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


With the USD managing to regain some of its footing against the EUR and the JPY, we turn our attention to the important events on the economic calendar for the upcoming trading week and explore the outlook for these three currency majors...


All Things Forex Trading Room: Is the USD Ready to Start Its Next Leg Up vs JPY?


As the Bank of Japan Governor assures the markets that monetary policy stimulus will not go away soon, we take a close look at the renewed strengthening of the USD and explore the potential for a resumption of the greenback's bullish trend vs JPY...


Forex News

European Central Bank may inject more money into weaker eurozone nations

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European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi under pressure to peg back the strength of the euro to boost struggling economies. Draghi, who has come under intense pressure, said the strength of the euro had become another reason to consider extra stimulus...


Fed likely to keep tapering after US gains 192,000 new jobs in March


U.S. nonfarm payrolls show the economy added 192,000 new jobs in March, but the jobless rate remained flat at 6.7%. January and February's figures revised higher. ING economists forecast that Janet Yellen and the Fed won't be alarmed...


Forex Outlook

US economy hampered by severe winter weather, Fed Says

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Consumer spending in the United States lessened because of cold, snow and storms during the winter months according to the Federal Reserve’s ‘beige book’ report. But was the cold weather the only factor to blame for the weak economic data?


IMF upgrades UK economic growth forecasts


Forecast for U.K. economic growth of 1.9% this year raised to 2.4% with IMF chief Christine Lagarde declaring 'optimism is in the air'. IMF may also upgrade its outlook for the global economy, which in October it predicted as expanding by 3.6% this year...


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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