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AUDNZD – the end of the rally

It’s been a lousy week for milk prices but arguably and even worse one for iron ore. This together with today’s soft Aussie retail sales figure has seen $A lose ground against the Kiwi from what looks as though it could be a significant turning point.

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Chart Signals – Friday 3 July

Here is today’s wrap and chart signals

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Oil prices and the Opec factor

This quarterly outlook post comes from our London Analyst, Jasper Lawler (@jlawler_cmc). Saudi Arabia has increased oil production since the last OPEC meeting. Such a policy is focused on market share instead of price and indicates a strategy to eliminate competition in the long term.

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Cooling China brings ANZ back to the pack

Quarterly Outlook post By Michael McCarthy. Engagement with China’s higher growth saved the Australian and New Zealand economies from the worst ravages of the global financial crisis. As the world begins to journey towards a post QE-environment, this former tailwind may become an anchor unless the Tasman nations can successfully transform into less commodity dependent economies.

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US market outlook: sell in May and go...

This second in our series of quarterly outlook articles looks at how the US stock market tends to behave at the current stage of the business cycle

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Can the common currency really withstand a Grexit?

Over the next few days we will  be posting a series of  quarterly outlook articles by our analysts from around the globe. Here is the first by Michael Hewson in London. Michael’s Twitter handle is @mhewson_CMC

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NZD:USD – a prolonged downtrend

The New Zealand Dollar has a tendency to make quite large moves from time to time as we can see here on the monthly chart.     Within the last five years it has ranged from 50 cents to near on parity and now, having tracked down through the key level of 77 cents, seems […]

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Mid Week Watch List

In this week’s Technical Insight Craig takes you through the charts he is interested in for trading both short and long term while explaining what his plan is with the hype around the situation in Greece.

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Chart Signals – Wednesday 1 July

Here is today’s wrap and chart signals

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Stock to Watch – Cabcharge

Cabcharge faces the ill winds of change in the form of competition from ride sharing services and mobile booking apps. However, it’s down 40% since September and has hit what could be a major chart support level.

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