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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 18, 2013

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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

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: 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

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 14, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

Sentiment improved overnight as Asian stocks closed on a positive footing after the Nikkei rebounded, which supported USD-JPY close to 95.00. In Europe, activity was very low after the marked rise in volatility earlier in the week. The dollar was supported against EUR and GBP on profit taking, which forced a move under 1.3320 and 1.5620, respectively. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 14, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was thin in N.Y. on Friday, as a very volatile week saw traders stepping back some from the market into the weekend. Firmer PPI supported the greenback early on, though as stocks turned decidedly negative at mid-morning, the USD lost its footing again. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 14, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

Sentiment improved overnight as Asian stocks closed on a positive footing after the Nikkei rebounded, which supported USD-JPY close to 95.00. In Europe, activity was very low after the marked rise in volatility earlier in the week. The dollar was supported against EUR and GBP on profit taking, which forced a move under 1.3320 and 1.5620, respectively. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 14, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

Sentiment improved overnight as Asian stocks closed on a positive footing after the Nikkei rebounded, which supported USD-JPY close to 95.00. In Europe, activity was very low after the marked rise in volatility earlier in the week. The dollar was supported against EUR and GBP on profit taking, which forced a move under 1.3320 and 1.5620, respectively. Read more

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