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“Risk on” theme points the Japanese Yen lower (USDJPY forecast)

The Japanese Yen remain under negative pressures with global financial markets continuing their “risk on” theme into the start of 2020. This has seen USDJPY strength over the past week since the de-escalation of tension in the Middle East and leaves the USDJPY forecast for further gains (see the technicals below). The “risk on” theme … Continued

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Risk on theme resumes – S&P 500 Forecast

A surge higher by US and global equity averages to start this week, with the US board benchmark index future, the S&P 500 E-Mini hitting another new record level on Monday and in overnight trading. This has reflected a rejection by markets of fears and negative pressures from an escalation of the conflict that began … Continued

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Early 2020 volatility gives way to “risk on”

As we highlighted in last week’s MacroWatch, the bullish sentiment that started 2020 was significantly damaged by the increase in geopolitical risks from the U.S. airstrike that killed General Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian Quds Force chief. Moreover, global stock averages plunged lower in the middle of last week as Iran retaliated with airstrikes aimed at … Continued

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GBPUSD forecast remains to the downside

Global financial markets have seen some aggressive swings to tart 2020 with the tension in the Middle East, particular on the individual stock and equity index, alongside the Gold and Oil markets. On the Forex side, however, despite a choppy tone to USDJPY and Japanese Yen cross rates (due to the aforementioned tensions and the … Continued

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A volatile start to 2020 – MacroWatch

A truncated trading week to end 2019 and start 2020 last week, with global markets observing holidays during the turn of year. 2019 ended and 2020 initially started by echoing the “risk on” tone from the whole of last year with global stock averages extending the December, Santa rally through the end of year, albeit … Continued

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Pound slides as Brexit concerns quickly resume – GBPUSD forecast

A selloff for the Pound over the past 24-48 hours has accelerated through Tuesday with concerns quickly resurfacing regarding Brexit. The euphoric Sterling rally since last week’s strong general election result for the Conservative party and a large government majority has been erased with worries that a no deal Brexit is still a threat. The … Continued

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FTSE 100 surge leads European stock averages higher

A positive follow through for the UK benchmark averages on Monday, as the FTSE 100 led the European equity indices higher (see the UK FTSE 100 Index Chart, the German DAX Index chart and the Euro STOXX 50 Index chart and commentary) This has reflected a positive follow-through for the UK market after last week’s … Continued

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Trade talks and UK election result affirm “risk on” theme

Markets began last week on a positive footing after the strong US Employment report the prior Friday (6th), as we highlighted in our Macro Watch report last week, with the November Non-Farm Payroll data particularly strong at 266K jobs added (expectations of 187K) and the Unemployment rate at 3.5%, matching the lowest jobless rate since … Continued

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Pound is in breakout mode (GBP)

The UK election is over, the Pound is in breakout mode against a variety of currencies (GBPUSD, EURGBP, GBPCHF, GBPAUD, GBPNZD, GBPCAD). US Dollar in bigger range highlighted by the US Dollar Index (DXY)

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GBPUSD focus into a key general election

The focus Wednesday was on the Federal Reserve in their last FOMC Meeting of 2019. There was no change in interest rates as anticipated, through the Fed maintained their dovish stance, indicating that rates would likely remain on hold through 2020. Stock averages in the US and globally cheered this outcome, probing slightly higher. However, … Continued

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EURUSD Forecast: Positive tone ahead of the Fed and ECB

The focus today is on the Federal Reserve in their last FOMC Meeting of 2019. No change in interest rates in anticipated but given the better than expected US Employment data last week, the risk is for the Fed to begin to shift away from a more dovish stance to slightly more hawkish. Such a … Continued

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USDCAD: Still aiming lower

The Bank of Canada were in play in the middle of last week with a meeting in which they left their interest rates unchanged as expected, but with a more upbeat outlook for the global economy than expected by Forex markets. This sent the USDCAD Forex rate lower (a stronger Canadian Dollar). The more positive … Continued

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An erratic week – risk off, then back to risk on

The trade talk prospects between the US and China were dealt a blow to start the first week of December as President Trump and other key players highlighted that the phase one trade deal might not be signed as quickly as markets had expected, with the President at one point suggesting a trade deal might … Continued

