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ECB hikes 75bps as expected; Scraps forward guidance

The tone set by the removal of forward guidance and the lack of information regarding QT led the markets to believe this was a dovish hike.

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October 27, 2022 08:56 PM

ECB hikes 75bps as expected; Scraps forward guidance

The tone set by the removal of forward guidance and the lack of information regarding QT led the markets to believe this was a dovish hike.

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October 27, 2022 08:56 PM
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EUR/USD above parity ahead of ECB

A 75-basis point rate hike appears to be a foregone conclusion

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European Open: The DAX meets resistance ahead of today’s ECB meeting

The DAX may have tracked global equities higher, but it finds itself on a key resistance level ahead of today’s ECB meeting. And that makes it a pivotal level for traders.

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October 27, 2022 06:09 AM
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European Open: The DAX meets resistance ahead of today’s ECB meeting

The DAX may have tracked global equities higher, but it finds itself on a key resistance level ahead of today’s ECB meeting. And that makes it a pivotal level for traders.

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October 27, 2022 06:09 AM
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EUR/AUD could trade above 1.6500!

EUR/AUD has been moving higher on the back of interest rate differentials. Will it continue if the ECB hikes 75bps next week and the RBA only hikes 25bps the week after?

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October 19, 2022 09:39 PM
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EUR/AUD could trade above 1.6500!

EUR/AUD has been moving higher on the back of interest rate differentials. Will it continue if the ECB hikes 75bps next week and the RBA only hikes 25bps the week after?

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October 19, 2022 09:39 PM
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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 09:58 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 02:53 PM
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European Open: The DAX taps 13k ahead of ECB, Powell speech in focus

ECB day is here and we finally get to find out whether they’ll hike by 50 or 75bp, before handing over the mic to Jerome Powell.

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 05:50 PM
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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 03:38 PM
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Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, FTSEMIB

EURUSD rises ahead of the ECB rate decision. Italy's FTSEMIB falls as Draghi looks set to resign.

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July 21, 2022 09:20 AM
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European Open: FTSE 100 warns of reversal at resistance, ECB up next

We have identified a range within the range for the FTSE 100, and several technical clues hint at a potential swing high in place.

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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 08:55 PM
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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 09:30 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 01:03 PM

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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 01:07 PM
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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 07:46 PM

Should traders be worried about the ECB and fragmentation risk?

Rising interest rates and the end of bond buying from the European Central Bank (ECB) have led to concerns over fragmentation risk across the single currency bloc. Read on for an explanation of what fragmentation risk is – and what trading opportunities it may bring.

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June 16, 2022 12:19 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 01:43 PM
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Italy leads EU stocks lower amid fragmentation risks

Lack of anti-fragmentation support packages from the ECB is unnerving investors

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June 10, 2022 01:14 PM

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 05:59 PM