Sun, Sep 20, 2020 @ 18:11 GMT
Yen ended up broadly as the strongest one last week, extending this month's rebound. Domestically, political uncertainty was cleared with Yoshihide Suga took up the job of Prime Minister, ensuring continuity of Abenomics. Externally, geopolitical risks at the South...
Yen picks up some upside momentum again today while the forex markets continue to flip-flop elsewhere. Australian Dollar turn softer, followed by Canadian and Swiss Franc. Kiwi is the second strongest next to Yen, followed by Sterling and Dollar....
Dollar is back trading as the weakest one for the week as it's earlier rally attempt faded quickly. Though, Euro and Swiss Franc are not too far behind as the next weakest. Yen is also paring some of this...
Sterling drops broadly today as BoE minutes indicated that the central bank is already discussing implementation negative interest rates. On the other hand, Yen is currently the strongest one, extending this week's strong rally. Risk aversion and falling treasury...
Dollar surges broadly today partly because FOMC announcement and projections overnight removed the risk of extra dovishness. Also, Hong Kong led decline in Asian stocks is providing extra support to the greenback. Yen is following closely as the second...
Yen rises broadly today as markets are awaiting Fed policy decision. The strength in Yen since last week seems to be related to inflation expectations. It first followed comments from an ECB official that the pandemic impact impact would...
Dollar trades generally soft in Asian session but losses are so far limited. The greenback is actually still staying above last week's low against all but Yen and Kiwi. Major focus will turn to FOMC today and traders could...
Dollar trades broadly lower today but there seems to be no clear unified theme in the financial markets. Stocks are in risk-on mode, lifting the Australian Dollar. But Yen is also generally higher despite some mild recovery in treasury...
Investors seemed to have put last week's selloff in stocks behind already. Asian markets, except Japan, trade generally higher following the rebound in the US overnight. Additional, upside surprises in data from China boost optimism that it's back on...
Trading in the forex markets remain generally subdued for now. While US stocks are set for a rebound, currency traders are not to bothered with that. Sterling is so far the stronger one for today, as traders take profits...
New Zealand Dollar trades generally higher in otherwise quiet markets today. The news of lockdown exit is lift sentiments on Kiwi, even though upside is relatively limited. Other major forex pairs and crosses are bounded inside Friday's range though....
Sterling's selloff was the most decisive move last week. UK-EU negotiations seemed heading to a dead-end as UK published the so-called internal market bill, which violates part of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. WTO style of trade relationship after Brexit...
The markets are generally rather steady today, awaiting weekly close. Major European indices are mixed in tight range. US futures point to mildly higher open, arguing that yesterday's selloff might not extend for now. Commodity currencies are generally firmer...
Sterling weakness remains the unified theme in the markets this week. The Pound remain under pressure in Asian session today while recovery attempt was brief and weak. As for the week, Canadian Dollar is currently the second weakest, in...
Euro jumps notably as ECB insist that it doesn't target the exchange rate, despite recent appreciation, suggesting that they're still comfortable with the current level. The common currency also takes Swiss Franc higher with it. On the other hand,...
Sterling remains the weakest one for the week, without a doubt in the otherwise mixed forex markets. Overall risk sentiments stabilized with the overnight rebound in US stocks. Dollar has pared back much of this week's gains together with...
The Pound's selloff continues today as the UK government's so called internal market bill draws wide criticism, from EU to Scotland and Wales. Traders continue to off-load Sterling on no-deal Brexit risks. European markets, though, somewhat stabilized and recovered...
Yen remains generally firm as Asian session as deep risk aversion carries forward from US markets. Concerns over coronavirus vaccine development was a major factor weighing on sentiments. Dollar turns softer, digesting yesterday's gains, but remains generally firm. Sterling...
Risk aversion is back in the markets today. On the one hand, US stocks are set to open sharply lower as they return from holiday. Tech rout is continuing with NASAQ futures down more than -3% at the time...
Sterling remains generally weaker today, on Brexit concerns. But Swiss Franc is apparently worse for now, dropping through a near term support level against the greenback. On the other hand, Yen and Dollar stay firm in mixed Asian markets....
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