Australian Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes 19th May 15 – Aussie short opportunities

The $AUDUSD has been acting irrationally for weeks now. We are seeing and unexpected strength in the AUD even after negative numbers. This was being fuelled by the US economy losing momentum and China turning down interest rate. The RBA has made indication today however that the Australian Dollars Joyride must come to an end. […]

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The Great AUD Con – rates drop

So traders around the world were astonished and some lost the house when the RBA cut rates. As in with the ECB every time the rate was cut the currency started a fast downward wave as the liquidity in the market increases. But apart from a sudden 40 pip drop the AUD rose by to […]

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FOMC 29th April 2015: Is the US heading back towards 2013 woes?

Most recently the US was reporting positive numbers across the range and a large part of the conversation was around interest rate hikes and  a higher interest in the USD Bond market. The FOMC meeting has changed the spectrum of the ongoing conversation with no talk preluding to an interest rate hike or relative timeframe. GDP for […]

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$PBR Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR) Update

For those of you who tune in frequently and follow us on Twitter knew that the stock was a must buy around a month ago. We advised for any buy under $10. We also made clear that you had to go all in at $5 on the 13th of March. For those of you who […]

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Australian Dollar to remain subdued

Assistant Governor Kent spoke at the Bloomberg breakfast this morning in Sydney and the Monetary minutes have given the AUDUSD rate small northbound boost allowing traders to pick up a short influx off around 20 pips. The south train is already kicking in with major issues being pointed out by the RBA. There were no […]

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Traders have rejected Australian Data amidst negative Chinese Data

Australia may have added 10 folds more job than expected and beat improvement expectations in the unemployment rate but traders and investors are not giving the AUD any room to exhale.

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Europe slow growth a deflation threat – no further downside expected

French President and European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi both agreed that measures need to be taken to stimulate growth in the Euro zone.

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Eurozone – recovery not on track

Mario Draghi may still have his stars in the Euro zone but with the LTRO policy, low interest rates – the desired effect is not triggering relaxed enough lending behaviour in both banking and business sector. GDP rates depicted here show a slow decline in growth. Is Draghi ready for some QE?

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