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Coronavirus panic drives US dollar strength

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.

Coronavirus spread fears linger – USD strong – AUD at 11 year lows

This week the US Dollar was touching three-year highs when valued against a basket of major currencies. The greenback's traditional role as one of the safe-haven currencies is helped by a domestic economy that is largely immune to the threats of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus unnerves currency markets

The strong start to the year for "risk-on" currencies is already a distant memory.

New Year Optimism Retreats on US/Iran Tension

The threat of a proxy war between the US and Iran in Iraq has pared back some of the recent gains of "risk-on" currencies.

GBP’s Bright Start to the Year Is a Distant Memory

The British pound was the worst-performing major currency in the April-June period and remains “impossible to forecast” amid a Tory leadership battle that might force "no deal” or a general election.

Canadian Dollar in the Spotlight After Surging to 16-Week High

Lifted by oil, economic data and the Fed, the Canadian dollar has soared against the US dollar to a 16-week high and has reached even more impressive milestones against the pound, euro and Australian dollar.

Banks Charge Small Customers 25 Times More for FX, Research Shows

New research from the European Central Bank shows that banks charge smaller customers up to 25 times more for FX forward transactions and that those who fail to compare providers pay 14 times more for FX than those that do.

Booming Commodities Can’t Save Australian Dollar

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.

US Dollar at 10-Week Low After Payrolls Disappoint; Fed Rate Cuts Now a Certainty

Investors dumped the US dollar on Friday after US jobs data came in well short of estimates and cemented expectations for lower US interest rates. In the coming months, the greenback might maintain its value based on safe haven inflows and looser monetary policies in other parts of the world.

SWIFT Trials Real-Time Transfers in Europe; GPI Network an Answer to Ripple

The operator of the world’s largest financial messaging system, SWIFT, has said it will trial real-time "gpi" cross-border payments using the European Central Bank's TIPS platform. SWIFT gpi has been developed as an answer to distributed ledger payment technologies, most notably Ripple.

Westpac Cuts Australian Dollar Forecasts, Expects Interest Rates to Halve This Year

The struggling Australian dollar will lose a further 5 percent of its value against the US dollar and pound before the year is out, and 3 percent against the euro and New Zealand dollar, Westpac predicted on Friday.

GBP to EUR Forecast

The coronavirus pandemic has replaced Brexit in the headlines for 2020 which is favourable for GBP.

Expensive Holidays for Brits After Pound Slips for Record 13th Day; What Next?

The British pound fell on Wednesday for a record thirteenth consecutive day against the euro. The currency is taking a Brexit-induced beating days before May’s half-term school break — a popular time in the UK for family holidays.

AUD to EUR Forecast

Should post-Brexit clarity emerge in 2020, euro strength should follow and this would compound Aussie weakness, resulting in lower AUD/EUR rates.

Banks Fined €1.1 Billion for Currency Manipulation

Five banks have been fined a collective €1.07 billion by the European Commission for running a “cartel” that manipulated foreign exchange rates for financial gain.

Australian Dollar at 4-Month Low After China Announces Tariff Retaliation

The US-China trade war is hotting up and that’s bad news for the Australian dollar, which slipped on Monday to a 4-month low against the dollar, euro and yen.

British Pound in Great Form with Brexit Troubles Fading

Constructive Brexit talks between UK politicians have imparted a sense of renewed optimism that has lifted the British pound to a 2-week high against the dollar and to a 3-week high against the euro.

Dollar Turbocharged by Economic Data; At Long-Term High Versus Euro, Franc and Krona

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.

Swiss Franc Slumps to 6-Month Low Versus Euro

The Swiss franc continued its shocking run of form on Tuesday, slipping against the euro to its weakest level in 6 months.

Euro to Sink to US$1.08, Says ANZ

The euro hasn’t traded as low as US$1.08 since the early portion of 2017, but that’s where we’re heading within the next 3 months, analysts at ANZ believe.

Benign Brexit Outcome Most Likely; Pound to Strengthen, Says Bank of America

Developments this week make a “benign Brexit outcome” the most probable and offer reason enough to be favouring British pound appreciation for the foreseeable future, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have said.

