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XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jul 28, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar has come off the boil in the wake of the as-expected Fed statement following an as-expected decision to leave policy settings where they are. The Fed said that near-term risks to the economy had reduced, noting firm consumption and recovering momentum in the labour market. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jul 27, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

FX trade was subdued ahead of the FOMC announcement, with major dollar pairings idling inside of relatively narrow ranges. The dollar rallied broadly, if briefly after the Fed, where the statement gave markets a more upbeat take on the labor market and economic conditions. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Japan Stimulus Expected at 28 Trillion Yen

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW Nikkei bounced on expectations of a stimulus package to be announced on the 2nd August to be towards the top range of expectations while market awaits FOMC rate decision. HIGHLIGHT On 2nd August the Bank of Japan is expected to announce a 28 trillion Yen (260bn USD) stimulus package which is expected to include 13 trillion Yen of fiscal measures. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jul 27, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

The yen fell amid choppy trade as markets digested news from Japanese PM Abe that the government is planning a Y28 tln stimulus package, exceeding forecasts for a Y20 tln package. There were also headlines saying that Japan was considering issuing 50-year bonds, though this was subsequently denied by the MoF. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jul 27, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

The yen fell amid choppy trade as markets digested news from Japanese PM Abe that the government is planning a Y28 tln stimulus package, exceeding forecasts for a Y20 tln package. There were also headlines saying that Japan was considering issuing 50-year bonds, though this was subsequently denied by the MoF. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jul 26, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar made up some ground in N.Y. trade on Tuesday, with a combination of better incoming U.S. data, and pre-FOMC short covering the driving factors. Earnings misses weighed some on Wall Street, while yields were slightly firmer in front of the Fed. Read more

XE Market Analysis: UK Interest Rates Cuts Ahead?

By: xemarketanalysis

OVERVIEW The Japanese Yen leapt more than 1% higher against the Dollar and the Euro in overnight trade after a Nikkei news report put the government fiscal stimulus figure at 6 trillion Yen, far shorter than the expectation of 20 trillion. The British Pound fell sharply, down 2% against the Yen and to a two week low against the Dollar and the Euro. Read more

XE Market Analysis: North America - Jul 26, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

The dollar came under pressure, led by a 1.5% dive in USD-JPY. The buck showed comparatively moderate losses versus the euro, sterling and commodity currencies. EUR-USD climbed to a two-session peak of 1.1030. USD-JPY settled off its lows but was still down some 1.4% on the day, at 104.30 bid as of the early European PM session. Read more

XE Market Analysis: Europe - Jul 26, 2016

By: XE Market Analysis

USD-JPY turned quite sharply lower, tumbling to a 12-day low at 104.27 during Tokyo trade. The move was driven by yen strength after Japanese finance minister Aso said that the government was yet to decide on the size of a new fiscal package, and that it would be up to the BoJ to decide what to do with monetary policy. Read more

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