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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 26, 2013

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Equity market performance guided action across FX today. Sentiment was positive in early trade after yesterday's rebound on the SSEC into the close and a strong close for Wall Street and Europe. However, the pick up in speculative flows dampened as the session progressed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 25, 2013

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The dollar moved broadly higher in N.Y. trade on Tuesday, helped by a series of positive U.S. data releases. The May durables report was strong, while April home prices edged up, and May new home sales beat expectations. June consumer confidence was sharply higher, and the Richmond Fed index beat the mark as well. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 25, 2013

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The dollar traded on the easier side as sentiment improved in Europe. EUR held firm over 1.3100, Cable was supported under 1.5450 and the commodity bloc currencies rallied. The turnaround in sentiment came after China's SSEC posted a late rebound. After losing more than 5% to move into bear market territory it cut losses to end 0.2% lower. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 25, 2013

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Risk aversion continued to influence as China experienced another round of deep losses, which took the SSEC into bear market territory. However, the impact on the FX market was more muted and the G10 FX experienced an inside day. The EUR marked time close to 1.3100, Cable found a foothold over 1.5400, while AUD trade close to 0.9200. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 24, 2013

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The dollar rallied further in N.Y. morning trade on Monday, taking EUR-USD to 1.3065 lows. Commodities eased back and equities sold off sharply on the back of China liquidity concerns, and as markets continued to adjust to perceptions that policy agendas at the Fed and in China are changing. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 24, 2013

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Fed policy expectations and China liquidity risk continued to influence broader market sentiment. The dollar bid steepened in early Europe as Treasury yields reached year-to-date highs in Asia and added pressure on European government bonds. Stock markets in Europe fell sharply after China's SSEC closed 5.5% lower after the PBoC said banking system liquidity was at reasonable levels, suggesting that it would not come to the aid of banks, which were pummelled in Asia. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 24, 2013

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The dollar held steady as Fed policy tapering concerns continued to influence, leaving EUR close to 1.3100 and Cable under 1.5400. China liquidity risk remained after an editorial by Xinhua news said Beijing would not take an extra measures at this time to deal with the squeeze in money market rates. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jun 21, 2013

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The dollar firmed in N.Y. trade on Friday, though volatility was substantially lower than the previous two sessions. The same applied to equity markets, where prices stabilized after two days of heavy selling. There was no U.S. data to speak of, and focus was largely on follow through dollar buying. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jun 21, 2013

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The dollar eased a touch after it corrected overbought levels, while stocks and commodities were also steadier compared with Thursday's levels. Europe got positive guidance from a late Nikkei rebound, but the rest of Asia was under water on China liquidity concerns and Fed tapering fears. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jun 21, 2013

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar eased a touch after it corrected overbought levels. However, sentiment was still negative, leaving stocks under pressure and commodities remained on the backfoot, albeit off yesterday's lows. USD-JPY was choppy due to early weakness in stocks, though the tone improved as the Nikkei moved into positive. Read more

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