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DAX, USD/JPY Forecast :Two trades to watch

DAX eases from its record high after China's growth forecasts fail to impress. USD/JPY hovers around 150.50 after sticky Tokyo inflation & ahead of US services PMI.

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Today 07:51 PM

GBP/USD, GBP/JPY forecast: Forward returns around the UK Budget

The UK spring budget is set to be released tomorrow. And if GBP/USD follows its general pattern around this budget, it could be in for a tough few days - starting from today.

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USD/JPY: Intensifying disinflationary pulse pressures BOJ rate hike ambitions

Underlying disinflationary pressures in Tokyo intensified last month, pointing to the likelihood of similar trends nationally and underscoring the need for wage growth to reach sufficient levels to boost flagging consumer demand.

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Today 01:12 PM
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Silver surge sparks speculation over potential super squeeze

Silver has recorded its largest gain in months, sparking plenty of excitement on social media and other investment platforms that the move may be the start of a prolonged price rally.

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US dollar holds support, gold reaches new ATH ahead of key ISM report

Gold surged to a fresh ATH high for a second day, but if the ISM services report knocks out some strong numbers then gold may struggle to extend its lead.

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Interest Rate Shock: What Happens If the Fed Hikes Instead of Cuts?

Traders are pricing in a small, but non-zero, chance of a Fed rate hike in 2024. Those odds could grow with a couple more hotter-than-expected inflation reports.

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Crude oil analysis: WTI looks poised to extend gains despite weak start

What does OPEC’s decision mean for oil prices is discussed in this article. We also take a look at the WTI chart, with technical analysis pointing higher. But bullish momentum needs to resume and fast.

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Dow Jones Forecast: DJIA slips in a cautious start ahead of Powell later in the week

US stocks are inching lower after last week's record highs. The mood has turned cautious as investors await further cues from the Fed. Fed chair Jerome Powell testifies before Congress on Wednesday and Thursday and US non-farm payroll data is due on Freiday. Oil is edging lower after strong gains last week in a case of "buy the rumor, sell the fact" regarding OPEC+ extending oil production cuts into Q2.

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Today 01:01 AM
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USD/CAD analysis: Currency Pair of the Week – March 4, 2024

The US dollar is steady after Friday’s drop. We have BOC rate decision, Powell testimony and NFP jobs report among the macro highlights for this week.


FTSE, EUR/USD Forecast :Two trades to watch

FTSE falls with China’s National People's Congress, & the UK Budget in focus. EUR/USD holds onto last week’s gains ahead of the ECB rate decision this week.


AUD/USD: Growing risk Australia’s economy went backwards in late 2023

Risks are growing that Australia’s economy went backwards in the December quarter, keeping alive the prospect of the Reserve Bank of Australia bringing forward rate cuts following a string of weak domestic economic data last week. AUD/USD therefore remains a sell-on-rallies prospect.


USD/CAD falters at 1.36 ahead of ISM, BOC, NFP

Looking through the economic calendar reveals a jam-packed list of potential market-moving events for USD/CAD.

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Yesterday 04:36 PM

USD/JPY, WTI crude oil, gold analysis: COT report

Short exposure to the Japanese yen continues to venture towards the extreme, which suggests USD/JPY could fast be approaching a reversal.

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