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5 reasons for the ascent of USD/JPY

The USD/JPY has reached a new high of ¥107.67, the highest since February 27th. The safe-haven yen is sold-off on an improving market mood, and the US Dollar also has reasons to rise. The technical picture shows the pair is gaining momentum. The USD/JPY is trading above ¥107.50 after having reached a high of ¥107.67. The upside […]

Friday the 13th is not the euro’s lucky day

The EUR/USD is marginally higher on the day, not entirely taking advantage of the risk-on sentiment. Worries about growth counter hopes for better outcomes on trade and Syria counter. The technical picture is fairly balanced for the pair. The EUR/USD is trading around $1.2330, a few pips higher on the day. The mood in markets […]


The US dollar is losing ground against the pound but rising against the yen while the euro remains stable. What’s next? Here is their view, courtesy of eFXdata: EUR/USD: Neutral (since 05 Mar 18, 1.2335): Upward pressure dented but another attempt towards 1.2400 is not ruled out. The release of ECB’s minutes yesterday sent EUR […]

With all that support, no wonder USD/JPY is rising

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows that the USD/JPY has lots of support at around ¥106.80. This area is the convergence of the Fibonacci 38.2% one-week, the Bolinger Band 15m Lower (Stdv. 2.2), the SMA5-4h, the Bolinger Band 1h-Middle, the SMA200-1h, the SMA50-4h, and the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day. On the other hand, there are only weaker and sparser technical […]

Hur man låser upp din fulla handelspotential

De flesta misslyckas med handel eftersom deras önskan att bli framgångsrika inte är tillräckligt stark och det är svårt att tvinga dem till att ha en långvarig självdisciplin. Med andra ord kan de helt enkelt inte uppmuntra viljan att konsekvent agera på ett logiskt sätt varje dag på marknaden. Sitter du någonsin där framför dina […]

FOMC Minutes support the US Dollar – Two opinions

The FOMC Meeting Minutes from Jerome Powell’s first rate decision tried to keep a balanced picture but the underlying tone of optimism is clear. Here is their view, courtesy of eFXdata: USD: FOMC Minutes: Greater Confidence In Inflation & Growth Outlook; Modestly USD Positive – CIBC CIBC Research discusses the reaction to today’s FOMC minutes […]