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Greece penalising EUR ahead of next week’s Eurogroup meeting

Posted on: 5 November 2012

Currency commentary covering USD, GBP, CHF, AUD, SEK and EUR...

EUR surprisingly stable

Posted on: 29 October 2012

Currency commentary covering EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, CHF, SEK, NZD, AUD and G10 market trends...

Euro bolstered by Moody’s

Posted on: 22 October 2012

Currency commentary covering EUR, USD, JPY, GBP, CAD and AUD...

Euro trendless

Posted on: 15 October 2012

Currency commentary covering EUR, USD, JPY, CHF, GBP, AUD and market trends...

Euro enjoying a respite while USD holds firm

Posted on: 8 October 2012

Currency commentary covering EUR, USD, CHF, GBP, JPY, AUD and SEK...

Euro remains under pressure this week

Posted on: 28 September 2012

Currency commentary covering EUR, USD, JPY, GBP, CHF, SEK, AUD and NZD...

USD oversold, EUR waiting for Spain, GBP still firm…

Posted on: 21 September 2012

Currency commentary covering USD, EUR, JPY, CHF, GBP and AUD...

Fed causes dollar’s correction to accelerate

Posted on: 17 September 2012

Currency commentary covering USD, EUR, JPY, CHF, GBP, NZD and SEK...

Euro now hangs on Spain

Posted on: 7 September 2012

Currency commentary covering USD, SEK, GBP, CHF, AUD, CAD and the latest ECB news...

EUR/USD remains firm ahead of ECB meeting

Posted on: 3 September 2012

Exchange rates have not budged a great deal except for commodity currencies like the Australian dollar, New Zealand dollar and Swedish krona, which have been affected by the slowdown in global growth.

Dollar under pressure ahead of Jackson Hole Symposium

Posted on: 24 August 2012

In reaction to a keener risk appetite, the EUR/USD recovered after testing 1.20 at the end of July – this amid speculation of a European Central Bank intervention in peripheral debt markets.

The challenge for low returns on forex reserves

Posted on: 17 August 2012

When there is a low return on foreign exchange reserves expressed in a country's own currency, as is the case with some countries today, problems arise.

Euro boosted by Mario Draghi

Posted on: 30 July 2012

The EUR/USD rebounded sharply as high as 1.2305 on Thursday, after encouraging comments by Mario Draghi. He announced that the European Central Bank (ECB) will do whatever it takes to preserve the euro...

Are we heading towards excess demand for dollars?

Posted on: 18 July 2012

Not counting the few times when the dollar played a safe-haven role or when interest rates were very high in the United States, there has been excess global supply of dollars since the 1970s. In that time, a depreciation of the dollar has occurred in order to rebalance the dollar market. Today, we can see the emergence of trends in the United States (reindustrialisation, growing energy independence) and a weakening in the eurozone and China that, in theory, should lead to excess global demand for dollars and therefore a structural appreciation of the dollar. Indeed, this shift seems to have started already...

How would exchange rates adjust if the euro were to break up?

Posted on: 12 July 2012

An increasing number of financial institutions and multinational companies want to hedge the exchange rate risk that could stem from a possible break-up of the euro.

 

 

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