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Yen Softens in Quiet, Directionless Markets, Dollar Regains Ground

The forex markets are generally quite and directionless for the time being. After very brief selloff yesterday, Dollar is regaining some ground in Asian session today. Sterling is mildly firmer ...
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Dollar Softens ahead of Treasury Auctions, Sterling Staging Strong Recovery

Dollar turns softer entering into US session, as traders await the results of auctions of both 3- and 10-year bonds, worth USD 96B in total. Additionally, there will be auction ...
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Dollar and Yen Higher on Mild Risk-Off Sentiment, Kiwi Up ahead of RBNZ

Dollar and Yen trade slightly higher on mild risk-off sentiment in Asia. Australian and Canadian Dollar are the weaker ones for the time being. But overall, most major pairs and ...
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Euro Reversed Course on Less Pessimistic European Outlook, Commodity Currencies Ignored Risk Rallies

Swiss Franc and Euro ended as the strongest ones last week, as investors reversed their short positions accumulated in Q1. In particular, such reversals pushed Sterling to be the worst ...
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Canadian Dollar Rises on Strong Job Data, Gold Fails Double Bottom Neckline

Canadian Dollar jumps broadly in early US session, with help from much better than expected job data. Dollar is following as second strongest for today, paring some of this week’s ...
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Sterling Still Facing Downside Pressure in Quiet Markets

Markets are generally quiet in Asian session today. Sterling is set to end as the worst performing one for the week. And it’s still facing much downside pressure against Euro, ...
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USD/JPY Extends Correction Lower, Dragging Down Other Yen Crosses

USD/JPY’s near term correction accelerates lower today and the development drags down other Yen crosses too. There is no apparent reason for the rush into Yen. Stocks, yields, metals, and ...
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USD/JPY Extends Correction Lower, Dragging Down Other Yen Crosses

USD/JPY’s near term correction accelerates lower today and the development drags down other Yen crosses too. There is no apparent reason for the rush into Yen. Stocks, yields, metals, and ...
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Euro Making Progress as Focus Turns to ECB Accounts

Markets are generally mixed as FOMC minutes overnight delivered basically what have be told. Asian stocks are mixed, following the US session. Gold and oil are both stuck in range ...
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Euro and Franc March on, Sterling Extends Slide

The rallies of Euro and Swiss Franc continue today, with much help by buying in crosses, in particular against Sterling and Aussie. The latter two are currently the worst performing ...
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Euro and Franc Strong in Mixed Markets, Dollar Await FOMC Minutes

Euro and Swiss Franc are currently the strongest ones for the week, but overall markets are relatively mixed. The rise in Euro owes a large part to Sterling’s pull back, ...
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Sterling Paring Recent Gains, Euro and Swiss Firmer

Positive sentiment sent German DAX to new record high today, while US futures point to a firm open. Investors are becoming more optimistic on the upcoming recovery, as seen in ...
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Dollar Tumbles as DOW Hits Record, Aussie Shrugs RBA

Dollar trades broadly lower this week so far, following the strong record close in stocks overnight. Nevertheless, Yen and, to a larger extent, Swiss Franc are not following the selloff ...
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Sterling Rises in Subdued Markets, Stocks to Extend Record Runs

Sterling rises together with commodity currencies today. Trading has been rather subdued with most markets closed. But activities should come back to life in US session. US futures point to ...
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Dollar Retreats after Jobless Claims, Sluggish Pre-Holiday Trading Elsewhere

Dollar retreats mildly in early US session after weaker than expected job data. Also, treasury yield is retreating mildly while stocks point to higher open, in particular NASDAQ. Pre-holiday trading ...
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Aussie Tumbles in Pre-Holiday Markets, Dollar Awaits ISM

Dollar is generally firm today while selling focus turned to Australian Dollar, and other commodity currencies. It’s unsure what’s the exact catalyst for the selloff in Aussie. But recent pull ...
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Sterling and Loonie Rises, Dollar Shrugs ADP and Awaits Biden

Yen remains generally weak in early US session today. But buying focuses against the Japanese currency has somewhat turned from Dollar to Sterling and Canadian. Both the Pound and Loonie ...
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Selloff in Yen and Franc Continues, Euro also Weak

Selloff in Yen and Swiss Franc remain a main theme in the markets in Asia today, while Euro is also weak. Dollar is staying firm but it’s struggling to extend ...
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Dollar Surges on Renewed Rally in Yields, Yen and Gold Tumble

