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Why is the Russian ruble unavailable to trade in forex markets?

FX pairs such as USD/RUB and EUR/RUB are unavailable to trade with most North American brokerages including FOREX.com because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Why is the Russian ruble unavailable to trade in forex markets?

FX pairs such as USD/RUB and EUR/RUB are unavailable to trade with most North American brokerages including FOREX.com because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Yen, Euros and dollar currency bills and notes

USD/RUB back to pre-invasion levels; watch USD/PLN and USD/HUF

Eastern European EM pairs may be a good alternative to USD/RUB for the short-term trader.

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March 30, 2022 01:33 PM

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Talks of a ceasefire spark US Dollar selloff

With the positive headlines regarding the Russia/Ukraine conflict, the DXY has been selling off and EUR/USD has been bid.

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March 29, 2022 11:41 AM
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Comments from NATO meeting send Gold and USD/PLN higher

Investors who were unease about the ongoing Russia/Ukraine conflict now have even more to worry about.

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March 24, 2022 11:48 AM
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6 reasons Crude Oil is lighting it up; USD/HUF along for the ride

There is a strong positive correlation between the direction of WTI Crude Oil and USD/HUF

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March 23, 2022 02:41 PM
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US open: Wall Street pares Fed rally, peace talk progress questioned

US stocks are set to move lower after strong gains yesterday. Concerns over progress in peace talks and rising oil prices hurt sentiment. Jobless claims beat.

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US open: Stocks mixed with Ukraine peace talks, Fed in focus

US stocks are heading for a mixed start with the Nasdaq underperforming, as Ukraine peace talks and the Fed rate decision take centre stage.

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Eastern European EMs pullback. Can they continue higher?

If USD/RUB continues moving higher, then given the strong correlations, the Eastern European EMs may move higher with it!

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March 11, 2022 11:28 AM
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US open: Stocks rally on ceasefire hopes

Stocks are poised to open higher after a volatile week, on hopes that a ceasefire could be on the horizon.

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March 11, 2022 08:35 AM
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US Dollar pares gains on hopes of ceasefire; DXY, GBP/USD

With hope and optimism that a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine can be reached, the DXY has moved lower and GBP/USD has gone bid.

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March 9, 2022 11:04 AM
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The US Dollar Index (DXY): How much higher can it go?

There are plenty of reasons the DXY can continue higher, whether it’s a flight to safety, higher inflation, or for technical reasons.

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March 7, 2022 04:25 PM
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VIX closes at a 13-month high as Ukraine-crisis intensifies

Russia has stepped up its attack on Ukraine after a convoy of Russian military vehicles over 40 km long reached Kyiv.

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Eastern European EMs highly correlated to Ruble

Where can traders turn if they are interested in taking advantage of the move in USD/RUB? They can look west to USD/PLN, USD/HUF and USD/CZK.

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March 1, 2022 02:19 PM
Energy

Oil back above $100 as Russia/Ukraine tensions heat up

Rumors of a large convoy of military trucks and armored vehicles heading toward the capital of Kyiv are driving oil prices higher.

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March 1, 2022 09:23 AM
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US open: Wall Street heads lower, oil surges over $100

US stocks head lower on Ukraine conflict fears, oil soars over 10% in 2 days. US ISM manufacturing data & Biden's State of the Union address coming up.

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US open: Futures fall on Russian sanctions, growth concerns

US stocks are set to open lower after crippling sanctions on Russia, the world's 11th largest economy, raise concerns over global growth.

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February 28, 2022 08:48 AM

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The Russian ruble turns to rubble, CBR hike rates to 20 pct

The Russian ruble was clobbered at the market open, with futures falling nearly -35% overnight.

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Is WTI Crude Oil on its way to $109?

If price does pullback, it doesn’t mean it can’t go higher later, possibly even towards the double bottom target near $109.

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US Dollar soars on Russian invasion

Look for the technical levels to see where price may pause or even reverse!

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US open: Stocks plummet as Russia invades

Stocks are set for a deeply lower open, with the Nasdaq nearing bear territory. Oil hits $100.

EUR/JPY falls to 2-month low as Russia attacks Ukraine

The euro tumbles whilst demand for the safe haven yen soars on fears of a war in Europe.

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February 24, 2022 07:14 AM
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Gold rises to a 13-month high on safe haven flows

Russian invading Ukraine sent risk sentiment tumbling lower. Safe haven flows boosted Gold to levels last seen in January 2021.

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February 24, 2022 05:47 AM