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EUR/USD reversed its direction after dropping below 1.1700. FOMC-inspired US Dollar Index rally lost momentum on Thursday. Wall Street’s main indexes are posting impressive gains. Following Wednesday’s sharp decline, the EUR/USD pair spent the first half of the day moving sideways below 1.1700. With the greenback coming under renewed selling pressure during the American session,
USD/JPY has bounced from the 109.12/07 lows. However, the pair’s upside remains capped below 110.25. Karen Jones, Team Head FICC Technical Analysis Research at Commerzbank, expects USD/JPY to drop as low as 107.36. See – USD/JPY: Three reasons why the yen could start to recover – MUFG First support seen at the Mid-July low of 109.07
USD/JPY faces further losses if 109.10 is cleared in the near term, commented FX Strategists at UOB Group. Key Quotes 24-hour view: “USD closed on a soft note at 109.21 (-0.16%) in NY but rebounded during early Asian hours. Waning downward momentum coupled with oversold conditions suggests limited downside risk for USD. For today, USD
WTI reversed its direction after rising earlier in the day. UAE sees no need for OPEC to revise output strategy. Investors await API’s Weekly Crude Oil Stock data. After losing nearly 2% on Monday, crude oil prices staged a rebound in the first half of the day on Tuesday with the barrel of West Texas
EUR/USD remains on track to close the day flat. US Dollar Index lost its momentum amid plunging bond yields. Flight-to-safety continues to dominate financial markets at the start of the week. The EUR/USD pair started the new week under modest bearish pressure and dropped to its lowest in more than three weeks at 1.1700. With
GBP/USD Weekly Forecast: Breaking out of range? Duo of central bank decisions to trigger action Do current inflation trends warrant tightening policy anytime soon? The past week’s latest figures have caused jitters, leaving investors confused. Central banks take the stage in the upcoming week, with the Fed’s taper timing and the BOE’s rate hike prospects
After plunging to its lowest level since 2011 in August, consumer sentiment improved only modestly in early September to 71.0 from 70.3 previously, explained analysts at Wells Fargo. According to them, consumers remain downbeat about current conditions.  Key Quotes:  “Consumer sentiment measured by the University of Michigan suggests consumers are more downbeat today than when
US Dollar mixed across the board, finds support from rebound in US yields. UK: PM Johnson changes members of his Cabinet. GBP/USD holds onto daily gains, remains unable to break 1.3900. The GBP/USD printed a fresh daily high during the American session at 1.3853 and then pulled back toward 1.3820. It is hovering around 1.3840,
EUR/USD consolidates losses around monthly low, eases of late. ECB policymakers reject reflation fears, US inflation for August tames tapering tantrum. Market sentiment dwindles amid mixed clues, confusion over Fed’s next moves. Eurozone IP, ECB members’ comments and second-tier US data will provide intermediate moves, risk catalysts are the key. EUR/USD struggles to keep the