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A busy week awaits, despite US data taking a back seat: The Week Ahead

US data steps away from the limelight to make way for inflation reports from the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan. And throw in an ECB meeting, Australian employment report and the CCP's Third Plenum for good measure.

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July 12, 2024 02:32 AM
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Dow, UK FTSE set to join Australia’s ASX in the bullish breakout club?

Interest rates are starting to be cut across the developed world. The combination of lower borrowing costs and positive economic growth should benefit cyclical assets, including stock indices which have lagged during the aggressive rate tightening cycle of recent years. That presents an opportunity for traders.

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July 11, 2024 12:55 AM
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FTSE 100 forecast: UK elections and its impact on UK assets

Today, millions of UK citizens are heading to polling stations to vote in the general elections, while the US is out celebrating Independence Day. Then it is all about the French legislative election on Sunday, which can arguably have a bigger influence on the FTSE 100 forecast than the UK vote today.

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July 4, 2024 12:00 PM

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EURUSD Forecast: ECB Policies vs FED Policies

EURUSD Forecast: EURUSD is trading above of its key consolidation ahead of FOMC minutes

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FTSE 100 Forecast Boosted by CPI and Crude Rally Ahead of Elections

The FTSE moved moderately higher after the UK’s inflation rate fell to the Bank of England’s 2% target ahead of for the central bank’s rate section on Thursday.

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June 19, 2024 01:00 PM

EUR/USD Weekly Forecast: Did the ECB Jump the Gun on Rate Cuts?

EUR/USD is holding below its rising trend line and the 50-day EMA in the 1.0820 region, hinting at the potential for more downside in the coming week.

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EUR/USD Forecast: ECB Cuts, Focus Shifts to US NFP, CPI, and FOMC

In this article, we are discussing the latest EUR/USD movements as the ECB cuts rates and focus shifts to US NFP, CPI, and FOMC. Stay updated on the modestly bullish trend and technical analysis insights on this pair.

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June 6, 2024 06:05 PM
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EUR/USD, EUR/JPY look ready to rip despite an anticipated ECB rate cut

The ECB are likely to perform a widely telegraphed rate cut, odds of a Fed cut have increased and futures traders are becoming increasingly bullish on EUR/USD. Beyond the meeting, the path of least resistance could be higher.

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June 6, 2024 04:06 AM

EURUSD Outlook: ECB Rate Cut vs U.S. Macro Developments

EURUSD Outlook: while the ECB’S actions are crucial for the for the EURUSD trend, U.S economic data could have a more dominant impact

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Euro Forecast: EUR/USD Coiling Just Below Key 1.0900 Level

EUR/USD is rangebound for now but a break above 1.0890 could herald another leg up to 1.1000

EURUSD Outlook: FOMC Minutes and Flash PMI on the Horizon

EURUSD Outlook: Following the slight cooling of U.S inflation, markets embraced a euphoric sentiment. Will the upcoming FOMC minutes calm it down or amplify it further?

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May 20, 2024 04:36 PM

EURUSD Forecast: ECB Financial Review Meets April Highs

EURUSD Forecast: the pair is back up to April highs; are March highs next in sight?

EURUSD Forecast: Charts Gear up for U.S. CPI Volatility Week

EURUSD Forecast: EURUSD price levels brace for volatility with the upcoming speech from Fed Powell, U.S CPI metrics, and ECB Financial Review.

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May 14, 2024 05:44 PM
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EUR/USD Forecast: ECB Still Favors a Summer Rate Cut – Does that Cap Euro?

EUR/USD may have seen its bounce off 1.0600 support stall at 1.0740 – see the levels to watch moving forward!

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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 13, 2024 09:00 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 11:30 AM
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EUR/USD analysis: With NFP out of the way, US CPI and ECB come into focus

US dollar eases off after initial bounce, after US NFP rose by 300K, although it was boosted by part-time jobs. US CPI and ECB policy decision coming up next week, which should provide some direction for the EUR/USD.

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April 5, 2024 05:00 PM

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S&P 500 rally threatened as geopolitics enters the ring: The Week Ahead

Tensions surrounding the Middle East has unsettled markets. US indices such as the S&P 500 are on track for their worst week of the year, crude oil reached a fresh YTD high and the risk-off sentiment was even enough to knock gold from its record. Traders therefore need to be on guard for headline risks surrounding the Middle East next week, alongside the usual bouts of economic data and central bank meetings.

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EUR/USD struggled last week when it was given an invitation to rally

EUR/USD was poor last week, finding little benefit from the Federal Reserve delivering a dovish surprise at its March FOMC meeting. With little event risk to speak of in the week ahead, and trading through its 50-day moving average, selling rallies is favoured.

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March 25, 2024 02:55 AM
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Euro Forecast: EUR/USD Carves Out a Tight Range Ahead of US PPI and Retail Sales

US data will continue to play a major role for EUR/USD, with PPI and Retail Sales on tap tomorrow. See the key levels to watch!

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March 13, 2024 07:21 PM
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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 11, 2024 04:30 PM
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EUR/USD, USD/JPY Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD looks to ECB rate decision. USD/JPY falls after Powell and as hawkish BoJ bets build.

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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’