02 Oct 2015

Traders Waiting for Non-Farm Jobs Report Before Making Dollar Moves

On currency markets, the main FX pairs spent most of the day confined to narrow ranges, which may be reflective of some wait and-see behaviour ahead of today’s key U

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30 Sep 2015

Weak EU Inflation May Affect Euro

On the FX front, the main pairs spent most of the day within narrow ranges. A larger than expected fall in German inflation in September (-0.2% vs forecast -0.1%) was also unhelpf

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28 Sep 2015

Dollar Benefits from Fed Speakers Supporting Rate Rise

The dollar benefited from a raft of more hawkish Fed speakers (downplayed potential impact from overseas developments). They reaffirmed that it would likely be appropriate to star

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25 Sep 2015

Yellen Comments Supports Dollar

In level terms, the EUR/USD pair, which had traded up near $1.13 at one point, fell back to around the mid $1.11 mark. Cable (GBP/ USD) edged down closer towards $1.52. Meanwhile,

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23 Sep 2015

Cable Falls Due To Disappointing Macro Data

The decline in market sentiment has coincided with some support for the yen. In level terms, the weaker tone to sterling saw cable (GBP/USD) fall from its opening up near $1.55, d

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21 Sep 2015

Euro Losses Ground Against the Dollar

As expected, the Fed meeting was the main event last week. While the FOMC kept policy on hold as expected, the tone from the meeting was more cautious than anticipated. This saw t

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