26Sep

Comex Commodity Trading Signals and Market News – 26 September 2014

INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY NEWS :

Gold prices rose in Asia on Friday in continued gains from overnight on political and economic uncertainty. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for December delivery traded at $1,222.80 a troy ounce, up 0.12% after hitting an overnight session low of $1,207.40 and off a high of $1,225.10.Overnight, gold futures rose as investors sought safety in the precious metal amid a global stock market meltdown, though prices moved in a whipsaw fashion thanks to hawkish comments out of the Federal Reserve that strengthened the dollar. Stock markets plunged on Thursday on news Russia may consider a proposal allowing Moscow to seize foreign assets, which spooked investors across the globe. A draft law, a response to Western sanctions slapped on the country for its alleged meddling in the Ukraine conflict, was sent to the Russian parliament Wednesday.

Crude oil prices rose in early Asia trade on Friday as political and economic uncertainty kept the commodity well bid. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for delivery in November traded at $92.59 a barrel, up 0.06%, after hitting an overnight session low of $92.11 a barrel and a high of $93.54 a barrel. Brent oil rose 0.1% to $97 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe Thursday. Overnight, crude prices traded near session lows despite relatively solid U.S. data, as concerns the global economy is awash in oil watered down demand for the commodity. News Russia may consider a proposal allowing Moscow to seize foreign assets spooked investors across the globe.

Natural gas prices carried Wednesday’s gains into Thursday after updated weather-forecasting models continued to call for cooler temperatures to trek across the U.S. in October On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in November were up 0.32% at $3.978 per million British thermal units during U.S. trading. The commodity hit a session low of $3.886, and a high of $3.995.The November contract settled up 2.48% on Wednesday to end at $3.965 per million British thermal units. Natural gas futures were likely to find support at $3.845 per million British thermal units, Tuesday’s low, and resistance at $4.100, the high from Sept. 17.

Crude prices edged higher on Wednesday on the coattails of upbeat U.S. inventory data, though concerns the world is awash in oil at a time when global demand remains soft sent futures dipping into negative territory at times. In the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for delivery in November traded up 0.22% at $91.76 a barrel during U.S. trading. New York-traded oil futures hit a session low of $91.13 a barrel and a high of $92.11 a barrel.

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26Sep
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Financial Sgx Singapore Stock Market Trading Picks And News – 26 September 2014

MARKET UPDATES :

  • Singapore shares fell on Thursday with the benchmark Straits Times Index down 1.82 points to close at 3,290.99. Volume was 1.26 billion shares worth S$701.3 million. Losers outnumbered gainers 212 to 195.
  • SINGAPORE’S total population stood at 5.47 million in June 2014, up 1.3 per cent from June 2013, making it the slowest growth rate in the last decade.According to the 2014 Population in Brief publication issued by the National Population and Talent Division (NPTD) on Thursday, there are 3.34 million Singapore citizens as at end June 2014. This is up from the 3.31 million in the previous year. The permanent resident population slipped marginally to 527,700 from 531,200 previously. Resident population was at 3.87 million, up from 3.84 million. Non-residents comprising individuals holding work passes, dependants and international students made up 1.60 million, up from 1.55 million.
  • THE Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board said on Thursday it will be lowering the cost of investing under the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS) by reducing the limits on the total expense ratio (TER) for unit trusts and investment- linked insurance products by 0.2 per cent to 0.3 per cent. TER refers to the ongoing costs of operating a fund, expressed as a percentage of the fund’s average net asset value. The costs include investment management fees, trustee fees, as well as audit fees. The TER caps for lower risk funds such as money market products under the CPFIS, for example, will drop from 0.65 per cent to 0.35 per cent. Higher risk funds such as equities will go down from the current 1.95 per cent to 1.75 per cent.
  • THE 44 properties sold through auctions last year and this year, 80 per cent were successfully hammered upon their first appearance, JLL said on Thursday. These include the two largest auction transactions so far this year. One transaction comprised four strata office units in Orchard Shopping Centre, which fetched S$8.55 million in March; the other was a freehold residential development site in Brighton Crescent which sold for S$9.1 million on Wednesday at an auction conducted by Colliers International. JLL said nine properties have been sold at auctions so far this quarter for a total S$30.46 million. This compares with nine properties transacted for a total S$9.28 million in Q2 this year.
  • ZURICH Life Singapore has appointed Jamie McNish to the newly created position of chief sales officer effective Dec 15, 2014. Mr McNish will oversee all distribution related activities for the expatriate and local Financial Advisor channels as well as banks. He will report directly to Peter Huber, CEO of the company’s Life business in SingaporeSaid Mr Huber: “This further strengthening of Zurich’s distribution team is a clear demonstration of the progress we have made in deepening our leadership position in the market using our multi-distribution strategy. I am delighted to welcome Jamie to our growing team, and I am confident that his extensive experience in the insurance and wealth management space will greatly enhance our network and presence in Singapore
  • SINO Construction Limited intends to make an off-market takeover bid for Australian-listed Guildford Coal (GUF). The takeover bid will be made at a bid price of A$0.0613 (approximately S$0.069) per GUF share. The consideration will be satisfied via an allotment and issue of one new ordinary share in Sino Construction for every 4.5 GUF Shares. Based on the issued and paid-up share capital of GUF, up to 229,639,650 new shares may be issued as the consideration for the takeover bidThis takeover bid follows the group entering non-binding terms with GUF to acquire all of the latter’s portfolio of coal assets in Australia for a total consideration of US$25 million and a payment of ongoing royalty. The management of Sino Construction is now of the view that it is more advantageous to acquire all of GUF’s assets, including its coal producing assets in Mongolia, said Sino Construction on Thursday .
  • The family behind home-grown developer and construction firm Lee Kim Tah Holdings is taking the company private in a S$1.08 per share takeover offerThrough the investment vehicle Lee Kim Tah Investments founded by the late chairman Lee Kim Tah, the Lee family already owns 71.34 per cent of the group.

