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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
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2 Trades to watch for today’s US inflation report: EUR, Gold

Today's US inflation report is a key event this week for traders, who are placing bets that it will soften ahead of the report to send equities higher and the US dollar lower.

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

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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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US open: Stocks rise as corporate earnings heat up

US stocks open higher ahead of a busy week for earnings and as aggressive Fed bets ease.

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Q3 Outlook: What to expect from the coming quarter?

Stocks and treasuries plunged in the first half of 2022 as inflation and recession fears rose. What can we expect in Q3? Here we look at the main themes set to drive the markets and how they could influence the different areas of the market.

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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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ECB and the euro in focus, WTI bulls eye $124

The conclusion of today’s ECB meeting is the only game in town today, which has seen the yen and euro rise against the dollar just hours ahead of it.

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June 9, 2022 12:59 AM
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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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The euro perks up ahead of German ZEW report

Whilst EUR/USD remains within a 150-pip range, momentum has turned higher form the midway point and hints at a run for 1.0600.

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May 10, 2022 01:49 AM
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Weekly COT report: Traders flip to net-short exposure on the euro

Traders flipped to net-short exposure to euro futures for the first time since early January last week.