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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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September 18, 2013 Posted by
Finally, the day of the FOMC has arrived. The dollar traded at almost a five‐ week low before the Federal Reserve announces whether it will slow its $85 billion of monthly bond purchases that have capped borrowing costs. Among 64 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News, 33 predict the Fed will taper its purchases of Treasuries by $5 billion or less, with 31 forecasting a cut of $10 billion or more.
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September 17, 2013 Posted by
The dollar is trading at a 3-week low against the majors, as most market participants expect the FOMC to announce a QE tapering tomorrow. In Europe, German confidence data provided additional support to the euro and the pound continues to test new highs. The Aussie and New Zealand dollar remain strong, and solid manufacturing sales in Canada boosted the loonie.
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September 16, 2013 Posted by
The fireworks started over the weekend as former US Treasury Secretary (and front‐runner to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed Chairman) Larry Summers, withdrew his name from consideration for the post in a letter to President Obama. With Summers out of the running, the USD moved lower and equities moved higher.
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