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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 05, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

Not a lot of net movement among the main currencies since the London closing on Tuesday, though GBP has managed to hold firm following the strong construction PMI yesterday while the NZD popped higher after a solid employment report out of New Zealand. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 04, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

Markets calmed some on Tuesday, taking Wall Street higher, though nowhere near making up for Monday's losses. The U.S. calendar was light, with just December factory data on tap, which was weaker than expected. The dollar managed to rally modestly however, as EUR-USD dipped briefly under 1.3500, and USD-JPY moved over 101.50, up from overnight lows near 100.75. Read more

The "Problem" Emerging Markets All Have Have One Thing In Common: Inflation

By: HaleStewart

Consider the following chart: Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 04, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The USD was near net unchanged levels in the late London AM session, though it saw fresh lows against the yen, which remained an outperformer as the stock rout continued, and also posted declines against the Aussie dollar after the RBA indicated a comparatively less dovish stance in its statement following its February policy meeting. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 04, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The yen remained an outperformer as the stock rout continued. Yesterday's disappointing U.S. manufacturing ISM report, the six month low in China PMI data, and last week's second Fed taper, have collectively stoked the risk aversion theme. Japan's Economy Minister Amari said that investors are overreacting to the Fed's tapering, but his words of wisdom had little market impact. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 03, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar was mostly lower in N.Y. trade on Monday, as risk-off conditions returned in force, to start the month of February. Equities took another nose-dive, as the January U.S. manufacturing ISM index tumbled. The dollar slid following the data, taking EUR-USD to 1.3535 highs, from 1.3490, and USD-JPY under 101.10 from 101.80. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 03, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

A six-month low in China official PMI helped to maintain a risk-off theme, which saw the yen outperform and the dollar establish a generally softer tone. USD-JPY broke below the Jan-26 low and has logged a low of 101.67 so far, just five pips shy of the Dec-5 low. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 03, 2014

By: XE Market Analysis

A six-month low in China official PMI helped to maintain a risk-off theme, though movement among the main currencies has mostly been fairly limited. A six-week low in EUR-CHF of 1.2210 was the most telling FX development as the safe haven Swiss franc rose. Read more

Weekly Indicators: Interest rate and money supply improvement offset other mixed signals eidtion

By: New_Deal_democrat

In the rear view mirror, GdP for the 4th quarter of 2013 increased 3.2%. Median wages rose. In monthly news for December, new home sales and pending home sales declined sharply, and were negative YoY. The private residential investment component of 4th quarter GDP also declined sharply. Read more

International Week In Review: Despite the EM Rout, Some Surprisingly Good Numbers Edition

By: HaleStewart

Last week was a very busy week for economic news. Let’s start with the US, where the biggest news was the growth rate of 4th quarter GDP. The BEA reported: Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 (that is, from the third quarter to the fourth quarter), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Read more

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