# DXY

#DXY

The U.S. dollar index (USDX) is a measure of the value of the U.S. dollar relative to the value of a basket of currencies of the majority of the U.S.’s most significant trading partners.

US Dollar Japanese Yen

Dollar continues gaining against yen after yesterday’s surge on upbeat retail sales

The US dollar continued gaining during the Asian session following yesterday’s spike versus the yen on upbeat retail sales. Sterling was also down against the greenback during morning trading, while other...
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One set of data not enough to boost bullish dollar bets

Developments in the last 48 hours have finally given dollar bulls much-needed motivation to send the greenback higher. It started on Monday, with upbeat comments from New York Fed President Bill Dudley,...
US Dollar

US Futures Higher, RBA Minutes Dovish, Safe Havens Quelled

Risk off trade a major theme Gold eased off but not no major sell off Dollar Index moving higher on Dudley's comment Oil price struggles due to lack of demand The...
US Dollar Currency

Dollar climbs as war tensions calm; euro drifts lower after poor industrial performance

During European trading hours, the dollar managed to reverse partially from losses made on Friday, after comments by two US civil officials and the South Korean president on Monday eased war tensions between the...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Japanese Data Injects Life, Dollar Bearish Bets At Record High Since 2013, Sterling and...

Japan Overwhelms While China Underwhelms Global Arena Looks At Trump Temper Bearish Bets At A Record Level Since 2013 No Hope For Sterling Bounce Oil Lower After OPEC Supply Spikes Japan...
US Dollar Currency

Dollar bulls eye US CPI inflation data

Has the dollar slide run its course? The US CPI inflation and core inflation figures are in focus on Friday as they are set to drive the price action in dollar FX...
US Dollar Currency

History of the USD – A Timeline

Over the centuries, the United States dollar better known to traders as the USD, has emerged as the world’s most actively traded currency and the core of the global financial system....
Euro Dollar Currency

Geopolitical tensions unfold, though rally for safe havens comes to halt

Escalating turmoil between the US and North Korea has continued to dominate the news flow in forex markets as the war of words threatens to spill over into army confrontation. However, the...
Euro Dollar

Dollar Strength Weighs on Euro, Sterling Posts Another Low Against Euro

The Dollar Index Bounce Strongly On Cards Euro Weaker Against Dollar But Strong Against Sterling The Dollar Index Bounce Strongly On Cards  The US JOLTS data also gave traders hopes that the...
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Safe-haven assets gain on escalating US-North Korea geopolitical turmoil

Geopolitical woes between the US and North Korea escalated overnight following announcements by the presidents of both countries. In response, safe-haven assets such as the yen, Swiss franc and gold strengthened overnight. The dollar...
Euro Dollar Currency

Dollar weakens in wake of US inflation, euro strengthens and oil pressured

Chinese economic data dominated today’s Asian session as dollar traders await key consumer prices figures for July due on Friday. The dollar index gave up on some of the strong gains from Friday to last...
US Dollar Currency

US Data Surprises the Markets

On Friday, the US Department of Labour released Nonfarm Payrolls for July of 209K that beat the markets’ expectation of 183K. Additionally, US Unemployment improved from 4.4% to 4.3% and average hourly...
US Employment

Jobs report boosts sentiment

Markets in Asia were upbeat on Monday, mirroring the positive sentiment in the US on Friday after the strong US employment report. The jump in yields after the report saw the...
Oil Commodity

Dollar weakens on start of quiet week as other majors up; oil pressured

Forex markets have started the week on a relatively quiet note regarding economic releases. During the Asian session, New Zealand inflation expectations and German industrial output in June were the main...
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After Math of US NFP & What To Do Now

The US NFP data was released and in the initial reaction the dollar moved higher, Treasuries fell and the equity markets loved the news. The US non-farm employment number came ahead...
US Dollar Currency

Repatriation?

The Dollar rally had a bit to do with the July Jobs report, but it was more about repatriation pledged from White House Economic Advisor Cohn. The July jobs report was...
US Dollar Currency

Will July’s US jobs report rescue the Dollar?