Australian Dollar: Last Week’s Price Action Suggests Further Declines

Given what should have been obvious advantages, the Australian dollar’s inability to gain against the US dollar last week is an ominous sign that suggests further Aussie depreciation in the near term.

US Dollar Plunges After Fed Signals No Rate Hikes This Year

The US dollar crumbled on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it would keep interest rates unchanged throughout 2019, thereby backtracking on the two rate hikes it predicted in December.

Australian Dollar, Euro Get Lift from “Too Bad to Be True” US Data

US jobs growth of only 20,000 in February, versus expected growth of 180,000, has allowed rest-of-the-world currencies to claw back ground against the US dollar which, until Friday, had been on a stellar run.

Euro Forecasts for 2020

Forecasts for the euro change all the time, affected by news events and relative sentiment towards the overall Eurozone economy. This continually updated article reviews EUR bank forecasts and popular cross-rate trends.

Sterling Leaps to 21-Month High on Prospects of Brexit Delay, Second Referendum

Pound at 2-Week High Ahead of May-Juncker Brexit Meeting

Euro to Strike 20-Month Low This Week; $1.12 Beckons

Pound Rejects Lower Prices After Bank of England Slashes Growth Forecast

Australian Dollar in the Headlines This Week; Latest RBA Forecasts Due

Euro Struggles on Increased Recession Risk; Rand Outlook Worsens After Central Bank Changes Tune on Interest Rates

Euro Fails in Breakout Attempt, Has Mixed Outlook in 2019

Outlook for Singapore Dollar Is Bright; Swiss Franc Strong In Spite of Ultra-Loose SNB

USD Nears Peak; Oil Rebound to Send CAD Higher, INR to Record Low

Pound to Rebound Higher in 2019, Says SEB; No-Deal Brexit Unlikely

Stock Market Rout Sends Australian Dollar Tumbling

US Dollar Posts Worst Day in 7 Weeks After Fed Cuts Interest Rate Forecasts

US Dollar Strikes 18-Month High, Will Lose Value in 2019

Will the Swiss Franc Be Shaken by Populist Referendum?

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Australian Dollar and Euro Heading Higher, Experts Say

Australian Dollar Threatens $0.73; Pound Plunges as Brexit Secretary Resigns

Euro Falls to 16-Month Low; Even Lower Prices Likely This Week

GBP, AUD, NZD Jump as UK-EU Reach Deal on Financial Services

Dollar Strikes 16-Month High; Euro FX Down in the Dumps; Mexican Peso Falls Sharply

Canadian Dollar Gets Interest Rate Boost; Rand Dips on Budget Disappointment

Focus Turns to Europe Ahead of Big Brexit Meeting; Stay Long Euros; Krona Revived

EUR/GBP at 3-Month Low; EUR/USD Much Higher Next Year

Yen Falls to 9-Month Low and Era of Cheap Money Ends in Hong Kong

End of “Accommodative” Monetary Policy Sparks US Dollar Volatility

Australian Dollar Has Best Week in 9 Months; Sterling Has a Shocker

Time to Exchange British Pounds: Currency Is Under Siege Following Latest Brexit Deal Humiliation

Relief in Emerging Market FX After Turkey Raises Interest Rates

More Upside Expected for Norwegian Krone

EUR/GBP Set for Big Move Lower on Impressive Technical Formation

AUD, CAD and NZD Continue to Fall

Rand Misery Piled On as South Africa Enters Recession

Frightening FX Losses in Argentina; SNB Might Intervene to Weaken Franc

Euro to Get More Expensive After Terrific Week, Banks Warn

Thai Baht at 5-Month High After Dollar Stumbles on Trump Remarks

Dollar and Yen Soar on Flight to Safety; Turkey Leads Turmoil in EM FX

Canadian Dollar at Multi-Month Highs; NZD/CAD Sinks to Lowest Since December

Australian Dollar Benefits from Sales and Export Data; RBA to Dominate Next Week

US Dollar on the March; Markets Yet to Price in Full Extent of Fed Hikes, Says SEB