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  • BUY HONGKONG LAND ABOVE 7.000 TG 7.070, 7.160, 7.260 SL 6.900

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25Sep

Comex Commodity Trading Signals and Market News – 25 September 2014

INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY NEWS :

Gold futures fell on Wednesday after the greenback advanced on news that far more new homes were sold in the U.S. last month than expected. Gold and the greenback tend to trade inversely with one another. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for December delivery traded at 1,217.60 a troy ounce during U.S. trading, down 0.36%, up from a session low of $1,216.30 and off a high of $1,226.70.The December contract settled up 0.34% at $1,222.20 on Tuesday. The Census Bureau reported earlier that U.S. new home sales data rose 18.0% last month to 504,000 units, far surpassing expectations for a 4.4% gain to 430,000 units.

Natural gas prices rose on Wednesday after updated weather-forecasting models called for warm weather in the near term and potentially chilly temperatures in October. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in November were up 1.63% at $3.932 per million British thermal units during U.S. trading. The commodity hit a session low of $3.846, and a high of $3.936.The November contract settled down 1.00% on Tuesday to end at $3.869 per million British thermal units. Natural gas futures were likely to find support at $3.846 per million British thermal units, the session low, and resistance at $3.959, Tuesday’s high.

Crude prices edged higher on Wednesday on the coattails of upbeat U.S. inventory data, though concerns the world is awash in oil at a time when global demand remains soft sent futures dipping into negative territory at times. In the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for delivery in November traded up 0.22% at $91.76 a barrel during U.S. trading. New York-traded oil futures hit a session low of $91.13 a barrel and a high of $92.11 a barrel. The November contract settled up 0.76% at $91.56 a barrel on Tuesday.

Crude oil futures edged higher on Wednesday, but gains were expected to remain limited as ample supplies and weak economic data from the euro zone overshadowed geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil for delivery in November traded at $91.66 a barrel during European morning trade, up 0.10%.Prices gained 0.76% on Tuesday to settle at $91.56. Iraq and Nigeria are reportedly stepping up exports, adding more oil to the market, while output at Libya has rebounded as well.

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25Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News of 25 September 2014

TRADING TIPS :

  • Forex-Dollar slips lower vs. yen, euro steady near lows .
  • Forex- Euro steady near 2-year lows against sterling .
  • Forex-Euro steady vs. dollar after weak Ifo, Draghi comments .

