Real or nominal rates? – BBH
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Real or nominal rates? – BBH

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained the difference between nominal and real interest rates. Key Quotes: "Real interest rates are nominal rates adjusted for inflation expectations. Inflation…

WTI tumbles to 3-day lows near $53.00
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WTI tumbles to 3-day lows near $53.00

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

Crude oil prices are sharply lower at the beginning of the week, with the barrel of West Texas Intermediate testing lows in the $53.20 region. WTI lower…

Aussie intermarket: investors to take the plunge, chase the yield and push Aussie higher?
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Aussie intermarket: investors to take the plunge, chase the yield and push Aussie higher?

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7632, down -0.66% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7685 and low at 0.7629. Trump trade in jeopardy, could…

China: Moderate slowdown expected during 2017 – Danske Bank
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China: Moderate slowdown expected during 2017 – Danske Bank

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

According to analysts from Danske Bank, Chinese leading indicators, signal a peak in the cycle. They expect a moderate slowdown during 2017. Key Quotes:  “Chinese leading indicators…

US stocks in search of fresh catalyst to push higher
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US stocks in search of fresh catalyst to push higher

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

Major US equity indices witnessed a lackluster opening at the start of a new trading week amid growing uncertainty around the US President Donald Trump's fiscal plans.…

GBP/USD flirting with lows near 1.2450 level
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GBP/USD flirting with lows near 1.2450 level

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

The greenback recovery picked-up pace during early NA session, with the GBP/USD pair dropping to fresh daily low before retracing few pips to currently trade around mid-1.2400s.…

EUR/USD weaker near 1.0700 on USD, Draghi
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EUR/USD weaker near 1.0700 on USD, Draghi

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

The demand for the single currency remains subdued at the beginning of the week, with EUR/USD now receding to the boundaries of the 1.0700 handle, or session…

USD/JPY inter-markets: deteriorating risk-appetite to pave way for further downslide
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USD/JPY inter-markets: deteriorating risk-appetite to pave way for further downslide

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

Having posted a session high near 112.75 region, the USD/JPY pair came under renewed selling pressure and dropped to its lowest level since Nov. 29. Currently trading…

Inflation is accelerating mainly due to energy prices – ECB's M.Draghi
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Inflation is accelerating mainly due to energy prices – ECB's M.Draghi

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

More from President Draghi: Monetary policy support still needed for inflation pickup; inflation set to rise over coming years. QE pace of EUR60B a month from April-December…

USD/JPY scope for a visit to 111.30 – UOB
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USD/JPY scope for a visit to 111.30 – UOB

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2017

USD/JPY could extend its leg lower to the 111.30 region, noted FX Strategists at UOB Group. Key Quotes “USD had a choppy session last Friday, swinging within…