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AUD/USD weekly outlook: AU GDP figures in focus for the RBA

Australia’s economy is slowing, but there’s a chance GDP could come in softer than the RBA’s own forecast. And that could weigh on AUD/USD on renewed RBA-cut bets.

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USD/JPY forecast: What sparks fresh highs when conditions are already exceptionally good?

USD/JPY remains supported on dips but where does the next leg higher come from? The US rate outlook has adjusted substantially, pushing yields rapidly higher. With risk appetite nearing euphoric levels, it begs the question: will conditions get any better for bulls than now?

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Forex Seasonality – March 2024: USD/JPY Gains, USD/CAD Falls in March

USD/JPY and USD/CAD could see noteworthy moves this month if history is any guide - read on to see the full data!

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DAX, USD/JPY Forecast: Two trades to watch

DAX rises to fresh all-time highs ahead of Eurozone inflation data. USD/JPY rises post-inflation data, and US ISM manufacturing is up next.

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March 1, 2024 09:02 AM
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EUR/USD in the hands of ECB, Powell Testimony, ISM services: The Week Ahead

EUR/USD is on track for its smallest weekly range since September 2021, although 1-week implied volatility levels that we could see more action next week.

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March 1, 2024 04:38 AM

USD/JPY hints at market top, ASX 200 ready for lift off? Asian Open

With yen futures at a sentiment extreme, hawkish comments from the BOJ hint at a top for USD/JPY. And with ASX 200 futures hitting a record high ahead of the NY close, a break above 7700 is now in focus.

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February 29, 2024 10:17 PM
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EUR/USD, USD/JPY Forecast :Two trades to watch

EUR/USD rises after hot French & Spanish inflation data; German & US inflation up next. USD/JPY falls on hawkish BoJ chatter & ahead of the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge.

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February 29, 2024 09:18 AM
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USD/JPY, AUD/JPY, NZD/JPY: Hot inflation may not be enough for US dollar bulls

Unless we see a big upside surprise in Thursday's PCE inflation report it may be difficult for US bond yields to continue pushing higher, limiting the fuel that helped propel the US dollar higher over the past two months.

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February 29, 2024 04:11 AM

British Pound Analysis: Is GBP/USD Rolling Over after Fed Comments?

GBP/USD remains rangebound between 1.2500 and 1.2800. See how traders are viewing it!

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February 28, 2024 08:23 PM

USD/JPY, Nikkei 225: BOJ negative rate watch shouldn’t rank highly for traders

Focusing on whether the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will scrap negative interest rates should be low on the list of priorities for USD/JPY traders to consider right now. It’s not as important as it’s portrayed to be, creating plenty of noise for an event that could pass without generating significant market volatility.

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February 28, 2024 04:40 AM

WTI crude oil bulls eye a break to $80

WTI crude oil has managed to rise mostly as a function of short covering. And whilst it looks set to make a break for $80, a fresh catalyst may be required before we should expect runaway gains.

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February 28, 2024 12:00 AM

AUD, NZD in focus for AU CPI and RBNZ meeting: Asian Open

Data finally begins to pick up for the week with an AU CPI report and RBNZ meeting, which places NZD/USD and AUD/NZD into focus.

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February 27, 2024 09:45 PM
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Reddit IPO: Everything you need to know about Reddit

Find out everything we know about the Reddit IPO including the date, valuation and how to trade Reddit stock.

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February 27, 2024 06:03 PM

S&P 500, DJIA Analysis: The Definitive Guide to the Stock Market’s Performance on “Leap Day”

Since 1950, the S&P 500 and DJIA have seen relatively weak performance on Leap Day, with an average decline of -0.1%. Read on for more details!

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February 27, 2024 01:52 PM

USD/JPY, AUD/JPY forecast: The yen strengthens on slightly hot CPI data

Japan's core CPI didn't fall below the BOJ's 2% target, although it did match it. Which has seen AUD/JPY and USD/JPY retrace further from their highs in light of yen strength.

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February 27, 2024 12:54 AM
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AUD/USD, US dollar, Swiss franc analysis: COT report – Feb 26, 2024

Traders remained net-long US dollar index futures last week, although asset managers have the more convincing bullish view for the dollar.

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WTI Crude Oil Forecast: Rejected at Resistance but Bullish Structure Remains

Oil prices have been very range-bound over the past few months but breakout potential remains as WTI has built an ascending triangle inside of the recent range.

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AUD/USD outlook: RBNZ, US and AU CPI to drive the Australian dollar

It could be an interesting week for the Australian dollar if caught between the crossfire of the RBNZ meeting, Fed talk and US inflation data. We also have an Australian inflation report to throw into the mix for good measure.

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February 25, 2024 08:00 AM

USD/JPY outlook hinges on continued US interest rate recalibration

The Japanese yen continues to dance to the tune of US interest rate expectations and broader risk sentiment, meaning events that may influence either of those areas should be the focus for USD/JPY traders this week.

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February 24, 2024 08:00 AM
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Gold Weekly Forecast: XAU/USD Nears February Highs, Inflation in Focus

Gold is carrying short-term bullish momentum into the coming week, with potential for a move up toward the 2024 highs in the $2060 area.

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USD/JPY analysis: Forex Friday – February 23, 2024

The US dollar remains fundamentally supported, especially against lower-yielding JPY, although it has not been doing so great lately against other major currencies thanks to the positive risk appetite, with US equity markets surging to record highs. The week ahead features the RBNZ rate decision, as well as US GDP and Core PCE among other highlights.

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February 23, 2024 12:30 PM
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EUR/USD, Oil Forecast: Two trades to watch

EUR/USD is set for a weekly gains; German data is in focus. Oil is on track for a weekly loss on worries of high rates for longer.

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February 23, 2024 09:01 AM
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US dollar weakness might be short lived: The Week Ahead

The US dollar shows the potential to retrace some of the week's losses in light of hawkish Fed comments. Although attention now shifts to the US PCE inflation report, Australian CPI and RBNZ interest rate decision and press conference.

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February 23, 2024 05:43 AM