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Sep
30

Deutsche Bank in Trouble but the Euro Unmoved

Image: samchills Flikr (cc) The simmering issue of the sustainability of the European banking system has all come to a head today, with Deutsche Bank’s solvency issues flooding the newswires.

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Sep
29

OPEC Production Limit – A Look at OIL and USD/CAD

OPEC has now announced a deal to limit production has been reached. The first production cut of its kind in nearly a decade highlights the symbolic significance of what has

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Sep
28

The Market has Spoken

For us as traders, the only winner that matters is the one that the market decides, and yes, the market has spoken. Hillary Clinton has been pronounced the clear winner

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Sep
27

Trump Risk is Real

Well here we are. We’ve ignored it long enough, but with the first US presidential debate starting today during the Asian session markets are going to have to face it

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Sep
26

Algerian Oil Anarchy and THE key GBP/USD Level

This week sees the conclusion of OPEC meeting in Algeria, putting oil front and centre as this week’s in play chart. We had spoken about Iran joining the Algiers meeting

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Sep
23

Cheap Money Theme Helping Indices

Across all corners of the globe, traders know that the era of cheap… heck, some cases FREE, money is nowhere near done yet. On the back of this theme continuation,

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Sep
22

Fed Failure

If you’re a trader feeling overwhelmed at each of the different central bank narratives all hitting you from polarising directions at once, you’re certainly not alone! The global economic calendar

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Sep
21

BoJ Before the Fed

The Bank of Japan concludes a two day policy meeting today, with the scheduled rate decision, statement and press conference as always scheduled into the economic calendar as tentative. Traders

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Sep
20

The RBA Less Likely to Cut Rates

Image: ArchivesACT, Flikr (cc) While yesterday’s statement on the conduct of monetary policy by the Australian Treasurer and the Governor of the Reserve Bank isn’t the type of release which

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Sep
19

USDX Doesn’t Hesitate

It might be Monday morning in Asia, but all eyes are already focused firmly on Thursday’s FOMC meeting in Washington DC. Exactly 1 month ago on August 19, it turns

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