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Piaget Names Ryan Reynolds As Latest Brand Ambassador

Could a superhero save the luxury watch sector from its current doldrums? Piaget, the Richemont-owned watchmaker and jeweler, certainly hopes so. The company today named “Deadpool” actor Ryan Reynolds as its newest international male brand ambassador for Piaget watches. According to Piaget chief executive officer Philippe Léopold-Metzger...

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The case for a July rate hike [Video]

Fed officials widened opening for a rate hike in June but there seems to be a lot of hesitation around this. An opportunity for a rate hike in July is becoming more and more real. We explain the case for this event and what it means for markets. The movements may not necessarily ...

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Will the Eurogroup move the euro?

After Fed officials did not offer news but still helped the dollar against commodity currencies, the focus moves to Brussels. Finance ministers discuss the Greek case with an ever-growing demand for debt relief from the IMF. They would prefer to keep things stable until after the Brexit referendum, but is...

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AUD/USD extends falls on China scare, stronger USD

The Australian dollar remains under pressure and it extends its falls. A drop of over 50 pips on the day sends it to a low of 0.7153, the lowest since early March. The incessant talk about China’s credit bubble is weighing on...

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Carney marks up the pound

BOE Governor Mark Carney helps boost the pound with more words about a Brexit and encouraging talk about inflation. GBP/USD is already touching 1.46, up over 100 pips on the day and extending the previous gains. While Carney insists his words about the ...

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AUD bears are coming – 2 opinions

The Australian dollar has seen better days and here are two opinion saying it could fall even more, and not only against the greenback. An assault on the lows? Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: AUD/USD: Staying Short Targeting Late Feb Lows – Credit Suisse AUD/USD continues...

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USD regains ground – CAD the weakest link

The US dollar began the new trading week on the back foot, suffering some profit taking. However, it is now re-asserting itself and gaining some ground. Various FOMC members took turns in speaking out and left a mixed message. Nevertheless, their words keep the Fed on track for a hot summer hike and this ...

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What Trump vs. Clinton means for currencies [Video]

The latest Real Clear Politics polling average already shows a dead-heat race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The candidates are very different not only in foreign policy but also for markets. We discuss the potential for currency markets in the road to the November elections. Politics will play a bigger role in...

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