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The dollar trade calm, just below its 2014 peak FXstreet.com News 14m
Good Morning, - The dollar trade calm, just below its 2014 peak, with the dollar index edging little down to 82.071, with all eyes now on Jackson Hole later today . - Asian shares rose, after Wall Street hit a new all time record yesterday. Japan's Nikkei -0.30%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng 0.35% (07:06 GMT), Korea's Kospi 0.61%, Australia's ASX 200 0.11% and China's Shanghai 0.46%. - The euro recover a…
Intraday Outlooks For DXY, EUR/USD, AUD/NZD, USD/CAD, Gold - SEB FXstreet.com News 56m
The following are the intraday outlooks for USD Index, EUR/USD, AUD/NZD, USD/CAD, and spot Gold as provided by the technical strategy team at SEB Group. USD INDEX: Overly stretched. Even though the longer term trend without question is positive there are several short term warning signs of an “overstretched” climb. First of all we are outside the 55d Bollinger bands (bullishly sloped) and secondly…
AUDJPY Strength is Strengthening, FXstreet.com News 58m
1mn with ForexSurvivor AUDJPY Strength is Strengthening, The double monthly bottom (premature call but seems pretty sure) with parameters low of July and August closing candles has eradicated the downtrend that started at the start of the month and punched yesterday the strongest close for this year. If that close is confirmed today , then the cross heads towards 100 within September sessions. Clo…

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GBP/USD: Short at 1.6650 for 1.6460; stop at 1.6685 FXstreet.com News 2h 27m
Majors EUR/USD: SHORT AT 1.3412 FOR 1.3157; REVISE STOP AT 1.3338 USD/JPY: BUY AT 103.54 FOR 104.92; STOP AT 102.85 GBP/USD: SHORT AT 1.6650 FOR 1.6460; STOP AT 1.6685 USD/CHF: LONG AT .9121 FOR .9226 OBJECTIVE, STOP AT .9077 AUD/USD: BUY .9275 NOT FILLED, POSS BUY, AWAIT TRADE OPPORTUNITY USD/CAD: LONG AT 1.0900 FOR REVISED 1.1027; REVISE STOP AT 1.0905 Crosses EUR/JPY: BUY AT 137.67 FOR 138.77 O…

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Asian Equities Higher on U.S. Data FXstreet.com News 5h 50m
Asian stocks rose after reports from U.S. housing to manufacturing showed the world’s largest economy is strengthening. Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average headed for a 10th day of gains, the longest winning streak in 26 years. Iluka Resources Ltd. climbed 4 percent in Sydney, leading an advance in the region, after posting an unexpected profit. Santos Ltd. advanced 3.8 percent as earnings advanced a…

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US$ eases back ahead of Jackson Hole speeches from Yellen & Draghi, later today. FXstreet.com News 6h 20m
Aud, Kiwi recover well from session lows after soft China data. The dollar gave back some of its recent gains today, despite some &nbsp;firm US data as the market focuses on Janet Yellen’s speech, due later on at Jackson Hole. It will be a busy end to the week, with Mario Draghi lined up to follow Yellen, where the market will be waiting to see if he uses the forum to announce a further easing of …
AUD/USD – Rallies and Clings onto Key 0.93 Level FXstreet.com News 7h 50m
After threatening to break through the support level at 0.93 for the last couple of days, the Australian dollar finally slid lower to below this level and moved towards the previous key level at 0.9220.&nbsp; In the last 12 hours or so however, it has rallied well to return to the 0.93 level where it is presently consolidating.&nbsp;&nbsp; Over the last month or so, it has generally been sliding l…
We learnt just how much traders love the Aussie dollar and stocks overnight FXstreet.com News 8h 49m
I have the theme to the Lego Movie running through my head this morning,&nbsp; Everything is awesome , or that seems to be the way that traders in stock markets want to play it given the S&amp;P 500 made a fresh all-time high in overnight trade – its 28th for the year apparently. Likewise Aussie dollar traders in Europe showed those of us in Asia that they haven’t given up on the battler either af…
 