EUR/USD
EUR/USD was trading at 1.2850, hovering just above Monday’s 14-month trough of 1.2815.The pair was likely to find support at 1.2815 and resistance at around the 1.29 levelThe euro was little changed after a report showed t That Germany’s Ifo business confidence index deteriorated for the fifth successive month in September.The Ifo economic institute’s business climate index fell to 104.7 from 106.3 in August.The euro was steady against the dollar on Wednesday, holding above 14 month lows after data showed that business confidence in Germany continued to deteriorate this month and after the European Central Bank reiterated its commitment to accommodative monetary policy.Monetary policy will remain accommodating for a long time and I can tell you t that the Governing Council is unanimous in committing itself to using the tools at its disposal to bring inflation back to just under 2%

GBP/USD
GBP/USDhit 1.6414 during European afternoon trade, the session high; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.6394, inching up 0.03%. Cable was likely to find support at 1.6287, the low of September 22 and resistance at 1.6526, the high of September 19.The pound was almost unchanged against the U.S. dollar in quiet trade on Wednesday, as demand for sterling remained supported by the outcome of last week’s vote on Scottish independence, while Tuesday’s U.S. manufacturing data continued to boost the greenback. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank will keep its monetary policy “accommodative for as long as needed, and will use every tool at its disposal to fight deflation.The Ifo economic institute’s business climate index fell to 104.7 from 106.3 in August. It was the lowest level since April 2013 and much weaker than economists’ forecasts for 105.7.

RECOMMENDATION :

1. Buy EUR/USD Above 1.2846-TG:1.2866/1.2896 SL 1.2816
2. Sell EUR/USD Below 1.2824-TG:1.2804/1.2774 SL 1.2854

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24Sep
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Financial Sgx Singapore Stock Market Trading Picks And News – 25 September 2014

MARKET UPDATES :

  • Singapore shares dipped on Wednesday with the benchmark Straits Times Index down 5.28 points to close at 3,292.81. Volume was 1.28 billion shares worth S$860 million. Losers outnumbered gainers 223 to 175.
  • The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) 2014 published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the developments in 2013 and so far in 2014, continue to show that the prolonged consequence of the global 2008 financial crisis is still posing risks to the trade prospects of Asia and the Pacific.
  • THE ANZ-Roy Morgan Singapore Consumer Confidence Index rose slightly in September from a month ago to 120.7 points, said ANZ Research on Wednesday. The slight increase in confidence over the month – up just 1.7 points – was driven by an improvement in the assessment of current and future financial situations, according to the index, which was launched early this month. This contrasts with a sharp 16.9-point dive.
  • CUSHMAN & Wakefield said on Wednesday that Singapore Grade A office rents are expected to rise to the highest since 2008 by the end of this year. This comes as average Grade A overall rents has already risen to their highest in three years to S$10.20 per square foot per month or 2 per cent higher than a quarter ago, and 9.9 per cent stronger than a year ago. Some new leases recorded during the quarter include advertising and marketing firm Publicis taking up 33,000 square feet (sq ft) of space at [email protected] At 6 Battery Road, insurance broker Willis has signed a lease for about 22,000 sq ft of space, while management consultancy firm Bain & Company took up an 18,000 sq ft unit in South Beach.
  • JUMBO Group plans to sell shares to raise about S$30 million in an IPO, said Bloomberg on Wednesday, citing sources. Jumbo intends to use some of the proceeds to expand in China, Bloomberg said. It cited a company spokeswoman saying that Jumbo does not discount such plans, but would not comment on “market speculations”.
  • British holidays and airline company Monarch is set to be acquired by Greybull Capital after the London- based family investment firm was named as its preferred bidderThe new owner would invest around £75 million (S$155.8 million) in the airline, a person familiar with the matter said, to help fund its plan to turn into a budget airline to better compete against Europe’s biggest low-cost carriers Ryanair and easyJet .
  • NEC Corporation said on Wednesday that it is partnering Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) to grow the pool of specialists to counter cyber threats The multi-year agreement through EDB’s Strategic Attachment and Training (Strat) Programme aims to equip qualified cybersecurity professionals and graduates with skills in areas of malware analysis, incident response, intrusion detection, digital forensics and vulnerability assessment According to a Mckinsey and World Economic Forum report, delays in adopting cybersecurity capabilities could result in a loss of US$3 trillion in economic value by 2020 globally.
  • SINGAPORE mutual fund investors want a stream of income from their investments and have a stronger home bias than regional investors. These were the main takeaways from an online survey of 300 investors here, commissioned by Prudential’s Asia asset management arm Eastspring Investments. The desire forincome is more pronounced among those who are married with children and those who are planning to buy a mutual fund in the next six months. Asked how they would change their strategy if there is an interest rate hike, nearly a quarter said they would invest more in an income-generating fund. Eastspring’s survey was conducted in July. Out of the 300 Singapore investors surveyed, two-thirds were mutual fund investors and one-third comprised prospective investors.
  • Singapore offshore oilfield services company Ezra Holdings has agreed to defer for up to three years the majority of cash owed for assets bought by affiliate Emas Offshore Ltd. Ezra in July said it planned to sell its offshore support services division to Emas Offshore for US$520 million, made up of US$370 million worth

