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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 09, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has been trading on a softer tack so far today, posting fresh lows in the cases against the Canadian and Australian Dollars, which have outperformed amid a backdrop of firmer crude and global equity markets, while still holding below recent lows versus other currencies. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 08, 2019

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The Dollar advanced modestly in early N.Y. trade on Tuesday, taking the DXY to 96.03 highs from 95.71 lows. Sentiment was buoyed by U.S.-China trade talks, which appear to be making some progress. The two sides added an extra day of negotiations on Wednesday. Read more

XE Market Analysis: The US Dollar is Vulnerable to the Ongoing US Government Shutdown

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OVERVIEW The greenback tries to recover from its lowest levels in four weeks, up by 0.30% Investors are becoming optimistic about China-US trade talks, and are moving their funds out of safe haven assets. Gold is down by 0.60%. A barrel of NYMEX WTI Crude consolidates near a three-week high. HIGHLIGHT The greenback is in recovery mode this morning, trading 0.35% higher versus the major currencies. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jan 08, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded moderately firmer against most currencies. The main exception was the Canadian Dollar, which outperformed on the back of continued firmness in oil prices. USD-CAD, now in its fifth consecutive day of descent, posted a one-month low at 1.3267. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 08, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded firmer, recouping some of the ground lost yesterday, with market participants eyeing the upcoming release of the latest JOLTS and consumer credit reports later today, both of which are likely affirm the U.S. labour market as being in rude health. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 07, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar traded lower in N.Y. on Monday, taking the DXY to two-plus month lows of 95.64. A softer than expected services ISM had little impact. Wall Street was higher on hopes for trade progress between the U.S. and China. EUR-USD ranged between 1.1439 and 1.1486, while USD-JPY peaked at 108.68, bucking the trend, as risk-on conditions prevailed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: US Dollar Falls as Fed Expected to Pause Rate Hikes

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW US Dollar weakens as Fed expected to halt rate hikes The Canadian dollar rises to 4-week high as oil prices rebound Sterling gains ground before crucial Parliamentary Brexit vote HIGHLIGHT The Canadian Dollar touched its strongest level since mid-December today as oil rose by 1.3%. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jan 07, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

A reversal of risk-off positioning has seen the yen underperform, while currencies with higher beta characteristics, such as the Australian dollar and other dollar bloc units, and developing world currencies, have outperformed most other currencies. The Dollar itself has traded mixed, on net, and EUR-USD settled to an oscillation of the 114.00 level. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 07, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has softened against most currencies today, concomitantly with a decline in U.S. Treasury yields following tempered comments from Fed Chairman Powell, who said the Fed will be patient and flexible in policy decisions. The USD index (DXY) is down 0.3% at 96.0, earlier posting a three-session low at 95.93, while EUR-USD is concurrently up by 0.3%, having flipped back above 1.1400, earlier printing a three-session high at 1.1430. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 04, 2019

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The dollar rallied in early N.Y. trade on Friday, following a stellar U.S. December employment report. Later, the Greenback slid lower as Fed chief Powell underscored that the Fed would be patient and flexible with respect to the policy path, and would adjust policy as conditions warranted. Read more

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