Profit taking halts USD rally ahead of Jackson Hole Symposium FXstreet.com News 9h 25m
Australian Dollar: Reaching the lowest level seen this week the Australian dollar touched a low of 0.9234 when valued against its US Counterpart giving the impressive intraday that critical support levels around the 0.9220 mark may well be breached. Offering an explanation for the selloff the HSBC Manufacturing PMI Index missed expectation with the read of 50.3 falling short of the forecasted read…
Is Jackson Hole Really THAT Big of a Deal for the Dollar? FXstreet.com News 9h 31m
Dollar Performance Table: Is Jackson Hole Really THAT Big of a Deal? Why EURO Rallied on Weak PMIs Sterling Hits 4 Month Lows on Weaker Retail Sales CAD: Retail Sales and CPI on Friday NZD: Shrugs Off Drop in Confidence and Spending AUD: Chinese Manufacturing Activity Slows JPY: PMI Manufacturing Index Hits 5 month Highs &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dollar Per…

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Is NZDJPY defying history for a long? FXstreet.com News 16h 37m
While a lot of attention has been paid to the charging Yen bull around this time of year (mid August – October), based on its seasonal behaviour for the past 20 years...the technical set-up for a long is pretty strong – unlike the Yen as it defies its typical behaviour and weakens dramatically against the USD. Do we have a buy opportunity for NZDJPY? The technicals suggest this could be the case a…
AUD/USD – Under Pressure After Solid US Job Claims FXstreet.com News 17h 14m
AUD/USD is stable on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly below the 0.93 line in the North American session. In economic news, Australian CB Leading Index gained 0.4% in July, a six-month high. In the US, Unemployment Claims beat the estimate, coming in at 298 thousand. Later in the day, we'll get a look at the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index. The markets are braced for a sharp drop in the July re…
AUDUSD - Bullish corrective phase in progress FXstreet.com News 19h 22m
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AUDUSD: Support at 0.9240/0.9200, resistance at 0.9280/00.9320 FXstreet.com News 19h 42m
A macro look at the factors impacting on forex trading, indices and gold today. We focus on the Fed meeting minutes and our chart of the day which is the Aussie dollar.
AUD and CNY lower as Chinese PMI hits 3 month low on credit and domestic demand fears FXstreet.com News 23h 8m
2 MPC members vote for a 25bps rate rise at August meeting minutes show Divergence seen between arguments on growth versus inflation and wages Federal Reserve minutes less dovish than previous, point to job improvements AUD and CNY lower as Chinese PMI hits 3 month low on credit and domestic demand fears Hawks on both sides of the Atlantic are starting to circle their dovish colleagues. Policymake…
Aussie accelerated losses on negative Chinese data FXstreet.com News 23h 24m
EURUSD The Euro continues to trend lower, with fresh acceleration below 1.33 handle, testing levels below initial 1.3247, Fibonacci 38.2% retracement target. Further bears are expected to test the next targets at 1.3209/00, Fibonacci 100% expansion of the wave from 1.3699 / psychological support, below which 1.3103, September 2013 higher low, will come in focus. Oversold conditions on all timefram…
 
The dollar trade higher after a hawkish tone at the FED's minutes FXstreet.com News 23h 33m
Good Morning, - The dollar trade higher after a hawkish tone at the FED’s minutes. The U.S. dollar index, climbed further to fresh 11-month highs at 82.332. - Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing. Japan's Nikkei 0.85%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng -0.84% (07:15 GMT), Korea's Kospi -1.38%, Australia's ASX 200 0.08% and China's Shanghai -0.44%. - T…

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Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/RUB, Gold FXstreet.com News1d 0h 4m
Analysis for August 21st, 2014 EUR USD, “Euro vs US Dollar” Euro continues forming its descending structure. We think, today the price may reach level of 1.3230 and then return to level of 1.3320. Later, in our opinion, the pair may form another descending structure towards level of 1.3215 and then form a reversal pattern for a new ascending wave. GBP USD, “Great Britain Pound vs US Dollar” Pound …
Currency Majors Technical Analysis FXstreet.com News1d 0h 56m
EUR/AUD - Euro / Australian dollar Entry : 1.4325 Stop : 1.435 Resistances : 1.441 - 1.437 - 1.4335 Supports : 1.4255 - 1.4285 - 1.431
Daily Trade Recommendation FXstreet.com News1d 0h 56m
Next Trade Call update – 22nd August 7:30am London time Trade Recommendations for current Session Today I’m looking for selling opportunities on AUS/USD following the AUD dropping; AUD/USD also came under selling pressure further weighed on by the disappointing Chinese PMI release. We will only be shorting this as a sentiment trade as we are still bullish on the AUD. You can look to sell this pair…
 