STOCK RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY CITY DEVELOPMENT LTD ABOVE 9.700 TG 9.780, 9.880, 10.000 SL 9.600

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24Sep

Comex Commodity Trading Signals and Market News – 24 September 2014

INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY NEWS :

Natural gas prices fell on Tuesday after updated weather-forecasting models scaled back on calls for colder temperatures dipping across the U.S., with milder temperatures seen reducing the need for air conditioning or heating. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in November were down 0.87% at $3.874 per million British thermal units during U.S. trading. The commodity hit a session low of $3.866, and a high of $3.959.The November contract settled up 0.13% on Monday to end at $3.908 per million British thermal units.Natural gas futures were likely to find support at $3.864 per million British thermal units, Monday’s low, and resistance at $3.958, the session high.

Crude oil prices gained slightly in Asia on Wednesday after bullish industry data on U.S. stocks.The American Petroleum Institute showed a 6.5-million-barrel drop in crude stocks in the past week. The API also said gasoline supplies rose by 91,000 barrels, while distillate inventories rose by 3 million barrels.On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil for delivery in November traded at $91.64 a barrel, up 0.09%, after hitting an overnight session low of $90.66 a barrel and a high of $91.89 a barrel.Brent oil fell 12 cents, or 0.1%, to $96.85 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe on Monday. Overnight, crude prices jumped after data revealed Chinese factories have been busier this month than markets were expecting.China’s HSBC manufacturing index for September came in at 50.5, ahead of expectations for 50.0 and up from the final reading of 50.2 in August.

Gold prices fell in Asia on Wednesday on profit taking after solid overnight gains on a mix of a weaker dollar and geopolitical tension. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for December delivery traded at $1,222.90 a troy ounce, down 0.16%, after hitting an overnight session low of $1,214.70 and off a high of $1,235.60. Overnight, gold futures rose as investors sold the dollar for profits, while U.S.-led air strikes in Syria fueled safe-haven demand for the precious metal.Profit taking sent the dollar edging lower on Monday, wiping out a rally stemming from expectations for U.S. monetary policy to grow less accommodative at a time when European and Japanese monetary authorities take steps to loosen.Markit Economics reported earlier that its preliminary U.S.manufacturing purchasing managers’ index came in at 57.9 in September, unchanged from August and the highest since April 2010 though shy of market calls for a 58.0 reading, which allowed the dollar to take a break from its rally.

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  • SELL GOLD BELOW 1219 TGT 1215,1210 SL 1224

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24Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News of 24 September 2014

TRADING TIPS :

  • Forex-Dollar off 4-year highs as rally stalls.
  • Forex- Dollar dips against yen, euro steady after China data.
  • Forex-Yen, Aussie flat to stronger ahead of China HSBC flash PMI

EUR/USD
EUR/USD was up 0.18% to 1.2871, off session lows of 1.2816. The pair was likely to find support at 1.2815, Monday’s low and a 14 month trough and resistance at around 1.29. The euro rose to session highs against the dollar on Tuesday after data showed that output in the euro zone private sector grew at the slowest rate so far this year in September, adding to fears over the outlook for the recovery in the region..The bloc’s services PMI slid to a three month low of 52.8 from 53.1 last month, while the manufacturing index ticked down to a 14 month low of 50.5 from 50.7 in August.The data indicated that the euro area economy is on track to grow by 0.3% in the third quarter, and also signaled that growth could slow further in the fourth quarter

