source link

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  • Nikkei 225 extends fall on the day, now down 2.06%

    December 6, 2017

    The main index in Tokyo is dipping towards the 22,000 level All sectors are down today, and that’s dragging the Nikkei down. Yesterday, US stocks all turned in the day in the red with the S&P500, Nasdaq, and DJI all ending the day lower. And it’s continuing here in Asia as well as the Hang

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  • Macron's approval rating surges to 50% – Ifop poll

    December 6, 2017

    French president Emmanuel Macron’s popularity gains 6 points The gains were mostly among French conservatives and far-left sympathisers of the France Unbowed political party, according to Ifop. Source link

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  • FX option expiries for the NY cut

    December 6, 2017

    What’s on the board so far today : 1.1795 (EUR 568m), 1.1825 (702m), 1.1900 (428m) EUR/USD : 111.75 (USD 760m), 112.00 (598m), 112.30 (508m), 112.75 (916m) USD/JPY : 1.3500 (GBP 316m), 1.3550 (254m) Source link

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  • Value trades are winning over momentum trades at the moment

    December 6, 2017

    As far as the S&P500 is concerned over the past week Tech stocks have been suffering over the last one week, as investors try to digest the "rotation" away from tech into other sectors. The tech sector performance for the S&P500 is down by 3.88% over the last five trading days – despite yesterday’s minor

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  • Asia Markets: Asia-Pacific markets drop on weakness in tech, mining sectors

    December 6, 2017

    Asia-Pacific equities experienced fresh selling Wednesday following modest overnight declines in Europe and the U.S., as commodity prices added to ongoing softness. Source link

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  • Asia-Pacific markets drop on weakness in tech, mining sectors

    December 6, 2017

    Asia-Pacific equities experienced fresh selling Wednesday following modest overnight declines in Europe and the U.S., as commodity prices added to ongoing softness. Tech stocks were key to Tuesday’s weakness in Asia and the up-to-3% overnight slide in metals prices added to pressure on Wednesday. The Nikkei

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  • Despite warnings, Trump set to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

    December 6, 2017

    Despite appeals and warnings from world leaders, President Donald Trump is poised to reverse decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday by declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital and beginning the process of moving the U.S. Embassy to the holy city, a step that threatens to spark unrest across the Middle East and undermine American efforts to forge

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  • Wind-fueled Southern California wildfires spread, likely to worsen

    December 6, 2017

    Wind-whipped wildfires continued to rage across Southern California on Tuesday, and authorities warned the situation was likely to get worse in the coming days. In Ventura County, about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, the so-called Thomas fire exploded to scorch around 50,000 acres in less than a day, destroying at least 150 structures and

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