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Central Bank Chief's Removal Sets Stage for Currency Liberalization
AUD Bolstered by Jobs Report, NZD Dented by Risk-off Flows, EUR Lifted by Hawkish ECB, USD Relinquishes Gains, CAD Steady Amid Rising Oil Prices
The US dollar weakened due to fears surrounding regional banks, while the ECB offered a less hawkish than expected 25bp hike and the Swiss franc is in demand.
April Forex Outlook: Banking Crises Cast Shadow Over Global Currency Markets
Economists are predicting that the Canadian dollar could rise this year.
The dollar has risen by nearly 20% against most currencies compared to this time last year.
As we approach mid-year a shift has taken place in currency markets with the narrative less about interest rates hikes and more risk-off worries about a possible coming recession.
Any curbs to Russian access to its foreign reserves could present a bigger blow to the Russian economy than the impact of a ban on Swift.
Property debt crisis in China, central bank bond policy and the energy crisis are combining for a volatile October - it is ever thus!
Fears Chinese mega developer Evergrande’s collapse will spark a contagion event and the ongoing European gas crisis has hit confidence.
The FX markets turns risk-off after less new jobs were added in the US last month than expected.
Volatility returned to the currency markets last week with the Australian and New Zealand Dollar falling the hardest against the Greenback (both down 1W -3.0%).
Speculation abounds on whether the RBNZ will be the first to hike rates, this helped the NZD to rise to 1 year highs versus the Aussie dollar.
Last week’s big event was the strong US Non-Farms Payrolls report for July.
The British Pound GBP was a mover and shaker last week, hitting HIGHS against both the USD (30-DAY), EUR (90-DAY) and other major FX.
The way out from the UK’s experiment of lifting most lockdown measures is far from certain.
Currency markets move when both the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Bank of Canada shift on their bond buying plans and interest rate outlooks.
The growth outlook for the Australian economic became pessimistic when more lockdowns were announced due to rising COVID-19 cases in Sydney.
US Non-Farm Payrolls report was a mixed result - the Unemployment Rate moved higher but Wages slipped.
Fed Officials mixed opinions following last week’s hawkish bent reduces markets perception of sooner rate rises.
Last week the US Federal Reserve moved its growth forecasts higher and brought forward the timing of its interest rate hikes to 2023.
Review of Currency Market trends and news from last week.
Friday was a volatile day in currency markets after a much weaker than expected US jobs report was released.
In May the US dollar has regained some of the ground it lost last month when it had its longest stretch without gains against a basket of peers in nine months.
Softening US Treasury yields surprised the markets last week, shifting tailwinds away from the US dollar towards risk-on currencies.
The strong US stock markets and higher yields from treasury bonds may be the catalyst for strong swings for currencies versus the USD.
The recent period has been volatile for currency markets tossed about by US election uncertainty, stimulus spending doubts and both good and bad news from the COVID-19 frontline.
The Euro is slumping as France and Germany resume national lockdowns to combat surging second-wave Covid cases.
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Currency rates were extremely volatile last week as the coronavirus situation worsened day by day with various countries implementing ever-tougher measures to stop the spread of the disease.
The strong start to the year for "risk-on" currencies is already a distant memory.
The Australian dollar is at or near multi-month lows against a number of major currencies in spite of a rampant iron ore market — once a great influence on AUD.
The Canadian dollar might be worth considerably more towards the end of this year based on research by Scotiabank analysts who describe the currency as being “egregiously” undervalued.
A turbocharged US dollar is likely to be “stronger for longer” after reaching long-term highs against a host of major currencies, including the euro, Swiss franc and Swedish krona.
Prospects for the Canadian dollar have turned “considerably to the downside” and the currency is likely to lose 5 percent of its value this year, TD Securities has said.
After a friendless Friday, the Canadian dollar has continued to lose value at the start of the new week. Now worth C$1.332 per USD, the loonie is at a 12-day low, but it has far further to fall if CIBC’s fair value estimation of C$1.4 is anything to go by.
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