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USD/CAD drops to mid-1.24s as greenback remains under pressure Eren Sengezer

The USD/CAD pair came under a renewed selling pressure during the early NA session and broke below its narrow trading band to refresh a daily low at 1.2442. As of writing, the pair was trading a couple of pips above that level, where it was down 0.4% on the day.Amid a lack of fresh fundamental drivers at the start of the week, the pair's trading action is being dominated by the US Dollar Index's m...

18:46 22 January /2018 Forex

GBP/USD clings to gains above 1.39 handle, closer to post-Brexit highs Haresh Menghani

   •  A broadly weaker USD supportive of the up-move.
   •  Brexit optimism provides an additional boost. 
   •  Follow-through momentum needed to confirm bullish outlook.As the NA trading session gets underway, the GBP/USD pair caught some fresh bids and inched back closer to Friday's fresh post-Brexit highs.Currently placed around the 1.3920-30 region, ...

17:46 22 January /2018 Forex

USD/CHF struggles to find direction, stays in tight range above 0.96 Eren Sengezer

After starting the week with a small bearish gap, the USD/CHF pair failed to make a decisive recovery above the 0.96 mark with greenback struggling to gain traction amid the government shutdown in the U.S. As of writing, the pair was down 0.2% on the day at 0.9607.The US Dollar Index, which was able to retrace a portion of its daily drop in the last couple of hours, came under a renewed pressure f...

17:46 22 January /2018 Forex

JPY & BoJ Preview - ING Haresh Menghani

FX Strategists at the Economic and Financial Analysis Division of ING Bank N.V. provided a brief overview of the upcoming BOJ monetary policy decision and its possible implication on the USD/JPY pair.Key quotes:“The Bank of Japan meeting this week (Tue) may command more attention than usual – not le...

17:00 22 January /2018 Forex

Gold retreats from session highs, eases toward $1330 on USD recovery Eren Sengezer

After finishing the previous week with a loss of more than $10, the XAU/USD pair started the week with a small bullish gap but failed to extend its gains. As of writing, the pair was trading near $1331, virtually unchanged on the day. Despite today's fluctuations, the pair is moving in a relatively tight trading range. The US Dollar Index, which made a t...

16:46 22 January /2018 Forex

USD/JPY consolidates below 111.00 mark, Tuesday’s BOJ decision awaited Haresh Menghani

   •  USD continues to remain under pressure. 
   •  Surging US bond yields lend some support.
   •  BOJ decision awaited for fresh directional impetus. The USD/JPY pair has managed to hold its neck above daily lows but continued with its struggled to move back above the 111.00 handle. The pair opened with a bearish gap at the start of a new week and was ...

16:46 22 January /2018 Forex

GBP/USD struggles to build on gains beyond 1.39 handle Haresh Menghani

   •  The US government shutdown continues to weigh on the USD.
   •  Investors seemed reluctant to place fresh bets ahead of this week’s macro releases. The GBP/USD pair once again failed to build on its strength above the 1.3900 handle and quickly retreated around 20-pips from session tops. The US government shutdown continued weighing on the 16:23 22 January /2018 Forex

USD/CAD struggles to gain traction, holds weaker below 1.25 handle Haresh Menghani

   •  Renewed USD selling bias prompts some fresh selling.
   •  Subdued oil prices help limit deeper losses. 
   •  Traders eye Canadian manufacturing sales data for some impetus. The USD/CAD pair came under some renewed selling pressure on Monday and has now eroded around 50% of Friday's strong rebound. The pair continues to face difficul...

15:46 22 January /2018 Forex

BOJ to push back against premature tightening expectations - BBH Haresh Menghani

Global Currency Strategy Team at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) offers a preview of the upcoming BOJ monetary policy decision, due to be announced during the Asian session on Tuesday.Key quotes:“The monetary convergence hypothesis will be tested further in the week ahead.  The Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank hold...

15:00 22 January /2018 Forex

EUR/USD nears session tops but lacks momentum, around mid-1.2200s Haresh Menghani

The EUR/USD pair once again managed to catch some bids ahead of the 1.2200 handle and has now rebounded around 40-pips from session lows. The pair opened with a modest bullish gap at the start of a new week and was being supported by some positive development over ending a political deadlock in German...