Dollar rides on renewed rally in US treasury yields and trades broadly higher today. The greenback’s strength is quite overwhelming for now. On the other hand, Yen and Swiss Franc ...
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Yen Drops Broadly as Yields Rose on Optimism

Yen trades generally lower today following surging treasury yields and some firmness in stock markets. While it’s not yet a full risk-on market, sentiments are positive for now. Swiss Franc, ...
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Sterling Rises in Quiet Markets, Lifted by Buying Against Euro and Franc

Sterling trades generally higher today, with much help from buying in crosses against Euro and Swiss Franc. Australian and New Zealand Dollar are also firmer even though overall market sentiments ...
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Canadian Dollar Mildly Lower in Quiet Markets, Following Oil Retreat

The markets open a holiday-shortened week in a quiet note. Canadian Dollar is trading mildly lower, following retreat in oil prices. The giant container that blocks the Suez Canal, Ever ...
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Risk Sentiments Turned On Again, But Euro Likely to Stay Weak on Third Wave

After staying cautious for most of the week, risk sentiments were turned on again towards the end, bringing DOW and S&P 500 to new record highs. Aussie, Kiwi and Sterling ...
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Yen Tumbles Broadly as Risk Appetite Returns

Yen is sold off broadly today as risk appetite returns to the markets. European indices are all trading in black at the time of writing, while US futures also point ...
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Sterling Rebounding as Risk Sentiments Improved, Swiss Franc and Yen Drop

Overall risk sentiments continue to drive the forex markets. Yen, Swiss Franc and Dollar softer following rebound in US and Asian stocks. On the other hand, Australian Dollar is leading ...
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Swiss Franc Decline Slows after SNB, Dollar Attempting Rise after Jobless Claims

Sterling trades mildly higher in rather quiet market today while Euro and Yen turn softer. Dollar is attempting to extend this week’s rally after better than expected jobless claim data ...
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Dollar and Yen Maintain Gains as Markets Turn Steady

Markets are generally steady in Asian session today, with mild recovery seen in Nikkei. Though, movements in other markets are rather subdued. Commodity currencies recover in general while Yen, Swiss ...
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Market Sentiments Saved by Strong PMIs, Dollar Staying Firm

Asian markets closed in deep red earlier today while European stocks dived in initial trading. Yet, the markets were saved by much stronger than expected PMI data out of Eurozone ...
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Selloff in Asia Intensifies, Aussie and Kiwi Accelerate Down

New Zealand and Australian Dollar accelerates lower today as selloff in Asian stocks intensify. The development came on renewed concern over the third wave of coronavirus infections in Europe and ...
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Yen Rally Accelerates As Selloff in Commodity Currencies Intensifies

Yen buying accelerates today as selloff in commodity currencies intensified. New Zealand Dollar is trading as the worst, by some distance, followed by Aussie. Canadian Dollar is dragged down by ...
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AUD and NZD Tumble Following Risk Aversion in Hong Kong and China

Commodity currencies are generally weak in Asian session, together with Sterling. Stocks in Hong Kong and China are reacting negatively to joint sanctions by EU, UK, Canada and US over ...
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Euro and Swiss Franc Mildly Higher in Mixed Markets

The financial markets are generally mixed with subdued trading today. Nikkei did had a bad day, but the selloff didn’t spread to other markets. European indices and US futures are ...
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Yen Mildly Higher While Nikkei Tumbles, SNB a Focus in the Week

Nikkei trades sharply lower today as selloff continues after BoJ decide to exclude Nikkei-linked ETF from its purchases. Though, Topix is also trading down deeply. The Japanese markets are weighed ...
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Sentiments Turned Cautious on Yields and Infections, But Stay Positive

US treasury yield jumped last week after Fed gave way to more yield strength. In the background, there were some concerns over resurgence of coronavirus infections in some countries like ...
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Dollar and Yen Firm as Investors Stay Cautious

Dollar is generally firmer as markets enter into US session. Futures point to a flat open, but investors are clearly on guard of selloff before the weekend. Cautiousness is keeping ...
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Yields Rise, Stocks and Oil Plunge, Yen Shrugs BoJ

Renewed surge in US treasury yields overnight sent stocks lower. Risk-off sentiments continued in Asian session general. Australian Dollar is currently the worst performing one for the day, weighed down ...
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Sentiments Weighed Down by Unstoppable Yields, Dollar Recovers

