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XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 14, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded firmer against mot other currencies, the Yen being the main exception, with USD-JPY having held steady in the mid 113.0s. Driving were weakness in Dollar block currencies, amid a backdrop of tumbling stock markets and sub-forecast Chinese retail sales and production data, and specific weakness in both the Euro and Pound. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 14, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar and Yen has traded firmer against most other currencies against a backdrop of souring risk appetite after Chinese retail sales and production data undershot growth expectations, which in rekindled concerns about flagging global growth. The biggest losers out of the main currency group has been the Dollar bloc currencies, with AUD-USD and AUD-JPY down 0.7% a piece, and NZD-USD off by 0.9% heading into the London interbank open. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar firmed up some in N.Y. trade on Tuesday, getting an early lift from a dovish sounding Draghi at his ECB policy press conference, and lower than expected U.S. jobless claims. The DXY recovered from a three-session low of 96.89 to peak at 97.29. Read more

Xe Market Analysis: PM May Survives to Lead Another Year as US, China and Canada in a Tense Triangle

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW - UK PM Theresa May will ask fellow European leaders for help in building her case for passing the Brexit deal - As US President Donald Trump suggested he would be open to negotiating terms of a trade deal with China in exchange for intervening in a legal dispute between the CFO of Huawei Technologies and the US DOJ - The Euro dropped against the US Dollar today as the European Central Bank halted bond purchases HIGHLIGHT European leaders are committed to holding firm on the terms they negotiated in the agreement which PM May has pitched to her parliamentary colleagues. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has been trading mixed-to-firmer, losing a little ground to the Euro and the Pound, both of which settled after falling sharply over the last day, while gaining versus the Yen and other currencies. Both the Euro the Pound remain heavy overall as political uncertain envelopes sentiment, with French President Macron facing a parliamentary debate tomorrow on possible no confidence vote and UK Prime Minister May facing an actual no confidence vote today (the result of which should be known by around 21:00 GTM, or 16:00 ET). Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

A risk-on theme has been coursing through forex markets, concomitantly with rallying global equity markets, which has seen the Dollar bloc currencies rise and the Yen decline. The biggest mover out of the main Dollar pairings and associated cross rates has been AUD-JPY, which is showing a 0.4% gain heading into the London interbank open. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar eased some in N.Y. trade on Wednesday, taking the DXY to 96.90 lows from overnight highs of 97.49. A benign U.S. CPI print weighed some on the Greenback, as did the return of risk-on conditions following reports of progress in the U.S./China trade war. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Don't Count PM May Out Yet Despite Vote of Non-Confidence from Opponents

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW UK PM May vows to resist being pushed from Parliament and has the support of at least 158 of her Conservative party allies US crude oil and gasoline inventories exceed 5-year averages. Gold crept up to $1,245.29 per ounce, as US CPI slides to 0.0 and Core CPI dropped to 0.2 percent HIGHLIGHT British PM Theresa May may not have a meaningful vote date, but the GBP USD chart shows a jump higher today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has been trading mixed-to-firmer, losing a little ground to the Euro and the Pound, both of which settled after falling sharply over the last day, while gaining versus the Yen and other currencies. Both the Euro the Pound remain heavy overall as political uncertain envelopes sentiment, with French President Macron facing a parliamentary debate tomorrow on possible no confidence vote and UK Prime Minister May facing an actual no confidence vote today (the result of which should be known by around 21:00 GTM, or 16:00 ET). Read more

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