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XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 19, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has softened for a second consecutive day, despite U.S. Treasury yields perking up, although remaining off trend highs seen earlier in the week. Global stock markets have continued to exhibit a sputtering price action in the face of historically stretched valuations and the recent spike in yields. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 19, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has softened for a second consecutive day, despite U.S. Treasury yields perking up, although remaining off trend highs seen earlier in the week. Global stock markets have continued to exhibit a sputtering price action in the face of historically stretched valuations and the recent spike in yields. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 18, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar was rangebound in N.Y. on Thursday, though had lost ground overnight. The DXY traded a 90.56 to 90.79 trading band, later settling near mid-range. Incoming data was mixed, as jobless claims disappointed, and housing starts were lighter than expected. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 18, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

Both the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields have settled off their recent highs, while global equity markets have come off the boil as investors take stock in the face of lofty valuations. The reflation trade remained alive and kicking in commodities, however, with copper and other base metals surging to fresh multi-year highs, buoyed by demand on Chinese exchanges, which reopened after their week long hiatus for the lunar new year holiday. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 18, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

Both the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields have settled off their respective highs, while global equity markets have come off the boil as investors take stock in the face of lofty valuations. The reflation trade remained alive and kicking in commodities, however, with copper and other base metals surging to fresh multi-year highs, buoyed by demand on Chinese exchanges, which reopened after their week long hiatus for the lunar new year holiday. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 17, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar rallied in N.Y. morning trade, buoyed by sharply higher than expected U.S. retail sales and PPI, and consensus beating industrial production. Treasury yields, which had been supportive of the USD of late moved somewhat lower through the session, which later resulted in the Dollar giving back some of its early gains. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 17, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has traded higher on the back of the recent sharp spike in U.S. Treasury yields, which has been too much to ignore for market participants, even allowing for the relatively high inflation rate in the U.S. relative to peers (which has a depressing effect on real yield differentials). Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 17, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has traded higher amid the sharp spike in U.S. Treasury yields, which has been too much to ignore for market participants, even allowing for the relatively high inflation rate in the U.S. relative to peers (which has a depressing effect on real yield differentials). Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 16, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar headed higher after the better Empire State index, though had been on the rise ahead of the data. Higher U.S. yields were a driver of USD strength on Tuesday, as inflationary concerns continue to rise, which saw the DXY rally to 90.64 highs from better than three-week lows of 90.12. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 16, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar and yen came under renewed pressure as the global reflation trade continued. The MSCI Asia-Pacific and U.S. index futures posted fresh highs, although sentiment subsequently weakened somewhat to push these markets off their highs on news that China is considering limits on rare earth mineral exports to the U.S. Read more

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