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USD/JPY hit fresh multi−year highs above 107.50

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Greenback gained momentum across the board ahead of the FOMC statement and pushed USD/JPY to fresh 6-year highs. Price broke above 107.40 and climbed to 107.56, reaching the strongest level since September 2008.

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No changes expected from FOMC, CPI −0.2% no inflation

Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 15 higher 136’15, 10 Yr. Notes 7.5 higher at 124’14.5 and the 5 Yr. Note 2.5 higher at 118’09.5. CPI (Consumer Price Index) this morning came in at a negative 0.2% vs. expectations of unchanged. Yesterday China...

USD/CAD is now back below 1.1000, slightly above the support

USD/CAD The dollar traded mixed against its G10 counterparts during the European morning Wednesday. It was higher against CHF and SEK, in that order, while it was lower against CAD and GBP. The greenback...

USDJPY: Will Fed−Fueled Fire Force a Break of 107.40?

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Markets are voting with their feet

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Gonçalo Moreira -Scotland could set off a contagion and a turning point for financial markets, since it has the capacity to attract capital being out of the UK and Europe.


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Pair Price Hour Day Week Month
USDJPY 107.59 0.11 0.39 0.68 5.12
USDCHF 0.9357 0.11 0.28 -0.11 3.68
EURUSD 1.2948 -0.08 -0.04 0.24 -3.38
GBPUSD 1.6315 -0.05 0.36 0.64 -2.25
AUDUSD 0.9033 -0.13 -0.48 -1.33 -3.08

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