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XE Market Analysis: Europe - May 15, 2019

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The Dollar majors have mostly been trading steadily, holding within respective Tuesday ranges. One exception was AUD-USD, which edged out a new four-month low at 0.6922, which reflected Aussie Dollar weakness as markets reacted to soft Chinese data today. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - May 14, 2019

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The Dollar firmed up some in N.Y. on Tuesday, taking the DXY from 97.31 opening lows to 97.54. Wall Street rebounded, though Treasury yields didn't move much higher, capped by cool import and export price data. EUR-USD tested the 1.1200 mark, though was unable to break down. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Eye for an Eye Trade Tariffs Restrict Currency Market Movements

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OVERVIEW Dollar Index attempts a recovery after US President signals deal still possible The British pound is still suffering from Brexit indecision, despite strong job numbers Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - May 14, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has been trading mixed, gaining versus the Yen and Swiss franc, both of which have underperformed as safe haven premiums unwind following some conciliatory-sounding remarks from President Trump yesterday, while losing ground to the Dollar bloc currencies and holding near net unchanged levels versus the Euro. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - May 14, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Yen has softened today amid a modest correction in risk-off positioning in forex markets, which has been concomitant with a 0.4% rebound in S&P 500 futures after the cash version of the index closed on Wall Street with a 2.4% loss. Asian equity markets are mostly showing declines, though most have pared steep losses seen in early trading. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - May 13, 2019

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The DXY fell to near one-month lows of 97.04 in early N.Y. trade on Monday, though later rallied to 97.32 as safe-haven flows into the Greenback kicked in. China's retaliation to the upped U.S. tariffs, drove the FX market. EUR-USD peaked at 1.1263 early on, later pulling back to 1.1228 lows. Read more

XE Market Analysis: China Strikes Ups the Ante in Trade War with Tariff Retaliation

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OVERVIEW China retaliates against US import taxes and Trump tweets with $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports Dow sinks by over 500 points, other stock markets drop sharply GBP remains somewhat steady during ongoing Brexit talks. MPs remain hopeful of an inter-party solution HIGHLIGHT Following President Trump's tweets to Chinese President Xi Jinping, cautioning him and China not to retaliate with tariffs on American products, that's exactly what happened. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - May 13, 2019

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The Yen and Swiss Franc have gained while the Dollar bloc and many other currencies with higher beta performance characteristics, such as most developing-world currencies, have declined, albeit on relatively moderately so far. This has been concomitant with a declines in global equity markets following frosty rhetoric from both U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - May 13, 2019

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The Yen has remained buoyant while the Dollar bloc and other currencies with a higher beta characteristic have weakened amid a risk-off sentiment. Relations between the U.S. and China on trade remain fraught; the U.S. on Sunday demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law, while Beijing said it would not take “bitter fruit” that harmed its interests. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - May 10, 2019

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The Dollar fell some after the cooler U.S. CPI outcome, taking the DXY to three-week lows of 97.14, from 97.39 into the open, though later recovering some as Wall Street pared early losses. EUR-USD printed highs of 1.1253 before pulling back to 1.1230, while USD-JPY touched 109.47, then rallied to 109.90. Read more

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