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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 19, 2013

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The dollar consolidated ahead of today's FOMC outcome, leaving a mixed tone for regional stocks. USD-JPY held on to some of its gains over 95.00, but remained sensitive to equity market chop. Domestic markets were supported after Japanese trade pointed to an improvement in economic fundamentals. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 18, 2013

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The dollar was mixed in choppy N.Y. trade on Tuesday, as positioning drove prices ahead of Wednesday's FOMC announcement. U.S. data had modest negative impact on the dollar, where May CPI was a touch cooler on the headline, and May housing starts missed the mark. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 18, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

There were mixed flows during the European morning. EUR-USD threatened 1.3400 as a rise in risk appetite boosted EUR-JPY, while EUR-AUD saw more hedge fund demand. Cable was capped over 1.5700 despite a pick up in U.K. CPI as M&A related demand went through EUR-GBP, which boosted it from 0.8500 over 0.8550. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 18, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

There were mixed flows during the European morning. EUR-USD threatened 1.3400 as a rise in risk appetite boosted EUR-JPY, while EUR-AUD saw more hedge fund demand. Cable was capped over 1.5700 despite a pick up in U.K. CPI as M&A related demand went through EUR-GBP, which boosted it from 0.8500 over 0.8550. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 18, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

Markets were in a holding pattern ahead of the FOMC outcome on Wednesday. There remained further conjecture on Monday over when the Fed could taper QE. This added to volatility, but did not have a lasting impact. AUD was the exception after it came under increased selling pressure in thin trade after the RBA minutes continued to leave the door open for further easing if needed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 18, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

Markets were in a holding pattern ahead of the FOMC outcome on Wednesday. There remained further conjecture on Monday over when the Fed could taper QE. This added to volatility, but did not have a lasting impact. AUD was the exception after it came under increased selling pressure in thin trade after the RBA minutes continued to leave the door open for further easing if needed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 17, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was light in N.Y. on Monday, with narrow ranges dominating through the session. The kickoff of the G8 meeting in Ireland, plus the upcoming FOMC announcement on Wednesday combined to keep activity on the low side. U.S. data was better than forecasts, and saw the Empire State index and the NAHB housing market index ramp sharply higher. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 17, 2013

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The dollar was led higher in Asia by USD-JPY gains as intra-day accounts keyed off a Nikkei rally for the second consecutive session. The move higher weighed on EUR-USD over 1.3350, while AUD-USD experienced a short squeeze above 0.9600 on broad equity market gains. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 17, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar was led higher in Asia by USD-JPY gains as intra-day accounts keyed off a Nikkei rally for the second consecutive session. The move higher weighed on EUR-USD over 1.3350, while AUD-USD experienced a short squeeze above 0.9600 on broad equity market gains. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 17, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar was led higher in Asia by USD-JPY gains as intra-day accounts keyed off a Nikkei rally for the second consecutive session. The move higher weighed on EUR-USD over 1.3350, while AUD-USD experienced a short squeeze above 0.9600 on broad equity market gains. Read more

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