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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 05, 2018

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U.S. equity futures traded Wednesday and managed a modest rebound after Tuesday's drop. This may provide some boost when Wall Street reopens Thursday. Treasury markets were closed as well. The Dollar index was a bit firmer, but FX trade was very thin[EUR, USD]EUR-USD fell to 1.1350 in early N.Y. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 05, 2018

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The Dollar has traded mixed, falling back against the Euro and Sterling while holding firmer versus the Dollar bloc currencies and the Yen. EUR-USD recouped to levels around 1.1350 after printing a two-day low at 1.1317, which is just over a big figure down on yesterday's peak. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 05, 2018

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The Dollar has traded firmer despite fresh declines in U.S. yields yesterday, where the flattening yield curve has added the list of possible precursors of recession. Safe haven demand for the U.S. currency was cited in market narratives yesterday as Wall Street headed to sharp closing losses. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 04, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

After falling overnight, the DXY rallied through the N.Y. session on Tuesday, topping at 97.12 from lows of 96.39 into the open. There was no data to drive the market, though uncertainty over trade (Trump tweet: "I am Tariff Man") spooked markets, resulting in safe-haven flows into the Dollar (and Yen). Read more

Xe Market Analysis: US Dollar Catches a Cold and Falls to a 2-week low Against its G-10 Peers

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OVERVIEW The Dollar Index traded with a negative bias for the second session in a row, down 0.6% amidst concerns over sliding Treasury yields. Sterling is trading stronger as members of Parliament started a debate on a UK-EU withdrawal agreement. NYMEX WTI Crude advanced by 1.80% today ahead of an OPEC meeting. HIGHLIGHT NYMEX WTI continues to advance higher for the second session in a row after touching its lowest level since October 2017. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 04, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The main movers today have been the Dollar, which has declined concomitantly with Treasury yields as markets recalibrate the Fed policy outlook, the Yen, which has attracted a safe-haven bid as the U.S.-China "truce" trade faded and global stocks turn lower, and Sterling, which spurted about a big figure higher versus the Dollar on Brexit-related news. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 04, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

A risk-back-off theme gripped markets, while a concurrent decline in U.S. Treasury yields has driven Dollar underperformance. This backdrop drove USD-JPY down by over 0.5% as the pair posted a nine-day low at 113.05. EUR-JPY, AUD-JPY and other Yen crosses have concurrently declined, although by a lesser magnitude, as the Japanese currency picked up safe haven demand. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Tariffs Truce Dents Dollar as High Yielders benefit

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW US Dollar falls as a ceasefire in tariffs is declared between the US and China The Pound dives to five-week lows as Brexit fears intensify Commodity currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand Dollar strength on risk appetite HIGHLIGHT The New Zealand Dollar was one of a basket of currencies to benefit from a US-China trade war truce. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 03, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

After rallying into the N.Y. open on Monday, the Dollar pulled back slightly through the session, taking the DXY to a low of 96.88 from 97.14 highs. A stronger than expected Manufacturing ISM briefly supported the Greenback, though has little impact overall. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 03, 2018

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The Dollar has traded mixed, recovering from intraday losses against the Euro and Sterling, among other currencies, while reversing an Asia-opening gap higher in the case against the Yen, and losing ground to the Dollar bloc and most emerging-market currencies, which outperformed strongly as risk appetite was revived by news that the U.S. Read more

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