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Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Σύμφωνα με τα στοιχεία του Χρηματιστηρίου του Σικάγου, οι συνολικές καθαρές τοποθετήσεις (αγορές μείον πωλήσεις) για μη εμπορικές συναλλαγές (specs) στο ευρώ (Γράφημα ) την εβδομάδα που έληξε στις 14 Μαρτίου μειώθηκαν κατά 18.474 συμβόλαια, με αποτέλεσμα οι συνολικές καθαρές (αγορές μείον πωλήσεις) θέσεις να διαμορφωθούν στα -41.027 συμβόλαια από -59.501 που ήταν την προηγούμενη εβδομάδα.

Friday, March 24, 2017

EUR/ GBR - A stronger EUR gain can be sensed in the coming future against all the currency pairs including GBP.- Read more..

Daily  Report EUR/GBR by  instaforex



After retesting the 0.8760 resistance area the price has drastically fell towards 0.86. Today was an important day for EUR having French and German Manufacturing PMI where both posted positive result of 53.4 and 58.3, which was better than the forecast made for the events.

EUR/USD - Today is quite a positive day for EUR .- Read more..

Daily  Report EUR/USD by  instaforex



EUR/USD has been in a non-volatile up trend since the bounce from 1.0550 support level. Currently the price is correcting below the resistance of 1.0800. Today is quite a positive day for EUR having French Flash Manufacturing PMI at 53.4 which was expected to be at 52.4, French Flash Services report at 58.5 which was expected to be at 56.2, German Flash Manufacturing PMI at 58.3 which was expected to be at 56.6 and the German Flash Services report was positive with 55.6 which was expected to be at 54.5. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Silver - The price remains organized within the bullish channel..- Read more..

Daily  Report Silver by  instaforex



Silver price trading settles above 17.43 level that forms an important support base for the intraday trading. 

USD/CAD - The next bullish target would be located around ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report  USD/CAD by  instaforex



Since April 2016, the USD/CAD pair has been trending upward within the depicted ascending channel. In December 2016, a bullish breakout above 1.3300 (50% Fibonacci level) was expected to allow a further advance toward 1.3700-1.3750 (the upper limit of the depicted channel).

Daily Report - EUR/USD - Gold by instaforex

Daily  Report - Trading plan by  instaforex



Technical Outlook: The EUR/USD pair has extended its rally since March 21, 2017, to 1.0825 levels as depicted here on the hourly chart setup. The pair has remained just shy by 4 pips to immediate resistance at 1.0829 levels (not seen here). 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Daily Report in FOREX ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report in FOREX by  instaforex



EUR/USD: This currency trading instrument has been going upwards since the beginning of this week; in continuation of the bullishness that began last week. Price is currently above the support line at 1.0800, going towards the resistance lines at 1.0850 and 1.0900. Since the initial targets for this week have already been exceeded, the aforementioned resistance lines are the next targets. 

EUR/JPY - As per the market flow, the price is heading downwards ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report EUR/JPY by  instaforex



EUR/JPY has seen quite volatile trading since the beginning of the week. As per the market flow, the price is heading downwards. Today JPY is broadly stronger thanks to the upbeat trade balance report that registered a surplus of 0.68T while the expected number was 0.55T.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trading plan - EUR/USD - Gold by instaforex ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report - Trading plan by  instaforex



Technical outlook: The EUR/USD pair has beaten our expectations to form a high, by a few pips today and has made intraday highs at 1.0812 levels right now. The structure still indicates that the pair could be looking to test 1.0829 levels before finding resistance again. 

USD/CHF - The market will indicate a bearish opportunity below the level of ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CHF by  instaforex



The USD/CHF pair continues to move downwards from the levels of 1.0104, 1.0052 and 1.0015. The USD/CHF didn't make significant movement since last week. There are no changes in my technical outlook because the price is still moving around the spot of 0.9979-0.9933.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Trading plan - USD/CAD - GBP/USD - Crude Oil - AUD/USD - by instaforex ..- Read more ..

Daily Report - Trading plan by  instaforex



On Monday 20th of March, there is not much in event calendar, but the market participants will be paying attention to the Wholesale Sales data from Canada that will be released during the American session. 

USD/CAD analysis fro 20/03/2017: The Wholesale Sales data are scheduled for release at 12:30 pm GMT today and the market participants expect, that the value of sales made by Canadian wholesaler will decrease from 0.7% to 0.3% on a month-to-month basis. 

