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A forex market dominated by oil prices

Posted on: 4 December 2014

The US dollar did not move much last week, despite the upward revision of Q3 GDP growth to 3.9% from 3.5%. Indeed, if we look at the decision in more detail, it can be observed that growth was bolstered by domestic demand (i.e. household consumption and investment), and not by exports.

A weaker euro for Draghi

Posted on: 25 November 2014

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Draghi enjoys the decline of the euro

Posted on: 17 November 2014

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US dollar still solid

Posted on: 15 October 2014

After appreciating by more than 8% in July and a period of being overbought, the DXY dollar index underwent a long-awaited correction last week following the publication of rather dovish minutes from the September Federal Open Monetary Committee (FOMC) meeting.

US dollar taking a short breather

Posted on: 8 October 2014

Last week’s European Central Bank (ECB) meeting failed to create any new measures, and refrained from implementing a full quantitative easing (QE) programme, even after the disappointing results of the Targeted Long-Term Refinancing Operation in September.

Greenback remains very much in demand

Posted on: 2 October 2014

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The dollar continues to appreciate

Posted on: 25 September 2014

The US dollar continued to appreciate last week. The DXY index reached 84.80 against the backdrop of a steady decline in commodity prices, and there was an upturn in US long rates.

A winning dollar

Posted on: 16 September 2014

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Euro set to weaken

Posted on: 2 September 2014

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Dollar’s rebound supported by the Fed

Posted on: 26 August 2014

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Greenback’s rise confirmed

Posted on: 30 July 2014

The DXY dollar index continued its recovery last week, reaching 80.86, despite the publication of major indicators and continued easing of US long rates (the 10-year rate currently testing 2.45%).

Timid rebound by the US dollar

Posted on: 23 July 2014

After the greenback’s recent bout of weakness, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s semi-annual testimony at the Monetary Policy Report meeting had a slightly positive effect.

Waiting for Yellen

Posted on: 15 July 2014

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Euro: ECB regains the initiative

Posted on: 9 July 2014

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Sterling to rise against the euro

Posted on: 1 July 2014

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