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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 23, 2018

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The dollar index headed higher in N.Y. trade on Thursday, topping at 95.67. The implementation of fresh U.S./China tariffs, and only muted expectations that current trade talks will yield progress supported the Greenback. Incoming data revealed in-line jobless claims, but softer new home sales. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Sterling Slumps Further on Brexit "No Deal"

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OVERVIEW Sterling slips on Brexit "No Deal" US Dollar gains as the Fed's Jackson Hole conference begins Loonie slips as NAFTA talks continue HIGHLIGHT The Pound slid against all currencies today after the UK government made further plans for a "no deal" Brexit. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 23, 2018

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The Dollar lifted during the Asian session before settling to a consolidation following the open of European markets. The USD index (DXY) is showing a 0.2% gain heading into the New York interbank open, at 95.35, earlier posting a two-day high at 95.48, remaining well below the 14-month high seen last week at 96.98. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 23, 2018

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The Dollar has lifted after five straight down sessions. The USD index (DXY) is showing a 0.3% gain heading into the London interbank open, at 95.41, rising above yesterday's high but remaining well below the 14-month high seen last week at 96.98. EUR-USD has concurrently sank to a two-day low of 1.1542, putting in some distance from yesterday's two-week peak at 1.1623 (which almost exactly markets the present situation of the 50-day moving average). Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 22, 2018

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The dollar fell in tandem with yields after the FOMC minutes, with trade and tariffs being mentioned as points of uncertainty going forward. The DXY fell to 94.96 from over 95.10 after the minutes. The Fed revealed concern over how more tariffs would impact consumer spending, saying prolonged trade disputes could impact business sentiment and hiring. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 22, 2018

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The Dollar has been trading mixed, edging out a fresh low against a generally firmer Euro while gaining on the Pound and Australian Dollar, among other currencies, and settling at near net unchanged levels in the case against the Yen. EUR-USD carved out a fresh two-week low at 1.1602, which surpassed yesterday's peak by 1 pip, according to our data. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 22, 2018

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The Dollar has managed to find a footing during the Asian session after posting fresh lows against most currencies during the New York PM session yesterday following news that two former associates of President Trump had been convicted of various crimes, including fraud (with Trump's ex-long serving personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, directly implicating Trump in campaign finance violations). Read more

XE Market Analysis: White House Complains about The Fed, Tariffs are the Genie in the Bottle

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OVERVIEW Dollar Index inches lower for the fifth consecutive session. USD/CAD eyes 1.30 psychological level. Commodities are hot; Gold nears $1,200 and WTI up 2.3%. HIGHLIGHT Things seem to be falling apart for the South African Rand recently. Read more

XE Market Analysis: White House Complains about The Fed, Tariffs are the Genie in the Bottle

By: xemarketanalysis

dOVERVIEW Dollar Index inches lower for the fifth consecutive session. USD/CAD eyes 1.30 psychological level. Commodities are hot; Gold nears $1,200 and WTI up 2.3%. HIGHLIGHT Things seem to be falling apart for the South African Rand recently. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 21, 2018

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar remained under broad pressure as markets continued to digest President Trump's latest verbal intervention on U.S. monetary policy, yesterday expressing that he was "not thrilled" with Fed rate hikes while calling on the central bank to do more to boost growth. Read more

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