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XE Market Analysis: The US Dollar Gained Before Proposed US-China Trade Talks

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OVERVIEW Sterling steadies, although still close to 14 month lows against the US Dollar. US Dollar gained against the Euro early in session. HIGHLIGHT The Euro strengthened later in the day as risk-on caused the US Dollar to drop back. US DOLLAR The US Dollar fluctuated, gaining against the Euro early in session over contagion risks posed by the Turkish economic crisis. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 20, 2018

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The Dollar saw moderate firming during the London AM session, led by a flip higher in USD-TRY, which rose back above 6.000 as markets digested Friday's after-hours rating downgrade announcements by S&P and Moody's, though the Lira remained above the lows it saw on Friday. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 20, 2018

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The Dollar majors have been showing little net directional change in thin, early-week trading. The biggest movement heading into the London interbank open are AUD-USD and NZD-USD, with both showing gains of 0.2%. Stock markets in Asia have been mixed, while EUR-USD and USD-JPY have been treading sideway paths, the former in the low 1.1400s and the latter above 110.50. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 17, 2018

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The Dollar index dipped early N.Y. trade on Friday, bottoming at 96.22 after opening near 96.50. Incoming U.S. data was mixed, with consumer sentiment missing the mark, while leading indicators were better than consensus. The data has little impact on FX, with the Greenback slipping ahead of the numbers. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 17, 2018

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A fresh 6%-plus dive in the Turkish Lira, which broke a four-day recovery run, rattled global markets, and pushed the likes of the South African Rand lower while buoying both the Dollar, Yen and Swiss Franc, as European stock markets and S&P 500 futures turned lower. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 17, 2018

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The Dollar majors have been trading within yesterday's ranges, lacking fresh leads and with market participants keeping a weather eye on how developments from this era of tariffs and sanctions will evolve. EUR-USD has been making time in the upper 1.1300s while USD-JPY has been lodged in the upper 110.0s. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 16, 2018

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The dollar index slipped early in N.Y. trade on Thursday, driven down by softer U.S. data, and a rallying Turkish Lira. By mid-morning, however, the Greenback had perked up again, lifting the DXY to 96.76 highs from 96.32 lows. EUR-USD fell from 1.1409 highs to 1.1349. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Aug 16, 2018

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The Dollar and Yen retreated against most other currencies amid a revival in risk appetite on news that U.S. and China have agreed on a new round of trade talks, while the Turkey Lira gain for a third straight session. The USD index (DXY) pegged a two-day low at 96.41 before recouping to the 96.60 area, while EUR-USD is concurrently printed a two-session high of 1.1397, putting in some space from yesterday's 13-month low at 1.1316. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Aug 16, 2018

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Both the Dollar and Yen have weakened today, giving back recent gains amid an improvement in risk appetite. The U.S. and China have agreed on a new round of trade talks, while Turkey has managed to halt the rout of the Lira and secure major investments from Qatar and China's Alibaba. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 15, 2018

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The dollar index posted frosh near 14-month highs in N.Y. on Wednesday, topping at 96.98 before pulling back to 96.66 into the close. The Greenback rallied on safe-haven flows after Turkey imposed tariffs on U.S. goods, which saw equities and Treasury yields fall. Read more

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