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FxWirePro: CNB doves to bolster EUR/CZK short hedging sentiments through H1’2018

Feb 19, 2018 12:13 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Central Banks Insights & Views

In CEE FX space, last Friday conveyed two key pieces of data: 1) We received the flash estimate of Q4 GDP, which disappointed slightly at 0.5% QoQ against the consensus expectation of 0.7%. Full-year 2017 GDP growth...

FxWirePro: Bulls eye on bullion – Add longs in XAU and XAG on CME

Feb 19, 2018 11:42 am UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

We turned bullish on precious metals last Friday as we see strengthening demand fundamentals and higher pricing over the late stages of the current economic expansion. Gold futures contracts for April delivery eased 0.21%...

FxWirePro: Bulls eye on bullion – Add longs in XAU and XAG on CME

Feb 19, 2018 11:42 am UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

We turned bullish on precious metals last Friday as we see strengthening demand fundamentals and higher pricing over the late stages of the current economic expansion. Gold futures contracts for April delivery eased 0.21%...

FxWirePro: USD/CAD OTC setup and fundamental drivers for optimized hedging via collar spreads

Feb 19, 2018 11:06 am UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

In this write-up, writing exorbitant calls in collar spreads amid cautious bears has been emphasized. Before that lets have a glance through the shrinking IVs in USDCAD that are creeping up a tad below 7.4-7.38% for...

FxWirePro: USD/CAD bulls attempt to consolidate ahead of Jan FOMC minutes, consecutive shootings stars counter rallies – Tunnel spreads to trade

Feb 19, 2018 10:08 am UTC| Technicals Insights & Views

Since the beginning of this February, weve noticed considerable bullish consolidation in USDCAD rallies. But back-to-back shooting stars formation counters these rallies (refer daily chart), as a result, the current price...

FxWirePro: Shorting USDJPY near-month straddle vs longs in mid-month strangle

Feb 19, 2018 09:20 am UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

The yen has erupted higher more recently than that (up 16% vs USD and 25% against GBP in 1H 2016 for example). Thats a reminder that when a currency is as cheap as the yen (USDJPY PPP is at 103 according to the OECD) it...

FxWirePro: AUD risk reversals ahead RBA monetary policy minutes

Feb 19, 2018 08:44 am UTC| Research & Analysis Insights & Views

Should hover just above 0.7900 during the day ahead given little data and US markets closed. AUDUSD in medium-term perspective:The reversal from 0.81 late Jan to 0.78 mid-Feb has removed much of the apparent AUD...

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Economy

UK gilts suffer ahead of BoE Governor Carney’s speech, January employment report

The UK gilts suffered during European session Monday as investors wait to watch Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carneys speech, scheduled to be held later today and the countrys employment report for the month of...

German bunds slump ahead of February ZEW economic sentiment index, manufacturing PMI

The German bunds slumped Monday ahead of the countrys ZEW economic sentiment index and the manufacturing PMI for the month of February, scheduled to be released on February 20 and 22 by 10:00GMT and 08:30GMT...

German bunds slump ahead of February ZEW economic sentiment index, manufacturing PMI

The German bunds slumped Monday ahead of the countrys ZEW economic sentiment index and the manufacturing PMI for the month of February, scheduled to be released on February 20 and 22 by 10:00GMT and 08:30GMT...

EUR/HUF likely to rise to 315.00 by Q3 2018: Commerzbank

The Hungarian forint is expected torise to a level of 315.00 against the euro by the third quarter of this year, according to a recent research report from Commerzbank. HungarianCPI data for January turned out to be...

Thailand 2018 GDP growth seen at 3.7 pct y/y, investment activity to pick up only gradually: ANZ Research

Thailands full-year gross domestic product (GDP) for 2018 is expected to come in at 3.7 percent y/y, with investment activity picking up only gradually during the year. Further, government infrastructure spending is...

Politics

For black celebrities like Oprah, it's impossible to be apolitical

Oprah Winfreys rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate in 2020, with some pundits questioning the merits of another celebrity president. But to...

Politicians are inflating the evidence used to justify tax increases

Chris Doucouliagos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Deakin Business School and Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University Many government policies are flawed because...

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The U.S. middle class has always had a special mystique. It is the heart of the American dream. A decent income and home, doing better than ones parents, and retiring in comfort are all hallmarks of a middle-class...

What does Ramaphosa's victory mean for South Africa's economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africas governing party, the African National Congress (ANC). This positions him to become the countrys president in 2019. Sibonelo...

Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to confront South Africa's bleak future

Among all the remarkable turns in African politics this year, one of the most momentous was Decembers ANC party congress in South Africa, where the party chose a new president: Cyril Ramaphosa, who narrowly bested...

Science

Ozone Layer Update; Not Recovering As Expected For Unknown Reasons

In the late 90s, the issue regarding the hole in the ozone layer was big in the public consciousness, but it quickly faded in light of a new gigantic threat in the form of climate change. In recent years, scientists have...

Scientists Wants To Use Poison As Male Birth Control

The pharmaceutical industry or indeed the drug market has historically used a variety of organic substances and resources to create medicine for various applications. Several poisonous plants, for example, have been turned...

Children Given New Ear Grown From Their Own Cells

Growing human body parts has been the focus of study for many in the medical industry for decades. In a recent breakthrough, a new study revealed that children with underdeveloped ears were given new ones that were grown...

Scientists Are Now Turning To AI-Powered Viruses To Kill Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Due to the proliferation of antibiotics and the careless disposal of these drugs into the environment, many drug-resistant strains of bacteria have started popping up. Aptly called Superbugs, these microorganisms have...

Mega Cities To Suffer Most Due To Rising Temperatures, Heat Waves To Assault Urban Poor And Rich Alike

Thanks to global warming, the planets temperature continues to rise despite the best attempts of countries trying to curtail the effects of carbon emissions. In a recent study, researchers have found that this rising...

Technology

Twitter Surprises Everyone By Actually Making Money

Twitter has been a bit of an oddity in the tech industry since its inception, in that it doesnt really make much money. Unlike Snapchat, Instagram, or Facebook, the sitting U.S. presidents preferred social media platform...

Fortnite Battle Royale’s Valentine’s Patch Is Here And Players Get A Crossbow

One of the best things about Epic Games Fortnite Battle Royale is the many quirky, and often timely events that it provides to its millions of players. Since Valentines Day is coming up, its only fitting that players would...

Renewable Energy Made Up Half Of New U.S. Energy In 2017

2017 saw one of the fastest adoption rates for renewable energy yet, with about half the added power coming from green sources. This is the fourth time that renewables outpaced natural gas as new additions to the power...

Elon Musk Throws Shade At LIDAR For Driverless Cars, Calls It A Crutch

LIDAR is one of the foremost technologies being used in developing self-driving technology right now, with big names like Googles Waymo and Uber frantically trying to claim supremacy using the tool. In his usual renegade...

Google Sued, Accused Of Knowingly Selling Broken Pixel Phones

When Google launched the first batch of Pixel phones, the products received mixed reactions from the industry. Many critics loved it but just as many had issues with it. Apparently, theres a portion of customers who...
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