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Europe
Concerns on the inflation path and questions on the future of tax plans continued to weigh on the dollar on Friday, while the pound drifted higher on reports that the UK may get a 2-year transitional period before it exits the EU. Although yesterday’s encouraging data on US producer prices and...
Euro Dollar Currency
The dollar was mostly in the red against its major counterparts during the Asian session after the FOMC meeting minutes released on Wednesday indicated that Fed policymakers had doubts on the inflation path. In contrast, the euro was on track to post gains for the fifth straight day as Catalonia’s questioned status of independence is...
US Dollar Currency
The Asian session was relatively quiet on Wednesday as economic releases were limited. Following a stressful day in Spain, where Catalonia’s independence was put on hold, the euro remained strong above the 1.18-key level overnight, while the dollar was under pressure against its peers amid escalating geopolitical risks and fears of tax overhaul...
Euro Currency
With Japanese and South Korean markets returning from holidays, the dollar failed to gain ground against its rivals as investors continued pricing geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea. On the other hand, the euro and the aussie were in an uptrend as economic conditions in the regions...
Great British Pound Currency
On Monday, the dollar could not recover from Friday’s losses as North Korean tensions came back to the spotlight and as liquidity was limited during the session with South Korea, Japan, and China being closed for holidays while US markets will be partially shut for Columbus Day. Although the report on US nonfarm payrolls...
Great British Pound Currency
A stream of upbeat US economic data, as well as the approval of the 2018 fiscal budget in the US on Thursday, boosted the dollar to a 7-week high on Friday ahead of the widely expected nonfarm payrolls due later today. Meanwhile, the pound stretched its downtrend as concerns over May’s leadership continued to weigh...
Australian Dollar Currency
On Thursday, the dollar opened higher in the Asian session, gaining from investors’ increasing confidence on the US economy, while its Australian counterpart fell sharply after underpaid consumers tightened their spending, driving retail sales to the lowest level in five years. The dollar index moved from yesterday’s closing price of 93.28 to a...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
On Wednesday, economic market drivers were limited as the economic calendar was lacking important data. However, a final list of subsequent Fed candidates and speculations that Trump might nominate a less hawkish candidate pressured the dollar lower during the Asian session, giving a push to other major currencies. However, growing...
Reserve Bank of Australia
On Tuesday, rising economic prospects in the US kicked the dollar higher to a 1 ½-month high against its major rivals during Asian trading, while a steady monetary policy and an unchanged economic outlook as indicated overnight by RBA policymakers sent the aussie down to a two-month low. The spot dollar index stretched its uptrend...
Euro Currency
With markets in China, South Korea, Hong Kong and India being closed for public holidays, the dollar managed to recover from earlier losses against its peers in Asia – helped by higher US Treasury yields – while the euro recorded a downtrend in the wake of a political crisis in Spain. The dollar posted gains...
US Dollar Currency
On Friday, currencies in Asia were in a quiet trade, with the dollar moving sideways near yesterday’s lows as positive sentiment on Trump’s tax proposals was fading and investors were less certain on whether those would pass in Congress. However, the focus during the day will be on the US inflation readings...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD
In a data-quiet session, the dollar managed to extend yesterday’s gains in Asia after the US President, Donald Trump, revealed his plans on tax reforms a day before. Meanwhile, markets were scanning the RBNZ statement released after the central bank decided to hold rates steady, with the kiwi dipping into losses after the new RBNZ Governor...
Janet Yellen
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, held a hawkish stance on the Fed’s rate path on Tuesday, boosting the dollar to a fresh one-month high against a basket of major currencies. On Wednesday, dollar sentiment is expected to be positive as markets anticipate the Congress to welcome Republicans’ tax plans after Senate Republicans failed again to...
Euro Currency
The euro continued to be dogged by concerns about the outcome of the German elections, extending its losses in European trading, while a similarly disappointing election outcome in New Zealand caused the kiwi to be the day’s worst performing major currency. The US dollar was firmer as the yen...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD
The euro and the kiwi were trading lower on Monday after the election weekend for Germany and New Zealand ended with expected outcomes but insufficient votes to form a government. Meanwhile, geopolitical tensions continued to escalate between the US and North Korea as another round of threats took place during the weekend....