EURUSD: The trend is clear - will Eurozone data dump back it up? FXstreet.com News1d 0h 59m
AUD: CB Leading Index rises to 0.4% vs 0.2% expected but did little to help slow down the AUD declines. CNY: Manufacturing PMI fell short of expectations at 50.3 vs 51.5 forecast, making it a 3-month low and adding further bearish sentiment to AUDUSD for intraday traders. JPY: Manufacturing PMI fared better to beat expectations and sit at NZD: Credit Card spending y/y has slowed growth to 4.5% vs …
The Aussie's bearish channel FXstreet.com News1d 1h 11m
The Aussie dollar looks under a bit of pressure and comments from the RBA did the bulls no favours. We may see a pull back from the recent movement, however, a touch of the bearish trend line should see a strong movement downwards. Data out today from China helped the Aussie dollar to maintain its bearish channel. The HSBC Manufacturing PMI showed a reading of 50.3, down from 51.7 a month ago and …
USD/JPY: Buy at 103.54 for 104.92; stop at 102.85 FXstreet.com News1d 2h 22m
Majors EUR/USD: SHORT AT 1.3412 FOR 1.3157; REVISE STOP AT 1.3338 USD/JPY: BUY AT 103.54 FOR 104.92; STOP AT 102.85 GBP/USD: SHORT AT 1.6650 FOR 1.6460; REVISE STOP AT 1.6685 USD/CHF: BUY AT .9121 FOR .9226 OBJECTIVE, STOP AT .9077 AUD/USD: SHORT AT .9298 FOR REVISED .9182; STOP AT .9328 USD/CAD: LONG AT 1.0900 FOR 1.1007 OBJ, REVISED STOP 1.0905 Crosses EUR/JPY: SHORT AT 137.25 FOR 136.37 OBJECTI…
 
China HSBC Flash PMI at 50.3 FXstreet.com News1d 2h 49m
China's factory activity fell to a three-month low in August, a private survey showed on Thursday, signaling continued weakness in the sector despite the recent burst of stimulus from the government. The HSBC flash Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came in at 50.3, much lower than a Reuters poll expecting 51.5 and following an 18-month high of 51.7 in July.&nbsp; It's the lowest reading since May, …
Slump in China HSBC Flash PMI sends Aussie to 11-week lows FXstreet.com News1d 3h 3m
Economic Data - (CN) CHINA AUG HSBC/MARKIT FLASH MANUFACTURING PMI: 50.3 V 51.5E (First sequential decline in 5 months; 3-month low) - (JP) JAPAN AUG MARKIT/JMMA MANUFACTURING PMI: 52.4 V 51.5E (5-month high; 3rd straight month of expansion) - (JP) Japan investors bought net ¥659.8B in foreign bonds vs bought net ¥267.6B prior week; Foreign Investors bought net ¥87.7B in Japan Stocks last week vs …
Daily Forex Chart Art – Aug 21, 2014 FXstreet.com News1d 5h 33m
AUD/USD: 4-hour If you’re more comfortable with longer-term trend plays, then you might like this channel setup on AUD/USD’s 4-hour forex chart better. The pair has just bounced off the top of the channel and is showing downside momentum, possibly aiming for the bottom of the channel at the .9200 major psychological level. Stochastic is already indicating oversold conditions though, which means th…
 
