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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 13, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has softened so far today, correcting some of the gains posted yesterday. This came amid a backdrop of a mixed stock market performance in Asia, with Japan's Nikkei 225 having closed down 2.1% while China's SSE index having finished 0.9% higher, the latter boosted by news that China's senior trade negotiator was preparing a visit to the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar posted an up day in relatively thin conditions, being a Monday and amid the Remembrance Day holidays in North America. The USD index (DXY) settled 0.6% higher at 97.46 having earlier posted a 17-month high of 97.58. EUR-USD concurrently printed a 16-month low of 1.1240 and USD-JPY a six-week high at 114.20. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Nov 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has rallied across-the-board today. Last Friday's hot PPI numbers, and the Fed's policy guidance following last week's FOMC meeting, have fanned expectations for a resumption in Fed tightening at December's policy meeting. The USD index (DXY) gained over 0.5% in posting a 17-month high of 97.58, while EUR-USD concurrently printed a 16-month low of 1.1240 and USD-JPY a six-week high at 114.20. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 12, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has rallied strongly in early-week trading. Recent U.S. data, such last Friday's hot PPI numbers, and the Fed's policy guidance following last week's FOMC meeting, have fanned expectations for a resumption in Fed tightening at December's policy meeting. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 09, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar firmed in N.Y. on Friday, as hot U.S. CPI data supported. Yields later fell back from highs, as Wall Street sold off sharply. The DXY topped at seven-session highs of 97.01, up from lows of 96.72. EUR-USD peaked at 1.1360, later falling to 1.1318. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Sliding Oil Futures Market Putting Pressure on Commodity-linked Currencies

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW US Dollar extends its gains after FOMC signals more hikes are expected The wait for the Brexit deal plan continues for the Sterling NYMEX WTI Crude falls 21% from Oct 3rd high and rolls into bear market territory. HIGHLIGHT The Greenback is trading stronger against its major peers after the Federal Reserve indicated that an incremental tightening policy is the right one as the economy continues to reveal strong growth. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Nov 09, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar and more especially the Yen have been trading firmer against most other currencies amid a backdrop of tumbling global stock markets and weakening emerging market currencies, with investors fretting about tighter Fed policy and the increasingly evident fallout from the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Nov 09, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has continued to firm for a second day against most other currencies, with the Yen being the main exception, with USD-JPY dipping slightly, towards the 113.80 level after failing to sustain gains above 114.00. Flagging stock markets across Asia, and the U.S., where the S&P 500 closed on Wall Street yesterday with a 0.25% loss, with futures of the index showing a further 0.3% decline, have been supporting the Yen. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Greenback Gains Back, Sterling Steady, Loonie Lifts

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW Gold continued to slide in value ahead of US Fed announcement on interest rates GBP USD is down slightly despite Brexit deal pessimism from former Brexit Secretary David Davis Canadian Dollar edges up slightly on strong PMI numbers HIGHLIGHT The US Federal Reserve Bank announced it will leave the interest rate where it is. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Nov 08, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The FX Market was relatively quiet into the Fed announcement, with narrow ranges holding up for the major Dollar pairings. Later, the dollar inched lower then bounced following the FOMC announcement, where interest rates were left unchanged, as expected. Read more

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