Federal Reserve
The dollar advanced against a basket of major currencies on late Wednesday, rising to a one-week high after the Fed’s rate-setting committee decided to set October as the starting date of unwinding their overloaded balance sheet, while they also agreed to keep interest rates unchanged as markets had projected....
US Dollar Currency
While geopolitical tensions escalated after the US President used stronger language against North Korea at his first speech in front of global leaders at the UN on Tuesday, the dollar showed relatively little reaction slipping near its two-year lows. Markets instead were more cautious about the FOMC decision to be announced later today, while they...
US Dollar Japanese Yen
On Tuesday, the dollar hit a fresh eight-week high against the yen in Asia with investors widely expecting the Fed policymakers to announce the start of monetary tightening later this year in their two-day meeting that concludes on Wednesday. Its British counterpart was in an uptrend as well following...
Japanese Yen
On Monday, safe-haven currencies were trading lower as UN leaders were preparing to kick off a meeting on Tuesday to discuss possible solutions on North Korea’s nuclear programs, with the US seeking a peaceful resolution. The dollar was hovering sideways ahead of the FOMC meeting. With the economic calendar lacking significant releases during the Asian session,...
Great British Pound Currency
Central bank meetings dominated today’s European session, while US CPI was the main data in focus. The pound soared to a fresh one-year high against the dollar after the Bank of England signalled rates could go up within months. The US dollar also shined as the greenback was lifted...
Bank of England
On Thursday, the dollar index was moving sideways above the 92 key-level in Asia, as investors ignored another aggressive warning from North Korea and instead were cautious whether US inflation data released later today would change the chances of the Fed raising interest rates again this year. Meanwhile, the...
Euro Currency
Currencies were trading quietly during the Asian session ahead of a busy calendar on Wednesday, with markets reacting little to the latest North Korean threats. The dollar weakened slightly with investors expecting inflation data to be released later today, while the euro ticked up after news stated that the President...
Great British Pound Currency Euro
The dollar maintained its strength against its rivals during the Asian trading hours as experts downgraded the impact of Hurricane Irma, while the UN Security Council approved a lighter package of sanctions on North Korea. Meanwhile, the British government won the vote on the EU withdrawal bill, lifting the pound to...
Oil Commodity
On Monday, investors had a bit more appetite for risk in Asia, giving some support to the dollar, as North Korea celebrated the anniversary of its founding without any additional missile tests. In energy markets, oil prices showed some recovery after ministers from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Kazakhstan discussed...
US Dollar Currency
It was another difficult session for the US dollar as numerous factors including political issues, disappointing economic numbers, and dangerous natural phenomena weighed heavily on the currency driving it to a 32-month low. Consequently, the dollar’s weakness boosted other majors and helped them reach new highs. The dollar fell to low levels not seen since the...
Europe
After a surprise rate hike from the Bank of Canada, US Congressional leaders and the president decided unexpectedly on late Wednesday to raise the government’s debt limit. However, the dollar failed to strengthen, as geopolitical risks continued to weigh on the markets, while the Fed’s Vice Chairman surprised markets...
Australian Dollar Currency
On Wednesday, markets continued being in a risk-averse mood as a North Korean diplomat warned the day before that more is coming from his country. However, in the US the focus turned to domestic policies, as Fed policymakers are preparing for their next meeting in two weeks’ time. With geopolitical risks in the background,...
Australia
The dollar entered a consolidation phase in Asia as investors remained nervous about North Korea’s possible future nuclear actions, while US markets provided little direction as they were closed for the Labour Day Holiday. Meanwhile, in Australia the RBA decided to keep its monetary policy unchanged, holding cash rates at record lows, but...
Japanese Yen
It was another risk-off Monday for investors as North Korea was said to have fired its sixth and most powerful weapon on Sunday, driving the demand for safe-haven assets higher while the US markets were closed for the Labour Day holiday. Gold gained the most, hitting a fresh 11-month high during the Asian trading hours. Yesterday, the...
Currencies
With geopolitical risks remaining in the background and the tropical Storm Harvey devastating the Southern US, the dollar managed to reverse some of yesterday’s losses during the Asian session. Investors were also forming their predictions for the widely expected nonfarm payrolls released later today. The aussie posted short-lived gains...

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