NZDUSD Under Pressure Post REINZ House Price Index Release

Key Highlights New Zealand dollar traded lower against the US dollar as sellers managed to defend the 0.7450 resistance area successfully. New Zealand REINZ House Price Index was released earlier today which registered a decline of 1% in January 2015. NZDUSD moved lower to test the 0.7400 support area where buyers appeared. New Zealand REINZ House Price Index Ear...
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CHN CPI and CPP impact on majors. The AUDUSD pair climbed.

Key Highlights Chinese consumer price index was released by the National Bureau of Statistics of China earlier today which came as a disappointment. Chinese CPI increased by 0.3% in January 2015, compared to the preceding month whereas the market was expecting a rise of 0.4%. Chinese Producer Price Index was also released which declined by 4.3%, more than the previous f...
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GBPJPY Looks Set For More Gains with JPN Consumer Confidence

Key Highlights British pound traded higher against the Japanese yen recently and looks set for more gains in the near term. Japanese Consumer Confidence was released by the Cabinet Office earlier today which came in at 39.1 up from the last reading of 38.8 in January 2015. Japanese Eco Watchers Survey was also released which came in at 50.0, up by more than 3 points fro...
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US Dollar Cautious Ahead Of NFP

Key Highlights US dollar moved lower against major currencies such as the Euro and the British pound, as it approaches an important i.e. event lined up today. US nonfarm payrolls and the unemployment report will be released by the US Department of Labor later during the NY session. US NFP is slated for an increase of 234K, less than the last reading of 252K. US Non-F...
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Yen Consolidates And Awaits Catalyst For Next Move

Key Highlights Japanese yen mostly consolidated in a range against the US dollar, but managed to gain a few bids against other major currencies such as the Euro and the British pound. Japanese Securities investment, released by Ministry of Finance registered a reading of ¥675.2B, compared to the last revised reading of ¥44.2B. Most important releases lined up for toda...
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Improved Employment In New Zealand Pushes NZDUSD Higher

Key Highlights New Zealand Employment Change and unemployment rate report was released by the Statistics New Zealand, which pointed higher employment change and participation rate. Employment change came in at 1.2% in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with the forecast of 0.8%. Unemployment rate increased from 5.4% to 5.7% whereas the market was expecting a decline t...
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AUDUSD Nosedives As RBA Rate Surprises With A Rate Cut

Key Highlights RBA Interest Rate Decision announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia surprised the Forex market, as the central bank decided to reduce cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.25 percent. Australian dollar reacted sharply after the announcement and plunged by more than 100 pips. Australian trade balance was released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which...
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Encouraging AIG Performance Index Fails To Lift AUD

Key Highlights Australian AIG performance of the manufacturing Index released by the Australian Industry Group increased from 46.9 to 49.0 in January 2015. Australian TD Securities Inflation was also released by The University of Melbourne - Faculty of Economics and Commerce, which registered an increase of 0.1% in January. AUDUSD failed to trade higher and struggled to...
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