EUR/USD - The bulls should try to test the swing high at the level of ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report EUR/USD by  instaforex



Another good set of data from the U.S. economy (job market, construction, sentiment) had been released last week. The number of Americans who filed for unemployment insurance last week decreased to 241,000, a survey from the Labor Department revealed on Thursday, following the preceding week's 243,000 filings and missing the market analysts expectations of 245,000. 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

USD/CHF - The trading conditions are oversold and the price should start ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CHF by  instaforex



The Swiss National Bank decided to leave the interest rates unchanged at the level of -0.75%. The 3-month LIBOR lower target range was set at -1.25% and 3-month LIBOR upper target range was put on hold at -0.25%. 

Daily Report - GBP/USD - EUR/USD - GOLD .. - Read more ..

Daily Report -  Trading plan by instaforex



On Thursday 16th of March, the most anticipated event during the European session is the Bank of England interest rate decision. During the American session, market participants will be keeping an eye on Building Permits report, Philly Fed Manufacturing Index, and Unemployment Claims report. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

USD/CAD - The next bullish target would be located around ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CAD by  instaforex



Since April 2016, the USD/CAD pair has been trending up within the depicted ascending channel. In December 2016, a bullish breakout above 1.3300 (50% Fibonacci level) was expected to allow a further advance toward 1.3700-1.3750 (the upper limit of the depicted channel).

Monday, March 13, 2017

Silver - We can keep our bullish trend expectations for the short term unless..- Read more..

Daily  Report Silver by  instaforex



Silver price is trading a bit higher since it settled above the 17.00 level early today. We are waiting for an obvious upward bias to test 17.43. 

Gold - A break below Friday's lows will not be a bullish sign ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report Gold by  instaforex



Gold price is bouncing and breaking out of the bearish short-term channel. This could be the start of a bigger upward move in Gold. 

EUR/USD - Currently, the price is in a corrective mode.- Read more..

Daily  Report  EUR/USD  by  instaforex



On Friday, the U.S. dollar weakened versus a basket of other major currencies after the latest US employment report showed that job growth exceeded expectations, but wage growth remained sluggish. 

Friday, March 10, 2017

EUR/USD - The comments from Draghi made the price to break out of the ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report EUR/USD by  instaforex




As widely anticipated the European Central Bank has left the interest rate unchanged at the level of 0.0% again. The deposit facility rate, marginal lending facility, and asset purchase target were left unchanged as well. In his statement at the ECB press conference, Mario Draghi said that risks to the region's economic outlook are now less pronounced and the main message was that overall downside risks had eased. 

Daily Report Trading plan in FOREX ..- Read more

Daily  Report Trading plan for  EUR/GBP - USD/JPY - USD/CAD by  instaforex




On Friday 10th of March, the main macroeconomic event is Non-Farm Employment Change data release from the US, but the market participants will pay attention to the Industrial Production data from the UK and Unemployment Rate data from Canada.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Daily Report in FOREX .. - Read more ..

Daily  Report in FOREX by  instaforex



EUR/USD: There is a "sell" signal on the EUR/USD pair. The price moved below the resistance line at 1.0550 yesterday, going towards the support lines at 1.0500 and 1.0450. Some fundamental figures are expected today and they can have some impact on the market. 

USD/CHF - Αs long as this key level holds on the downside, expect a rebound ..- Read more..

Daily  Report USD/CHF by  instaforex


USD/CHF is expected to prevail its upside movement. The pair broke above its 50-period moving average, which plays a support role and maintains the upside bias. The relative strength index is above its neutrality level at 50. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

EUR/JPY - EUR is gaining strength against the JPY today after the final Japan's GDP came in at 0.3%,.- Read more..

Daily  Report EUR/JPY by  instaforex



EUR/JPY is currently in a state of clear bearish rejection after a massive sell off below 120.00. EUR is gaining strength against the JPY today after the final Japan's GDP came in at 0.3%, slightly missing the forecast of a 0.4% growth. 

Gold - Price is in a bearish short-term trend ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report Gold by  instaforex



Gold price declined to new lows yesterday and is approaching important short-term support that could produce a tradeable bounce. My longer-term view remains bullish although there are risks of a push towards $1,180 in the short term. 

