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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 11, 2013

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The dollar moved lower versus the euro in N.Y. trade on Wednesday, with the bulk of buying coming into the 10:00 EDT option expiry. Maturities at 1.3300 were noted, and attracted good attention. Option related offers revealed themselves after the expiry, though the pairing eventually made its way to highs over 1.3320. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 11, 2013

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GBP was the main mover in Europe as U.K. employment data came in much stronger than expected. Hedge funds that positioned for the upside from 1.5730 ahead of the release booked profit after it hit 1.5827 highs and it ended the European morning close to 1.5760, leaving it moderately firmer intra-day. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 11, 2013

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The G10 FX is consolidating in early Europe, but the risk backdrop is positive. U.S. President Obama has postponed a Congress vote on military action against Syria and will pursue the diplomatic route after Russia proposed a Syrian handover of all chemical weapons. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 10, 2013

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The dollar was mostly easier in light N.Y. trade on Tuesday, though the euro was unable to advance to the 1.33 handle. USD-JPY did firm up however, moving over 100.40, and aided by EUR-JPY buying interest. The U.S. calendar was empty, though stocks managed another rally, mostly on the back of hopes for a diplomatic solution in Syria. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 10, 2013

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The dollar trended lower in Asia after it extended losses after yesterday's European close. However, consolidation set in during quiet European trade. Sentiment was positive overall as Syria tension dropped off as leaders consider Russian proposals that could see Syrian chemical weapons come under international control. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 10, 2013

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The dollar maintained easier levels in Asia after it extended losses after yesterday's European close. Equity market investors took some encouragement that tensions surrounding the situation were easing up a bit as U.S. and other leaders debate how the situation can be resolved. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 09, 2013

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The dollar continued its decline on Monday in N.Y., adding to Friday's post-jobs report losses. Uncertainty over Syria and Fed taper remained through the session, though Russia urged Syria to put chemical weapons under international control, if that would avert military strikes. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Sep 09, 2013

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The dollar traded on the easier side as risk appetite held up. The dollar continued where it left off after Friday's NFP data failed to provide clarity on the Fed outlook. EUR rose from the 1.3170 area in early Europe and traded into 1.3200 as Eurozone Sentix confidence data moved into positive territory for the first time since July 2011. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Sep 09, 2013

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The dollar consolidated Friday's losses, which came over Friday's August NFP release. The release did not provide the clarity on Fed policy that many had hoped for. Syria remained a background issue as the U.S. continued to build international support for action despite the very public difference of opinion between the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Sep 06, 2013

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The headline August NFP outcome was fairly near expectations at 169k (median 177k), though downwardly revised July and June numbers weighed sentiment overall. The dollar sank with yields. though we still expect the Fed to follow through with a modest taper on Sep-18 that won't materially alter the easy policy setting. Read more

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