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XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 18, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

A Dollar softening theme emerged during the London AM session, which saw EUR-USD and Cable post respective two-session highs at 1.1330 and 1.2938, and USD-JPY ebbed back come after printing a high at 110.61. Stock markets were near net unchanged in Europe, and S&P 500 futures were showing fractional losses, following a bullish session in Asia, which was pinned on hopes that the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 18, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Yen traded softer amid a risk-on backdrop in Asian markets leading into the London interbank open. USD-JPY posted a two-session high at 110.59, while EUR-JPY and AUD-JPY also lifted into two-session high terrain. This was seen concurrently with the MSCI Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) equity index rising by nearly 1%. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 15, 2019

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The Dollar index pulled back from near one-month highs in N.Y. on Friday, dipping just under 97.00, after peaking at 97.37 early in the session. Pre-weekend profit taking was a driver, coming as the U.S. and China extended trade talks through next week in Washington. Read more

XE Market Analysis: The Greenback Roars Back Against Major Peers on Optimism over China-US trade talks

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW The US dollar moves higher on positive trade talks between Beijing and Washington The British pound remains under pressure, trading in negative territory this week as the UK House of Commons continues to find the right BREXIT formula. NYMEX WTI Crude returns to a 12-week high, up 1.95% on the day. HIGHLIGHT The Sterling continues to be under pressure for the third consecutive week. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 15, 2019

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The Dollar majors have been trading without clear direction. Yen firmness was a theme during the Tokyo session, before the currency ebbed back as risk appetite in stock markets improved. USD-JPY printed a four-day low at 110.25 before recouping to the 110.50 area. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 15, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar has traded mixed, while a side theme of net Yen outperformance has been seen. EUR-USD has been plying a narrow range in the upper 1.1200s. The Pound steadied after tumbling late yesterday after UK Prime Minister was humiliated again, losing a symbolic, but not legally binding, Brexit vote in parliament. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Feb 14, 2019

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The dollar sold off sharply following the worst U.S. retail sales report since 2009. PPI data was mixed, while jobless claims were higher than expected. This resulted in equity futures and Treasury yields move sharply lower. Later, reports that the U.S. Read more

XE Market Analysis: No Love for Retail or Stock Markets in Today's Trading

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW British PM Theresa May goes back to try and build support for Brexit deal Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay taking heat for refusing to rule out a no-deal Brexit USD drops as stock markets and retail numbers disappoint HIGHLIGHT British PM Theresa May returns to parliament amidst heavy debate over the Brexit agreement on the table. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Feb 14, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Dollar posted a fresh highs against the Euro, Yen and Pound, among other currencies, but lost ground to the Australian and New Zealand Dollars, which were buoyed up by much less worse than feared trade data out of China and ongoing hopes for a compromise on the U.S.-China trade talk front. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Feb 14, 2019

By: XE Market Analysis

The Yen has continued to soften, while the Australian and New Zealand Dollars have continued to outperform. USD-JPY rose for a fourth consecutive day, this time printing a fresh seven-week high at 111.13. AUD-JPY, which is seen as both a proxy for China risks and a general forex market barometer of global investor risk appetite, rallied over 0.6%, posting a nine-day high at 79.19. Read more

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