It has been another rough and rocky trading week for the Greenback as heightened political jitters in Washington weighed heavily on the currency. Friday’s potential market-shaker will be the US jobs report...
US Dollar Currency

Nonfarm payrolls preview: US labour market not so important for inflation and Fed

The US dollar is looking for some good news this week as it seeks to snap a pretty poor run of things. The dollar index (DXY) has skidded to its weakest...
US Dollar Currency Yen

Dollar in doldrums ahead of NFP data; most other majors and gold firm up

The greenback had yet another setback overnight ahead of the eagerly-anticipated non-farm payrolls data out today. Following yesterday’s disappointing ISM non-manufacturing PMI, the dollar slid on an alleged grand jury issuance...
CMC Markets

US payrolls in focus, as US dollar slips on Mueller grand jury report

Equity markets continue to provide mixed signals in the US with the Dow closing a record close for the 7th day in a row. This outperformance is not being matched by the...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD

Asian currencies weaken against dollar as euro, sterling firm up; oil under pressure

As traders in Europe were about to start the day, the dollar managed to retrace some of its losses against Asian currencies. However, the dollar index was moderately down at 93.01...
Euro Dollar

Dollar hits 31-month low against euro; aussie gains following RBA statement

The US dollar hit a more than two-and-a-half-year low against the euro during yesterday’s late session, with the euro breaching the 1.18 mark. The dollar index fell to its lowest level since...
US Dollar Currency

The Week Ahead: Is it time to buy the U.S. dollar?

Six months ago it was hard to believe that the Greenback will be plummeting against all of its major peers. Back then the Fed was the only central bank tightening monetary...
Euro Currency

Back to the futures: 31st July 2017

A snapshot of large speculator's poitioning from the weekly CFTC report and analysis of related futures markets. - US Dollar index is now net short for the first time since June 2014 -...
Currencies

Top world economies expand, but arising geopolitical risks take stage in forex markets

The US dollar gained during the Asian session, with the dollar index up 0.20% to last trade at 93.44. The session was busy with ample of data from Asian economies signaling...
Euro Dollar

Euro at Risk on German CPI, US Dollar Seeks Help From GDP Data

Talking Points: Euro at risk if German CPI disappoints, cools ECB tightening speculation US Dollar may rise as Q2 GDP rekindles 2017 Fed interest rate hike bets Are FX markets matching...
Euro Currency

July FOMC: A Minor Dovish Twist Completes A Perfect Storm For EUR/USD

Danske Bank Research comments on today's July FOMC policy statement. "As expected, the Fed maintained the target rate at 1.00%-1.25%. As this was a small meeting without updated projections and a press conference,...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD

Fed’s inflation concern weakens dollar; aussie, kiwi at two-year high

It was a relatively quiet data day in forex markets prompting traders to dwell over yesterday’s events, namely the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. As a result of the Federal Reserve’s...
FOMC - Janet Yellen

Dollar bruised by Fed caution

The Dollar tumbled to fresh 13-month lows against a basket of currencies during early trading on Thursday, after July’s Federal Reserve policy statement was presented with a dovish touch. Although the...
Janet Yellen - Federal Reserve

Dollar resumes the unwind as Fed fail to impress

Despite the mention of balance sheet reduction beginning 'relatively soon' markets sent the Dollar to fresh lows as they continue to doubt fed's ability to raise once more this year. Summary of...

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GBP recovers to 1.29 on surprise UK wages data

Great British Pound Currency
The UK wages growth surprised on the upside, as the British households saw their average earnings improved...

UK unemployment falls again to lowest since 1975, wage growth still lacklustre

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Britain's unemployment labour market bucked tepid economic growth in the second quarter as the unemployment rate unexpectedly...

US Dollar holds gains

Federal Reserve
The dollar held on to big gains on Wednesday ahead of today's Federal Reserve's minutes. The Fed releases...

Dollar Torpedos Gold Whilst Oil Checks Its Inventory

Gold Commodity
Huge inventory draw saves crude’s blushes as a stronger dollar twists the knife in gold’s side. The American...

EUR/CHF: Limited Downside Risks From Current Levels; Staying Long

SWISS FRANC
Credit Agricole CIB FX Strategy Research argues that EUR/CHF faces limited downside risks from current levels on the ground that...
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