FX Markets Subdued Despite Trump-EU Deal to Avoid a Trade War

Mexican Peso at 3-Month High Ahead of Important Trade Talks

Yen Is Star Performer, Yuan Devalued and Bitcoin Finds a Bottom

Swiss Franc Overvalued but Bearable, Says Finance Minister; Is Heading to 1.22 Versus Euro

Yuan and Australian Dollar Hit by Latest Round of US Tariffs

USD/CAD to Trade at 1.35 on Interest Rate Surprise

Swedish Krona On Course for Fourth Day of Gains

Transferwise changes Eurozone fee structure

Dollar Soars and Euro Tanks as Central Banks Plot Different Paths

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Danske Bank: Euro Upside Limited, No Return to the 1.20s Near Term

Will It Be a Sweet or Sour June for the US Dollar?

Trump Slaps Tariffs on Allies but Calm Prevails Ahead of US Jobs Data

The Week Ahead for EUR, USD and JPY

There’s a Crisis in Argentina: Central Bank Moves to Prop Up Peso with 40 percent Interest Rate

Higher Yields Support Dollar’s Best Week Since Trump Elected

Commodities to Battle Air Strikes and Trade War for Influence on Australian Dollar

EUR/SEK at 8-Year High as Krona Struggles with Dovish Riksbank, Trade War

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Canadian Dollar at 2-Year Low Versus Euro as Washington Imposes Steel, Aluminium Tariffs

BER-News: Bitcoin below $US10K mark (again)

BER-News: Cryptos hung onto recent gains.

Inflation Leads US Rate Expectations Higher but Dollar Traders Don’t Care

FX Calm Amid Broader Market Carnage; Dollar, Yen and Bitcoin Benefit

Bitcoin at $8,000 as Regulators and Facebook Strangle Optimism

Dollar Doldrums: USD Suffers Worst Day in 10-Months Despite Pick-Up in Core Inflation

Rand Continues Recovery Following Shocking Mid-Term Budget

Ruble Volatile After Rate Cut; Reverses From 8-Week Low

Asia-Pac Currencies Make Waves Against Euro After ECB Extends Asset Purchases

Korean Won at 7-Week High, Canadian Dollar Suffers and ECB to Announce Plans for QE

Yen at Weakest Since July Following Abe’s Decisive Win and Strength in EUR/GBP Predicted

New Zealand Dollar Continues to Fall; Now Worth Less Than USD 0.7

A Higher Australian Dollar Poses No Problems for Exporters, Says Treasurer

Singapore Dollar Weakens Despite Impressive GDP Growth

EUR/CHF Heading Higher on Policy Divergence; BAML Sees 1.20 as “Minimum Target”

US Jobs Report Best Ignored as Hurricanes Wreak Havoc on Economic Data; Dollar Flip-Flops

RBA Preview: Australian Dollar, Labour Market and House Prices in Focus

Asian Currencies Have Muted Start to Golden Week

Scotiabank: Thai Baht to Continue to Outperform in Asia

HSBC Admit Mistake on Euro-Sterling Forecast; No Longer Sees Parity

Political Uncertainty Weighs on New Zealand Dollar and Euro in Aftermath of Elections

Moody’s Downgrade the UK and Elections Begin in New Zealand, Germany

ABM Amro Has “Strong Conviction” on Future Dollar Weakness; Predicts 12 percent Rise in AUD and NZD

Sterling Soars, Yen the Casualty at the End of Eventful Week

Missile Test Whipsaws Yen and Swiss Central Bank Speaks on Franc

Singapore Dollar Trades Cautiously but Still Reaches 6-Week High Versus Yen

New Zealand Dollar Remains Heavy as Election Looms

Mixed Opinions on Yen as Currency Gaps Higher Following North Korea’s “Unprecedented” Test

Data Fails to Lift AsiaPac Currencies

Geopolitics Take Centre Stage, Gives Lift to Yen but US Dollar Remains on the Ropes

Euro Surges Post-Jackson Hole but Swedish Krona Still Number One

Government Forecasts Add to New Zealand Dollar Woes, Currency at 14-Month Low Versus EUR