GBP/USD
GBP/USD edged up 0.08% to 1.6372, coming off the lows of 1.6303 hit earlier in the session.Cable was likely to find support at 1.6286, Monday’s low and resistance at around 1.6410.The pound erased losses against the dollar on Tuesday as the greenback took a breather following its recent run higher, while elsewhere sterling was lower against the euro.The dollar has rallied in recent months, boosted by expectations that the strengthening recovery in the U.S. would prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than markets expectThe Office for National Statistics reported that public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, was £11.6 billion in August 2014, an increase of £700 million compared with August 2013The preliminary reading of China’s HSBC manufacturing index for September came in at 50.5, ahead of expectations for 50.0 and up from the final reading of 50.2 in August..

RECOMMENDATION :

1. Buy EUR/USD Above 1.2908-TG:1.2928/1.2958 SL 1.2878
2. Sell EUR/USD Below 1.2886-TG:1.2866/1.2836 SL 1.2916

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24Sep
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Financial Sgx Singapore Stock Market Trading Picks And News – 24 September 2014

MARKET UPDATES :

  • SINGAPORE shares end 0.05 per cent higher on Tuesday. The Straits Times Index closed up 1.52 points at 3,298.09. Some 1.38 billion shares valued at S$931.9 million changed hands. Losers beat gainers 186 to 246.
  • CONSUMER price inflation eased more than expected to 0.9 per cent in August from 1.2 per cent in July, again because of lower private road transport costs. The median forecast of 20 economists polled by Bloomberg before the Department of Statistics released the data on Tuesday was for a 1.1 per cent year-on-year rise in the consumer price index (CPI) Private road transport costs fell by 2.9 per cent, largely due to lower certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums in the month before. This followed July’s drop of 1.6 per cent.
  • Singapore billionaire businessman Peter Lim, who once courted Liverpool, is set to take a 50 per cent stake in Salford City FC. Papers have been submitted to the Football Association to formalise the acquisition of the shares of the club owned by the five former Manchester United players known as the ‘Class of ‘92’. Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt will each retain a 10 per cent stake in the Evo-Stik Division One North clubLim has long been linked with owning an English club and in 2010 withdrew a bid to buy Liverpool.
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) and the instrument of acceptance to its 2005 AmendmentSingapore will become a party to the CPPNM 30 days after the instrument of accession is deposited with the IAEA, said the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) in a statement. According to IAEA, the amended Convention makes it legally binding for states to protect nuclear facilities and material in peaceful domestic use, storage and transport. It also provides for expanded cooperation among states on rapid measures to locate and recover stolen or smuggled nuclear material, mitigate any radiological consequences of sabotage, and prevent and combat related offences.
  • SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and Air New Zealand’s strategic alliance will take off from Jan 6 next year, which will add capacity between the two countries as well as offer passengers codeshare connectivity to both carriers’ networks. Under the alliance, which was first announced at the beginning of this year, the two Star Alliance carriers will operate one return service daily between Singapore and Auckland, while SIA will operate a daily return service between Singapore and Christchurch. n addition, passengers will gain access to 40 destinations in Air NZ’s network via codeshare flights, while Air NZ will codeshare on 50 other destinations in SIA and SilkAir’s network.
  • CIMB Research has raised its recommendation and target price for Far East Hospitality Trust (FEHT), after the trust announced its joint venture with Far East Organization Centre to develop a new S$443.8 million hotel in Sentosa, Singapore. Given that FEHT’s contribution to the proposed JV will be fully funded via debt, we view it positively as no equity dilution is expected consequently,” said CIMB, which upgraded the stock to “hold” from “reduce”. It also upped the target price to S$0.83 from S$0.80. Shares of FEHT gained on Tuesday, trading at S$0.815, up half a cent.
  • A SURVEY commissioned by Principal Global Investors on Tuesday showed investors are becoming more cautious, and are looking to mitigate unrewarded risk. The survey showed retail investors are accepting lower yield, while high net worth individuals have shifted from a blanket focus on alpha – a common measure of performance that takes risk adjustments into account – to focus on risk mitigation, the survey said. The emphasis on real estate investment is particularly stark for the latter group: investor interest shot to 61 per cent this year, up from 37 per cent in 2012. Principal Global Investors is the institutional asset management arm of the Principal Financial Group. It managed US$328.2 billion of assets as at June 30, 2014.