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US Dollar positive reversal

Strong US Employment report (NFP data) creates a US Dollar reversal in a broad sideways pattern (EURUSD lower, US Dollar Index, DXY higher) Kiwi breaks up and targets .6675 (NZDUSD)

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The Pound surges on poll: GBPUSD forecast higher after 1.30 break

A more positive poll favouring the Conservative party over the past 24 hours has seen a stall in the narrowing in the polls recently between the Conservative and Labour parties. The better performance by Labour had been a theme over the past week, but the halt and reveres of this trend in favour of the … Continued

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US Stock Averages plunge (S&P 500 forecast)

Stock averages suffered a further slide on Tuesday as markets continued to react to the US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Brazil and Argentina, but also now have raised concerns that the US-China trade war could extend long into 2020. Comments from President Trump alongside U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross indicated that the … Continued

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EURUSD forecast is positive with a weakened US Dollar

A broad “risk off” scenario hit global markets Monday as US President Trump put tariffs on Steel and Aluminum imports from Brazil and Argentina, heightening the global trade war. This sent stocks lower, and in this scenario had a negative impact on the US Dollar within G3, with the greenback losing ground to both the … Continued

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A cautious Thanksgiving week ahead of a busy week

The US-China trade talks yielded some upside last week with reports of a positive phone call between China’s top trade negotiator Liu He and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury Secretary on Tuesday. This was followed by China announcing new guidelines and penalties for the protection of patents and copyrights, which … Continued

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Cautious Forex through the Thanksgiving week

Very quiet conditions see minor negatives on the Dollar Index (DXY) Positives on the Euro (EURUSD) Markets tend to reverse or accelerate around holidays, so some action and bigger ranges should begin this week

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The Forex Zone Forecasts – US Dollar King of G3 with Yen and Euro vulnerable

US Dollar stays strong amid a more positive spin from the US-China trade talks The Forex Zone looks at day trade views and forecasts for the major Forex rates; EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD and USD/JPY. EURUSD: Still targeting key 1.0988, maybe critical 1.0939 A low-level consolidation Thursday after Wednesday’s prod lower to just hold above key … Continued

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Pound rebounds on YouGov poll pointing to Tory majority (GBPUSD)

In the U.K. a YouGov poll using a method that successfully forecast the 2017 general election result was released late Wednesday. It has forecast a Conservative win, critically giving them a 68-seat majority. This helped the Pound rally in late trading Wednesday with GBPUSD pushing back up to 1.2950 Remember, however, markets are likely to … Continued

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USDJPY forecast higher, following stocks in “risk on” mode

A risk on theme again this week with further positive soundings from the US-China phase one trade deal, as Trump states a deal is close (again). This has pushed global equity markets still higher, with the US the stock market benchmark averages (the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq) all hitting new all-time … Continued

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US equity futures at new record highs: S&P 500 forecast higher

A shift back to a risk on theme over the past 24-36 hours after last week’s shift to a risk off bias (after cautious and mixed signals from the US-China trade talks). This week has seen positive rumours and more upbeat soundings, with a report overnight stating that the top-level negotiators had been on a … Continued

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Trade talks appear to stumble

US-China trade negotiations started the week with some positive comments from both sides, but by Tuesday the soundings from both the US and China  were more negative, with China looking for a roll back of tariffs, whilst President Trump threatened the imposition of further tariffs if a deal faltered. In addition, the market fears that … Continued

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Forex marking time

Minor negatives on Euro and Kiwi (EURUSD and NZDUSD) Dollar Yen (USDJPY) dictated by S&P 500, which is in breakout mode

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The Forex Zone Forecasts – FX paralysis, with conflicting trade talk signals

Forex markets are mixed with varied and conflicting signals coming from both sides in the US-Sino trade talks. The Forex Zone looks at day trade possibilities and forecasts for the major Forex rates; EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD and USDJPY. EURUSD: Intermediate-term bullish shift with probe of key 1.1092/93 A Thursday spike higher above the key 1.1092/93 resistance … Continued

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US Dollar negative tone

Timing reversal on US Dollar Index creates a negative in a sideways trend. EURUSD posts opposite, positive signal to the US Dollar Index Aussie (AUDUSD) continues to underperform

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The Forex Zone Forecasts – A solid US Dollar tone with risk on theme