Sentiments appear to be weighed down by the upstoppable rally in treasury yields again today. At the time of writing, US 10-year yield is trading above 1.75 handle while Germany ...
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Dollar Falls on Risk-On Sentiment after FOMC, Aussie Powers Up on Job Data

Dollar dropped broadly overnight as markets turned into mild risk-mode following FOMC rate decision. A better economic outlook was painted by the new economic projections. Yet, Fed is clear that ...
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Dollar Steady, Yields Impatient ahead of FOMC

The markets remain generally quiet today, awaiting FOMC rate decision. Sterling regains much of the ground lost earlier in the week. Canadian Dollar is also firm, in particular against other ...
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Dollar Holding in Range, FOMC Awaited

The markets continues to trade in non-committal way as traders await Fed’s comments on treasury yields. Swiss Franc is currently the strongest one for the week, thanks to yesterday’s rally ...
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Yen and Swiss Rebound, Sterling Decline Fades Quickly

There isn’t really a clear direction in the currency markets today. Sterling’s selloff in European session quickly faded. Focus is turning to Yen and Swiss Franc rebound in early US ...
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Sterling Dips Against Euro and Swiss, S&P 500 Hit New Record

Markets remain cautious overall. While DOW and S&P 500 hit new record highs overnight, the gains were just modest. Gold and WTI oil are also both stuck in tight range, ...
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Canadian Dollar Strong in Subdued Markets, Yen Weak

Trading is generally subdued in the markets today. European indices are stuck in very tight range while US futures point to slightly higher open. Both gold and oil are bounded ...
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Yen Soft in Mixed Markets, Strong China Data Shrugged

The markets are generally mixed in Asian session today. Strong data from China were shrugged by investors in general. Instead, sentiment is a bit cautious ahead of the highly anticipated ...
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DOW, SPX and DAX Hit Records While US Yield Surged, CAD Shone

Global equities struck a strong note in ending last week, with help from fresh US stimulus and ECB’s pledge to accelerate asset purchases. Yen, Dollar and Swiss Franc ended as ...
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Canadian Dollar Jumps on Strong Job Data, Dollar Rebounds With Yields

Dollar rebounds broadly again today as markets are unsettled by renewed strength in treasury yield. At the time of writing, US 10-year yield is back pressing 1.6 handle. DOW future ...
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Sterling and Aussie Rise as Risk-On Sentiment is Back

Sterling and commodity currencies are back in driving seat on positive market sentiments. Nikkei rises sharply in Asian session, following another record close in DOW overnight. Treasury yields also appear ...
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Euro Mildly Softer after ECB, But Dollar and Yen Even Weaker

Euro softens mildly after ECB announced to speed up PEPP purchases in the next quarter. But loss is relatively limited as the overall envelop was kept unchanged. Dollar and Yen ...
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Sentiments Approved after US 10-Yr Auction, ECB Comments on Yields Awaited

Australian Dollar leads other commodity currencies higher today on improved market sentiments. Asian stocks are trading generally higher, following the record close in DOW overnight. Investors found some comfort from ...
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Range Trading Continues as US 10-Year Auctions Awaited

The markets are rather quiet so far today with slow news flow. Major currency pairs and crosses are stuck inside yesterday’s range, in consolidative trading. Other markets are also mixed, ...
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Range Trading Continues as US 10-Year Auctions Awaited

The markets are rather quiet so far today with slow news flow. Major currency pairs and crosses are stuck inside yesterday’s range, in consolidative trading. Other markets are also mixed, ...
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Dollar Recovers after Brief Retreat, More Treasury Auctions Ahead

Dollar’s pull back overnight was relatively short-lived as it regains some footing in Asian session today. Sentiments stabilized with US stocks closed higher yesterday, with NASDAQ staged a strong rebound ...
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Dollar Pares Gains as Yields Retreat, Stocks Rebound

Dollar retreat broadly today as 10-year yield pares gain after failing to sustain above 1.6 handle again. NASDAQ is also set for a rebound while DOW might try to extend ...
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Sterling Strengthening While Yen Selloff Continues

Dollar retreats mildly in Asian session today as overall market sentiments improved some what. Major Asian indices, except China, recovered notably, following DOW’s rally. But weakness in US tech is ...
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Dollar Extends Rally, Euro Shrugs Solid Investor Confidence

