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Why The Dollar Is Forecast To Rise Again

Why The Dollar Is Forecast To Rise Again

The U.S. Dollar is presently suffering something of a soft patch. Investors have been surprised by the currency’s performance since the Federal Reserve announced an interest rate rise in mid-March. Of course the reason for the underperformance is that investors are selling the Dollar as an expression of disappointment after the Fed suggested markets should only expect two further […]

Pound Rallies As U.K. Inflation Breaks Central Bank Target

Pound Rallies As U.K. Inflation Breaks Central Bank Target

U.K. Inflation Breaks Through BOE Target at 2.3% The pound rose to the highest in three weeks and gilts fell as U.K. inflation accelerated more than forecast to break through the Bank of England’s target for the first time since 2013. The data showing annual inflation picked up to 2.3 percent in February, versus a median estimate […]

Euro Gains As Debate Eases French Risks; Pound Jumps After CPI

Euro Gains As Debate Eases French Risks; Pound Jumps After CPI

The euro climbed to the strongest level in more than a month versus the dollar after two polls showed Emmanuel Macron was the most convincing in last night’s French presidential debate. The shared currency strengthened against most of its Group-of-10 peers as concerns over euro-area political risks continue to abate. Macro interest grew stronger for euro-longs while […]

World Bank Disburses Another $1 Billion Loan To Egypt

World Bank Disburses Another $1 Billion Loan To Egypt

Out of its $3 billion loan programme with Egypt, the World Bank has disbursed another $1 billion in financial assistance to the country, the bank said in a statement on Monday. Egypt has been negotiating billions of dollars in aid from various lenders to help revive an economy hit by political upheaval since a 2011 revolt […]

Donald Trump’s Anti-US Dollar Policy Is Working

Donald Trump’s Anti-US Dollar Policy Is Working

The US Dollar is forecast to lose some ground, particularly against emerging market currencies, over coming weeks argue analysts at Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley’s Hans Redeker has written to clients saying the Dollar will find it diffcult to appreciate as US Banks increase the supply of Dollars into the global economy. Increased supply of a […]

Why The US Dollar Is Falling

Why The US Dollar Is Falling

The United States Dollar exchange rate complex came under pressure following the US Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates 0.25% ensuring their upper band on interest rates sits at 1.0%. However, this was expected and cannot be said to be the reason for the decline. Foreign exchange markets are forward-looking in nature, therefore what […]

Dollar Falls As Fed Signals Hikes, Dutch Election Exit Poll

Dollar Falls As Fed Signals Hikes, Dutch Election Exit Poll

The dollar index fell to a one-month low and was last at 100.560 , down 1.1 percent. The US dollar posted steep losses on Wednesday against major currencies after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected but signalled a more gradual pace of monetary tightening this year than many in the market anticipated. The greenback fell […]

Euro Hits One-Month High As Dutch Vote Shows Liberal Win

Euro Hits One-Month High As Dutch Vote Shows Liberal Win

  The euro traded just off the highest level in more than a month after an exit poll showed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberals easily beat the anti-Islam Freedom Party of Geert Wilders in Wednesday’s election, allaying concerns about the spread of populism in the currency bloc. The shared currency had the biggest advance […]

Experts Say Euro-dollar May Have Seen Its Low

Experts Say Euro-dollar May Have Seen Its Low

The euro held up well last week Prospects for the euro are looking up, with some financial experts forecasting the single currency will recover from its five-year slump. The euro has struggled against the dollar in the last five years, losing lost around 19 percent of its value to the greenback. However, Vincent Chaigneau, head of rates […]

Dollar Appreciates As Markets Await U.S. Federal Reserve

Dollar Appreciates As Markets Await U.S. Federal Reserve

The Dollar rose Tuesday, bolstered by a widely expected U.S. interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this week and bolstered by political risks in Europe as Dutch elections get under way. The Fed started its two-day monetary policy meeting on Tuesday, with the futures market pricing in a 95 percent chance of a U.S. interest rate […]

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