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ECB members working the wires today to try and prop up Euro

The ECB must have been excited when it saw its currency rising vs the Pound

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September 26, 2022 03:58 PM

EUR/USD probes parity as ECB hikes by 75 basis points

The ECB said inflation remains far too high and is likely to stay above target for an extended period.

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September 8, 2022 08:53 AM

ECB hawks out in force ahead of Eurozone CPI; EUR/GBP

Hawkish ECB speakers over the last few days, combined with the lack of BOE speakers, have sent EUR/GBP to its highest level since July 6th.

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August 30, 2022 11:50 AM

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Euro turns lower after ECB delivered 50bps hike

The ECB has indicated that further normalisation of interest rates “will be appropriate.”

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July 21, 2022 09:38 AM
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Will EUR/AUD continue to break lower?

The key question for EUR/AUD is, “Will the ECB be more hawkish than the RBA?”

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July 20, 2022 02:55 PM
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ECB Preview: Markets bet on 50 bp hike

There is a level of uncertainty in terms of whether it will be 25 or 50 basis point rate hike.

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Traders see continued rate hikes over the next year, despite concerns of a recession

Will central banks be able to raise rates fast enough to keep higher inflation at bay, while simultaneously keeping the world out of a recession?

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July 18, 2022 03:30 PM
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EUR/USD remains undermined on mixed Eurozone CPI

Inflation hits a fresh record high in the Eurozone

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July 1, 2022 07:03 AM

EUR/JPY eyes 145 as ECB and BOJ policy divergence grows

The EUR/JPY should remain supported on the dips, keeping that path of least resistance to the upside.

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June 28, 2022 07:07 AM
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Central banks current monetary policy - Where to next?

Major central banks around the world, except for the BOJ, are in tightening mode on the back of increasing inflation.

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June 22, 2022 01:46 PM
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EUR/USD in focus as ECB holds ad-hoc meeting ahead of FOMC

Euro rebounds as ECB tries to address fragmentation risks, ahead of a likely 75 basis point hike from the Fed

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June 15, 2022 07:43 AM

ECB pre-commits to 25bps hike in July; fragmentation talk worries Euro traders

If yields rise and spreads widen between the peripheral countries and the core countries, the ECB could re-enter the market and buy debt of the peripheral countries to bring down yields.

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June 9, 2022 11:59 AM
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US open Stocks set for muted start, initial jobless claims rise

US stocks are set to open mildly lower as jobless claims rise and ahead of tomorrow’s CPI data.

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June 9, 2022 09:00 AM
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EUR/CHF set for breakout as focus turns to ECB

It is all about whether the ECB will follow other central banks in signalling a 50-basis point hike, or a more standard 25 for July.

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EUR/USD’s near-term bullish channel intact amidst ECB hawkishness

Recent comments from ECB policymakers suggest that “gap” between interest rates on the two sides of the Atlantic will be smaller than expected...

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ECB members turning more hawkish. But do markets believe them?

The ECB is providing more hawkish comments while the BOE is less sanguine due to slow expected growth.

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May 17, 2022 02:49 PM

Markets pricing in central bank rate increases over the next year

Traders should watch the change in expectations of interest rates vs current rates.

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May 13, 2022 12:06 PM

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Sentiment turning positive in Europe

Investors have welcomed Macron’s performance in the French election debate, while Ukraine conflict is no longer having the same impact on asset prices

Disappointing ECB kicks the can to June

Despite higher inflation, the ECB maintained its path for asset purchases and offered little new guidance.

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April 14, 2022 11:48 AM

ECB preview: No policy adjustments expected

The ECB is due to announce its interest rate decision on Thursday at 12:45 GMT to a deteriorating economic backdrop. No change to policy is expected.

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April 12, 2022 11:59 AM

Hawkish ECB and dovish BOE send EUR/GBP higher

ECB’s Holzmann wants to raise key interest rates to 0% by yearend.

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March 29, 2022 03:01 PM

ECB flips to a more hawkish tone

Although the ECB pledged to speed up the pace of bond tapering, it also increased its forecast for inflation and lowered its forecast for growth.

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March 10, 2022 04:06 PM

Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, DXY

EURGBP edges lower ahead of ECB rate decision. US Dollar index, DXY, rises with US inflation in focus.

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March 10, 2022 03:54 AM