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20 February 2017, Sam Budd, Currencies Direct
After disappointing Retail Sales figures for the UK last Friday and a drop in sterling, the pound begins today looking relatively positive.
20 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy
With a paucity of USD event risks this week, it’s unclear if we’ll see a strong signal from it this week. The next key US event is Trump’s policy speech.
20 February 2017, Devata Tseng, Technical Analyst, FxPro
The Aussie has been one of the best currency performers this year to date as a result of the retracement of the dollar and the rebound of commodity prices.
15 February 2017, Dean Weller, Senior Private Client Dealer, UKForex
Yellen's rate hike rhetoric provided a surprise for markets yesterday, as did the UK's higher inflation, which though below expectation, looks set to rise.
15 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
Dovish Fed Chair Janet Yellen was relatively hawkish in her testimony yesterday, though refused to be drawn on the timing or number of rate hikes in 2017.
14 February 2017, Nordine Naam, Natixis
With last week lacking in major news for the US, and Donald Trump's Twitter uncharacteristically quiet, the US dollar started to recover.
14 February 2017, Dean Weller, Senior Private Client Dealer, UKForex
Attention shifts to today's headline - CPI. Expectations are 1.9% but this could quite easily overshoot and hit the 2% goal set out by the BoE.
13 February 2017, Dean Weller, Senior Private Client Dealer, UKForex
It could be a significant week for the pound as the Bank of England's inflation target of 2% looms, and is projected to land at 1.9% tomorrow.
13 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
Fed chief Janet Yellen is one of this week's primary focuses as she prepares to give testimony before Congressional committees on Tuesday and Wednesday.
9 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
The RBNZ was incredibly dovish in a statement last night that highlights it's unhappiness with the recent kiwi exchange rate, saying it needs to drop.
8 February 2017, Jake Trask, UKForex
Following the dismissal of a number of proposed amends, Commons will vote on the Brexit bill. If passed, it will be passed to the House of Lords.
8 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
Support from a BoE official yesterday for an increase in interest rates in the UK saw the pound jump, will it stay on course after BoE agents report today?
7 February 2017, John J Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
The most salient development yesterday was a dive in European equity markets and related weakness in the euro as sovereign spreads widened sharply.
7 February 2017, Joshua Hughes, Private Client Dealer, UKForex
A slow start for the week in terms of data for the US dollar saw the UK's parliamentary Brexit debate take centre stage, and it enters day two today,
6 February 2017, Nordine Naam, Natixis
With President Trump's wave of executive orders, off-the-cuff comments and bold social media activity continuing, the USD hangs in the balace.