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30
Sep

Italian, EU CPI, U.S. PCE Price Index, Consumer Spendin...

The U.S. dollar significantly weakened again other major currencies on Thursday for the second day in a row. In emerging markets though the sentiment was somewhat mixed. The USD/TR...

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29
Sep

German CPI, U.S. Jobless Claims, GDP

The U.S. dollar strongly retraced lower against most other major currencies with the USDX index down by one per cent, though given the significant appreciation of the greenback at ...

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28
Sep

U.S. Pending Home Sales, Investor Confidence, EIA Data

The dollar strength continued to dominate the FX markets among both major and emerging market currencies. The USD/CNH pair continued to go up in a parabolic fashion, exceeding the ...

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27
Sep

U.S. Housing Market Data, Consumer Confidence

While the dollar continues to remain in a very strong position against most other major currencies, some possibly excessive moves have been reversed with the GBP/USD pair recoveri...

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26
Sep

Cable at Record Low, Global Sell-Off, German Ifo Survey

As the dollar continued to appreciate this brought with itself considerate movements in connected markets such as the Cable (GBP/USD) falling to a new record low. While the USD/JPY...

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23
Sep

US Flash Manufacturing and Flash Services PMI, Fed’s Je...

The U.S. dollar took a breather on Thursday, slightly retracing from recent gains against most major peers, with the dollar index (USDX) ending the day lower by around 0.20%. Again...

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22
Sep

US Unemployment Claims, BOE Official Bank Rate

The U.S. dollar jumped to a new all-time high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, extending gains after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and combined that with a ...

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21
Sep

FOMC Decision, Existing Home Sales, EIA Oil Date

The dollar continued to strengthen its position against other major and emerging market currencies. The USD/CNH pair continued to push higher towards yet another two-years high, th...

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20
Sep

German PPI, Canadian CPI, U.S. Housing Market Data

The U.S. dollar remained for now fairly unchanged with the USD/JPY rate coming down a bit after reaching a new 24-years high earlier this month. The Turkish lira continued to weake...

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19
Sep

Canadian PPI, U.S. Housing Market Index, New Zealand Co...

FX markets were overall fairly calm towards the end of the week. Among the major pairs a notable development was that the USD/CAD pair reached a new high since November 2022. A sig...

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16
Sep

EU CPI, U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectati...

The U.S. dollar was relatively stable on Thursday, ending the session moderately higher against most major currencies, with the dollar index (USDX) fluctuating within a tight range...

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15
Sep

U.S. Retail Sales, Philly Fed Manufacturing, Unemployme...

The U.S. dollar appeared to be somewhat stable on Wednesday following a sharp recovery the day before, with the dollar index (USDX) trading in a tight range between 109 and 109.4 l...

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14
Sep

UK and U.S. inflation data, EU Industrial Production

The U.S. dollar was trading stronger against most other currencies on Tuesday, including emerging market pairs like the USD/ZAR, the USD/INR and the USD/TRY with the latter recover...

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13
Sep

German and U.S. CPI, Italian Unemployment Rate

The U.S. dollar was trading weaker against most other currencies including emerging market pairs like the USD/ZAR and USD/INR with the latter down to its lowest level in five weeks...

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12
Sep

UK Trade Balance, Industrial Production, Oracle Earning...

The dollar traded overall weaker against other major currencies and some emerging market pairs over the past days, though in pairs like teh USD/CNH and USD/INR a moderate upside wa...

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9
Sep

ECB President's Speech, Canada Unemployment Rate, U.S. ...

The U.S. dollar strongly retraced lower by Friday against both other major currencies as seen in the move of the USDX and also in many EM pairs like the USD/ZAR, USD/MXN and USD/IN...

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8
Sep

ECB Rate Decision, U.S. Jobless Claims, Consumer Credit

The sentiment in the FX markets was somewhat mixed on Wednesday. While the U.S. dollar strongly retraced from its recent high in the USDX index, the USD/JPY rate still ended the da...

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7
Sep

BoC Decision, Eurozone GDP, U.S. Trade Balance

The U.S. dollar traded again stronger starting Thursday with the USDX index moving to a new high, while emerging market dollar pairs like the USD/CNH, USD/ZAR and USD/MXN also move...

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6
Sep

Germany Factory Orders, ISM Services Index, Australian ...

The U.S. dollar noticeably retraced against other major currencies as seen in the market move of the USDX coming down from the recent high. Among emerging market pairs the USD/ZAR ...

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5
Sep

EU Composite PMI, Retail Sales, Swiss GDP

At the beginning of the week the U.S. dollar was trading clearly stronger against most other major currencies with the greenback now in its strongest position in two decades agains...

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