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Donald Trump
US Treasury yields turned lower and the dollar trimmed recent gains versus the yen, helping gold recover from a two-week low. US President Donald Trump made his tax plan announcement on Wednesday, which was viewed as lacking in detail, prompting a fall in the 10-year US Treasury yield to 2.30%,...
Australian Dollar
The aussie weakened after Australian inflation data missed forecasts. Risk appetite continued to pressure safe havens like the yen and gold. The euro was supported by the euphoria of the outcome of round one of the French elections. Australia reported that its headline inflation rose to an annualized rate of...
The euro remained steady, near five-month highs against the dollar, while the yen and gold retreated as the outcome of the French elections dampened demand for safe havens. Markets shrugged off North Korean artillery drills carried out today to mark the 85th anniversary of the Korean People’s Army. Currency markets...
Brexit
The euro spiked to a five-month high against the dollar on the news that Emmanuel Macron passed through to the second round of the French elections with the most votes. The centrist candidate is viewed as market-friendly as he is pro-business and pledges to boost the French economy with...
New Zealand Dollar
The New Zealand dollar was one of the best performers after inflation beat forecasts. Elsewhere, most major currency pairs remained in recent ranges as geopolitical concerns and French election risks are keeping investors cautious. Inflation in New Zealand accelerated to 2.2% year-on-year versus 2.0% expected and was the highest in...
Great British Pound
Sterling held on to gains made after surging to its highest level in more than six months on Tuesday in reaction to an announcement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May who surprised markets by calling a snap general election in June. Markets see a sure win for Theresa May and...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
The US dollar rebounded on Tuesday, with the help of some comments from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, which restored some demand for the greenback. US Treasury yields moved higher, which was supportive for the dollar and lifted it off five-month lows against the yen. The dollar index, which gauges...
Donald Trump
The dollar weakened further today after US President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that the greenback is “getting too strong”. The Australian dollar was a strong performer on the back of a solid jobs report. Trump expressed his concern that US businesses, especially manufacturers,...
Gold
Geopolitical concerns continued to be the dominant theme in the markets today, yen jumped to five-month high and gold traded at the highest level this year. Risk aversion also pushed investors into the safety of US Treasuries. News related to tensions over North Korea and Syria mostly took the market’s...
US Dollar
Safe haven assets were in demand as risk aversion in the markets today drove investors to the yen and gold.  Geopolitical concerns and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s comments weighed on US Treasury yields. The dollar index consolidated losses after falling below the key 101 level yesterday. Tensions in Syria and...
US Dollar
The dollar rose for a third day against the yen despite Friday’s lower-than-forecast US non-farm payrolls (NFP) report, as risk aversion somewhat faded following Friday’s news of a US missile strike in Syria. The dollar index is trading near a four-week high. There was a relatively light economic calendar for...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
Gold and the yen jumped during Asian trading on Friday, while stock markets fell on geopolitical risk, pushing investors out of risky assets and into safe havens. There were flows into US Treasuries as well. News of a US missile launch on an airbase in Syria rattled global markets,...
US Dollar
The US dollar extended losses during the Asian session today and remained under pressure after a big drop following Wednesday’s release of the FOMC minutes. Sentiment is broadly risk off in the markets today as investors turn their focus to a two-day meeting between US President Donald Trump and...
Oil
here was limited price action today as investors remained sidelined ahead of big risk events coming up this week. Major currencies mostly traded in tight ranges during the Asian session, with risk-off sentiment keeping trading volumes low, while a lack of major economic releases kept the market focus on the...
US Dollar
The Australian dollar fell after the Reserve Bank of Australia’s policy meeting. Safe haven assets such as the yen and gold were some of the best performers in a broadly risk averse environment in the markets today, as investors were being cautious ahead of major risk events later in...
Australian Dollar
The aussie was one of the worst performing major currencies following weak Australian retail sales data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, remained above the 100 psychological level. The yen was little changed after a report showed an improving outlook among Japan’s largest firms....
US Dollar
The US dollar is set to end the week with gains after being lifted by strong US GDP data and hawkish Federal Reserve officials who support further rate increases this year. The Australian dollar was underpinned by upbeat Chinese data. China’s official factory gauge rose to the highest level in...
Brexit
The dollar index rose on the positive outlook for US interest rates while the euro remained under pressure on ECB-related headlines. Sterling was stable after a big dip earlier in the week ahead of the triggering of Article 50 that took place yesterday. The US currency benefitted from some upbeat...
Brexit
The pound was one of the worst performing major currencies during forex trading in Asia today, as the UK is set to trigger Article 50. The dollar was broadly stronger after a report showed US consumer confidence jumped to a 16-year high. British Prime Minister Theresa May has already signed...
British Pound
The dollar stabilized today after sliding to a four-month low against the yen in reaction to news of the setback on healthcare reform. Investors have now shifted their attention to US President Donald Trump’s other policies with regards tax cuts and infrastructure spending. The market’s disappointment eased as focus now...
US Dollar
The dollar fell across the board and gold rallied as risk aversion in the markets increased demand for safe haven assets after news that the US House of Representatives failed to pass legislation that would reform the American healthcare system. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was one of Trump’s major election...
Japanese Yen
The dollar was slightly higher in Friday’s Asian session, halting a nine-day slide against the yen, as US Treasury yields rose. Markets received some clarity on the US House of Representatives vote on the new healthcare bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare. The vote that was due on Thursday...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
The risk aversion in markets dissipated today and demand for safe havens eased. This helped the dollar made some recovery against the yen, while gold paused its six-day rally. The dollar moved off four-month lows hit against the yen yesterday at 110.72 on investor concerns over US President Trump’s ability...
Donald Trump
Risk aversion in the markets led to safe haven demand, helping the yen strengthen and the dollar index fall below 100. Sterling was one of the best performing major currencies after UK inflation rose to the highest in over three years. The dollar fell to its lowest level since November...
France
The dollar remained soft in Asian trading today as it came under pressure from falling US Treasury yields following not-so-hawkish speeches by Fed officials on Monday. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans diminished hopes for a faster pace of rate hikes after he reiterated the Fed’s message from last week’s FOMC...
Japanese Yen
There was a quiet start to the week as closed markets in Japan led to lackluster trading during the Asian session. With not a lot on the economic calendar, investors digested news from the Group of 20 meeting that took place over the weekend, while currencies consolidated moves from...
European Central Bank
The euro was one of the top performing major currencies in the Asian session today after being lifted by comments from a European Central Bank official who hinted at a rate increase. The US dollar remained weak in the wake of the FOMC and is on track to end...
Europe
The US dollar remained weak against its major counterparts during the Asian session after making big losses on Wednesday despite the Federal Reserve delivering a rate hike. Following a two-day meeting, the Fed announced an increase in its benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points to a range of 0.75%...
US Dollar
The US dollar traded in a narrow rage against the yen as investors await the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting later today. It is widely expected that the FOMC will announce a rate hike. The euro tumbled against the pound as markets look to the Dutch...
British Pound
Currency markets were in a wait-and-see mode during the Asian session as investors were cautious ahead of central bank meetings this week (which include the Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England) and the Dutch elections on Wednesday. These risk events prevailed over strong Chinese...

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