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Forex Friday: USD/JPY, EUR/USD and GBP/USD

In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar, pound and euro, and look forward to the big central bank meetings in the week ahead.

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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, USDCAD

GBP/USD falls after weak consumer confidence & retail sales. USD/CAD falls as oil rises & looks to retail sales.

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January 20, 2023 08:19 AM
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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD rises ahead of BoE’s Bailey. DAX rises as data points to falling inflation.

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January 16, 2023 07:49 AM

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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD pares earlier losses after unexpected GDP growth. DAX rises ahead of GDP data.

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January 13, 2023 08:00 AM
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Average Hourly Earnings steals thunder in NFP jobs data

Markets are focusing on the Average Hourly Earnings data for December, which was lower than expected. But will the Fed see it as dovish as the markets?

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January 6, 2023 04:13 PM
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GBP/USD heading sub-1.20 again?

Following last week’s central bank bonanza, the GBP/USD fell about 1% on the week

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December 19, 2022 02:32 PM
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BoE split in decision to hike by 50 bps

Two MPC officials, Tenreyro and Dhingra, voted to keep rates unchanged at 3%

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December 15, 2022 12:27 PM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD falls after a hawkish Fed and ahead of the BoE rate decision. DAX falls post Fed and ahead of the ECB meeting

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December 15, 2022 08:26 AM
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Bank of England Preview

The consensus is that the BoE will slow the pace of hiking, as we are expected to see with the week’s other major central bank decisions.

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December 14, 2022 10:58 AM
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European Open: GBP implied volatility spikes ahead of UK CPI and FOMC

Implied volatility for FX majors has risen ahead of today’s FOMC meeting - and most notably GBP as it also has UK CPI to contend with within the hour.

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December 14, 2022 05:47 AM
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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, Gold

GBP/USD rises post jobs data & ahead of US inflation figures. Gold rises ahead of US inflation data.

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December 13, 2022 08:24 AM

GBP/USD clings on but UK economy faces tough road ahead

Bulls defending 200-day average MA - for now

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December 7, 2022 12:00 PM
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Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, GBP/USD

USD/CAD looks to US & Canadian jobs data. GBP/USD rally continues ahead of the NFP.

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December 2, 2022 08:59 AM
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GBP/USD retraces 50pc of decline…

…time for a reality check?

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December 1, 2022 05:00 PM
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European Open: Flash PMIs and US inflation on tap

The US dollar has continued lower overnight following Powell’s dovish comments, with US inflation data having the potential to extend or reverse some of its move.

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December 1, 2022 06:59 AM
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Technical Tuesday: S&P 500, Dollar Index, GBP/USD and Gold

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Dollar Index, S&P 500, GBP/USD and gold

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GBP/USD: What’s with all that?

If GBP/USD can move lower due to the Fed being more aggressive than the BOE, is the reverse true as well?

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November 28, 2022 08:32 PM

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Pound, FTSE unimpressed by fiscal statement

Tax hikes are going to chock any chances of economic growth that there might be...

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November 17, 2022 01:00 PM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, EUR/USD

GBP/USD rises ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget. EUR/USD holds steady ahead of Eurozone inflation data

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November 17, 2022 08:18 AM
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Two trades to watch; GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD rises as wages & unemployment rise. DAX looks to German ZEW economic sentiment data.

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November 15, 2022 08:17 AM

UK Autumn Budget preview

On Thursday the Chancellor is due to unveil his fiscal statement alongside the OBR forecasts. Tax rises and spending cuts are expected to plug a £50 billion black hole.

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November 14, 2022 09:37 AM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD rises as the UK economy contracts. DAX rises to 5-month high post US inflation; China COVID measures ease.

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November 11, 2022 08:21 AM
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FOMC + BOE could send GBP/USD spiraling

GBP/USD is already down roughly 400 pips from Thursday’s high. Can it move lower? With a hawkish FOMC and a dovish BOE, it sure seems possible.

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November 3, 2022 04:35 PM