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17 September 2015

Media reviews

Natalya Indeeva

Federal Reserve Dominating Headlines (Main News 17/09/15)

The chief executive of Goldman Sachs has cautioned the US Federal Reserve against raising interest rates, saying policymakers should resist the temptation to hike prematurely and “get it over with”.
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Market sessions

Vladislav Antonov

Euro and Franc Update Session Maximums Against USD

During European trades the euro and Swiss franc have renewed their session maximums against the USD. The euro/dollar followed the franc to 1.1337. Demand for the franc increased after the SNB met and decided to keep their base rate at -0.75%.
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Commodities

Vladislav Antonov

Oil Prices Up Slightly

On Wednesday the cost of oil was up 4%. US oil reserve reports have pushed traders into closing short positions and purchasing oil futures. Brent has risen to 50 USD per barrel, with WTI up to 47.93 USD.
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Market sessions

Vladislav Antonov

Pound/Dollar: Expected Return to LB

On Wednesday the buyers were wearing big grins. The UK pound rose by almost 200 points against the dollar. At first the pound was up on UK labour market data.
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Market sessions

Vladislav Antonov

Euro/Dollar: Sideways Expected ‘Till Evening

On Wednesday, weak US inflation data became the main driver pushing down the USD. Traders were abandoning the dollar before the FOMC convened, expecting that the Fed will leave the base rate unchanged. In light of this, oil and gold went up.
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16 September 2015

Media reviews

Natalya Indeeva

Eurozone Inflation Grinds Even Slower in August, Raises Expectations of More QE (Main News 16/09/15)

Eurozone inflation all but evaporated in August, revised data showed on Wednesday, raising market expectations that the European Central Bank could step up its government bond buying programme.
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Commodities

Anna Bodrova

World Bank Offers Ukraine $500 Million to Develop Financial Sector

The World Bank has offered the Ukraine another $500 million credit line. This money is to be spent on the development of the country’s financial sector. In August Kiev received a similar loan from the World Bank; to be spent on the optimization of economic conditions in the country.
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Commodities

Anna Bodrova

Brent on Wednesday to Trade $47-48.5 Before Fed Data is Published

Oil prices this morning are suffering a little, but Brent seems to be holding well around $48, allowing us to talk about bull dominance. Yesterday saw data from the API out.
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Market sessions

Vladislav Antonov

Euro/Dollar: Euro Back to LB

On the whole I’m happy with how the euro/dollar has slid to the 90th degree. Due to the yen crosses, the maximum on my forecast wasn’t reached and the minimum was below the target.
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