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Global FX Insights

Trading Conditions to Thin Out

Next 24 hours: US Heads Out for Holiday

Today’s report: Trading Conditions to Thin Out

Global financial markets aren’t looking all that stable at the moment and this could make for an even more volatile period of trade into the end of the week, with US traders heading out for the Thanksgiving holiday later today. Wednesday data features US durable goods, initial jobless claims, existing home sales and Michigan sentiment.   read report

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Back Where it All Began

Next 24 hours: Market Still Not Sure About Selling the Buck

Special report: Collapsing Crypto May Get Some Relief Soon

Today’s report: Back Where it All Began

Markets are looking more like they were as 2018 got going, with the US Dollar under pressure and stocks selling off. The market got away from this in the second and third quarter, but could be looking to balance it all out, with a close that gets back to where it all began. And where were we when the year got going?   read report

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Next 24 hours: Picking Up Where We Left Off

Today’s report: Don’t Forget About Those Trade Wars

We’re into the new week and things are off to a quiet start. Trade tension between the US and China continues to run high and this is something that will need to be watched closely, given the impact on global sentiment, and the currency market as well for that matter.   read report

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May Stands Ground after Tough Day

Today’s report: May Stands Ground after Tough Day

Friday will be an interesting day for the Pound, a currency that suffered its biggest one day drop in 17 months. The resignation of Dominic Raab has significantly upgraded the uncertainty around the fate of Brexit and Theresa May is going to need to fight hard to regain deal momentum.   read report

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