EUR/USD Drops to 1.3260 on Fed Rates Bets FXstreet.com News1d 6h 3m
The dollar was near an 11-month high versus the euro as traders increased bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by July. A gauge of the U.S. currency against major peers was close to the highest in six months before central bankers meet at an annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Minutes yesterday of the Fed’s July meeting showed many policy makers raised the possibility the…
AUD/USD – May Have Eyes on Support at 0.9220 FXstreet.com News1d 6h 19m
After threatening to break through the support level at 0.93, the Australian dollar has finally slid lower to below this level after mounting another rally in recent hours.&nbsp;&nbsp; Over the last month or so, it has generally been sliding lower from close to 0.95 down to its present trading levels around 0.93. A couple of weeks ago the Australian dollar surged higher to a one week high near 0.9…
A huge night on Currencies as the US dollar pushes sharply higher FXstreet.com News1d 8h 16m
Finally – after ages of doing nothing and of complacency the worlds biggest macro market – currencies – has awoken from its slumber. This is important because in these moves you can see evidence, and I get a sense, that the market is starting to wake up to the big changes ahead as the Fed exits QE and moves toward tightening rates and Europe remains weak, Japan is slipping back perhaps as is the U…
 
Promising US data strengthens the Greenback FXstreet.com News1d 9h 23m
Australian Dollar: During a testimony delivered to a parliamentary panel in Brisbane yesterday RBA Governor Glenn Stevens said Australia’s economy would benefit more greatly from heightened levels of confidence than it would from lower levels of interest rates. Hinting that monetary policy has its limitations growth forecasts for 2015 remain moderate and cautious given the questions marks over whe…
Aug: FOMC minutes underpin both the US$ and equities ahead of Jackson Hole. FXstreet.com News1d 9h 31m
Aud rangebound, Kiwi heavy, ahead of HSBC China manufacturing PMI. The dollar is stronger today following the slightly hawkish stance of the FOMC Minutes, which hinted at the potential for an earlier-than-expected hike in interest rates. Nothing is likely to happen any time soon though, and equities liked that idea in continuing their positive trend, with the S+P regaining its all time high. Marke…
AUDUSD - Successful rejection from Fibonacci retracement 61.8% FXstreet.com News1d 17h 30m
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We see how powerful central banks minutes can be FXstreet.com News1d 18h 30m
Outlook: We see how powerful central banks minutes can be—Australia and Britain so far this week—so earlier sanguinity about the FOMC minutes today is giving way to anxiety that the US hawks will be raucous. But then Yellen may be dovish on Friday at Jackson Hole, even though everybody and his brother admits Jackson Hole is not the venue for policy. Hawkishness in the minutes but then dovishness a…
DXY futures rallied on Tuesday, breaking above 81.760 FXstreet.com News1d 19h 36m
DXY futures The dollar traded mixed against its G10 counterparts during the European morning Wednesday. It was higher against SEK, NOK and EUR, in that order, while it was lower against GBP and NZD. The greenback traded virtually unchanged against JPY, CHF, AUD and CAD. GBP strengthened after the minutes of the Bank of England’s August policy meeting revealed the first dissenting votes since July …
Will BoE Dissent Change Pounds Direction? FXstreet.com News1d 20h 51m
Currently, the Central Banker remains at the 'core' for most of the forex moves. Governor Stevens at the RBA is trying hard to jawbone his own currency, the Aussie dollar, lower. While the 'chameleon' Governor Carney at the BoE seems to be confusing investors with some hawkish weekend copy, combined with dovish comments delivered last week, is complicating the pound's direction this week. Thrown i…
 
Outlook for AUDUSD, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY FXstreet.com News1d 22h 6m
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AUDUSD Breaks Above Range Floor But Could Not Hold FXstreet.com News1d 22h 51m
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Is AUDUSD Ready for a Sell? FXstreet.com News1d 23h 13m
As mentioned in this weekend’s MarketScope, the AUD looks weak compared to the USD in our opinion and today’s close as an engulfing bearish pin bar reversal has given us a potential entry for a short-term sell. In terms of market “context”, the seasonal argument points to a sell with a bearish outlook with the Aussie Dollar traditionally performing poorly at this time of year (according to the las…
 
