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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 03, 2019

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The Dollar fell broadly again in N.Y. trade on Tuesday,leaving the DXY at one-month lows of 97.65, down from 97.85 at the open, and 98.38 at Monday's peak. There was no data today, though fallout from Monday's weak manufacturing ISM and slide in construction spending continued to a degree. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 03, 2019

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The dollar saw its biggest one-day drop in about two months yesterday, by the measure of the narrow trade-weighted USD index (DXY). The index also extended lower today, printing a 12-day low at 97.75. The Fed's inflation-adjusted broad effective exchange rate continues to trade near, although off, three-year highs following an 8% rally from early 2018. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 03, 2019

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The dollar has consolidated losses seen yesterday following the unexpected four-consecutive month of contraction in the November ISM manufacturing report out of the U.S. A side theme has been Australian dollar outperformance, while most of the other main currencies have traded neutrally so far today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 02, 2019

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Weak manufacturing ISM and construction spending conspired against the Dollar and Wall Street in N.Y. on Monday,taking the DXY to eight session lows of 97.82 from 98.38 into the open. The data, along with talk of the imposition of U.S. tariffs on Brasil and Argentina dented sentiment, while hopes for a phase one trade deal ebb and flow depending on the day. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 02, 2019

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The dollar has traded mixed, gaining on the yen, which continued to underperform, posting fractional gains versus the euro and sterling, the latter of which was suppressed by the latest political polling ahead of the UK's upcoming general election, while losing ground to the Australian and New Zealand dollars, which have outperformed so far today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 02, 2019

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The yen softened amid a cautious risk-on theme in markets, which lifted stock markets in Asia moderately. While concerns remain about progress in U.S.-China trade talks ahead of a December-15 deadline for a tariff hike, with U.S. legislation on Hong Kong human rights souring relations, Chinese manufacturing PMI surveys came in better than expected. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 29, 2019

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FX trade was very light on Friday, with many traders taking the day after Thanksgiving off. There was no data to drive prices, though the Dollar was mostly lower overall. The DXY pulled back from levels last seen on October 15, printing 98.54 early, before easing to 98.23 into the London close. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Nov 29, 2019

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The dollar majors have remained without direction in light trading conditions. European stock markets found a footing today, but global stock markets have overall been in sputtering mode on concerns that the souring in U.S.-China relations over Hong Kong (where fresh large pro-democracy demonstrations are reportedly being planned for the weekend) will make trade-deal making harder, seven-weeks after the "phase-1" deal in principle was announced. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 29, 2019

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The main currencies have continued to trade without directional vigour and in low volumes. U.S. markets will be returning only for a half day today, which will keep volumes down after the Thanksgiving holiday yesterday (a so-called bridge weekend for many). Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 28, 2019

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The dollar bloc currencies traded softer as a flare up in U.S.-China relations spoilt markets appetite for risk. The yen also steadied above lows while global stock markets stalled after Beijing threatened as yet unspecified "firm counter measures" in response to President Trump's signing of the Hong Kong Human Rights bill. Read more

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