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  1. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-07-06)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-07-06)

    In the wake of the resounding ‘No’ vote that resulted from Sunday’s Greek referendum, the currency markets opened the trading week in a highly tense and volatile state. Read more

  2. Crude stages short-covering rally as Iran deadline passes

    Crude stages short-covering rally as Iran deadline passes

    Tuesday was supposed to be the deadline for Iran and the P5+1 to reach a final agreement that would have limited Tehran’s nuclear programme in return for lifting its sanctions. However Read more

  3. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-06-29)

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook (2015-06-29)

    GBP/USD (daily chart) rose to a year-to-date high of 1.5928 shortly after mid-June. Overall, this high represented a full 50% bullish retracement of the previous downtrend from the Read more

  4. Gold extends drop as risk appetite improves

    Gold extends drop as risk appetite improves

    Gold has fallen quite sharply at the start of this week after rallying to a sturdy area of resistance at the end of last week – more on this later. The yellow precious metal was driven lower by a combination of factors, Read more

  5. FX Analysis – Technical Outlook

    FX Analysis – Technical Outlook

    EUR/USD (daily chart) has been entrenched in a sharp bearish trend for more than a year, since the May 2014 highs around 1.4000. A 12-year low slightly below its 1.0500 support target, at Read more

  6. Gold: lack of safe haven demand unnerves bulls

    Gold: lack of safe haven demand unnerves bulls

    Monday saw gold find some short-covering support around the technically-important $1180 area ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday. If the Fed produces a more dovish policy statement than expected, Read more

  7. Can oil bulls sustain rally?

    Can oil bulls sustain rally?

    Crude oil prices have extended their gains from Tuesday with Brent climbing for a time above $66 and WTI $61.50 a barrel. As had been anticipated, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) increased its 2015 world oil demand growth forecast slightly, by 20,000 barrels per day to 1.25 million bpd. Read more

  8. Market analyst predictions for June 2015

    Market analyst predictions for June 2015

    Our June predictions are complete and this month’s segment includes forecasts on the UK 100, GBP/USD, and EUR/USD. Get the latest insights from our global analysts – including Ashraf Laidi, James Chen and Ken Odeluga – on where they think prices will head to this month. Read more

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