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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 14, 2019

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Consolidation has been ensuing so far today among the main currencies, which follows the bout of risk-off-reversal positioning during yesterday's London afternoon session after President Trump announced a delay in new tariffs on Chinese goods imports. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 13, 2019

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The Dollar firmed up early in the session, supported by a warmer than expected U.S. CPI report. Wall Street and Treasury yields started lower however, with the 30-year bond printing all-time low yields of 2.095%. The Dollar, equities, and yields were subsequently jolted higher by news that the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: The Currency Market Switched to Risk-Off Mode

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OVERVIEW Gold jumped 0.5% to its highest level since April 2013 over global tensions. USD/CAD is directionless and is keeping an eye on the oil futures market. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 13, 2019

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Currency markets have been in a somewhat directionally non-committal mood, with even a backdrop of sputtering global stock markets only managing to elicit modest safe-haven positioning. USD-JPY ebbed to within a pip of the seven-month low seen yesterday at 105.05. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 13, 2019

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The Dollar has traded moderately firmer against most of the other main currencies outside the case against the Australian Dollar, which has modestly outperformed so far today. The Yen softened, correcting some of the recent safe-haven driven gains, despite a tumble on Wall Street yesterday and across Asian equity bourses today, though the Japanese currency has lifted out of its lows into the London interbank open. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 12, 2019

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The Dollar faded lower through the N.Y. session, though ranged remained narrow. The DXY opened at highs of 97.55, later making its way to 97.33 lows. There was no data to drive the market on Monday, though the trade war, Hong Kong protests, Italian government crisis, Brexit, etc, saw Treasury yields and Wall Street slide. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Currency Market Makes a Slow Start Amidst Thin Liquidity

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OVERVIEW GBP/USD is recovering from recent lows but remains vulnerable to Brexit uncertainty USD/CAD is directionless as it keeps an eye on the oil futures market. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 12, 2019

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A risk-off theme propelled the Yen higher while the likes of the China-proxy Australian Dollar, and many developing-world currencies, underperformed. The Breixt-afflicted Pound also posted fresh major-trend lows during a notably thin Asian session (amid holidays in Japan and Singapore) but managed to rebound some. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 12, 2019

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The Pound hit fresh major-trend lows in thin Asia markets (both Japan and Singapore centres have been closed for public holidays), which put Cable at a 31-month low at 1.2015, GBP-JPY at a 33-month low and EUR-GBP at a 10-year high, at 0.9324. The fresh lows follow Friday's unexpected quarterly contraction in Q2 GDP data (of -0.2%) and with markets increasingly convinced that Boris Johnson and his newly formed Brexiteer cabinet are not bluffing when they say they the UK will leave the EU without a deal on October 31, if necessary. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 09, 2019

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The Dollar edged lower through the morning session in N.Y. on Friday, weighed down some by a cooler core U.S. PPI print. The DXY fell to 97.36 from early highs of 97.61, before recovering over 97.50 into the close on pre-weekend short covering. Wall Street was lower on ongoing trade concerns, while Treasury yields remained under pressure. Read more

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