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Global FX Insights

Next 24 hours: Mild Improvement in Risk Appetite

Today’s report: Commodity Currencies Holding Up

The most interesting thing about price action in financial markets this week, if we’re not talking about the massive resurgence in demand for Bitcoin, is the ongoing bid in risk correlated currencies like Aussie, Kiwi and Cad, despite profit taking in equities markets. Here's what's keeping these currencies supported.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Another excuse to sell the US Dollar

Today’s report: Euro stumbles, Stocks falter, GOLD overbought

Risk markets relented to the nervous tension around the latest escalation in geopolitical risk, with stocks pulling back in Tuesday trade. Interestingly enough, there was enough offsetting flow to keep the commodity currencies from tracking lower on the deterioration in sentiment.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Geopolitical Tension on the Rise

Today’s report: The state of global financial markets

The US Dollar has come under pressure, gold has broken out and there’s plenty of uncertainty in the air. The global economy is contending with economic recoveries still looking quite fragile over a decade after the financial markets crisis of 2008, and this comes at a time when monetary policy and government stimulus tools have been exhausted.   read report

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Next 24 hours: DXY and the 200-Day SMA

Today’s report: Messages from the Yellow Metal

We come into the new week with the US Dollar under renewed pressure on the back of upgraded dovishness from the Federal Reserve and ongoing soft Dollar policy moves out from the US administration. But we also come into the new week with another important development needing to be contemplated.   read report

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Bracing for Fed Impact

Today’s report: Bracing for Fed Impact

Investor risk appetite got a healthy boost on Tuesday from the more positive wave of headlines relating to a US-China trade deal. This led to a big push in the equities markets, before things settled down. Meanwhile, the FX market was less inclined to make any major decisions ahead of today's anticipated Fed decision.   read report

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Special report: Fed Decision Insights, US Dollar Outlook

Today’s report: A case of overstated US Dollar demand

With the exception of the Australian Dollar, currencies are trying to find their footing against the Buck, after taking a beating in recent sessions. And even when talking about the relative weakness in the Australian Dollar, there have been no major levels broken that would suggest we are seeing anything other than more range trade in FX.   read report

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