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Will Euro Test 1.40 After DSK’s Arrest?

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

The arrest over the week-end of IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn on sexual assault charges in New York sent the EUR/USD tumbling through the 1.4100 barrier at the start of week’s trade in Asia as traders worried that the sudden disruption in the leadership of the organization could derail the delicate negotiations on Greek debt. Mr. Kahn, who was an instrumental figure in structuring of various bailout packages for Greece, Ireland and Portugal was apprehended by New York detectives as his plane was just about to leave for Paris. As result, the IMF quickly appointed John Lipsky to be the the acting managing director of the fund. Mr. Lipsky was the first deputy managing director of IMF, a position he has held since September 2006.

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EUR feeling the pressure ahead of EU meetings Monday/Tuesday – Forexrazor

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

EUR feeling the pressure ahead of EU meetings Monday/Tuesday
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Yuan falls on strong dollar, less global pressure seen

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

* Dollar index hits 6-month high * Benchmark NDFs track dlr trade to hit one-month high * Yuan may move in narrow range in short term * But high inflation still pressures yuan * Yuan at 6.5067, up 4.91 …

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Gbp/Usd from a daily perspective

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Gbp/Usd has come off considerably from its May 2 high of 1.6736. The pair is trading below the 61.8% fibo retracement of the move up from March 28 low of 1.5935 to aforementioned May 2 high. If the pair can close below its 100 day M/A of 1.6117 a full retracement is likely. The 200 day M/A lies at 1.5918 which should add support if sterling does come off further. If the pair holds the first obstacle to the upside is the 61.8% fibo at 1.6240, with stronger resistance at the 50% of 1.6335.

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Australian dollar / US Dollar – 16/05/2011 05:52 GMT

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

AUDUSD - Australian dollar / US Dollar

Australian dollar / US Dollar

Weekly Daily Hourly
Trends
Resistances 1.0715 1.065 1.059
Supports 1.0445 1.048 1.0525
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Entry Stop Target 1 Target 2
1.055 1.0585 1.047 1.045

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John Wood Group to return GBP1.05B to shareholders

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

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Banks Woo Funds With Private Peeks

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

Some big investment banks offer their hedge-fund clients special access to senior deal makers and corporate executives, via dinners or other gatherings—a longstanding practice that is drawing fresh scrutiny.

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Asian stocks dip as investors cut risk

May 16, 2011 by SteveT   Comments (0)

The euro’s weakness, prompted by concerns of a possible eurozone debt restructuring, spills over into equities, with most markets opening in the red after two weeks of losses

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