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EUR/USD forecast: Divergent interest rate outlook, geopolitics deliver potent bearish mix

With most major events scheduled outside the continent, EUR/USD direction looks set to be dictated by external influences next week. Preference is to sell rallies given the technical breakdown on Friday.

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April 14, 2024 06:00 AM
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GBP/USD analysis: US dollar rallies on inflation and Middle East jitters

Risk assets tumbled on Middle East tensions, adding additional pressure on the cable on Friday with US dollar already on the rise. Key UK inflation data is coming up in the week ahead, as GBP/USD technical analysis point lower after breaking 1.25 key support.

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DJIA analysis: Risk off as stocks plunges and even gold reverses

DJIA analysis: Stocks tumble on Middle East jitters, as VIX spikes. US dollar has also extended its rally on reduced rate cut expectations and risk off sentiment. Meanwhile, gold looks like it may have topped out.

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S&P500 Forecast: SPX falls as banks kick off Q1 earnings season

US stocks open lower as traders have plenty to worry about- rising concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, hotter-than-expected inflation this week, and some disappointment from the banks as they kick off earnings season. Riskier assets such as stocks are under pressure amid fears that Iran could attack Israel this weekend. Meanwhile, safe haven Gold rose to a fresh record high, and the USD rallies.

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EUR/USD analysis: Forex Friday, April 12, 2024

The ECB is moving closer to cutting rates while the Fed’s timeline lengthens. This is bearish for the EUR/USD forecast. Today, the UoM surveys will come out and we have a few Fed speakers too.

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Gold and silver are doing exactly what you’d expect after breaking key resistance

Gold and silver are doing exactly what you’d expect after breaking long-running resistance. And that's before you consider fundamentals such as geopolitics, central bank purchases, limited mine development, rising inflation expectations and troubling fiscal outlooks from some of the world’s largest economies.

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UK, CA, NZ inflation at the helm: The Week Ahead

With traders keen to see who will be the first among the BOE, BOC or RBNZ to cut rates, their attention will be surely on next week's inflation reports for their respective regions.

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Nasdaq’s bullish signal may deliver upside for the Nikkei 225

While the Nasdaq 100 has broken its 2024 uptrend, traders continue to buy the dip, generating a bullish signal on Thursday. That points to possible upside not only for US tech but also Japan’s Nikkei 225.

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USD/JPY closes above 153 for the first time since 1990: Asian Open

Another day, another milestone for USD/JPY which closed above 152 for the first time in nearly 34 years on Thursday.

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Nasdaq 100 analysis: Stocks regain poise ahead of bank earnings

Nasdaq 100 analysis: What’s driving the market right now? Well, not much. PPI was mixed, which eased inflation concerns somewhat after a hot CPI report the day before. The focus is now turning to the first quarter earnings season. JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup will start bank earnings on Friday.

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DJIA Forecast: DJIA recovers some losses after PPI data

US stocks have steadied after yesterday's deep selloff. Mixed PPI data appears to have taken the edge off yesterday's hotter-than-forecast inflation data. US PPI eased by more than expected on a monthly basis but rose by more than expected on an annual basis. Meanwhile, US jobless claims were relatively unmoved, highlighting the ongoing resilience in the labour market. Elsewhere, the ECB left interest rates on hold at 4%.

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April 11, 2024 11:11 PM
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DAX analysis: German index tests 18K support ahead of ECB and more US inflation data

DAX technical levels and factors to watch on the German index as it tests the pivotal 18,000 level with the focus turning on the ECB rate decision, while US sticky inflation concerns make unwelcome return ahead of PPI data.

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April 11, 2024 08:30 PM

EUR/USD, USD/JPY Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD looks to ECB rate decision after hot US inflation. USD/JPY rises to 153.24 post US CPI & ahead of PPI.

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April 11, 2024 06:43 PM
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