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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 25, 2013

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The dollar again meandered around inside of narrow trading bands in N.Y. dealings on Wednesday, and was mostly softer on the session. August durable orders were soft, while new home sales perked up some, both following weak outcomes in July. Equities and yields both moved lower, not helping the greenback at all. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 25, 2013

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The G10 FX continue to trade narrow ranges in another relatively subdued session. EUR and GBP found a modicum of support against the USD in Europe as the downside held in both currencies following Tuesday's sell-off. There were very few fresh leads, but intra-day accounts were guided by USD-JPY's brief move under 98.50, which reinforced a heavier tone. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 25, 2013

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The G10 FX continue to trade narrow ranges in another relatively subdued session. The dollar was supported against EUR and GBP on position adjustment after most currencies retraced around half of the recent gains seen in the wake of last week's Fed policy decision. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 24, 2013

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FX trade was sluggish again in N.Y. on Tuesday, though on net, the dollar was a touch firmer. The data calendar caused few upsets, as house prices rose, consumer confidence was a touch lower than forecasts, and the Richmond Fed index slipped. Treasury yields pulled back some, as Wall Street eked out marginal gains. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 24, 2013

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European markets continued to trade on the quieter side. Appetite for speculative positioning remained low as stocks struggled, which left CHF and JPY supported on dips. EUR-JPY posted an early rally on M&A news, but was net unchanged ahead of the N.Y. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 24, 2013

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Risk aversion continued in Asia, which supported JPY and CHF, while the USD maintained a mixed tone. EUR traded on the heavier side after it closed just under 1.3500 on Monday, while Cable held on to levels above 1.6000. The lack of interest to put on speculative positions capped AUD and it drifted back into 0.9400, while NZD-USD fell to 0.8315 on cross flows. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 23, 2013

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The FX market was quiet in N.Y. trade on Monday, with the dollar mixed, but in narrow ranges on the session. EUR-USD dipped to lows near 1.3480, though a N.Y. close over 1.3500 may keep the uptrend intact. USD-JPY trolled along under 99.00 through the session, touching 98.65 lows. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 23, 2013

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The FX majors were narrowly mixed in quiet trade. EUR-USD received a mild boost from Merkel's German election victory, though difficult talks are anticipated in order to build a coalition. EUR moved into 1.3350 and then eased just ahead of 1.3500. Eurozone flash PMI data was mixed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 23, 2013

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The dollar continued to consolidate softer levels as the Fed outlook remained in the headlines. EUR experienced early demand on dips as Germany's Merkel won the weekend election, but fell just short of a majority and will still need to build a coalition. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 20, 2013

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The FX market was relatively quiet on Friday, as consolidation set in after the heavy volumes seen over the course of the week. The greenback perked up some through the N.Y. morning however, largely as short positions were covered into the weekend. There was nothing on the economic calendar to provide direction, and ranges were fairly narrow overall. Read more

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