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XE Market Analysis: North America - Jan 05, 2021

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The dollar has been trading steadily so far today after yesterday rebounding quite sharply from 33-month lows. This has come amid a backdrop of sputtering stock markets, with narratives ascribing today's two runoff elections in Georgia, which has existential implications for the incoming Biden administration (as the result will decide whether Democrats or Republicans will control the Senate), alongside the constant rise in positive Covid tests and associated restrictions, as providing excuse for markets to correct. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 05, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has been trading steadily so far today after yesterday rebounding quite sharply from 33-month lows. This has come amid a backdrop of sputtering stock markets, with narratives ascribing today's two runoff elections in Georgia, which has existential implications for the incoming Biden administration (as the result will decide whether Democrats or Republicans will control the Senate), alongside the constant rise in positive Covid tests and associated restrictions, as providing excuse for markets to correct. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 04, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar headed modestly higher in N.Y. on Monday, seeing the DXY recover from fresh 33-month lows of 89.42 to a high of 89.92. A sharp bout of risk-off supported the USD, as Wall Street started the year with sharp losses, driven by profit taking from record highs, spiking Covid cases, and angst ahead of Tuesday's Senate run-off elections in Georgia. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jan 04, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has started the new year where it left off last year, and that is with a softening bias. This comes against the backdrop of a coursing "everything rally", with the MSCI Asia-Pacific equity indexand S&P 500 futures hitting record highs. Base metals and oil prices also rallied. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jan 04, 2021

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has started the new year with a declining bias, which is of course where it left off last year. This comes against the backdrop of a coursing "everything rally", with the MSCI Asia-Pacific equity indexand S&P 500 futures hitting record highs. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 31, 2020

By: XE Market Analysis

N.Y. FX trade was very quiet on the last day of the year, though the Dollar managed modest gains through the morning session. The DXY has made new trend lows of 89.52 in overnight Asian trade, though managed to rebound to 89.94 highs into the London close. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 31, 2020

By: XE Market Analysis

The DXY dollar index has posted another major-trend low, at 89.52, a level last traded in April 2018. The dollar has continued to correlate inversely with global stock market direction, with weakness today being concomitant with the MSCI Asia Pacific rising to a new record high in holiday-thinned conditions. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 30, 2020

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar was lower in N.Y. on Wednesday, seeing the DXY hit new 33-month lows of 89.56 early in the session, down from 90.02 after the close on Tuesday. The greenback later recovered modestly in light afternoon trade. Prospects for further fiscal stimulus weighed on the USD, while softer incoming data didn't help either. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 30, 2020

By: XE Market Analysis

The DXY dollar index posted a new 32-month low at 89.68, while EUR-USD concurrently printed a 32-month high at 1.2295. USD-JPY saw a nine-day low, at 103.12. The pair's near-10-month low, seen on December 17th, is at 102.88. The Australian and New Zealand dollars posted respective 30- and 32-month highs against their U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 29, 2020

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar was lower in N.Y. on Tuesday, weighed down by the signing of the stimulus bill, and prospects for direct payments to individuals to rise to $2,000 from $600. The U.S. House voted to increase the amount of payments, while the Senate is expected to vote on the measure at some point on Tuesday or Wednesday. Read more

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