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All Things Forex Trading Room: EUR and USD New Trading Week Outlook

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As the new trading week gets underway, we explain why the EUR and the USD will be the two currency majors that will take the center stage in the days ahead and explore the near-term outlook for the single currency and the greenback...

 

All Things Forex Trading Room: Has the USD Strengthened Too Fast, Too Soon?

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With the currency market quieting a bit ahead of the important events next week, we take a close look at the USD and ponder if the greenback's too-fast, too-soon rally against the other major currencies might be due for a welcome price correction...

 

Forex News

Bank of England cuts growth forecasts and leaves rates on hold

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In its meeting today, the Bank of England cuts its UK growth forecasts and warns that the global economy is weakening. BOE Governor Carney rejects criticism of forward guidance and leaves rates on hold again. Negative rates weren’t discussed...

 

Bank of Japan helps global markets end tumultuous month on a high

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So far, 2016 has seen some dramatic falls already, but Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates put some hope back into the global economy. The yen fell and markets reacted positively to the news of more support from a major central bank...

 
 

Forex Outlook

Quantitative easing and common sense

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The developed nations have lately got away with throwing vast amounts of Quantitative Easing money into the system only because the results have not yet come home to roost; but once more other people are paying the price...

 

Global investors brace for China crash, says IIF

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Finance institute forecasts net capital outflow from emerging markets for first time since 1988 leaving states vulnerable to capital drought. The IIF’s analysts say the current reversal is the latest wave of a homegrown downturn...

 

Forex Research

Brexit debate: Democratic decisions on benefits of the EU

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Brexit view: If the British people take a democratic decision to do something – in this case change the benefit system – they should be able to do so without having the prime minister scuttering around Europe asking permission...

 

Greece battles with creditors over new bailout payment

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Eurozone ministers are expected to refuse to hand over €2bn in new loans to Greece today, as a row over bad loans deepens. Officials: Eurogroup won’t release €2bn to Greece. France: We want a deal with Greece. OECD warns on global trade slowdown...

 

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