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Archives / 2017 / November
  • Forex in Focus - GBP/USD

    30 November 2017 By Jamie Dutta

    Jamie Dutta takes a look at sterling, the stellar performer of the week due to the breakthrough in the Brexit ‘divorce’ bill and cable’s subsequent breakout.

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  • Range expansion puts GBPNZD back onto the radar

    30 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    New Zealand’s business confidence moved sharply lower in November, with new government policies and softer house prices largely at blame according to ANZ’s business outlook. With business activity …

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  • Forex In Focus – NZD/JPY

    28 November 2017

    Broad NZD strength leads us towards RBNZ’s financial stability report, but will momentum be maintained beyond it? Matt Simpson takes a technical look at the longer-term trend alongside potential support and resistance zones.

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  • AUDNZD - Awaiting a decisive break

    27 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    Both RBA and RBNZ face similar issues regarding momentary policy. Low inflation/wage growth, high household debt and high house prices are just a few, but they provide contrasting headwinds for both …

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  • Will US10 yrs follow Yen's break lower?

    23 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    Whilst expectations remain anchored towards a hike in December following the Fed minutes, the revelation that “many” members are worried inflation will remain low provided a solid reason to sell USD …

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  • Forex in Focus - USD/CAD

    22 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    USDCAD finds itself around a cluster of support which could prove pivotal for bears or bulls, depending on which way momentum breaks at this crossroads.

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  • Is a FTSE fightback on the cards?

    16 November 2017 By Trevellyan Ward

    FTSE 100 Futures

    Last week saw the FTSE 100 emphatically reject trend highs and go on to fall over 200 points. Crucially, having recognised that a 7,550 – 7,600 resistance zone was in play, our …

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  • Kiwi struggling to fly as it heads for May's low

    16 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    The USD remains supported by expectations of a hike, slightly improved fundamentals and (admittedly debatable) hopes of tax reform. On the other side we have NZD, helped lower by a protectionist …

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  • 1.30 back in focus for GBP/USD

    13 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    Matthew Simpson CFTe, Senior Market Analyst (Asia)

    1.30 is back in focus for GBP/USD after it failed to break above 1.3659 eight weeks ago, a level which marks the weekly close of the Brexit …

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  • Forex In Focus - AUD/USD

    9 November 2017 By Matthew Simpson CFTe

    The decline from the 2017 high has taken a pause and compression is underway as we await a directional break for the next move. Matt Simpson takes a technical look.

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  • Dollar index: All eyes on 94.00

    7 November 2017

    Matt Weller, CFA, CMT

    Senior Market Analyst, Faraday Research

     US Interstate Highway 94 connects Port Huron, Michigan to Billingsley, Montana, crossing through Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, and …

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  • Stocks to Watch: FTSE 100

    3 November 2017 By Trevellyan Ward

    Trevellyan Ward discusses how trade the FTSE 100 after the index rallied into a well-established 7,550 - 7,600 resistance zone following yesterday's Bank of England rate hike.

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  • Forex In Focus - GBP/USD

    3 November 2017

    We're keeping a close eye on GBP/USD after broad Sterling weakness sent cable down to a pivotal area of support. If the conditions are met, further downside may present opportunities on both the weekly and daily timeframes.

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