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  • New Zealand Dollars

    New Zealand Report Show Sharp Drop in Business Confidence

    Forex traders took advantage of the U.S. bank holiday on Monday by driving the U.S. Dollar sharply lower against a basket of major currencies. Short-sellers continued to feed on the previous week’s downside momentum, driving the March U.S. Dollar Index futures contract into multi-year lows.It was a light report day

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  • Forex Trading Signals - January 12, 2018

    Inflation and the GBP in Focus as the USD Steadies From Monday’s Tumble

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data release through the Asian session this morning included 4th quarter business confidence and December electronic card sales out of New Zealand, together with Japan’s December tertiary industry activity index numbers, which had little to no impact on the Yen.For the Kiwi Dollar, it was a

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  • EuroDollar Notes

    Monetary Policy Outlook Going Against the USD, with the EUR on the Move

    Earlier in the Day:There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning, though the lack of data didn’t hold the markets back from making moves through the session.At the time of writing, the Aussie Dollar was up 0.47% to $0.7954, with the Kiwi Dollar up 0.48% to

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  • us sollar

    U.S. Dollar Hit by Perfect Storm of Negativity

    The U.S. Dollar was pressured last week by a combination of factors including a major decision by the Bank of Japan, a rumor that China was going to slow down its purchases of U.S. Treasurys, weak producer prices and a soaring Euro.For the week, March U.S. Dollar Index futures settled

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  • Weak Inflation

    Inflation and the Dollar in the Spotlight

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session in the early hours of this morning included building consents out of New Zealand and China’s December trade figures.For the Kiwi Dollar, it’s been an impressive run of late and November’s 10.8% surge in building consents reversed the 10.4% slump

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  • ECB Mario Draghi

    ECB Policy Meeting Minutes to Drive the EUR, with the Dollar on the Bounce

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning was particularly light, with material stats limited to Australia’s November retail sales figures.Sales surged by 1.2% in November, which was the largest increase since early 2013, with the increase being attributed to a 9.3% bounce in the sale

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  • Midday Forex Snapshot

    UK Economic Data brings the GBP into Focus, with an Eye on the USD

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian this morning was limited to December inflation figures out of China, which failed to provide the markets with any direction, which was perhaps a bad thing when looking at the mixed risk sentiment through the session.The Japanese Yen saw one of

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  • us dollar

    FOMC Hawks Save the Dollar, but Pressure Remains

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data released through the Asian session this morning included November building approvals out of Australia and the UK’s December BRC Retail Sales Monitor.Building approvals surged by 11.7%, coming in well ahead of a forecasted 1.3% decline, following October’s downwardly revised 0.1% fall. The gains were largely

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  • eur gbp

    Euro and Pound Being Watched as Week Begins, Gold Remains Strong

    The Halifax HPI will be released in the U.K. The Pound and Euro appear to be firm against the U.S Dollar early this morning.Two Federal Reserve Members Speaking, Wall Street Keeps Rolling HigherInvestors will begin trading in the U.S with their eyes glued to Wall Street as the major Indexes

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  • us dollar

    The Dollar Finds Support but for How Long?

    Earlier in the Day:There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning to provide direction for the markets, leaving sentiment towards Friday’s nonfarm payroll and wage growth figures out of the U.S to drive the markets through the session.At the time of writing, the Yen was down

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  • us dollar

    Hawkish Fed Minutes, Upbeat Economic Data Stops U.S. Dollar Price Slide

    Sellers picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, driving the U.S. Dollar lower against a basket of major currencies on concerns over the number of Fed interest rate hikes in 2018. Bearish traders feel that tame inflation and the possibility of stagnant growth may lead the

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  • U.S. Dollar Index

    Dollar Rally Shows Investors Aren’t Worried About NFP Miss

    The U.S. Dollar survived an early attempt at a new low for the week against a basket of major currencies to close higher for the session on Friday. The catalyst behind the rally was the U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls report which investors believe came in strong enough to keep the U.S.

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  • U.S. Dollar Index

    Upbeat ADP Jobs Report Not Enough to Stop the Dollar’s Slide

    The U.S. Dollar closed lower against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. The primary driver of the weakness was the Euro which accounts for about 57% of the index. The single-currency rallied on continuing strength in the Euro Zone and on increased bets the European Central Bank would continue

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  • NFP

    The Desperate U.S. Dollar. Can Wage Growth Help?

    Earlier in the Day:Economic data out of the Asian session this morning was limited to Australia’s November trade figures and it wasn’t good news for the Aussie Dollar.October’s trade surplus was revised down to an A$0.302bn deficit, with the trade deficit widening to A$0.628bn in November, falling short of a

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  • ADP Nonfarm Numbers and the USD in Focus

    Earlier in the Day:Key macroeconomic data released through the Asian session was limited to China’s December service sector PMI figures, which came in at 53.9, well ahead of a forecasted 51.8 and November 51.9, to stand at the highest level since the summer of 2014.The figures come off the back

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  • U.S. Federal Reserve

    U.S. Dollar Underpinned by Somewhat Hawkish Fed Minutes

    The U.S. Dollar closed higher against a basket of currencies on Wednesday in response to strong U.S. economic data and somewhat hawkish minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. Increased appetite for risk also supported the dollar against safe-haven assets like the Japanese Yen and the Swiss Franc.March U.S.

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  • central banks

    Can the FOMC Meeting Minutes Save the Dollar?

    Earlier in the Day:There were no material stats released through the Asian session this morning, leaving the markets to respond to the overnight rally in the U.S equity markets, while also considering the release of tonight’s FOMC meeting minutes.The U.S Dollar has taken a beating of late, which has seen

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  • U.S. Dollar

    U.S. Dollar Hits Multi-Month Low Ahead of Fed Minutes

    The U.S. Dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, led by a stronger Euro. The move drove the dollar to a four-month low and the momentum at the close suggests more losses may be coming this week.March U.S. Dollar Index futures settled at 91.573, down 0.253 or

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  • us dollar

    The U.S. Dollar Bashing Continues into 2018

    Earlier in the Day:Key macroeconomic data released through the Asian session this morning included December manufacturing PMI figures out of Australia and China.Australia’s AIG Manufacturing Index slipped from 57.3 to 56.2 in December, though the level was considered to be a positive, with all seven activity sub-indexes in expansion in

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  • Greenback Begins New Year at Lowest Level in Three Months

    The U.S. Dollar closed the year sharply lower against a basket of major currencies, plunging to its lowest level in over three months. The annual loss was the largest since 2003. The main catalyst behind the Greenback’s weakness was concern over economic growth in the wake of last week’s biggest

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