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All Things Forex Trading Room: Will the GBP See a Scottish Vote Relief Rally?


Two days before the Scottish independence vote, we examine the latest polls, the possible outcomes and their impact on the U.K. economy and the GBP, and ponder if the pound sterling will be able to stage a big relief rally if Scotland stays in the U.K...


All Things Forex Trading Room: USD Outlook ahead of the FOMC Meeting

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As U.S. yields rise and the USD continues to attract bids, we turn our attention to next week's meeting of the Federal Open Markets Committee, we ponder what might be the next move by the Fed and explore its impact on the future trend of the greenback...


Forex News

US Nonfarm Payrolls Decline Below 200k with 142k Jobs Added in August


The U.S. economy fails to add another seventh consecutive month of job creation above 200k. Only 142k new jobs added in August, while the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1% and the job gains for June were revised lower...


ECB Announces a Surprise Rate Cut and Gets Ready to Buy Bank Loans

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To the surprise of the markets worldwide, the European Central Bank announced today that it will cut rates across the board, bringing the benchmark rate to a new record low of 0.05% and the deposit rate further into negative territory to -0.20%...


Forex Outlook

ECB, BOE and NFP- What to Expect?


The September meetings of the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, coupled with the U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls report, will take the center stage in the week ahead. Here is the outlook from the strategy team at ATFX Currency Management...


Show FX Asia to Open its Doors on August 16


On August 16, 2014, ShowFx Asia invites everyone with a shared interest in the FOREX and the financial markets to Marina Bay Sands for its annual Conference in Singapore. A great panel of speakers has been assembled and attendance is free of charge...


Forex Research

Inflation is too low in the Eurozone


It's not clear what the European Central Bank can do about the problem. Mario Draghi and his colleagues are faced with a stubborn inflation which remains stuck at 0.8%, well below the central bank's 2% target for the currency zone...


Bank of England flags up housing market concerns

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Financial policy committee 'concerned about potential risks to financial stability' from possible housing bubble. Bank of England policy makers agree to "closely monitor housing market indicators covering house price affordability and sustainability"...


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