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FX Daily
December 02, 2013 Posted by
The week opens with the yen continuing its slide (weaker) vs. the majors, now at a six-month low after various economic reports in China, Europe and the UK showed continued expansion in November. Increased global investor demand for risk taking is reducing the role JPY is used as a “carry trade” currency.
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FX Daily
November 22, 2013 Posted by
The USD is stable today despite a stronger-than-anticipated German business confidence report for November, signaling to the markets that the economic recovery in Euroland is gaining momentum.
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FX Daily
November 20, 2013 Posted by
Quiet FX markets are the theme today with the yen strengthening from a four-year low vs. the euro as a Japanese official made comments surrounding reforms of Japan’s government-run pension fund may take years to implement.
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FX Daily
September 27, 2013 Posted by
The dollar weakened amid the budget and debt wrangling in Washington. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a "clean" spending bill that would omit the defunding of Obamacare, which would need House approval before going to the President.
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FX Daily
September 25, 2013 Posted by
The euro and pound advanced against the dollar on solid sales data in the U.K. and continued concern that budget talks in Washington may result in a government shutdown. Both currencies are threatening to trade near a 7-month high as optimism for recovery in the euro region has grown.
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FX Daily
September 20, 2013 Posted by
The dollar gained back some ground today but is still down considerably for the week as several Fed officials are speaking throughout the day in support of the FOMC decision to refrain from tapering. India's central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark rate to dampen inflation, while scaling back measures that were imposed to support the rupee. Other emerging market currencies are having their best week as the risk trade is back on.
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FX Outlook
April 18, 2012 Posted by
Since last fall, global equity markets have benefitted across the board from various positive signs that the much-anticipated economic recovery was finally taking hold - at least in the U.S. Double-digit returns in the last six months reflect those positive views....
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Global Edge; Asia
November 21, 2011 Posted by
As China’s new offshore currency (CNH) market celebrates its first year anniversary, new business opportunities continue to evolve. An comprehensive overview of this new FX market will be discussed.
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