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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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  • 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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  • USDJPY breaking low. Falls below the 100 bar MA on the 4-hour chart.

    December 6, 2017

    Also falling below the 38.2% retracement The USDJPY has been able to respect the 100 hour MA line after breaking below earlier in the session. There was a brief 2 pip break, but it was quickly reversed. Source link

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  • Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the embassy over time

    December 6, 2017

    Still looks to facilitate a peace deal with Israel and Palestinians This is not really new news. It was talked about through out the day, but there are headlines coming out about the US moving their Israeli embassy to the city of Jerusalem from the current location of Tel Aviv.   Source link

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  • AUDUSD: Profit Taking Kicks In as ISM Non-Mfg. Disappoints

    December 5, 2017

    The AUDUSD rose by 14 pips from today’s London session low of 0.7601 following the disappointing news that the U.S. ISM Non-Manufacturing Composite rose by 57.4 vs. the 59 anticipated in a Bloomberg poll. The disappointing news appears to have trigger profit taking in the AUDUSD, which declined sharply today from a London morning high

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  • Senior EU diplomat says waiting for a Brexit proposal on Wednesday

    December 5, 2017

    Senior EU diplomat cited by Reuters – The ‘deadline of deadlines’ for sufficient progress on the divorce deal is this week – EU waiting for ‘good’ proposal on Wednesday Never believe a European diplomat who is talking about deadlines. Source link

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  • Banxico Unlikely to Hike Next Week, Statement to Be Hawkish

    December 5, 2017

    Banxico new Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon is expected to keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged at its monetary policy meeting, whichis scheduled for December 14 at 19:00GMT. Since his appointment a week ago the new governor has been caught up stressing that he would keep up monetary policy setting continuity and stability along with

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