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Fundamental Analysis

FOMC Triggers Forex Volatility
Marts 19, 2015 - 15:12
The much awaited monetary policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve summed up with extended uncertainty on Wednesday and provided considerable US Dollar declines. However, the greenback travelled again on the success path during early Thursday as removal of the word “Patience”, from the FOMC statement, pinched market players for expecting a rate hike in June meeting. The FOMC statement, said that "The Committee anticipates that it will be appropriate to raise the target range for the federal funds rate when it has seen...
FOMC To Rule Forex Market This Week
Marts 16, 2015 - 14:39
Ignoring disappointing US retail sales data and a drop in consumer sentiment index, the US Dollar last week resumed its broad based rally against other major currencies. Last week's rally helped the overall US Dollar Index (I.USDX), which measures the US Dollar strength against the basked of six major currencies, to test the 100.00 mark barrier. Going forwards, outcome of the Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meeting, starting Tuesday, happens to be the most anticipated event for the Forex market this week. Market...
Tepid Economic Calendar To Restrict Big-Moves In The Forex Market
Marts 09, 2015 - 15:29
Last week's excellent NFP number and a drop in US unemployment rate to 5.5% triggered a fresh leg of strong up-move for the overall US Dollar Index (I.USDX), which rose for the third-straight week. Strong US employment reports has now fuelled speculations of a possible rate-hike by the US central bank as early as June this year. This eventually turn investor's focus towards the next major trigger for the Forex market, US Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meeting scheduled to begin on March 17. Meanwhile, this week'...
NFP And Central Bank Meetings to Dominate The Market
Marts 02, 2015 - 14:43
​After spending much of the February in consolidation mode, the US Dollar made a comeback in the last week, especially against Euro, helping the overall US Dollar Index (I.USDX) to register eight consecutive month of gains. On the economic front, last week's smaller-than-expected downward revision of US GDP growth rate for the fourth-quarter of 2014 and rebound in durable goods orders accompanied with unchanged Fed outlook on interest rate hike and upbeat tone on labor market conditions, as reflected in Federal Reserve Chair Janet...
Economic Releases To Fuel Volatility In The Market
Februāris 23, 2015 - 15:23
Last week's weaker-than-expected US regional manufacturing indices and housing sector data coupled slightly dovish FOMC meeting minutes and not very disappointing Euro-zone's flash PMI figures pulled-down the US Dollar. Adding to the US Dollar weakness were upbeat UK labor market reports and hawkish Bank of England, signaling to a possible rate-hike later in 2015, as reflected from the minutes of its Feb. 5 meeting. However, Greek uncertainty extended some support for the US Dollar, helping the overall US Dollar index (I.USDX) to...