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  1. Euro damaged, kiwi panics

    Euro damaged, kiwi panics

    New 12-year lows in the euro against the US dollar and another hit to the New Zealand dollar re-emerged in global markets as Greece and the EU put off talks to another day, while stock Read more

  2. Ashraf on BNN: Euro-Dollar parity only a matter of time

    Ashraf on BNN: Euro-Dollar parity only a matter of time

    Ashraf Laidi discusses the implications of the latest weakness in China inflation on currency markets and next week’s decision from the Federal Reserve. Read more

  3. US Jobs strong, earnings soft, USD soars

    US Jobs strong, earnings soft, USD soars

    The US dollar soared further, dragging EURUSD to fresh 11-year lows of $1.0845 on another solid US jobs report supporting the case for a Fed June or September rate hike as US non-farm payrolls powered ahead with a 295K increase in non-farm payrolls in February, overshooting expectations of a 3rd consecutive decline to 235K. Read more

  4. Euro hits $1.10 as ECB kicks off QE

    Euro hits $1.10 as ECB kicks off QE

    The euro currency had short-lived rally off its latest 11-year lows when the ECB revised its 2015 GDP forecasts to 1.5% from December’s 1.0% and upgrading its 2016 growth view to 1.9% from the previous 1.5%. Read more

  5. GBPUSD reactions to UK services PMI releases

    GBPUSD reactions to UK services PMI releases

    Wednesday’s release of the UK February services PMI is expected to show a rise to 57.5 from 57.2 with sterling bulls hoping for the 2nd monthly increase to join the recent upside surprises in UK economic data. Read more

  6. Market analyst predictions for March 2015

    Market analyst predictions for March 2015

    Each month, we collate expert and analyst opinion for a short to medium-term snapshot of the financial markets. Gain valuable insight and shape your trading strategy with our monthly predictions... Read more

  7. ISM manufacturing avoids contraction, but beware

    ISM manufacturing avoids contraction, but beware

    US equities and currency rallying across the board on relief that the February manufacturing ISM remained in expansion territory at 52.9, shrugging the broad collapse in contraction territory in Friday’s release of the Chicago Purchasing Managers index to six-year lows. Read more

  8. Yellen’s patience weighs on US dollar

    Yellen’s patience weighs on US dollar

    The dollar quickly lost all of the gains triggered by traders’ misinterpretation of wire news services’ reporting of Fed Chair Yellen’s testimony, erroneously stating that “guidance chance to mean liftoff possible at any meeting”. Read more

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