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USD/JPY, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

USD/JPY looks to US CPI data, FTSE shrugs off China’s credit rating downgrade.

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April 10, 2024 06:46 PM
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USD/JPY, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

USD/JPY rises to a 34-year high & is on intervention watch. FTSE falls despite Chinese industrial profits rising.

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March 27, 2024 08:37 PM
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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD looks to Eurozone inflation data ahead of the FOMC rate decision. FTSE struggles on central bank jitters, and after China data,

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FTSE, EUR/USD Forecast: Two trades to watch

FTSE rises as the economy returns to growth, EUR/USD holds steady with ECB speakers & industrial production data due

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FTSE analysis: UK stocks outperform as Chinese markets and commodities rally

UK stocks track Chinese markets and commodities higher. Rising commodity and precious metals prices should support mining stocks, plenty of which are constituents of the FTSE. Meanwhile, technical analysis suggests the UK stock index could finally join global rally.

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March 12, 2024 03:30 AM
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FTSE outlook positive despite weaker start

China’s export jump is a positive sign for demand. Rising commodity prices should support mining stocks in the FTSE. Meanwhile, technical outlook point higher for the UK index.

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March 7, 2024 11:00 PM
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FTSE, China A50 analysis: Technical Tuesday - March 5, 2024

FTSE 100 attempts to join global rally, boosted by China's efforts to shore up its economy. China FTSE A50 analysis shows Chinese stocks are responding positively to needs China has set a 5% GDP target, which will needs policy support ‘from all fronts’

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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.

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FTSE analysis: Disparity between UK and European stocks grows larger

HSBC and Glencore shares drop on disappointing earnings, although the overall positive appetite for global stocks and China’s latest efforts to shore up its stock market keeps the FTSE’s downside limited, as attention turns to the upcoming earnings results from Nvidia after the close.

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February 22, 2024 12:00 AM
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EUR/USD, FTSE 100 Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD inches higher but lacks conviction. FTSE 100 struggles as miners fall.

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February 19, 2024 08:55 PM
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FTSE 100, EUR/USD Forecast: Two trades to watch

FTSE 100 falls after weak China GDP data and an unexpected rise in UK CPI. EUR/USD holds below 1.09 after ECB's Lagarde comments and ahead of US retail sales.

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January 17, 2024 07:46 PM
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FTSE analysis: Banks and luxury stocks weigh ahead of key data

FTSE analysis: Why has UK 100 struggled? Top-tier Chinese, UK and US data could ignite much-needed momentum into the FTSE this week, as technical analysis suggests bulls may still be clinging on...

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January 15, 2024 11:30 PM
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EUR/USD, FTSE 100 Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD looks to US inflation data. FTSE 100 rises with supermarkets in focus ahead of US CPI.

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January 11, 2024 08:55 PM
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DAX, FTSE and China A50 technical analysis: Technical Tuesday - March 2, 2024

Welcome to the first edition of Technical Tuesday for 2024. In this report, we will get technical on the DAX, FTSE and China A50.

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January 3, 2024 03:45 AM
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FTSE analysis: UK CPI gives stocks much-needed boost

CPI-related gains mostly given back by the FTSE, but expectations of a sooner-than-expected BoE rate cuts have been re-ignited, which could encourage dip-buyers. Indeed, technical analysis suggests bullish trend is well and truly underway for FTSE. Meanwhile, London-listed energy stocks could find support from crude oil, now up for 6th day.

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December 20, 2023 11:37 PM
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FTSE analysis: UK stocks poised for breakout as BoE rate cut bets increase

The under-performing FTSE managed to bounce modestly off its earlier lows as the pound fell after data showed the UK economy shrank more than expected, prompting traders to ramp up bets on Bank of England interest-rate cuts next year.

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December 13, 2023 11:00 PM

EUR/USD, USD/JPY implied volatility rises ahead of FOMC

The Fed meet for their final meeting of the year, where they’ll also release their quarterly forecasts and dot plot aside the usual statement and press conference. And the anticipation of a market reaction has seen the implied volatility levels for EUR/USD and USD/JPY rise.

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December 13, 2023 04:54 PM

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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

FTSE falls after weak data from China & ahead of a busy week for central banks. EUR/USD struggles ahead of the ECB & Fed rate decisions.

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December 11, 2023 08:26 PM
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EUR/USD, FTSE Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD falls ahead of EZ services PMI data. FTSE falls for a second day, miners under pressure.

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December 5, 2023 08:18 PM
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FTSE and crude oil analysis: Will rebound in oil finally lift UK index?

Can rebounding oil prices fuel rally in energy stocks like BP and Shell? FTSE technical analysis hints at potential recovery for UK index. Meanwhile, Brent crude oil rises above 200-day average ahead of OPEC meeting.

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FTSE analysis: Time for UK to join global rally?

The ongoing stock market rally continues. With the US Thanksgiving holiday keeping trading on the quieter side today, the European markets edged higher. The DAX has now completely made back the entire losses it suffered between September and October. Other mainland European indices have similarly made strong gains, along with Wall Street. But frustratingly for the UK market, the FTSE has not shown much desire to go higher.

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November 25, 2023 03:00 AM
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GBP/USD, FTSE 100 Forecast: Two trades to watch

GBP/USD slips ahead of the Autumn statement. FTSE rises with the Autumn Statement due, Sage outperforms

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November 22, 2023 07:52 PM
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EUR/USD looks set to mean revert, Nasdaq to rally into Thanksgiving? European open

Has the rally on EUR/USD gone too far, too soon? Whilst it shows the potential for further gains, a pullback would not come as too much of a surprise. And with the Nasdaq rising ~80% of the Wednesday's ahead of Thanksgiving, we feel inclined to seek intraday bullish setups today.

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November 22, 2023 03:58 PM