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  1. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-01-04)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2016-01-04)

    USD/JPY began the new year with a sharp slide as global equity indices plunged in reaction to weak Chinese manufacturing data that reignited fears of an ongoing economic slowdown in China. Read more

  2. Crude Stages Short-Covering Bounce

    Crude Stages Short-Covering Bounce

    Monday saw crude prices stage a sharp reversal after both contracts fell to their lowest levels since December 2008 earlier that morning. Read more

  3. US Dollar Remains on Shaky Footing Ahead of Pivotal Fed Meeting

    US Dollar Remains on Shaky Footing Ahead of Pivotal Fed Meeting

    The US dollar remained on shaky footing to start the new week as the markets awaited this week’s long-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting. Read more

  4. Crude Falls to Lowest Level Since Financial Crisis

    Crude Falls to Lowest Level Since Financial Crisis

    More than ever the OPEC needed a clear strategy to help shore up oil prices on Friday. Read more

  5. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-12-07)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-12-07)

    This past week saw EUR/USD surge dramatically on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) failed to impress with a smaller-than-expected deposit rate cut down to -0.30% from -0.20%. Read more

  6. Crude Volatility Here to Stay as Traders Eye OPEC

    Crude Volatility Here to Stay as Traders Eye OPEC

    Last week was a volatile one for crude oil. Brent and WTI prices rose in the first three days of the week but then gave back much of those gains in the last two. Read more

  7. Copper bounces back … for now

    Copper bounces back … for now

    The price of copper managed to bounce back on Tuesday after suffering heavy losses in recent days which saw it drop for a time to its lowest level since May 2009. Read more

  8. Crude Oil Edges Lower Ahead of Stocks Data

    Crude Oil Edges Lower Ahead of Stocks Data

    Crude prices finally found some much-needed support on Monday after falling virtually in a straight line for the best part of two weeks. Read more

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