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The pound is sent into the ground during thin Asian trade

The combination of the UK’s mini-budget and general flight to the US dollar has sent the pound broadly lower and GBP/USD to a new record low.

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Week Ahead: Central Bank fallout, more pain for the Pound, and inflation data

Will this week be a volatile and chaotic as last week? Will markets continue with last week’s trend, or will there be profit taking along the way?

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September 23, 2022 05:17 PM

GBP/USD freefall: Where will it stop?

The 1985 low in the 1.0500 area could beckon in due time, but given the deeply oversold reading on the 14-day RSI, we would expect a short-covering bounce before then...

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September 23, 2022 12:06 PM
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Gold falls below $1650 as US Dollar soars

Recession fears are causing both GBP/USD and EUR/USD to move lower. As a result, the US Dollar is moving higher. This leaves traders nervous to buy the dip in Gold as it moves to its lowest level since April 2020.

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September 23, 2022 11:25 AM

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US open: Recession fears send stocks tumbling lower

US stocks are dropping sharply and are set for steep weekly losses after the Fed rate hike raised fears of a recession.

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September 23, 2022 08:49 AM
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Forex Friday: USD, GBP, TRY, CHF and JPY

In this week’s edition, we discuss the dollar’s latest big gains following this week’s central bank meetings, among other things.

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SNB hikes 75bps, but Franc’s not satisfied

The SNB hiked rates by 75bps today. However, the inconspicuous comments by the central bank left EUR/CHF weary as to if there are more to come.

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September 22, 2022 05:05 PM
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Bank of England hikes rates by 50bps; More to come?

Despite a rate hike by the BOE of 50bps, GBP/USD is near 37-year lows. Why? Because the Fed hiked rates by 75bps yesterday and said that more rate hikes are on the way.

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September 22, 2022 12:38 PM
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Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.

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USD/JPY dives but is government intervention effective?

Is the BoJ undoing the government’s attempt to shore up the yen?

FOMC as expected; markets extremely volatile during presser.

As for other central bank meetings: within the next 20 hours markets will hear from the BOJ, SNB, Norges Bank, BOE, and SARB.

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September 21, 2022 04:45 PM
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FOMC meeting instant reaction: Not even a whisper of a pivot yet

Even looking out just until the end of this year, Fed members are projecting another 125bps of rate hikes...

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September 21, 2022 03:25 PM
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