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FX Outlook
January 05, 2010 Posted by

The holiday had brought tidings of comfort and joy for the USD and the U.S. market. Apart from the Asian economic recovery, recent U.S. employment data has lead to optimism that 2010 will bring further sustained economic improvement in the U.S. U.S. stocks marked recovery-trend highs, long yields ascending to four-month highs and the USD index rebounded to three-month highs.  

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FX Outlook
November 10, 2009 Posted by

China's Recovery Firmed Recent data all pointed to a recovery in China. GDP growth in Q3 2009 was in line with expectation, at 8.9 percent annually. This was higher than the 7.9 percent in Q2 and 6.1 percent in Q1.

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FX Outlook
September 22, 2009 Posted by
Major central banks are keeping liquidity ample in the aftermath of the global credit crisis following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, resulting in a flood of excess liquidity in the capital markets.
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FX Outlook
July 28, 2009 Posted by
China has recently taken the first step towards the internationalization of its currency, renminbi.
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FX Outlook
April 21, 2009 Posted by
With the outbreak of the global financial crisis last year, risk averse investors have been buying risk-haven currencies such as USD and JPY against other major and emerging market currencies.
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FX Outlook
December 08, 2008 Posted by
Since this past summer, USD has rebounded forcefully from a seven-year bear cycle that started in Q1 2002. The global financial crisis has created massive demand for the USD that propelled the currency to stage a dramatic comeback.
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