Dollar’s rally continues today but buying is mainly centered against Euro, Swiss Franc and Kiwi. Euro is getting no support from better than expected investor confidence data. Thanks to some ...
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Dollar Extends Rally, Euro Shrugs Solid Investor Confidence

Dollar’s rally continues today but buying is mainly centered against Euro, Swiss Franc and Kiwi. Euro is getting no support from better than expected investor confidence data. Thanks to some ...
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Asian Markets Soften on Surging Oil Price, Dollar Firm

The Asian markets opened the week relatively mixed. Stocks gained initially on US Senate passage of the USD 1.9T stimulus bill. But sentiments are weighed down by concerns of inflation ...
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10-Yr Yield Couldn’t Break Loose from 1.5 Magnet, Dollar and Canadian Soared

Strong treasury yield continued to be a major theme last week. But for now, it seemed 10-year yield could still break loose from the “magnetic field” of S&P dividend yield ...
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Dollar Jumps after Strong NFP, 10-Yr Yields Breaks 1.6

Dollar rises further in early US session after much stronger than expected non-farm payroll report. 10-year yield also surges and it’s now back above 1.6 handle. The greenback in currently ...
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Yields Surged, Stocks Tumbled after Fed Powell, Dollar in Half-Hearted Rally

Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s lack of concrete hint on action against rising nominal rates sent treasury yield higher, and stocks lower overnight. Dollar rode on risk aversion and jumped sharply ...
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Swiss Franc and Yen Resumed Selloff, Markets Mixed Elsewhere

Selloff in Swiss Franc and Yen is the main focus today. But the forex markets are mixed elsewhere. Commodity currencies are mildly firmer as led by Aussie, but major pairs ...
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Currency Trading Subdued, But Risk Aversion Building Up

Huge volatility continues in stock markets as Asian indices dive following the selloff in US overnight. But movements in exchange rates are relatively subdued, and mixed. Swiss Franc, Yen and ...
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Dollar Recovers Despite Sluggish ADP Job Growth, Yields Up Again

Dollar recovers in early US session as sluggish ADP job growth drags down stock futures. Additionally, treasury yields are having a mild rebound. At this point, Sterling is following as ...
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Aussie Supported by GDP, Dollar Turns Soft in Consolidative Markets

The markets are relatively mixed so far. Dollar’s rally attempt was brought to a halt overnight while Euro and Swiss Franc recovered. Commodity currencies also recovered, as led by Aussie, ...
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Euro Drops on ECB Comments, Swiss Franc Weaker

Euro is under some pressure today after a heavy ECB official indicated the readiness to response to surging yields. But Swiss Franc is not too far behind. The forex markets ...
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Aussie Steady after RBA, Yield Retreats, Stocks Mixed

Global treasury yields softened mildly this week, which helped the rebound in US and European stocks yesterday. But the positive sentiment is not much reflected in Asian session today so ...
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Swiss Franc Sold Off Again as Stocks Rebound, Yields Turned Mixed

Swiss Franc is in deep selloff again today as risk sentiment further stabilized in the markets. European indices rebound broadly while US futures point to higher open. Global bond markets ...
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Markets Stabilize in Tight Range, Employment and Prices Data in Focus

Commodity currencies and Sterling recover broadly as sentiments in Asian markets stabilized, after mixed economic data. In particular, Nikkei is trading up over 2% at the time of writing, with ...
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A Wild Week of Metals, Yields, Stocks and Dollar

Just after DOW hit new record high in the middle of last week, the rally was choked by skyrocketing treasury yields. Dollar surprisingly ended as the strongest one for the ...
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Dollar Strong as Stocks Stay in Red Even Though Yields Retreat

Even though treasury yields are retreating mildly today, stocks are staying in red in Europe and Asia. US futures point to a recovery but it’s unsure if the rebound could ...
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Yields Up, Stocks Down, Dollar and Yen Rebound

US stocks suffered steep selling overnight on sharp rally in treasury yields, and the selloff carried forward to Asian markets. Yen and Dollar ride on the turn in risk sentiments ...
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Euro Attempts a Come Back, Global Yields Surge Continues

Surging global yields remain the major focus today, with Germany 10-year bund yield hitting as high as -0.234, while UK 10-year gilt yield reaching as high as 0.818. Earlier in ...
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Team Risk-On Extends Leads as DOW Hits New Records

