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USD/JPY consolidates the recovery below 109.50

Having faced rejection just shy of 109.50 barrier, the USD/JPY pair entered a phase of consolidation, as the bulls take a breather after the overnight rebound from four-month lows of 108.58. USD/JPY: Focus shifts to the Jackson Hole Symposium Despite persistent strength seen in the


EUR/USD tumbles to lows near 1.1770 ahead of ZEW

The selling pressure around the single currency is now gathering fresh traction, dragging EUR/USD to test daily lows in the 1.1770 region. EUR/USD focus on ZEW After advancing to the 1.1830 region late on Monday following a bout of USD-weakness, the pair seems to have


German ZEW economic sentiment deteriorates sharply in August

The German ZEW headline numbers for August, showed that the headline economic sentiment worsened for the third month in a row, coming in at 10.0 versus 15.0 expectations and 17.5 seen last. While the sub-index current conditions unexpectedly rose to 86.7 versus 85.5 expected and


Another ICO Hacked as Enigma Investors Lose 500K

It has been the year of the initial coin offering in the cryptocurrency market, but with success comes hardship too as the ICOs draw both good and bad attention. Following the $9 million hack of CoinDash’s ICO, we are now seeing the case of Enigma


USD/TRY cautious in the medium/long term – Danske Bank

Analysts at Danske Bank keep the cautious approach on USD/TRY, seeing it higher near 3.80 in a 6-month’s view. Key Quotes “We see good prospects for the TRY in the short term supported by encouraging macro fundamentals and attractive carry, while staying more cautious in


Japan’s ForeignMin: Its time to exert pressure on North Korea

Japan’s new foreign minister Taro Kono crossed the wires earlier today, via Reuters, noting that international pressure against North Korea must be maintained until Pyongyang clearly demonstrates that it will give up its nuclear programme. Key Quotes: “It’s not the time to discuss (the resumption


US Dollar testing highs near 93.30

After dropping to as low as the 92.90 region on Monday, the US Dollar Index (DXY) has now regained some attraction and is now hovering over the 93.20 region, or daily highs. US Dollar supported below 93.00 The index is picking up pace today following


EUR: Modest reversal lower is likely – HSBC

Analysts at HSBC believe that a modest reversal lower is likely for EUR and are looking for EUR-USD to pull back below support at 1.1600 and perhaps gravitate towards the 50-day MA of 1.1491.  Key Quotes “There may be some intermittent support at 1.1542, the


Australia: Wages to get a minimum wage boost – Westpac

Justin Smirk, Research Analyst at Westpac suggests that outside the minimum wage boost there is little else to drive a broader acceleration in Australian economy. Key Quotes “As the labour market recovers wages lag behind. Wages continue to lag behind the recovery in the Australian