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Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, TRY, ZAR, JPY

16 Feb 2011 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

US DOLLAR The tone of the latest FOMC Minutes, due for release at 1900hrs GMT today, is unlikely to deviate from the dovish line that the Fed has peddled in recent times. Producer price index figures were significantly higher than expectations, however this has failed to cause the Dollar to strengthen as market participants’ US interest rate expectations appear entrenched. Tomorrow’s inflation figure is equally unlikely to...

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Dollar Swiss Franc Rate Improves Over Fears of Swiss Government Intervention

16 Feb 2011 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The early part of the week saw the Swiss Franc strengthen against the sixteen most-traded currencies following comments by the Chairman of Switzerland’s Central Bank, Phillip Hildebrand. He stated that inflationary pressures in the Swiss economy were being held in check by the strength of the Swiss Franc, which is serving to keep down the prices of foreign imports. However, Hildebrand went on to strike a more hawkish tone when...

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Today's Currency Insight - Pound Rallies on Interest Rate Expectations

16 Feb 2011 at 6 AM - Written by John Cameron

In the UK, yesterday’s annualised CPI inflation figure came out at 4.0%, as anticipated. This is double the government’s stated target of 2.0% and represents the highest level of inflation in Britain since November 2008. The figure meant that Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, had to write a letter of explanation to Chancellor George Osborne, in which he stated that inflation was likely to hit 5% in the near future and...

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Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - EUR, GBP, USD, AUD, JPY, ZAR

15 Feb 2011 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

EURO The Euro has suffered a turbulent day, finishing the European session over 0.5% down against the Pound. Weaker than expected growth figures from Germany, France and the whole of the Eurozone caused fears of a downturn in the real economy. NEAR-TERM OUTLOOK – NEGATIVE. STERLING The Pound made gains across the board in Tuesday trading after the annualised CPI figure for January showed that UK inflation is running...

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Euro Currency Insight - Pound Euro Rate Gains on Disappointing European Growth Numbers

15 Feb 2011 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

Disappointing growth figures in the Eurozone have weighed heavily on the Euro during today’s European trading session. French quarterly GDP figure for quarter 4 of 2010, released this morning showed growth of 0.4% as opposed to expectations of 0.6%. German counterpart figures also disappointed, with Europe’s industrial powerhouse economy showing weak growth – the quarterly GDP figure coming out at 0.4% against market...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Pound Euro Forecasts

Today's Currency Insight - Volatility Expected for Pound Dollar Rate as Heavy Data Schedule Dominates

15 Feb 2011 at 6 AM - Written by John Cameron

Today sees one of the busiest schedules of data releases in the markets for a considerable time, with several key indicators due out. Two closely watched market indictors have been announced already, during the Asian trading session, in the form of the Australian RBA’s Minutes of its last policy meeting and the Japanese Central Bank’s interest rate decision for February. The RBA’s Minutes were neutral in tone, on the one...

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Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, NZD, CAD, CHF

14 Feb 2011 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

US DOLLAR The Dollar made significant gains against the Euro in today’s trading session, gaining over half a percent on the day. Policy-makers in the US have remained dovish on a near-term rate hike, tomorrow’s retail sales figure and Wednesday’s inflation figure could alter this. NEAR-TERM OUTLOOK – NEUTRAL TO POSITIVE. EURO Concerns over European sovereign debts are likely to remain until the ECB Summit next...

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Foreign Currency Prediction - Pound Canadian Dollar Rate Could Deteriorate

14 Feb 2011 at 10 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Canadian Dollar benefitted from some extremely positive trade figures which were released at the start of Friday’s North American session. The data showed that Canada enjoyed a trade surplus in December, 2010, for the first time in nine months. Analysts had expected the figure to show another deficit of CAD300m; instead market participants were surprised by a large surplus of CAD3bn. The overall growth in exports for...

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Today's Currency Exchange Predictions - Dollar Trends Weaker as Appetite for Risk Picks Up

14 Feb 2011 at 5 AM - Written by John Cameron

Risk sentiment in world markets has swung again this morning following the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak late on Friday night after an eighteen day popular uprising. Mubarak had surprised political spectators by failing to give up his post earlier last week, leading to fears of a fully-fledged military coup in the Arab state. The country will now be governed by a military council for a maximum interim period of...

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World Foreign Currency Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, AED, TRY, INR, HKD

11 Feb 2011 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

US DOLLAR Risk sentiment in the markets has dropped off significantly in the latter part of the week, following down movements in world stock markets. Equities have suffered another negative day today with the Dow Jones currently trading down by a third of a per cent. However, caution is advisable as the Dollar has made significant gains in a short period of time, so some speculative profit-taking can not be ruled out....

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