As DOW hit another record with strong rise overnight, team risk-on is extending the lead over team risk-off in the currency markets. New Zealand Dollar is having a mild upper ...
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Yen Under Pressure as Swiss Franc Decline Slows a Bit

Selling focus appears to be turning to Yen as markets enter into US session. Swiss Franc remains weak but the decline is slowing slightly. Dollar and Euro are also soft, ...
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CHF Selloff Intensifies, NZD Rises after RBNZ

New Zealand Dollar rises broadly today after RBNZ stood pat and didn’t sound particularly concerned with the strong exchange rate. Though, Sterling remains the strongest one, continued to be supported ...
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Sterling Stronger on Reopening Optimism, Dollar Stabilizes

Sterling rises broadly today as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he’s “hopeful” and “very optimistic ” to end pandemic restrictions on June 21, based on the “one-way road to ...
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Dollar Soft as Markets Await Fed Chair Powell Testimony, Oil Jumps

Dollar stays generally soft in Asian session today as markets await Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony. The topics of inflation and surging treasury yields would be the focuses. For the ...
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Swiss Franc Weak after Brief selloff, Yen and Dollar Also Soft

Swiss Franc was a focus in earlier European session as it suffered brief but deep selloff. Though, it somewhat found some footing quickly, even though it’s still the second weakest ...
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NZD Surges on Rating Upgrade, Eyes on RBNZ This Week

New Zealand Dollar opens the week higher after ratings upgrade by S&P. The Kiwi would now look into RBNZ’s comments on the economy and new economic projections featured later in ...
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Aussie Surged With Industrial Metal Prices, More Upside in Favor

Stocks markets took a breather last week while focus turned to surging industrial metal prices and treasury yields. Strength in metals was seen more about supply shortage than recovery in ...
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Australian Dollar Skyrockets on Surging Metal, Markets Cheer PMIs

Australian Dollar overtakes Sterling as the strongest one for the week, as supported by return of risk-mode markets. In particular, industrial metal is having strong rally with copper trading up ...
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Sterling Stays Strong as Focus Turns to Retail Sales and PMIs

Sterling continues to trade as the strongest one for the week, as focus turns to UK retail sales and PMIs. Upside surprises there could give the Pound another lift. Australian ...
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Dollar Dives after Jobless Claims, Sterling Powers Up

Dollar is back under some selling pressure, starting in European session, and intensifies after poor job data. Weakness in the greenback is dragging down Canadian Dollar as the second worst ...
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Aussie Mildly Higher after Job Data, Oil Extends Up Trend

Australian Dollar strengthens mildly in Asian session today, as supported by another set of solid job data. But overall, trading in the forex markets is subdued. Dollar is taking a ...
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Dollar Rebounds Further on Strong Retail Sales, Euro and Swiss Franc Suffer

Dollar’s rebound gains much momentum in early US session with a little help from much stronger than expected retail sales data. Canadian Dollar is following as second strongest for today, ...
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Dollar Firm after 10-yr Yield Breached 1.3, But Near Term Resistance Still Intact

The strong rally in US treasury yield overnight pushed Dollar notably higher. The greenback is indeed the second strongest one for the week, just next to Sterling. Canadian Dollar is ...
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Dollar Strikes Back on Surging Yields, Gold Tumbles

Dollar is striking back today with some help from surging US yields. At the time of writing, 10-year yield is trading above 1.25 handle. Additionally, much stronger than expected manufacturing ...
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Euro Weak With Dollar in as Stock Surge Further, Looks into German ZEW

Overall developments in the markets are unchanged as strong risk-on sentiments continue. Yen is currently the worst performer by a mile. Dollar, Euro and Swiss Franc are following behind. Sterling ...
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Sterling Surges as Johnson Promises Lockdown Exit Roadmap, Strong Risk-On Sentiment Continues

Strong risk-on sentiments continue today even though US and China are on holiday. Dollar and Yen are both suffering heavy selling pressure, more so the latter. Sterling is leading the ...
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Yen Accelerates Downward as Strong GDP Lifts Nikkei Above 30k

Yen and Dollar are under selling pressure today on strong risk-on markets. Nikkei closed above 30k handle for the first time in 30 years, as lifted by stronger than expected ...
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ollar Tumbled on Risk-On Sentiments Again, Ignored Yield Strength

Dollar ended as the worst performing one, reversing much of prior week’s rebound. Risk-on sentiments appeared to be leading the greenback lower again, and boosted Australian Dollar as the strongest ...
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Sterling Supported by GDP, Bitcoin Hits Record

