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February 23, 2017
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Dollar Off after more Dovish Fed Minutes than expected.

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We had a bit more of a mixed bag again from the Usd last night as initially we saw a continuation of the dollar grinding higher but this was followed by a drop down after the Fed minutes were released. They showed that there is much more caution in the Fed’s approach than we have […] Read More
January 16, 2017
Rakuten Research

Early Market Themes of 2017

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We’re only at the start of the third trading week of the new year and already there are some definite themes that are affecting the market. Currency traders will pick up on these very quickly and they will continue to influence the major moves for the foreseeable future. The first and major theme that is the […] Read More
January 6, 2017
Rakuten Research

USDCNY – Technically Brilliant!

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One of the best movers this week and therefore this year has been the UsdCny which we’ve noted has traded phenomenally well to the downside on the long term trend lines. The move was helped along by stronger Chinese PMI and of course a weaker USD across the board after the FOMC minutes and general […] Read More
January 6, 2017
Rakuten Research

Non Farm Payrolls – More fireworks or a Damp Squib??!

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It feels a bit early in the year for the majority of traders as they just recover from extensive Christmas and New Year hangovers, but we have one of the most important data releases coming out tonight which could have a substantial effect on the way the currencies trade for the first few weeks of […] Read More

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