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  • Article / 22 minutes ago

    Morning Report APAC: FOMC was never trigger-happy

    APAC Sales Trading Desk / Saxo Capital Markets
    Morning Report APAC: FOMC was never trigger-happy
    Despite all the speculation, it seems the Federal Open Market Committee was never that close to hiking rates - quite the opposite, according to the Committee minutes. Meanwhile jobless claims are at a 43-year low in the US and in the Eurozone, ECB minutes reveal no serious growth spurts yet.
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  • Calendar event / 1 hour ago

    AU Housing Finance

    Low Finance Approvals-SA, M/M%
    Low Investment Loans-SA, M/M%
  • Article / 1 hour ago

    Today's Trade: Buyers back on Fed inflation concerns

    Trading Desk / Saxo Capital Markets
    Today's Trade: Buyers back on Fed inflation concerns
    Local shares were trading higher at the open, led by Wall Street along with a rise in oil and iron-ore prices. Overnight the Dow Jones added 138 points to 17,050. At one point WTI was up 4.7% before closing up 3.4%, while iron ore was up 5.3%. AUDUSD reached three-week highs of 0.7259 early on and the upside momentum is expected to continue in the near term unless there is some pull-back in iron ore or copper prices.
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  • Editor’s Picks / Yesterday at 22:39 GMT

    Fed shows the market matters the most

    If there was any doubt about who's calling the shots in the ongoing love affair between the Federal Reserve and the market, deliberations from the most recent meeting helped clear things up. Jeff Cox writes that the central bank is showing some serious deference to the folks making the financial world move. Minutes from the FOMC's September session show officials worried both over events as they were unfolding in the world, and market reaction to them. Why is that such a big deal? Because Fed Chair Janet Yellen and her fellow FOMC members have indicated time and again that they will be "data dependent" when deciding the future path of monetary policy generally and interest rates in particular.
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  • Article / Yesterday at 22:14 GMT

    US Market Wrap: Few clues found in FOMC minutes

    FX Consultant / IFXA Ltd
    US Market Wrap: Few clues found in FOMC minutes
    FX markets were lively but ended the day still looking for direction as the FOMC minutes proved inconclusive. Meanwhile, the Bank of England delivered as expected, which meant the GBPUSD did nothing, while EURUSD headed higher into the FOMC minutes before retracing to the pre-release levels.
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  • 6h
    swang swang
    closed all eur shorts at 1.1271
  • 6h
    Dan Murray Dan Murray
    Out at 119.94