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If we eliminate a euphoric run in the price of Bitcoin that transpired over the course of about 4 weeks between November and December 2017, it could be argued the cryptocurrency hasn’t performed all that bad considering it was only November 2017 when the market was trading at record highs around current levels. Audio update […]

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Daily FX Market Commentary

Good morning,

 

LMAX Close

USDJPY 112.286 | EURUSD 1.16724 | AUDUSD 0.7264 | NZDUSD 0.66177 | USDCAD 1.29189 | USDCHF 0.96716 | GBPUSD 1.31438 |

 

LMAX Highs and Lows 5.15am GMT

                                High | Low

EURUSD               1.16868 | 1.16691

USDJPY                 112.338 | 112.087

GBPUSD               1.31542 | 1.31364

USDCHF               0.96776 | 0.96668

AUDUSD              0.72694 | 0.72541

USDCAD               1.29278 | 1.29151

NZDUSD               0.66535 | 0.66015

EURCHF                1.13040 | 1.12918

EURGBP               0.88891 | 0.88798

EURJPY                 131.204 | 1.30952

 

For today

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There hasn’t been a whole lot of activity in markets this week, though what we have seen into Thursday is a US Dollar that continues to remain under pressure. With the exception of the Yen and Swiss Franc, both trading around unchanged since the weekly open, the developed currencies are all higher against the Buck. […]

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Daily FX Market Commentary

Good morning,

 

LMAX Close

USDJPY 112.362 | EURUSD 1.16671 | AUDUSD 0.72195 | NZDUSD 0.65842 | USDCAD 1.29749 | USDCHF 0.96453 | GBPUSD 1.3148 |

 

LMAX Highs and Lows 5.15am GMT

                                High | Low

EURUSD               1.16824 | 1.16558

USDJPY                 112.431 | 112.229

GBPUSD               1.31755 | 1.31419

USDCHF               0.96512 | 0.96366

AUDUSD              0.72549 | 0.72137

USDCAD               1.29831 | 1.29642

NZDUSD               0.65971 | 0.65734

EURCHF                1.12608 | 1.12498

EURGBP               0.88784 | 0.88639

EURJPY                 131.252 | 130.916

 

For today

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First test

We’re looking at a US Dollar that has been losing its grip in recent days, with softer US inflation readings and another round of US tariffs on China driving the Dollar weakness. Meanwhile, ECB official speak has been leaning more to the hawkish side, while in the UK, optimism around a Brexit deal has gained some momentum.

Wake-Up Call


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Daily FX Market Commentary

Good morning,

 

LMAX Close

USDJPY 111.851 | EURUSD 1.1683 | AUDUSD 0.71821 | NZDUSD 0.65795 | USDCAD 1.3043 | USDCHF 0.96257 | GBPUSD 1.3159|

 

LMAX Highs and Lows 5.15am GMT

                                High | Low

EURUSD               1.17031 | 1.16665

USDJPY                 112.024 | 111.67

GBPUSD               1.31630 | 1.31402

USDCHF               0.96298 | 0.96171

AUDUSD              0.72090 | 0.71444

USDCAD               1.30649 | 1.30338

NZDUSD               0.66029 | 0.65619

EURCHF                1.12521 | 1.12339

EURGBP               0.88921 | 0.8872

EURJPY                 131.035 | 130.305

 

For today

  • GBP: [...]

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The new week has gotten off to a slow start, with markets consolidating Friday moves, which saw the US Dollar trying to reassert. The big story as the week gets going is the news that the US administration will proceed with a second batch of tariffs on China. Wake-Up Call Technical highlights EURUSD Contemplating trend […]

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Into Friday, we’re looking at a currency market that is reconsidering its long US Dollar exposure. Fundamentally, the biggest driver of this downturn in Dollar sentiment, has come from this week’s inflation data out of the US, with producer prices and consumer prices falling short of expectation. Wake-Up Call Technical highlights EURUSD Pokes back above […]

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