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  • 4d
    Ole Hansen Ole Hansen
    Heavy selling also hit Brent crude oil last week with the combine net-long in WTI+Brent falling by a record 153,000 lots. The combine net-long dropped to 721,000...
  • Article / 16 March 2017 at 13:00 GMT

    Keep calm and carry on

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    Keep calm and carry on
    The US Federal Reserve delivered a quarter-point rate rise on Wednesday, as expected, and issued a calm statement, showing that the Fed is sticking to its game plan and feels no way behind with the pace of normalisation. Meanwhile, the failure of the far-right challenger to win the Dutch election sparked a relief rally seen in narrowing of European bond spreads.
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    16 March
    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    Going 8 years at near the zero bound and now pretending like one is not behind is a bit of denial.
  • Article / 13 March 2017 at 8:41 GMT

    COT: Funds sold EUR, JPY ahead of FOMC — #SaxoStrats

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    COT: Funds sold EUR, JPY ahead of FOMC — #SaxoStrats
    Leveraged funds bought dollars again for the first time in eight weeks during the week ending March 7. Market jitters ahead of upcoming risk events helped trigger broad-based selling. This saw the dollar gross-long jump by 63% to the highest level since December 27.
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  • Article / 06 March 2017 at 8:46 GMT

    COT: Broad-based dollar retreat continues — #SaxoStrats

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    COT: Broad-based dollar retreat continues — #SaxoStrats
    Leveraged funds were broad-based sellers of dollars in the week to February 28. The greenback has been sold continuously for the past eight weeks with the gross-long falling to a five-month low. Not least against the commodity currencies where the NZD net long hit a record just before slumping
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  • Article / 13 February 2017 at 9:08 GMT

    COT: USD selling continues, but EUR eases pressure — #SaxoStrats

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Leveraged funds using IMM currency futures extended the selling of USD into a fifth week. The gross dollar long has now halved during this time. Renewed selling of EUR however helped ease the pressure on the Greenback during the week ending February 7. The IMM CAD net-long meanwhile hit a 4-year high.
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  • 06 February
    Morris Morris
    Please give a strategic summary of this article?
  • 27 January
    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    It would be good if the "Special Relationship" were to flourish with the UK able to moderate Trump's US excess.

    Sadly, the public image is that the...
    27 January
    fxtime fxtime
    Agree Stephen......Young GWBush always claimed to listen to opinions but history shows that his advisors were all ''yes men'' who feared to have an opposing opinion to...
    27 January
    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Any concession/patronisation that comes the UK's way I think will be within the context of the Brexit move and Trump's absolute opposition to surpranational bodies. That's May's...