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Bubbling inflation risks could create new dilemmas for central banks

Bubbling inflation risks could create new dilemmas for central banks

Jul 25, 2014 14:11
Inflation risks in the world economy could be ratcheting up, despite the winding down of the US Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing programme posing a new dilemma for...

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GBP/USD Forecast July 21-25

GBP/USD Forecast July 21-25

Jul 20, 2014 17:12
GBP/USD showed slight losses for a second straight week as the pair slipped below the 1.71 line, closing at 1.7081. This week’s highlights are Retail Sales and...
  • USD/JPY Forecast July 21-25
    USD/JPY Forecast July 21-25
    USD/JPY traded within the known ranges once again. Inflation numbers and the trade balance are in the limelight. Here...
    on Jul 20, 2014 14:49
  • EUR/USD Forecast July 21-25
    EUR/USD Forecast July 21-25
    EUR/USD lost ground in a week that saw the odds turn against it. The Bundesbank Monthly Report, Manufacturing...
    on Jul 19, 2014 15:00
  • Forex Weekly Outlook July 21-25
    Forex Weekly Outlook July 21-25
    The dollar and the yen advanced as geo-political issues grabbed the headlines towards the end of the week. US housing...
    on Jul 18, 2014 16:08

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AUD/USD Forecast July 21-25

AUD/USD Forecast July 21-25

Jul 20, 2014 14:14
AUD/USD was unchanged for a second straight week, as the pair closed at 0.9382. This week’s highlight is CPI. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated...
  • USD/CAD Forecast July 21-25
    USD/CAD Forecast July 21-25
    USD/CAD was unchanged at the end of the week, closing at 1.0732. The upcoming week is very quiet, with just...
    on Jul 20, 2014 12:01
  • NZD/USD Forecast July 21-25
    NZD/USD Forecast July 21-25
    The New Zealand dollar dropped from the highs and basically marked a double top. The focus this week is clearly...
    on Jul 20, 2014 11:24
  • AUD/USD Forecast July 14-18
    AUD/USD Forecast July 14-18
    AUD/USD was almost unchanged last week, as the pair closed at 0.9352. This week’s highlight is the RBA Monetary...
    on Jul 13, 2014 17:41

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FXBeat – an “always on” site for your forex trading

Jul 25, 2014 12:41
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US durable goods orders exceed expectations with +0.7%

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Bubbling inflation risks could create new dilemmas for central banks

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GBPAUD Might Retrace Before Heading Lower Again

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EUR/USD July 25 – Pressured to low range on weak data

EUR/USD July 25 – Pressured to low range on weak data

EUR/USD is trading lower as the week draws to an end, as geo-political issues push German business confidence lower. The euro seems to ignore some monetary relief recorded in the zone. It is now trading below the pivotal 1.3450 line. Later in the day, we have important data from the US.  Here is a quick update on what’s

Sterling succumbs

Sterling succumbs

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UK GDP 0.8% as expected – GBP/USD edges higher but not for long

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No surprises from the UK GDP: q/q growth is 0.8% and year over year it is 3.1%. The United Kingdom was expected to report a quarterly growth rate of 0.8% in Q2 2014. Year over year, a growth rate of 3.1% was estimated. This is the initial publication for the quarter and two revisions are

IFO Business Climate falls to 108 – EUR/USD follows

IFO Business Climate falls to 108 – EUR/USD follows

Disappointing data from Germany’s IFO institute: the headline business climate figure dropped to 108, “current assessment” dips to 112.9 and the expectations component fell below expectations at 103.4 points. These are significant misses. The German IFO business climate was expected to tick down from 109.7 to 109.4 points in July. The “Current Assessment” component was predicted

GBP/USD: Trading the British Preliminary GDP

GBP/USD: Trading the British Preliminary GDP

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