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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Mar 14, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar advance modestly in N.Y. morning trade on Wednesday, before giving back gains after the London close. Following softer retail sales and slightly warmer PPI outcomes, the dollar index moved from 89.63 to 89.88 highs. The index later fell back under 89.70. Read more

XE Marketing Analysis: US Retail Sales Fall Again

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW Risk sentiment weakens as Trump talks about tariffs on Chinese made goods, and NATO members back the UK against Russia. Japanese Yen rising in risk-off trade and stocks erase gains. The Euro relatively stable despite dovish comments from Mario Draghi. GBP under pressure after Russia says they will retaliate. Chinese data shows economy picking up speed in February. HIGHLIGHT US retail sales fell 0.1% last month, declining for a third straight month and pointing to a slowdown in economic growth at the start of the year. Read more

On the deceleration of real M1 and M2

By: New_Deal_democrat

As we now have the data for consumer prices in February, this is a good time to look at real money supply, both M1 and M2. As readers of my "Weekly Indicators" columns now, I have voiced increasing concern over the deceleration in both of these series for close to a year. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Mar 14, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has traded mixed so far today, weakening to a four-session low versus the euro before rebounding, maintaining a heavy tone against the yen, and posting fresh lows versus a number of Asian currencies and the South African rand. A risk-off theme prevailed Asia, before U.S equity index futures turned moderately higher and European equity markets rebounded from early weakness. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Mar 14, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has been trading with a softening bias, pushing EUR-USD to a four-session high of 1.2414, Cable to a two-week high of 1.3995 and the narrow USD trade-weighted index to a four-session low. The greenback has also seen fresh lows versus the various Asian currencies, and the South African rand. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Mar 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The DXY fell to four-session lows in N.Y. on Tuesday, largely the result of a benign U.S. February CPI outcome, which tempered Fed rate hike concerns to a degree. The dollar index fell from 90.01 to lows of 89.59 through the morning session. EUR-USD rallied from 1.2335 to 1.2407. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Mar 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

Yen weakness has been the main theme, with the dollar itself mostly direction outside the case of USD-JPY, which ran to two-week highs. market participants will be paying close attention to the U.S. February release later Last month's sub-forecast release prompted a fairly steep drop in the dollar. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Mar 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The yen backed out of early-Tokyo highs and is showing an average 0.4% decline versus the dollar and euro heading into the London interbank open. USD-JPY logging a high of 106.90 after posting a three-session low at 106.25. EUR-JPY also lifted out of a two-session low to make a two-session high of 131.77. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Mar 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was very light in N.Y. on Monday, with narrow ranges the rule overall, though the dollar did lose modest ground. The DXY slipped from opening highs of 90.10, before slipping back to 89.92 lows. EUR-USD topped at 1.2335, up from 1.3290, while USD-JPY was stuck inside of 106.65 to 106.42. Read more

XE Market Analysis: US Dollar Drops on Wage Inflation

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW US Dollar drops against a basket of currencies on poor wage inflation. Loonie dips lower on oil price drop. Sterling stronger on risk demand. HIGHLIGHT There is no highlight for today's Currency Market Analysis. US DOLLAR The US Dollar has given back some of Friday's gains as the focus on wage inflation looks like it will slow or totally stop the FED from continuing its aggressive interest rate hiking plan. Read more


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