EUR/PLN 4H Chart: Channel Up FXstreet.com News1d 23h 18m
EUR/AUD 1H Chart: Broadening Falling Wedge Comment: The EUR/AUD currency cross has been on a down-trend since 8th of August; however, this Broadening Falling Wedge pattern started to form on 12th of August. Yesterday the pair approached the August low and from there started its move higher towards the 100-period SMA and later the pattern’s resistance at 1.4365. The short term (1h) technical studie…
Forex Technical Analysis: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/RUB, Gold FXstreet.com News1d 23h 33m
Analysis for August 20th, 2014 EUR USD, “Euro vs US Dollar” Euro broke its consolidation channel downwards and may continue extending a descending structure. We think, today the price may reach level of 1.3300 upwards and then return to level of 1.3360 to test it from below. Later, in our opinion, the pair may form another descending structure towards level of 1.3285. GBP USD, “Great Britain Pound…
AUDCAD traping energy in a very tight range FXstreet.com News1d 23h 34m
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Notes from RBA's Stevens' Testimony FXstreet.com News1d 23h 36m
Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens delivered his semi-annual testimony to a parliamentary panel in Brisbane today in which he indicated lower interest rates were unlikely to accelerate growth; rather, what the economy needed was a release of “animal spirits.” Interest rates, which have been unchanged at a record-low 2.5 percent for the past year, are unlikely to be adjusted. “I’ve al…
Aus + NZ Dollar Exchange Rate Forecasts - Further Losses Predicted for Pound to Australian Dollar & New Zealand Dollar Rates Currency News2d 11h 48m
Currency News UK presents our Aussie + NZ Dollar Exchange Rate Forecasts - Predictions see further losses for the Pound to Australian Dollar &amp;amp; New Zealand Dollar exchange rates - Inflation data from either side of the Atlantic has shaped movement in the global currency markets today. The upshot has seen analysts forecasts for the... [...]
AUDJPY Targets Key Resistance - Shorts Favored Sub 96.00 Daily FX2d 12h 42m
The recent rally in AUDJPY vulnerable as the pair targets a key inflection zone just below the 96-handle. Here are the updated targets &amp; invalidation levels.
 
British Pound to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate (GBP/AUD) Bullish in Currency Markets Currency News3d 15h 48m
The Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate is presently trading at 1.79139 GBP/AUD (revised 20/08/2014), climbing steadily higher in the currency market after catalyst Mark Carney, Governor for the Bank of England (BoE), stated that the UK interest rate hike timeframe may surprise many. This session has seen the Pound reach highs of 1.7969... [...]
AUD/USD Fails to Clear Former Support; Risks Lower-High on Dovish RBA Daily FX3d 15h 48m
The Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index remains vulnerable to a larger pullback, while the AUD/USD sits at a critical juncture ahead of the RBA Minutes.
AUD Range To Remain On Status-Quo RBA Minutes And Lift In Chinese Data Daily FX6d 9h 19m
The Australian Dollar&rsquo;s path of least resistance may be for the pair to remain range-bound with market-shifting catalysts scarce over the coming week.
 
Aus Dollar to NZ Dollar (AUD/NZD) Exchange Rate Firms in Currency Exchange Markets Currency News6d 12h 48m
Currency News UK - The Australian Dollar to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate (AUD NZD) is currently trading at 1.09877 today. The Australian Dollar has reached popularity this week, following the Westpac Consumer Confidence figures released this week; whilst the New Zealand Dollar has risen from upbeat Retail Sales statistics. The... [...]
AUD/USD Fails to Clear Former Support- USD/CAD Higher-Low in Place? Daily FX6d 16h 38m
The Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index may struggling to holds its ground going into the Fed Symposium, while the AUD/USD appears to be capped by former support.
USDOLLAR Clears Resistance but for How Long? Daily FX6d 20h 48m
EURUSD's falling wedge interrupted by back-to-back inside days, AUDUSD might return to the top of the range, and USDJPY's breakout unconfirmed so far.
 
VIX Sends Pound to US Dollar, Australian + New Zealand Dollar Exchange Rates Stronger; VIX Slumps, Share Markets Escalate Currency News6d 22h 48m
Currency News UK: This week saw the VIX send the Pound Sterling to Dollar, Australian Dollar &amp;amp; New Zealand Dollar exchange rates higher; VIX slumps and the share markets appreciate - Global share markets recorded another day of gains yesterday, with the benchmark S&amp;amp;P 500 index in the United States trading up by almost a third of a... [...]
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