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Currency Thoughts

  • !South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Held at 6.75%
    A 25-basis point cut in the SARB policy interest rate to 6.75% in July was a response to a then-perceived improved inflation outlook and it was the first reduction in many years. The rate had been hiked six times from January 2014 to March 2016 and b…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 4:21pm -
  • !Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
    Three years have now elapsed since the last change in the Filipino overnight reverse repo rate, which was the second of two 25-basis point hikes in July and September 2014. The latest policy review kept the key central bank rate in The Philippines at…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 3:43pm -
  • !Bank of Japan
    Following four hours and 52 minutes of deliberation over two days, the Bank of Japan’s nine-person Board agreed to leave policy as is, with a -0.1% marginal short-term interest rate, a target of “around zero percent” in the 10-year JGB sovereig…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 3:36pm -
  • !Central Bank of Norway
    A released statement from Norges Bank’s Executive Board after the latest policy review defends keeping Norway’s key monetary policy rate at 0.50% in the period ahead, suggests that the initial increase may need to occur somewhat sooner than proje…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 3:22pm -
  • !Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
    Taiwan’s central bank discount rate has been left at 1.375%, its level since a 12.5-basis point cut in June 2016. A statement released after this week’s quarterly policy review observes sub-potential economic growth and low and well-anchored actu…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 3:12pm -


  • Top Trade Idea For December 24th, 2014 – EUR/USD
    It is understandably a very quiet day with the stock markets in Italy and Germany closed for the Christmas Eve. Elsewhere, most traders are probably out today too although that does not necessarily mean the markets won’t move. In fact, the lack of…
    - 24 Dec 14, 3:28pm -
  • Chart Of The Day For December 24th,2014 – EUR/USD
    By Ilya Spivak EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 1.2173, 1.2080, 1.1929 Resistance:1.2246, 1.2324, 1.2418 The Euro dropped for a fifth consecutive day against the US Dollar, setting a new 28-month low against the US Dollar. A daily clos…
    - 24 Dec 14, 1:13pm -
  • Gold Steady Ahead of Host of US Numbers
    Gold is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the spot price stands at $1177.61 per ounce. On the release front, there are a host of US events ahead of the Christmas holiday. There are four key events on the calendar – Core Durable Goods Orders, F…
    - 24 Dec 14, 10:18am -
  • USD Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast
    Talking Points: Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate Contrast Euro Finds Too Little Traction, Too Late Yen Crosses Advance after BoJ Downgrades Growth Assessment Dollar Crawls to Fresh Five-Year High as Markets Focus on Rate…
    - 24 Dec 14, 6:12am -
  • Bitcoin Continues Offensive as Holiday Season Nears
    Bitcoin is continuing its attack on the $332 level. Earlier today we bounced off $332.92. After a small retracement to $326.66, BTC/USD is back on the offensive, hitting a high of $334.46 before pulling back. We are currently quoted at the $330 round…
    - 23 Dec 14, 10:23pm -

Gold Investing News

  • !Copper Prices Hit One-month Low on Fed Rate Hike Worries
    Copper prices fell after the US Federal Reserve announced plans for one more interest rate hike this year and three in 2018.The post Copper Prices Hit One-month Low on Fed Rate Hike Worries appeared first on Investing News Network.
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 11:45pm -
  • !Gold Standard Ventures Releases Resource Estimate for North Bullion Deposit
    North Bullion is located at the company's Railroad-Pinion gold project, which it says is the second-largest contiguous land package on the Carlin Trend.The post Gold Standard Ventures Releases Resource Estimate for North Bullion Deposit appeared fir…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 11:40pm -
  • !Western Copper and Gold CEO Paul West-Sells
    Western Copper and Gold CEO Paul West-Sells discusses the Yukon-based Casino project, the company's wholly owned, billion-tonne copper-gold project.The post Western Copper and Gold CEO Paul West-Sells appeared first on Investing News Network.
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 11:35pm -
  • !China’s Mining Industry: An Open Opportunity for Investors
    Recognizing the importance of foreign investment to reaching its economic goals, China is revamping its mining industry to attract foreign companies. The post China’s Mining Industry: An Open Opportunity for Investors appeared first on Investing N…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 11:30pm -
  • !CSE Launches New Index, Cannabis Companies Show On Top
    The Canadian Securities Exchange launched a new index meant to account for the largest companies on the exchange, some of the top weighing companies in the index operate in the cannabis business.The post CSE Launches New Index, Cannabis Companies Sh…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 11:05pm -

Finance Magnates

Gold Review


  • My Constants – A new custom tool on the FastMarkets platform
    My Constants is a new tool on FastMarkets that allows users to create constants that can displayed and used throughout the platform in custom tools. This feature can help users save time in building and updating custom tools on the FastMarkets platfo…
    - 12 Jun 17, 1:15pm -
  • Metal Bulletin Apex Report – Now available on the FastMarkets platform
    Great news! The Metals Bulletin APEX Report for Q4 2016 is now available to research subscribers on the FastMarkets Platform! What is the APEX report? The Metal Bulletin APEX report collects the forecasts of the world’s leading metals analysts and…
    - 9 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • New physicals premiums report: the only all-in-one report for global base metal premiums
    FastMarkets’ flagship report, the weekly base metal physical premiums table, has just become even more valuable as a reference tool. Eight years after producing the first weekly table and following FastMarkets’ merger with Metal Bulletin, we are…
    - 19 Jan 17, 4:29pm -
  • Metal Bulletin prices are coming to the FastMarkets platform
    Metal Bulletin prices and physical market reports will soon be available to use with all tools, calculators and features on the FastMarkets platform, allowing you to view its key benchmarks and price assessments alongside live market data, news, rese…
    - 13 Jan 17, 12:41pm -
  • The Metal Bulletin news team preview base metals in 2017
    Below are a number of recently published pieces by Metal Bulletin looking forward to the major issues and industry trends that face the base metals industry in 2017. Their regular news and opinions pieces are usually published on the FastMarkets Prof…
    - 22 Dec 16, 5:01pm -

TF Metals Report

  • !Time To Lay Low
    Even though we've tried to warn and prepare, none of that makes the inevitable Spec wash-and-rinse any easier to watch. read more
    - 12 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • Another Fascinating JBSFC
    John and Steve recorded another fascinating hour last evening and, as usual, you would be well-served to give it a more
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 17, 1:13pm -
  • Levels To Watch Today
    Not much new to discuss this morning as everything will key off of Mother's Fedlines and presser this afternoon. To that end, here are some key levels to watch after the dust settles. read more
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 17, 1:01pm -
  • Looking Ahead To Wednesday
    As Mother kicks off here latest Tea & Doily Party, the focus shifts from what type of pie will she serve during the breaks to what will be the market reaction to her Fedlines and press conference. read more
    - 3 days ago 19 Sep 17, 1:16pm -
  • Two Steps Back
    The new week begins with USDJPY continuing its relentless assault higher and this, of course, has both Comex metals under pressure this morning. Back on Friday, we discussed some downside levels to watch this week and, unfortunately, that warning app…
    - 3 days ago 18 Sep 17, 3:03pm -

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