14:46 22 January /2018 Forex

Libya restarts Wintershall's oil fields to boost national output - BBG Dhwani Mehta

The Libyan state energy producer National Oil Corp (NOC) came out with a statement on Sunday, announcing the restart of production at Wintershall AG’s Sara oil fields more than two months after they were closed by protests, Bloombe...

14:23 22 January /2018 Forex

AUD/USD jumps closer to 4-month tops, back above 0.80 handle Haresh Menghani

   •  A modest USD rebound already seems to have lost steam. 
   •  Surging US bond yields does little to stall the up-move. 
   •  US political development remains a key determinant. The AUD/USD pair reversed an early dip to the 0.7980 region and was now seen building on its momentum further beyond the key 0.80 psychological mark.A fresh...

14:00 22 January /2018 Forex

GBP/USD set to test 1.3945 on USD weakness? Dhwani Mehta

The GBP/USD pair remains well bid so for this Wednesday, now consolidating the brief spike to 1.3911 highs, as the bulls gather pace for a test of multi-month tops of 1.3945.GBP/USD regains 5-DMA and beyondCable keeps its bullish momentum intact near the 1.39 handle, as 13:46 22 January /2018 Forex

WTI stuck in range around $ 63.50 Dhwani Mehta

After a volatile session witnessed on Friday, WTI (oil futures on NYMEX) extends its Asian consolidative phase, although remains underpinned by the remarks from the Saudi Arabian and Iraqi Oil Ministers.The 12:46 22 January /2018 Forex

The Week Ahead - Rabobank Dhwani Mehta

The Research Team at Rabobank offers a list of the key macroeconomic events due on the cards this week from across the globe.Key Quotes:“ECB: The biggest focus for the EUR this week is likely to be the ECB policy meeting on Thursday.While a revision is likely to remove this bias, we expect the March meeting to ...

12:46 22 January /2018 Forex

Iraqi OilMin: Oil market is heading in the right direction Dhwani Mehta

Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul Karim Luaibi is out on the wires now, via Reuters, noting that the oil market is heading in the right direction.Additional Headlines:Global oil market heading to stability.Global oil inventories are falling, contributing to market stability.Market ...

12:23 22 January /2018 Forex

USD/JPY eases from highs, remains capped below 111.00 handle Haresh Menghani

   •  USD fails to build on a modest rebound, despite surging US bond yields.
   •  Cautious environment further underpins JPY’s safe-haven demand.
   •  Focus remains on the Senate vote to fund the government.The USD/JPY pair struggle to move back above the 111.00 handle and quickly retreated around 20-pips from session tops during the early European ses...

12:23 22 January /2018 Forex

USD/CAD in search of a firm direction, ranging below 1.25 handle Haresh Menghani

The USD/CAD pair continued with its struggle to reclaim the key 1.25 psychological mark and extended its consolidative price action through the early European session.A combination of diverging forces did little to provide any fresh impetus and the pair struggled for a firm directional bias at the start of a new trading week. The recent upsurge in ...

12:00 22 January /2018 Forex

EUR/USD rebounds to test 1.2250 on notable USD supply Dhwani Mehta

Fresh bids emerged once again near 1.2215 region, prompting a tepid bounce in the EUR/USD pair back towards the midpoint of the 1.22 handle, as broad-based US dollar selling resumes amid narrowing US-German yields spread.The European traders hit their desks and reacted negatively to the 12:00 22 January /2018 Forex

GBP/USD recovers losses, treasury yields surrender gains Omkar Godbole

GBP/USD found takers at the daily low of 1.3857 and moved higher to 1.3896, possibly due the 10-year treasury yield surrendering the daily gains.As of writing, the spot is exchanging hands at 1.3890. The 10-year yield clocked a high of 2.67 percent; the highest level since July 2014 despite US government shutdown. However, the yield has backed off from the multi...

11:23 22 January /2018 Forex