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  • Article / Yesterday at 1:03 GMT

    Bank of Japan remains steadfast as inflation falls again

    Managing Director / Technical Research Limited
    New Zealand
    The Bank of Japan's governor Haruhiko Kuroda is sticking to the line that the 2% inflation target will be met around fiscal 2015. However, the latest inflation data shows annual CPI at 0.2%. The BoJ still has the option of introducing negative deposit rates or increasing asset purchases. That’s unlikely before mid-year so in the meantime US dollar developments will drive the USDJPY cross
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  • Article / 20 February 2015 at 18:00 GMT

    FX 4 next week: Ignorance of Greece isn't bliss

    Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    FX 4 next week: Ignorance of Greece isn't bliss
    My gut instinct on the Greece talks is that a deal will be struck, with the impact mainly felt in Greek assets. Elsewhere, Janet Yellen's speech to Congress next week must make a statement about USD – a hawkish surprise might be just what the dollar needs to start blasting USD pairs out of the doldrums – and the JPY crosses could offer a wildcard surprise.
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  • Article / 20 February 2015 at 9:13 GMT

    From the Floor: The big Greek shrug-off

    Deputy Editor / TradingFloor.com
    Denmark
    From the Floor: The big Greek shrug-off
    Markets are on tenterhooks awaiting the outcome of today's last-ditch negotiations between Greece and the Eurozone but the headline here is the absence of any tangible impact on prices – either in FX or elsewhere. John Hardy and Saxo's other analysts reckon the talks could drag on into the weekend and we might have to wait until Monday for clarity and direction.
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  • 20 February
    dominom dominom
    I hope anyone hoping for a Greek deal is terribly wrong. If anyone in the EU agrees to lend more money to a country that is not...
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    SaxoCrooks SaxoCrooks
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  • Article / 18 February 2015 at 8:12 GMT

    FX Update: FOMC minutes to spark USD move

    Head of FX Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    FX Update: FOMC minutes to spark USD move
    The USD has either been on the defensive or stuck in the range, depending on the pair in question, as the market can’t seem to find a catalyst to spark a bigger move. Perhaps tonight’s FOMC meeting minutes will provide a shove for the USD view, one way or another.
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