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    A surprise announcement on Friday saw Japanese Prime Minister Kishida appoint Kazuo Ueda as the new BoJ governor. Ueda is a hawk relative to Mosayoshi Amamiya, the current deputy governor. However, his current leaning will probably have a dovish tilt with monetary policy shifting slowly.

  • EURUSD short-term analysis – 01 December 2022

    The EURUSD has pushed higher into the daily chart's bullish channel between the upper blue and red bands. The hourly chart shows bullish developments too. Its trend-following EMAs have developed angle and separation to the upside, and the stochastic is looking to cross up (black ellipses). If the stochastic pushes above 80 and maintains, an underlying bullish momentum will be building, which may take EURUSD passed its R2 pivot level.

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    This development comes as Rishi Sunak takes over as the new UK PM. As a result, politically uncertainty has waned, which looks to be translating into lower volatility in the near term. However, the UK economy still faces headwinds, and cable requires watching as policymakers manage these.

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    The BoE has announced an increase in its daily gilt purchases and will implement measures to ensure calm prevails as its emergency bond-buying programme winds up. The central bank intervened in the bond market after the government's mini-budget sparked a sell-off, threatening the UK's pension sector. The emergency intervention is due to end on Friday, 14 October.

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