Author: Ryan Littlestone

A heads up that today is end of month for, the UK at least

It looks like the moves have beaten me to the post as EURGBP sees a jump to 0.7354 and quickly reverses to 0.7327

Monday is a bank holiday in the UK (not sure where else) so it looks like this move is the usual end of month trade by Buba for the pound of flesh we have to give Europe

Market sources are noting that there could be some strong demand for the dollar against the euro on Monday, so be warned


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Author: Mike Paterson

More from the order boards 28 August

Here's the latest on the other usual key pairs USDCHF currently 0.9609 with 0.9600 holding the dip so farSellers Buyers  0.9600 0.9630 0.9660 0.9665 0.9680 0.9700 EURCHF currently 1.0861 still underpinned in the dips. SNB citedSellersBuyers 

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Author: Ryan Littlestone

August 2015 Eurozone economic sentiment index 104.2 vs 103.8 exp

Details of the August 2015 Eurozone economic sentiment index data report 28 August 2015 - Prior 104.0 - Business climate 0.21 vs 0.34 exp. Prior 0.39. Revised to 0.41 Crane your necks up to watch the euro soar on the increase in sentiment in the Eurozone. 1.1294 trades from 1.1290.

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Author: Ryan Littlestone
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Pound says "meh" to GDP data

It doesn't look like the GDP revision was enough to bring the buyers out of the woodwork Perhaps a tale of two cities? The headliners came out as expected, which might have been disappointment to some, but a lot of the underlying details showed much better results

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURJPY orders 28 August

Currently  136.44 just off session highs Bids 136.00 136.85 135.50 135.20 (stops below) 135.00 134.80 134.50

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Author: Mike Paterson

PBOC does another SLO for yuan 60bln at 2.35%

Short term liquidity operation again today from the Chinese central bank Last time, , it gave equities/euro a relief rally earlier in the week No such response at the moment

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Author: Mike Paterson

North Rhine Westphalia CPI August +0.1% vs +0.1% prev

Latest of the German regionals ahead of German whole CPI at 12.00 GMT - yy +0.25 vs _+0.2% prev EURUSD chewed through 1.1300 offers but failed to trigger stops reported now above 1.1310

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Author: Mike Paterson
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AUDUSD orders 28 August

Currently 0.7170 having failed to hold gains above 0.7200. Bids nearby Offers   0.7200 0.7220-25 0.7250 0.7265 0.7285 0.7300 Bids  0.7155-60 0.7120 0.7100 0.7075-80 0.7050 (barrier option- stops below)  0.7000 (barrier option-stops below) 0.6950 (barrier option- stops below)

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Author: Ryan Littlestone

Q2 2015 UK GDP revision 0.7% vs 0.7% exp q/q

Q2 2015 UK GDP revision data report 28 August 2015 - Prior 0.7%. Q1 0.4% - 2.6% vs 2.6% exp. y/y. Prior 2.6%. Q1 2.9% - Exports 3.9% vs 2.0% exp q/q. Prior 0.4% Off the bat it's a decent revision with exports and business investment up nicely. GBPUSD has turned around the dip to 1.5398 and is now at 1.5426

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURGBP orders 28 August

Currently 0.7336 enjoying the euro love so far. Offers here and into 0.7350 but month-end demand should keep it underpinned UK Q2 GDP revision out at 08.30 GMT

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Author: Mike Paterson

GBPUSD orders 28 August

Currently 1.5413 now in retreat on EURGBP rally. Q2 UK GDP revision out at the bottom of the hour Offers  1.5430 1.5450 1.5480 .5500-05 1.5520 1.5550 1.5580-85 1.5600 Bids 

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Author: Mike Paterson

Italy consumer confidence index Aug 109.00 vs 107.00

Good data but not a price changer - 106.7 prev rev up from 106.5 - business confidence +102.50 vs 103.6 exp vs 103.50 prev rev down from 103.6 Business sector not so sure

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Author: Mike Paterson

Bavaria CPI August mm +0.1% vs +0.25 prev

More regional CPI out now - yy +0.3% vs +0.3% prev - Brandenburg mm -0.2% vs +0.25 prev - yy -0.1% vs +0.15 prev - Hesse mm 0.0% vs +0.2% prev - yy +0.4% as prev Softer tones can be expected to reflected in whole of Germany data at 12.00 GMT

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Author: Mike Paterson

USDJPY orders 28 August

Currently 120.78 on session lows as equities/USD wobbles again Offers 121.00 121.20 121.50 121.75-80 122.00 Bids 120.60 120.45-50 120.20 120.00 119.80-85 119.50 119.25-30 119.00

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURUSD orders 28 August

Currently 1.1293 on the rise as DAX turns lower. Offers at 1.1300 again Offers Bids  1.1265-70 1.1250 1.1225-30 1.1200 1.1185 1.1150

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Author: Mike Paterson

EURUSD orders 28 August

Currently 1.1293 on the rise as DAX turns lower. Offers at 1.1300 again Offers Bids  1.1265-70 1.1250 1.1225-30 1.1200 1.1185 1.1150

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Author: Mike Paterson
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Euro rallies as European equities turn lower

We're seeing a turnaround in Europe's stock markets and a flow back into the euro - DAX -0.6% EURUSD up to 1.1291 with EURGBP up to 0.7319 but FTSE still in positive territory

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan

ECB's Draghi supports idea of European Finance Ministry - FAZ

Livesquawk had the headline earlier (at 0512 London time): ECB's Draghi supports idea of European Finance Ministry - FAZ - FAZ reports that ECB board member Benoît Coeuré spoke in favour of it Paris Said a European Ministry of Finance:

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