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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Oct 26, 2020

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The Dollar was firmer in N.Y. on Monday, with safe-haven flows into the unit driven by extreme risk-off conditions. The DXT topped at 93.11 in late morning, up from 93.92 into the open. Wall Street was crushed on renewed Covid fears, as infections spike around the country, and by near-zero chances for a Fiscal stimulus package by next week's elections. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Oct 26, 2020

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The dollar, pound and Australian dollar rose against most other peer currencies, with the euro, Canadian dollar and, to a lesser extent, the yen among the weakening pack. This came against a backdrop of nervous asset markets. S&P 500 futures were showing a 0.9% decline as of the late London morning, European stock markets off sharply (Germany's DAX by just over 2%), and most commodity markets were lower, too. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Oct 26, 2020

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The dollar is firmer against a backdrop of tumbling global stock markets as an ongoing surge in new positive tests for Covid in Europe and the U.S., and the course toward tighter restrictions, dulls the economic outlook. The U.S. and France set new records for positive tests for the coronavirus, while Spain announced a state of emergency. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Oct 23, 2020

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The Dollar moved modestly higher through the morning session, buoyed by safe-haven buying as Wall Street fell on dimming expectations for a new stimulus bill anytime soon. The two sides remain far apart on some items, like aid to states. The DXY rallied from opening lows of 92.67, later peaking at 92.96. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Oct 23, 2020

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The dollar fell back concomitantly with rallying European stock markets and U.S. index futures, which was likely a repositioning dynamic after declining over the last two weeks. EUR-USD rebounded quite strongly, rising back above 1.1850 from a three-day low at 1.1787. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Oct 23, 2020

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The dollar is trading moderately firmer against most other currencies, with the yen being the exception. Global stock markets are lacking direction, although the surface calmness belies an underlying skittish sentiment with hopes fading for a pre-election fiscal stimulus deal in the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Oct 22, 2020

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After falling for three-straight sessions, the Dollar perked up a bit on Thursday, aided largely by solid data, USD short covering and a wobbly risk backdrop. Weekly jobless claims were better than expected for both initial and continuing claims, while existing home sales were through the roof to levels last seen in 2006. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Oct 22, 2020

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The dollar has found a footing after a four-day tumble. The DXY USD index has come to rest around the 92.70-75 area after diving over the previous four days, from levels near 94.00. EUR-USD has been in correction mode after a four-day run higher, dropping back to a 1.1825 low today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Oct 22, 2020

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The dollar has settled after dropping quiet sharply in recent days. The DXY USD index has come to rest around the 92.70-75 area after diving over the previous four days, from levels near 94.00. EUR-USD has settled off the five-week high that was seen yesterday at 1.1882. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Oct 21, 2020

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The Dollar was choppy in N.Y. trade on Wednesday, though ultimately ended lower overall. The DXY printed a seven-week low of 92.47, down from early highs of 92.83. The USD tended to move in the opposite direction to the risk-backdrop, which shifted through the session on the back of stimulus concerns, the election and Covid. Read more

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