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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 28, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

A mixture of Dollar weakness and Yen and Swiss franc strength characterized the final day of thin Christmas week trading. USD-CHF was showing a near 1% decline at the lows before settling with a 0.5% decline, while USD-JPY also posted a net loss of more than 0.5%. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 28, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

Dollar weakness alongside Yen and Swiss Franc outperformance have remained the dominant theme in thin year-end forex markets, with the safe haven currencies ascending despite concurrent gains in most global stock and commodity markets. USD-JPY lost over 0.5% in posting a low of 110.23, returning focus on the four-month low seen earlier this week at 110.14. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 28, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded softer against most currencies so far today, posting a one-week low versus the Euro and a two-day low against the Yen. EUR-USD's high is 1.1466, with focus set on the seven-week high seen last week at 1.1485, and USD-JPY's low is 110.45, with focus set on the four-month low seen earlier this week at 110.14. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 27, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded mixed as a risk-back-off theme coursed through thin year-end global markets. The biggest gainers out of the main currencies have been the Yen and Swiss Franc, while the biggest losers have been the Dollar bloc currencies. Oil prices and industrial commodity prices concurrently declined. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 27, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar and Yen have weakened moderately against most other currencies, though the Australian Dollar has been an exception, with the antipodean currency underperforming as risk appetite sourced once again following a weak industrial profit figure out of China. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 27, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar and Yen have weakened moderately against most other currencies, though the Australian Dollar has been an exception, with the antipodean currency underperforming following a weak industrial profit figure out of China. EUR-USD lifted to the 1.1380-90 area, putting in some distance from yesterday's nine-day low at 1.1343. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Dec 24, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has trade modestly softer in low-volume and low-commitment trading, with many centres closed and those that have been open operating at skeletal staffing levels. EUR-USD has settled near 1.1400, up from the four-session low seen on Friday at 1.1356 while remaining comfortably below the six-week high seen earlier last week at 1.1485. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Dec 24, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

Narrow ranges have prevailed in low-volume markets. The Dollar consolidated at moderately softer levels after rallying on Friday, with all the main pairings holding comfortably within their respective Friday ranges. EUR-USD has settled in the upper 1.1300s, up from the four-session low seen on Friday at 1.1356, and USD-JPY has settled near the 111.0 mark. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Dec 21, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar rallied in N.Y. on Friday. taking the DXY to 97.00, from 96.26 lows. USD short covering was a major driver, as many will be off work for much of next week, leaving liquidity at a premium. Today's U.S. data was mixed, seeing Q3 GDP revised down a tenth to 3.4%, and Michigan sentiment heading higher. Read more

XE Market Analysis: US Dollar Remains Under Pressure Over the Threat of a Government Shutdown

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW The Greenback is trying to recover from its lowest levels in four weeks, up 0.28% Safe-haven Yen strengthen to 15-week high amidst risk of global economic slowdown A barrel of NYMEX WTI Crude dropped to $45.50, losing a quarter of its value year-to-date. HIGHLIGHT Investors are unwitting participants on an episode of Fear Factor, Global Currencies. Read more

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