United States Dollar – Tue May 24: USD Up vs EUR, CAD, AUD, MXN, JPY & INR and Down vs GBP

Tuesday May 24th 8:01 EDT – The United States Dollar this morning is up 0.29% against the Euro, up 0.11% against the Canadian Dollar, up 0.85% against the Australian Dollar, down -0.94% against the British Pound Sterling, up 0.24% against the Mexican Peso, up 0.17% against the Japanese Yen, up 0.25% against the Indian Rupee and even against the Philippine Peso; read on for market news & views, USD cross rate stats & charts. View article >

Pound Sterling Bullish as ‘Remain’ Referendum Campaign Gains 13-Point Lead

Pound Charges Ahead as Latest Poll Shows Huge Lead for EU Support New poll results from the Telegraph have shown that support for a ‘Brexit’ has fallen considerably. The ‘Remain’ camp has extended a 13-point lead against the ‘Leave’ campaign, with support split 55% to 42% respectively. These figures have proved crucial for two reasons. Firstly, they represent the intentions of those who definitely intend to vote; until recently Vote Leave had an edge over Britain Stronger in Europe because their supporters were more likely to actually vote. View article >

United States Dollar – Mon May 23: USD Up vs EUR, CAD, AUD, GBP, MXN & INR and Down vs JPY

Monday May 23rd 8:01 EDT – The United States Dollar starts the week up 0.12% against the Euro, up 0.33% against the Canadian Dollar, up 0.06% against the Australian Dollar, up 0.27% against the British Pound Sterling, up 0.4% against the Mexican Peso, down -0.61% against the Japanese Yen, up 0.12% against the Indian Rupee and even against the Philippine Peso; read on for market news & views, USD cross rate stats & charts. View article >

New Zealand Dollar Boosted, US Dollar Weakened as Fed Hike Speculation Cools

Pound Quickly Recovers from UK Treasury’s New ‘Brexit’ Recession Warning New predictions and analysis from the UK Treasury have kicked off the start of the week by reigniting the ‘Brexit’ referendum debate. The report predicts that UK GDP would fall -3.6% in the two years immediately following a ‘Leave’ vote, pushing the country back into recession. It also claims that house prices would increase by 10% and inflation would rise sharply. View article >

United States Dollar – Fri May 20: USD Up vs CAD, GBP, JPY & INR and Down vs EUR, AUD, MXN & PHP

Friday May 20th 8:01 EDT – The United States Dollar is today down -0.1% against the Euro, up 0.2% against the Canadian Dollar, down -0.42% against the Australian Dollar, up 0.5% against the British Pound Sterling, down -0.13% against the Mexican Peso, up 0.4% against the Japanese Yen, up 0.19% against the Indian Rupee and down -0.1% against the Philippine Peso; read on for market news & views, USD cross rate stats & charts. View article >

Monetary Policy Speculation Drives GBP, EUR, USD Exchange Rates

Pound Cedes Ground on BoE Rate Cut Warning Correctional trading and yesterday’s dovish warning from a Bank of England (BoE) policymaker have weakened the Pound today. Yesterday’s strong retail sales figures helped Sterling to climb to a 15-week high against the Euro and a 13-and-a-half-week high against the Australian Dollar. Traders are therefore profit taking today, softening the Pound. However, comments from Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) member Jan Vlieghe have weakened Sterling after he warned that the BoE may need to cut interest rates even if the UK votes to remain in the European Union. View article >

United States Dollar – Thu May 19: USD Up vs EUR, CAD, AUD, MXN, JPY, INR & PHP and Down vs GBP

Thursday May 19th 8:01 EDT – The United States Dollar is today up 0.69% against the Euro, up 1.1% against the Canadian Dollar, up 1.24% against the Australian Dollar, down -1.04% against the British Pound Sterling, up 0.44% against the Mexican Peso, up 0.45% against the Japanese Yen, up 0.63% against the Indian Rupee and up 0.3% against the Philippine Peso; read on for market news & views, USD cross rate stats & charts. View article >

Rising US Rate Hike Expectations Cause Market Shockwaves

Surge in Retail Sales Causes Bullish Pound Sterling Advance UK retail sales performed particularly well in April, eclipsing forecasts in all instances. Retail sales excluding fuel grew 4.2% year-on-year, instead of the 0.1% rise to 1.9% predicted, with on the month sales increasing 1.5% after last month’s -1.6% drop, beating forecasts of 0.5% growth. Total sales leapt up from 2.7% to 4.3% on the year, with a 1.3% increase on the month. View article >

United States Dollar – Wed May 18: USD Up vs EUR, CAD, AUD, MXN, INR & PHP and Down vs GBP & JPY

Wednesday May 18th 8:01 EDT – The United States Dollar is today up 0.34% against the Euro, up 0.19% against the Canadian Dollar, up 0.49% against the Australian Dollar, down -0.39% against the British Pound Sterling, up 0.48% against the Mexican Peso, down -0.09% against the Japanese Yen, up 0.21% against the Indian Rupee and up 0.51% against the Philippine Peso; read on for market news & views, USD cross rate stats & charts. View article >

Fed Hawkishness Boosts USD, Weakens AUD, NZD

Pound Softens as Slow Wage Growth Overshadows Record Employment Highest ever UK employment has failed to strengthen the Pound today thanks to disappointing wage growth data. While the ILO Unemployment Rate remained at 5.1% in April, as predicted, the claimant count rate slipped from 2.2% to 2.1% and the claimant count change saw a drop of -2.4k rather than the forecast rise of 4k. View article >

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