Sterling appears to be one of the stronger after data showed larger than expected GDP growth in December and Q4. But for now. Mean while Dollar and Euro are following ...
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Dollar Decline Slowed Again in Quiet Trading, UK in Focus

Dollar’s selloff slowed further in a very quiet Asian session, on lunar new year holiday. Activity might come back with a number of economic data featured from the UK. Upside ...
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Dollar Selling Resumes after Jobless Claims, Yen Crosses Rising

Dollar is back in selloff mode in early US session after slightly worse than expected jobless claims numbers. Though, at the time of writing, Yen underperforms mildly. On the other ...
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Dollar Decline Slows But No Bottoming, Euro Softens

The forex markets are rather quite in Asia today, following subdued trading elsewhere. Dollar’s decline is slowing but it remains the worst performing major currency so far, followed by commodity ...
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Dollar’s Fall Continues as Core CPI Slows, Sterling Rises With UK Yields

Dollar’s selloff continues in early US session and it’s extending after weaker than expected core CPI reading. Sterling is lifted by strength in UK yield today, with 10-year Gilt yield ...
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Dollar Selloff Continues as Risk Sentiment Stabilizes, More Downside Likely

Dollar stays broadly weak in Asian session today even though general sentiments stabilizes. Risk-seeking trading is taking a breather somewhat after US stocks hit new intraday higher overnight. Euro is ...
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Dollar Stays Weak but Buying Turns to Swiss Franc and Yen

Dollar stays generally weak entering into US session. But as risk appetite cools slightly, buying focus is turning to Swiss Franc and Yen. Euro is currently following the two as ...
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Dollar Selling Takes Off as US Stocks Hit Records

Dollar’s selloff finally took off overnight as US stocks were boosted further to new record highs on reflation trade and vaccine optimism. Selling is really broad based this time, as ...
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Sterling Retreats, Dollar Looks into Strong US Stocks and Yields

Dollar and Yen are both recapturing some ground as risk appetite cools slightly in European session. Still, US stocks futures point to more record runs today while yields are firm ...
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Risk Appetite Sends Stocks and Oil Higher, Yen and Swiss Franc Weak

Risk-on sentiments continue in Asian session today with Nikkei hitting 30-year higher, while oil prices are also back at pre-pandemic level. Yen and Swiss Franc are currently the weakest one, ...
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Dollar Rally Choked by Job Data, Spotlights Turn to Sterling and Aussie

Dollar was in a pole position to end as the strongest major currency. But disappointing non-farm payroll report gave dollar bulls a reality check as the greenback ended mixed, after ...
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Dollar Drops Broadly Following NFP Disappointment

Dollar drops broadly in early US session after much smaller than expected non-farm payroll job growth, even though unemployment dipped notably. Canadian Dollar is some what pressured today after larger ...
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Dollar Strong in Risk-On Markets, Non Farm Payrolls in Focus

Return of risk-on markets, after some solid economic data, pushed S&P 500 and NASDAQ to new record highs overnight. Yen and Swiss Franc trade broadly lower naturally but Euro was ...
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Sterling Surges in Acceleration after BoE, Euro Dives

Sterling jumps sharply after BoE indicated that it didn’t want to send a signal to the market on adopting negative rates. Dollar is also firm on overall mixed market sentiments ...
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Sterling Softens ahead of BoE, Dollar Maintains Gains

Sterling softens notably today as focus turns to BoE rate decision, and more importantly the stance regarding negative interest rates. Euro and Swiss Franc remain generally weak too. New Zealand ...
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Euro Stays Weak Despite Better CPI, Dollar Shrugs Strong ADP Job Growth

Economic data released today are largely ignored so far. Euro’s weakness continues despite stronger than expected inflation reading. Swiss Franc and Sterling are also softening slightly. Dollar, on the other ...
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Kiwi Rises on Job Data, Loonie Firm on Oil Price, Euro and Franc Weak

Canadian and New Zealand Dollar are both in the driving seats in the markets this week. Return of risk appetite is providing the base for rally. Meanwhile, Kiwi is lifted ...
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Euro Tumbles Through Support, Canadian Surges With Oil’s Upside Breakout

Canadian Dollar is currently trading as the strongest one for today, following the upside breakout in oil price. The resilient Sterling is following as second strongest, awaiting BoE to rule ...
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Australian Dollar Softens after RBA Expands QE, Euro Pressing Key Support Again

