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FX options wrap - Risk dilemma, March BoJ, EUR/USD put, CNH low

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Risk dilemma, March BoJ, EUR/USD put, CNH low FX option implied volatility continues to probe ever new 2-year lows amid a lack of actual and expected FX realised volatility. This low FX volatility environment looks set to persist until there are signs of potential policy divergence . While impending data like Friday's U.S. NFP may offer some clues, traders face a dilemma .
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When will FX volatility pick up from 2-year lows?

BUZZ-COMMENT-When will FX volatility pick up from 2-year lows? March 4 (Reuters) - FX volatility as measured by FX options is the lowest in over 2 years and shows no sign of increasing, so what will it take for that to change? FX options gauge expectations of FX realised volatility with implied volatility when setting the premium. Any disparity between realised and implied volatility over the life of that option therefore creates a trading opportunity.
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China's yuan steady before key parliamentary meeting, but outlook weak

China's yuan steady before key parliamentary meeting, but outlook weak SHANGHAI, March 4 (Reuters) - The yuan was steady on Monday, as China's central bank maintained its efforts to keep the currency stable ahead of a key annual meeting of the nation's parliament this week that will chart the economy's growth path. But analysts expect the yuan to face downward pressure over the short term amid a stuttering economy, expectations of higher-for-longer U.S.
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China Policy Watch-Will the NPC fire up all cylinders?

BUZZ-COMMENT-China Policy Watch-Will the NPC fire up all cylinders? March 4 (Reuters) - China's annual National People's Congress, likely one of the most significant in recent years, begins on Tuesday and could last a week. The languid economy will undoubtedly head the agenda - the big question is, will the government finally announce a significant stimulus package?
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Yen falls after BoJ comments, dollar steady as traders weigh Fed outlook

FOREX-Yen falls after BoJ comments, dollar steady as traders weigh Fed outlook Updates prices at 1300 GMT By Harry Robertson and Ankur Banerjee LONDON/SINGAPORE, March 1 (Reuters) - The yen slipped against the dollar on Friday after Bank of Japan governor Kazuo Ueda said it was too soon to declare victory on pulling inflation up to a desired level.
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