USD/CAD - This week, the current bullish breakout above 1.3300 enhances further bullish..- Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CAD by  instaforex



The USD/CAD pair challenged the upper limit of the depicted channel around 1.3360-1.3400 which succeeded to apply enough bearish pressure on the pair. Shortly after, a bearish engulfing weekly candlestick was expressed by the end of the week indicating strong resistance around 1.3550.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Global LNG export capacity is projected to increase by one-third by 2020, with most of the new capacity located in Australia and the United States.. - eia

Publication - Perspectives on the Development of LNG Market Hubs in the Asia Pacific Region  - Release date: March 2, 2017



Introduction

This report was prepared by ICF International, Inc. under contract to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The report discusses current initiatives to establish regional liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading hubs and pricing benchmarks in Asia and assesses the prospects for the Asian gas hubs in the near future. The report examines the characteristics of successful natural gas trading hubs and develops qualitative and quantitative indicators of the components of effective hubs, with emphasis on applying these indicators to Asian markets.

Daily Report -Trading plan for EUR/USD and USD/JPY - Read more ..

Daily Report -Trading plan for EUR/USD and USD/JPY by instaforex




Technical outlook: A short-term update has been presented here on the hourly chart setup for EUR/USD. The pair had unfolded into 5 waves from 1.0493 through 1.0640 level as depicted and labeled here as wave 1. Furthermore, the drop since then has been corrective in nature, labeled as a-b-c on the above chart (wave 2). 

Daily Report in FOREX - Read more ..

Daily  Report in FOREX by  instaforex



EUR/USD: This pair moved slightly downwards on Monday. Further downwards movement is expected today and tomorrow, which would make the price reaching the support lines at 1.0550, 1.0500, and 1.0450. The bearish expectation is in conjunction with the current bias in the market, which is bearish for this week and this month. 

Friday, March 3, 2017

USD/CHF - The market is likely to show signs of a bullish trend around the ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CHF by  instaforex




The USD/CHF pair is calling for a bullish market from the support levels of 1.0041 and 1.0097. Currently, the price is in a bullish channel on the 4H chart. This is confirmed by the RSI indicator signaling that we are still in a bullish trending market. 

Daily Report - Trading plan : EUR/USD - GBP/USD - Gold .. Read more ..

Daily  Report - Trading plan by  instaforex




Trading plan for 03/03/2017: On Friday 3rd of March 2017, there is plenty of news released during the European and American trading sessions and the global investors will pay attention to PMI Services data from Eurozone, PMI Services data from the United kingdom, the ISM Non-Manufacturing data from the US and last, but not least Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen's speech.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

German Economy - Significant increase of + 6% showed the index of import prices in January 2017 .. -

Press Release - Import prices in January 2017: +6.0% on January 2016




WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices increased by 6.0% in January 2017 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. This was the highest increase of a yearly rate of change since May 2011 (+6.3%).

Gold - The weekly chart remains bullish ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report Gold by  instaforex



Gold made a low around $1,236 and bounced off critical short-term support. If recent low is broken we should expect the price to move towards $1,200. A break above $1,257 will open the way for $1,280-$1,300. I prefer the bullish scenario as the most probable one.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Daily Report - Trading plan for EUR/USD and USD/JPY - Read more ..

Daily Report - Trading plan for EUR/USD and USD/JPY by instaforex




Technical outlook: A 4H chart view has been presented here with an alternate wave count probability. The larger trend still remains down but an alternate scenario suggests that EUR/USD may produce a rally for short term towards 1.0700 level before conceding lower levels again. According to the previous recommended trading plans, the pair has acted well and short-term profits can be booked at these levels. 

USD/CHF - The bulls have managed to break out above the .. - Read more ..

Daily  Report USD/CHF by  instaforex



The Swiss KOF Economic Barometer is a leading indicator which measures overall economic activity and is an excellent indicator of the direction of the Swiss economy. The recent KOF data released on Tuesday morning revealed that the Swiss KOF leading indicator increased significantly over the month of February, pointing to better-than-expected growth in the country's economy.

GBP/USD - MACD indicator is favoring the bears, as it remains in ..- Read more ..

Daily  Report GBP/USD by  instaforex



GBP/USD had another negative session with the help of a strong dynamic resistance offered by the 200 SMA at H1 chart. Currently, the pair is attempting a breakout below 1.2414 in order to reach the 1.2360 level as the first target to the downside.