Australian Dollar softens mildly after RBA expands asset purchases by another AUD 100B. Also, it pledges to keep interest rate unchanged at current level until at least 2024. On the ...
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Swiss in Broad Based Selloff While Silver Steals the Show

Swiss Franc’s selloff is a major focus in the forex markets today, in particular, as it breaks through a key support level against Sterling. The development somewhat drags down the ...
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Sterling Firm as Markets Await BoE, Asian Stocks Up

Asian markets open the week generally higher today, shrugging off the steep selloff in the US on Friday. Australian and New Zealand Dollar firm up mildly. But Sterling is so ...
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Markets Down after Roller-Coaster Rides, Dollar Upside Still Capped

January ended with an exceptionally volatility week. While GME occupied a lot of headlines, there were other important developments like vaccines, US stimulus, and central bank expectations. Sterling ended as ...
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Canadian Dollar Rebounds on Strong GDP Growth, Dollar Turns Soft Despite Risk-Off

Canadian Dollar rises broadly in early US session, with the help from better than expected GDP data. Euro is also firmer on German and French GDP data. While markets are ...
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High Volatility Continues in Markets, USD/JPY Upside Breakout

Markets continues to engage very volatile trading, with US stocks and treasury yield staged strong rebounds overnight. Though, the moves are not totally followed by Mixed Asian markets. As for ...
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Euro Overtakes Dollar Investor Sentiment Stabilized, Near Term Support Defended

Overall, the financial markets are mixed as investor sentiment stabilized. European indices are already reversing initial losses while US futures point to higher open. Commodity currencies are staying generally weak ...
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Dollar Jumps on Sentiments U-Turn, But Upside Still Capped

The sharp turn in risk sentiments overnight pushed “safe-haven” currencies generally higher. Among them, Dollar is currently outperforming both Swiss Franc and Yen. On the other hand, Australian Dollar is ...
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Germany Slashes Growth Forecast, UK Tightens Border, Risk Appetite Recedes

Dollar, Yen and Swiss Franc strength again today, as dragged down by the decline in European stocks. DOW future is also losing -300pts at the time of writing. Sentiments are ...
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Dollar Mixed Awaiting FOMC, Sterling Attempting Upside Breakout

Markets are generally staying in consolidative mode for now, except that Sterling appears to be the stronger one. There is no follow through selling in Dollar so far, as traders ...
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Dollar Turns Soft as European Stocks Surge, Sterling and Commodity Currencies Jump

European stocks are trading generally higher today but no equivalent strength is see in the US pre-markets. Investors seemed to be lifted by news that EU, with backing from Germany, ...
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Euro, Sterling and Swiss Interplay Eyed as Volatility in Stocks and Yields Shrugged

The forex markets are very quiet in Asian session today as consolidative trading continues. The sharp decline in US treasury yields overnight, and the pull back in Asian stocks, triggered ...
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Euro Lost Upside Momentum While Stocks Pull Back after German Ifo

As European stocks turned south after initial trading, US futures also also dragged down. Overall market sentiments turned mixed after a bright start in Asia. Dollar is recovering mildly but ...
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Asia Opens in Risk On Mode, New Zealand Dollar Outperforms

It’s the same old story as Asian markets open in risk-on mode. Commodity currencies strengthen broadly, but led by New Zealand Dollar this time. On the other hand, Swiss Franc, ...
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Euro Reversed Initial Selloff after ECB, Turning the Corner?

Euro has surprisingly ended as the strongest one last week. While a rebound against Dollar was expected, the turnaround against commodity currency, in a risk-on week, was impressive. Though, as ...
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Dollar Rebounds Broadly as Risk Appetite Recedes

Dollar rebounds broadly today following receding risk appetite. Investors are apparently paring their gains in stocks. Swiss Franc and Euro are the next strongest, followed by Yen. On the other ...
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Euro Rebounds Against While Stock Traders Take Profit

The forex markets are reversing some of this week moves today, as stock investors are also taking some profits ahead of the weekend. Euro is the better performing so far, ...
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Euro Recovers as ECB Sees Less Pronounced Downside Risk, Dollar Softens after Jobless Claims

Euro recovers mildly in early US session, after ECB said downside risks to the economic outlook are less pronounced. Though, it remains one of the worst performing for the week, ...
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