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Forex markets: Fear makes comeback, but for how long?

Fear is back and generating volatility across the major markets, including forex, with participants dialling down expectations of rate rises in the US and UK and are growing increasingly concerned over the state of the global economy. JPY has strengthened on cue, whilst USD has actually weakened, despite its safe haven status, and this has happened due to US interest rate expectations been shunted further into the future.

Slowdown fears unsettle markets

Market Movers ahead: Market jitters mean less focus on economic data and more on central bank signals. PMI figures for the eurozone are expected to be weak and thus further stoke fears of a global slowdown. Chinese data is expected to show a pick−up in industrial production but falls for both GDP growth and PMI.

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Editor's Pick

PLN, HUF and RON weekly snapshot - Tough week for emerging market currencies by XTB Hungary
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 15:28 GMT

EUR/USD weekly forecast - EUR/USD: don't forget about the euro area by FBS
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 13:44 GMT

Week ahead - Eurozone: Market volatility triggers higher spreads of Eurozone sovereigns by Erste Bank
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 13:40 GMT

Outside the box - Calling into Question by Millennium Wave Investments
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 12:00 GMT

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Market Insights - UK Market Comments by IG
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 15:36 GMT

Intraday Technical Video Alerts - EURJPY − Fibonacci retracement 38.2% on the test by ForexTrading.TV
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Spot Euro and Stock Markets Signals - E−Mini Nasdaq hit our medium term buying opportunity at 3700/3690 by DayTradeIdeas.com
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 14:51 GMT

Daily Pfennig - Bullard's Comments Are Interesting, eh? by EverBank World Markets
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 14:09 GMT

Strategic Currency Briefing - Bullard tames the savage stock market beast by Rockefeller Treasury Services, Inc.
Fri, Oct 17 2014, 12:25 GMT

Economic Calendar

Date (GMT)CountryEventActualCons.Previous
Oct 1709:00DE German Buba President Weidmann speech 
12:30CA Bank of Canada Consumer Price Index Core (MoM) (Sep) 0.2%0.2%0.5%
12:30CA Bank of Canada Consumer Price Index Core (YoY) (Sep) 2.1%2.1%2.1%
12:30US Building Permits (MoM) (Sep) 1.018M1.029M1.003M
12:30CA Consumer Price Index − Core (MoM) (Sep) 0.3%0.4%
12:30CA Consumer Price Index (MoM) (Sep) 0.1%0.1%0.0%
12:30CA Consumer Price Index (YoY) (Sep) 2.0%2.0%2.1%
12:30US Fed's Yellen Speech 
12:30US Housing Starts (MoM) (Sep) 1.017M1.004M0.957M
13:55US Reuters/Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (Oct) Preliminary Release86.484.184.6
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