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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 10, 2018

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The dollar was higher in N.Y. on Monday, taking the DXY to seven-session highs of 97.21, up from pre-open levels of 96.55. Stock market volatility reared its head again, leading to safe-haven Dollar buying. Cable losses led USD gains, as P.M. May postponed the parliamentary Brexit vote, leading the Pound to 20-month lows near 1.2500. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 10, 2018

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The Dollar and Yen have, by varying degrees, traded generally softer against most other currencies, with the main exception being Sterling, which has come under pressure as markets fear fresh political uncertainty in the UK after what is expected to be a failed parliamentary vote tomorrow on the EU Withdrawal Agreement. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 10, 2018

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The Dollar and Sterling have come under general pressure, with EUR-USD showing an intraday gain of 0.5% in printing a three-week high at 1.1442, while EUR-GBP saw an every bigger gain in posting a 10-week high at 0.8978. The Pound underperformed the Dollar, too, which has driven a modest loss in Cable, to the lower 1.2700s. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 07, 2018

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The Dollar fell in N.Y. on Friday following a softer than expected U.S. employment report. The DXY fell from 96.90 to 96.54 lows before steadying over 94.60. Wall Street was sharply lower again on renewed trade concerns, while Treasury yields slipped as well. Read more

Xe Market Analysis: Canadian Loonie Gets Wings After Strong Jobs Report Card

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OVERVIEW The CAD moves above 0.7500 handle with the unemployment rate at its lowest level since 1976 The Dollar Index trading flat as the market continues to digest non-farm payroll data: +155k versus an estimate of 198k. Sterling is trading with negative bias ahead of key vote in Parliament. NYMEX WTI Crude advances $2.50 today after news broke that OPEC has agreed on a larger-than-expected production output cut. HIGHLIGHT The Canadian Dollar jumped above the 0.75 handle after a strong job data report from a Labour Force Survey. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 07, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar majors have seen narrow ranges so far today as market participants collectively sit on their hands into the U.S. employment report release. The Yen saw some of its safe haven premium unwind, concomitantly with a rebound in global stock markets, although S&P 500 futures are showing a 0.5% loss while the Australian Dollar and other Dollar bloc currencies have remained heavy. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 07, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

Currencies have been mixed in trade so far today. The Yen has seen some of its safe haven premium unwind, concomitantly with a steadying in global stock markets, although S&P 500 futures are showing a 0.5% loss while the Australian Dollar and other Dollar bloc currencies have drifted back towards lows. Read more

Xe Currency Market Analysis: US Dollar under pressure as Yields Continue to Fall

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OVERVIEW The US Dollar weakens against a basket of currencies as bond yields tumble This Greenback weakness pops up the Pound as we prepare for the ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit separation arrangement The Canadian dollar continues to weaken as Governor Poloz states the economy is weaker than expected HIGHLIGHT The Loonie briefly breached the 1.34 level today as a combination of dovish comments from Bank of Canada’s Poloz on the state of the Canadian economy and a decrease in the price of oil. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 06, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar was mostly lower in N.Y. on Thursday, with some soft-ish data weighing some, and profit taking setting in after the DXY made four-session highs on Wednesday. Incoming data included as softer ADP jobs reading, a widened trade deficit, and a higher than forecast initial jobless claims outcome. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 06, 2018

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A risk-off theme dominated in forex markets as the global stock rout continued across European and Asian bourses, while S&P 500 futures racked up a 1.7% loss, extending the 3%-plus dive seen on Wall Street on Tuesday. The biggest currency losers have been the relatively high beta Dollar bloc and emerging market currencies, while the biggest winner has been the Yen. Read more

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