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Global FX Insights

Next 24 hours: The Next Big Move in Markets

Today’s report: UK Growth, ECB Minutes, Canada Retail Sales

The market has been happy to continue with this new trend of buying US Dollars in 2018, with the Buck trying to extend its run in the aftermath of Wednesday’s Fed Minutes. German IFO readings, the ECB Minutes and UK growth data stand out on Thursday.   read report

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Wake-Up Call

Special report: Fed Minutes Thoughts

Today’s report: Are Fundamentals Supportive of a Stronger Dollar?

As far as the big picture goes, we’ve got a Fed normalizing monetary policy and an inflation outlook in the US easily capable of ramping up at a faster rate than the market is pricing. So what is it that’s holding the Dollar back?   read report

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Wake-Up Call

Back to Fuller Trade

Next 24 hours: Is the Market Reconsidering Dollar Bets?

Today’s report: Back to Fuller Trade

We get back to fuller trading conditions today, with the US returning to the market after enjoying the long holiday weekend. Monday price action was a non-event and the momentum from last Friday is reasserting, with the US Dollar benefiting as a result.   read report

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Don’t Get Sucked In

Next 24 hours: A Clear Distinction

Today’s report: Don’t Get Sucked In

We would caution against getting sucked into the Wednesday moves. On Wednesday, the US Dollar sold off aggressively in the US session, while US equities rallied hard. But it seems the hotter US CPI and implication market participants should be reconsidering their long exposure, have not been properly considered.   read report

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