The US Dollar has remained firm, though slightly hesitant driven by positivity from the US-Sino trade talks and upbeat comments from various Fed speakers on the US economy. The Forex Zone looks at day trade possibilities and forecasts for the major Forex rates; EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD and USDJPY. EURUSD: Prod at key 1.0989 A … Continued

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Euro vulnerable, at key support into GDP release

EURUSD remains vulnerable into Thursday with both potentially negative influences on the Euro side and possibly positive impacts on the US Dollar side. Today the focus will be on Jerome Powell’s second day of testimony to Congress, with Eurozone GDP earlier this morning. We continue to see risks for a more negative outcome on the … Continued

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Equities stay solid through Trump speech

A much-hyped speech from US President Trump on the US-China trade talks Tuesday had muted impact as the major US equity averages probed higher hitting new all-time highs ahead of the speech. There was nothing particularly new from President Trump highlighting a phase one deal was close, but also stating that if an agreement was … Continued

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Pound surges after Brexit Party “stands down”

The spotlight shifted to the UK on Monday, where general election politics had a significant impact on the Pound. Nigel Farage stated that the Brexit Party would not put candidates up for election in those parliamentary seats that were won by the Conservative Party in 2017. This is seen as a positive for the Tories, … Continued

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Macrowatch – Positive soundings on US-China trade talks

The trade talks between the US and China saw positive soundings from both sides. There were rumours of a delayed deal signing (from November back to December), BUT both sides are said to be considering rolling back tariffs as part of the Phase One deal (though Trump stated Friday he had not agreed to this). … Continued

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The Forex Zone – US Dollar strength resumes

The US Dollar has seen a strong recovery over the past week in reaction to the early November publication of the October US Employment report, which was very robust. The recovery has been assisted by broadly positive news flow from the US-China trade talks. The Forex Zone spotlights day trade views for the major Forex … Continued

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GBP in focus into the Bank of England Meeting

The macroeconomic spotlight Thursday is on the Bank of England Meeting and no changes in interest rates are expected. Financial market participants will focus on the any change in tone given shifts in UK economic political backdrop with the calling of a general election since the last meeting. The US Dollar has stayed firm this … Continued

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US Dollar positive with risk on theme aiming USDJPY higher

The US Dollar has rallied recently as US Treasury Bonds have continued to slide lower in price (to higher yields), with these safe haven assets losing their appeal as global financial markets stay within the current “risk on” environment. This lower yield move has encouraged a strengthening of the US Dollar, with the US currency … Continued

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Australian Dollar (AUDUSD) rebounds after RBA Meeting

Tuesday has already seen the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) leave interest rates unchanged at their meeting but signal again that a ‘gentle turning point’ appears to have been reached in the economy. This has seen the Australian Dollar perform well versus the US Dollar overnight as the tone continues to shift to more positive, … Continued

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MacroWatch – Fed cuts rates and a UK general election for December

The Federal Reserve met last Wednesday and as markets had priced in, a third 2019 rate cut for 2019 was delivered by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The FOMC also indicated a pause, that the “mid-cycle adjustment” was complete (for now). US equities and stock averages pushed higher (as did global share markets), whilst … Continued

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Good News, Bad Action

US Dollar continues to slide in spite of a strong US Employment report The US Dollar Index downside target remains distant Upside targets for the major currencies  (EUR, GBP, JPY, AUD, NZD) are also some distance off

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The Forex Zone – US Dollar weakens post Fed rate cut

The US Dollar sold off across the board from Wednesday after the Federal reserve cut interest rates, leaving the immediate risks for the greenback lower into today’s US Employment report. The Forex Zone highlights day trade ideas for the major Forex rates; EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD and USDJPY. EURUSD: Bull theme intact A Thursday … Continued

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USDCAD in focus into the Fed and BoC Meetings

The US Dollar has moved even more into the trading spotlight over the past 24 hours as markets eye the Fed Meeting today (Wednesday 30th October). Markets are anticipating a rate cut, the third in this mid-cycle adjustment, but also with possibility of a slightly less dovish tone (de facto more hawkish), with expectations growing … Continued

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FTSE 100 sends a bull signal

A surge higher for the FTSE 100 over the past 48 hours has seen a break above a key October peak for a more positive technical outlook (see below for full technical analysis details). This has been assisted by the corrective weakness in the Pound since Tuesday, on the back of the government suspending the … Continued