Foreign Exchange Analysis

Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Published 14/11/2017

Sterling was flat on the day at $1.3115, nursing losses after it skidded in the previous session against a backdrop of political turmoil as British lawmakers this week debate the U.K. government's plans for leaving the European Union. [more…]

Dollar set for biggest weekly drop in four weeks on tax concerns

Dollar set for biggest weekly drop in four weeks on tax concerns

Published 10/11/2017

The dollar edged higher on Friday as an overnight spike in U.S. Treasury bond yields prompted some investors to buy the greenback after some recent heavy selling. [more…]

Dollar rises vs yen, supported by Fed rate hike expectations

Dollar rises vs yen, supported by Fed rate hike expectations

Published 06/11/2017

The dollar touched its highest level in nearly eight months versus the yen on Monday, supported by expectations for continued monetary policy divergence between the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. [more…]

Dollar perks up after Trump as Fed March hike comes in sight

Dollar perks up after Trump as Fed March hike comes in sight

Published 01/03/2017

A man counts U.S dollars at a money exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, December 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

The dollar ticked up on Wednesday as Federal Reserve policy-setters fanned expectations of a rate hike this month, while U.S. President Donald Trump offered Congress little details on his stimulus as some investors had expected.

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Emerging market FX to slip once Trump economic plans are clearer – Reuters Poll

Emerging market FX to slip once Trump economic plans are clearer – Reuters Poll

Published 07/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - A vendor of cedar cones counts Russian rouble banknotes at a street market in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin/File Photo

The latest rally in emerging market currencies is unlikely to last long, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, with recent gains expected to be curtailed as soon as the economic policies of U.S. President Donald Trump become clearer.

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