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Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Kuroda comments

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Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Kuroda comments USDJPY Central banks can overcome the zero lower bound, as long as the policy maker commits decisively to fulfilling its mandate with well-designed unconventional policy measures It has become a common understanding among central banks that unconventional monetary policy, despite some lingering skepticism from academic front, has proven ...

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Forex Daily Report

Forex Daily Report (5-8-2015 8:00pm GMT) US dollar supported against all the other major currencies, after data showed that the U.S. economy created slightly less jobs than expected last month, while unemployment declined in line with market expectations. U.S. unemployment rate ticked down to 5.4% in April from 5.5% the ...

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Forex Daily

Forex Daily The dollar was up against the yen, with USD/JPY up 0.95% at 114.68, and up against the Swiss franc, with USD/CHF up 0.49% at 0.9647. ADP reported that non-farm private employment rose by 230,000 last month, beating expectations for an increase of 220,000. EUR/USD was down 0.53% at ...

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Forex Daily Report

Forex Daily Report 8-22-2014 EUR/USD was up 0.19% at 1.3284, up from a session low of 1.3242 and off a high of 1.3289. The pair was likely to find support at 1.3242, the session low, and resistance at 1.3412, Friday’s high. Euro region’s services PMI slid to 53.5 from 54.2 ...

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Ukraine hits Euro

Ukraine hits Euro The euro slumped against the dollar on Monday after Ukraine crisis intensifies. The euro corrected from the opening high at 1.3792 to hit the daily low in the US trading session at 1.3730. The report that personal spending rose 0.4% in January, above expectations for an increase ...

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A huge day for Euro

Euro/dollar The euro shot higher against the U.S. dollar on Friday, after data reports that the U.S. economy added fewer jobs than expected last month but weak German data pressure the single currency. The U.S. unemployment rate ticked down to 6.6% last month, from 6.7% in December. Analysts had expected ...

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USD/JPY technical analysis – heavy losses

USD/JPY technical analysis – heavy losses USD/JPY hit session highs of 102.40 in the European session, but after that a sharp decline drove the pair to 102.05 the weakest level since November 27. The announcement of ISM’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index came in at 51.3 for January, down sharply from ...

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Euro at 8 month high vs US dollar

Euro has risen above $1.38 for the first time since November 2011, with the dollar continuing to be dragged down by expectations that the Fed will delay tapering its QE program until next year

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Forex market manipulation

Focus over alleged forex manipulation widens with Goldman and Morgan Stanley in view and Barclays putting three New York-based traders on leave – The Department of Justice and the FBI have opened a criminal investigation into the possible manipulation of the $5.3T-a-day forex market. The probes add to those being ...

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USD/JPY Technical Analysis

Technical lines from top to bottom We begin with resistance at the round number of 104. This was a key line in May 2008. 102.50 was an important resistance line in late May. 101.44 was the post-crisis high seen in April 2009, and has not been tested since mid-July. 100.85 ...

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