STOCK RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY DBS GROUP HOLDING ABOVE 18.390 TG 18.520, 18.650, 18.800 SL 18.250

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23Sep

Comex Commodity Trading Signals and Market News – 23 September 2014

INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY NEWS :

Gold prices were higher to steady in early Asia on Tuesday with the focus on HSBC’s China flash PMI figures for September. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold futures for December delivery traded at $1,216.90 a troy ounce, up 0.08%, after hitting an overnight session low of $1,208.90 and off a high of $1,221.00. In China, the flash HSBC manufacturing PMI is due for September with a reading of a borderline between expansion and contraction of 50 expected, down from last month’s final of 50.2, a three-month low .Overnight, gold futures posted modest gains on Monday after disappointing U.S. housing data .The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales unexpectedly fell 1.8% to an annual unit rate of 5.05 million in August. Analysts had expected existing home sales to rise 1% to 5.20 million units,

Natural gas prices posted slight gains on Monday after updated weather forecasting models called for warming temperatures in the southern U.S., which should prompt thermal power plants to burn more of the commodity to meet demand for air conditioning. Still, futures dipped into negative territory at times due to uncertainty as how mild temperatures elsewhere may cut into demand for both heating and air conditioning .On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in November were up 0.28% at $3.914 per million British thermal units during U.S. trading. The commodity hit a session low of $3.865, and a high of $3.939.

• Disappointing U.S. housing data coupled with ongoing concerns that the global economy is awash in crude while demand remains soft sent oil futures falling on Monday. In the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate crude oil for delivery in November traded down 1.06% at $90.68 a barrel during U.S. trading. New York-traded oil futures hit a session low of $90.426 a barrel and a high of $91.92 a barrel. The November contract settled down 0.36% at $91.65 a barrel on Friday.

Crude oil futures were lower on Monday, as concerns about weak demand and ample global supplies continued to weigh. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil for delivery in November hit a session low of $91.11 a barrel, the weakest level since September 15. Prices recovered to last trade at $91.32 during European morning hours, down 34 cents, or 0.37%.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GOLD ABOVE 1220 TGT 1224,1229 SL 1215
  • SELL GOLD BELOW 1212 TGT 1208,1203 SL 1217

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23Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News of 23 September 2014

TRADING TIPS :

  • Forex-Dollar eases off highs but remains broadly supported .
  • Forex- Bitcoin trades near 5-month low as regulation concerns weigh.
  • Forex-EUR/USD off 14-month lows but remains under pressure.

EUR/USD
EUR/USD hit 1.2868 during European morning trade, the session high; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.2855, adding 0.19%The pair was likely to find support at 1.2826, the low of September 19 and resistance at 1.2929, the high of September 19.The euro edged up against the U.S. dollar on Monday, easing off a 14-month low but gains were expected to be capped as growing expectations for an early U.S. rate hike continued to support the greenback.The euro has remained under broad selling pressure since the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut rates to record lows across the euro zone earlier this month, and implemented fresh measures in an attempt to shore up inflation in the currency bloc.

GBP/USD
GBP/USD hit 1.6366 during European morning trade, the session high; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.6331, rising 0.28%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.6244, the low of September 18 and resistance at 1.6408, t the high of September 18.The pound rose to two-week highs against the greenback on Friday after voters in Scotland chose to stay in the U.K. by a significant margin in a independence referendum, defying opinion polls which had indicated that the final result would be too close to call.The pound edged higher against the U.S. dollar on Monday, but gains were expected to remain limited as demand for the greenback remained supported by expectations for an early rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

RECOMMENDATION :

1. Buy EUR/USD Above 1.2854-TG:1.2874/1.2904 SL 1.2834
2. Sell EUR/USD Below 1.2838-TG:1.2818/1.2788 SL 1.2868

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