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FxWirePro: AUD/CAD/USD triangular options setup ahead of RBA minutes and Canadian retailer selling

Apr 15, 2019 11:05 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks

AUDsurges on China lending figures as markets fade expectations for RBA cut. The central banks rhetoric has surprised in favor of a stronger AUD in the last month, but rate differentials havent really moved much. The...

Fundamentals to watch out for this week

Apr 15, 2019 08:06 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

In terms of volatility risks, this week is relatively light with the focus on Brexit and U.S. economic data, What to watch for over the coming days: Central Banks: No major central bank events scheduled this...

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Hike probabilities over coming meetings

Apr 15, 2019 05:32 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

FOMC followed through its promise and hiked rates four times in 2018 and forecasted two more rate hikes for 2019. Current Federal funds rate - 225-250 bps (Note, all calculations are based on data as of 15th...

FxWirePro: Uphold long USD/CAD trades on Fed’s indecisiveness

Apr 11, 2019 11:26 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks

The USD weakness that began during the afternoon prompted USDCAD rallies sustainably towards 1.3355 levels. These levels are justified as the minutes of the March FOMC meeting published yesterday illustrated how much...

U.S. under Trump Series: Is Federal Reserve losing independence in Trump era?

Apr 11, 2019 11:00 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) not so veiled warning to Trump administration against attacking central banks independence. Speaking in an interview, Tobias Adrian, director of IMFs monetary and capital markets...

FxWirePro: RBA and RBNZ keep Antipodeans sluggish - Options trades for AUD/NZD range-bounded trend

Apr 11, 2019 10:20 am UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks

AUDNZD has been oscillating between 1.1425 and 1.0025 levels from thelast 5 years (refer above chart). The upswings, from the last couple of days, are targeting 1.0685 levels with potential for even higher. The main...

ECB in wait-and-see mode, inflation likely to decelerate in months ahead

Apr 10, 2019 19:34 pm UTC| Commentary Central Banks

The European Central Bank met today for its rate decision; however, there were no surprise announcements. During its meeting in March, the central bank titled in a dovish direction by changing its forward guidance on...

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Economy

JGBs close higher ahead of March national consumer price inflation data

The Japanese government bonds closed higher Thursday as investors wait to watch the countrys national consumer price inflation (CPI) data for the month of March, scheduled to be released today by 23:30GMT. The yield on...

Chinese GDP to further witness solid outcome in Q2 2019, support global growth picture: DBS Group Research

Chinas gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to further witness a solid outcome in the second quarter of this year, which should offer further crucial support to the global growth picture, according to the latest report...

NZ Q1 CPI rises 0.1 pct q/q, below 0.2 pct q/q rise incorporated in the RBNZ’s February MPS

New Zealands CPI increased 0.1 percent q/q in Q1 2019, below the 0.2 percent q/q rise incorporated in the RBNZs February MPS, and below ANZ and market expectations. Annual inflation dipped to 1.5 percent y/y, from 1.9...

USD/KRW likely to stay firm amid continued dividend payout BoK’s potential dovish stance, says Scotiabank

The USD/KRW currency pair is expected to stay firm and rally through 1,140 the rest of this week amid continued dividend payout and a potential dovish stance of the Bank of Korea (BoK), according to the latest research...

Australian bonds plunge tracking U.S. Treasuries on rise in risk appetite ahead of March employment report

Australian government bonds plunged during Asian session Wednesday tracking a similar movement in the United States Treasuries as investors risk appetite improved following solid earnings report in the U.S. Investors...

Politics

Vladimir Putin Salary: Over 50 Percent Decline Seen in Russian President’s Pay From 2017 to 2018

Vladimir Putin, as the president of Russia, is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of the world. With that comes the scrutinizing of eyes of critics and his citizens on whatever money he has on the bank. And...

Melania Trump’s Spokeswoman Calls Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour ‘Small-Minded’ After Stating FLOTUS Will Never Be on Mag’s Cover

Melania Trump was snubbed and rejected by Vogues editor-in-chief Anna Wintour when the latter vowed that the FLOTUS will never find herself on the cover of their famed magazine again. The First Lady responded to such...

Donald Trump Reveals He Spoke With Pope Francis, Emmanuel Macron to Offer Sympathy and Help on Notre Dame Cathedral’s Restoration

Donald Trump revealed on Wednesday that he was able to speak to Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron and expressed his condolences for the Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The President of the United States said...

Vladimir Putin to Meet North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un for Their First Summit in Russia; Nuclear Talks Expected

Vladimir Putin, Russias president, is preparing to welcome North Koreas leader Kim Jong Un for their first summit that will be held in Moscow. The meeting comes after the latters failed nuclear talks with Donald Trump...

Melania Trump Not Interested in ‘Superficial’ Vogue Cover

United States First Lady Melania Trump has responded to the alleged non-invite from Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. FLOTUS claimed she has better things to do than be in a superficial magazine cover. Mrs. Trumps...

Science

Cancer Cure: Latest Development in Improving Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Reported

The World Health Organization lists cancer as the second most deadly diseases worldwide. In 2018 alone, around 9.6 million people reportedly passed away due to cancer-related causes. One of the possible reasons why the...

HIV/AIDS Cure: FDA Approves New Two-Drug Regimen for Patients With No Treatment History

Infections from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) it subsequently causes remain some of the most harrowing epidemics around the world. This is mainly because...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Researchers Eye Clinical Trials for ‘All-in-One’ Treatment That Can 'Kick and Kill' Virus

There is still a very long way to go before the world actually sees an ultimate cure for HIV. But significant developments are being reported almost every day. One of the most recent good news came from the researchers of...

Cancer Cure 2019: Less Popular Treatment - Thermal Ablation - to be Improved by Israeli Company for Precise 'Burning' of Tumors

A biotech company from Israel is currently working on improving a lesser popular cancer treatment while many other scientists and researchers work on a potential cure for the disease. People might now have heard much about...

HIV/AIDS Cure: End to the Epidemic Imminent as Three Patients Become HIV-Free?

The past month has been a groundbreaking period in the hopes of ending the worldwide epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that later develops to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Scientists...

Technology

'GTA 6' Latest News, Update: How Former Rockstar Employee Resume Confirms Game’s Development

There has been an interesting development with regards to the development of GTA 6 that involves the resume of a former employee of Rockstar Games. It may have potentially provided details with regards to how far along the...

‘NBA 2K20’ Release Date, Gameplay, Features: Offline ‘My Career’ Option Still on Top of Fans Wishlist

Gaming and basketball fans are still months away from getting their hands on the NBA 2K20. But despite the lack of official updates and teasers at this point, most fans already know what they want on the upcoming title ...

Torrent 2019: Why Canadians Should Be Wary of Illegally Downloading ‘Game of Thrones’

A few of weeks ago, reports came in that the season premiere of the Game of Thrones eighth installment will bring in massive numbers for HBO, both legally and illegally. For the former, the premiere accumulated 17.4...

iPhone X Mini 2019: Why Apple Axed the Smartphone’s Development

It has been over a year since rumors broke out that Apple is planning on creating the iPhone X Mini, a smartphone touted to herald the companys plan to enter the midrange market. The whispers began when reputable leaker...

MacBook Pro 2019 Release Date, Latest News, Update: What the Rumors are Saying About the Upcoming Device

The current MacBook Pro is barely three years old but it seems its successor is already going to come out this year. Theres not much information about the upcoming MacBook Pro 2019 aside from its display size, which is...
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