Yen Falls as Risk Appetite Returns

Banks in Agreement: Euro to Reach Parity Versus Pound

Philippine Peso Won’t “Free Fall” Says Central Bank Governor After Currency’s Fall to 11-Year Low

Little Chance of Another US Rate Hike This Year as CPI Disappoints Again

Strength in Thai Baht Only Temporary, Says Finance Minister

Drama in Asia as the Yuan Spikes to 10-Month High Amid Speculation of a Wider Trading Band

Dollar Has Best Day Since January After Solid Jobs Report

Rupee Leaps to a 2-Year High Following RBI Decision

RBA Stay Put and Moody’s Are Unhappy with South Africa’s Monetary Policy, Rand Falls to Long-Term Lows

There’s a “Perfect Storm” for Swiss Franc Depreciation, Currency at 18-Month Low Versus Euro

A Scare for NZD as Contagious Disease Is Found in New Zealand Cattle for the First Time

Sterling Predicted to Fall 15 percent Before Year-End and RBA Deputy Cools Australian Dollar

Yen Falls After BoJ Admit Defeat on Inflation and Can’t Stop Australian Dollar as Currency Approaches 0.80 vs. USD

2017 Dollar Dream Is Crumbling, Currency Falls Sharply Following More Disappointing Inflation Data

Korean Won Holds Yellen-Inspired Gains After Interest Rate Decision

New Zealand Dollar Hits 1-Month Low Versus EUR and GBP, 3-Month Low Versus CAD

Yen Falls for Fourth Consecutive Week as BoJ Works to Drive Rates Down, Says Will Buy an “Unlimited” Number of JGBs

Hong Kong Dollar Fall Continues, Now at 18-Month Low

Taiwan Dollar Rally Is Set to End, Says Survey

Yen Falls Intra-Day After Japan’s Ruling Party is Crushed in Tokyo Election

Philippine Peso at 10-Year Low After USD/PHP Finally Breaks Resistance at 50.50

Ringgit Completes Turnaround, Is Asia’s Best Performing Currency in Second Quarter

Yen Falls to 1-Month Low Ahead of Yellen Speech

Sterling Set for Significant Fall, Says Investment Guru

Australian Dollar Falls but Recovers Following Moody’s Downgrade of Australia’s Top Banks

New Zealand Dollar Strength Continues, Reaches 7-Month High vs. Canadian Dollar

Sterling Tumbles as a Hung UK Parliament Most Likely with Half of Votes Counted

UK to Vote, ECB Decision and Comey Testimony Make It a Big Day for FX and Politics

US Dollar Index Falls to 7-Month Low on Poor Jobs Data

AUD Falls Again, Near 1-Year Lows Versus EUR as China Data Beats Australian in the Battle of Greatest Influencer

New Zealand Dollar Is Best Performer in May but Big Bank Predicts Lower Value Ahead

Sterling Falls to 1-Month Low as Polls Show Tory Lead Shrinking

AUD/USD Back at 0.75 but That Doesn’t Change Bearish Outlook

Merkel Adds Fuel to Euro Rally, Says Euro “Too Weak” for Germany

Dollar Battered and Fed Rate Hike in Doubt as Trump Jolts Markets

Another 6 percent Fall in AUD/USD Exchange Rate Coming in 2017, Says Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Make the Most of Japan’s Spring Time Charm: Yen Great Value Against Korean Won, Taiwan Dollar, Pound and Euro

Sterling Falls After 4-Week Winning Streak, Fails to Penetrate $1.30 Despite Disappointing US Data

A Decline in New Zealand Dollar Likely as RBNZ Disappoint, Still Sees No Rate Hike Until 2019

Traders Bought the Rumour, Sold the Fact as Euro Falls Slightly on Macron Victory

Euro Is Flying Ahead of French Vote, Markets No Longer Concerned About Le Pen

Fed and Economic Data Add to a Terrible Day for Australian Dollar

Euro goes from market dog to darling in a week

Yen to Weaken Against US Dollar in Coming Months, Says Citi Bank, and US Protectionism Begins with Trump’s Canadian Lumber Tax

Euro Jumps to Multi-Month Highs Vs. USD, NZD and AUD: Markets See Macron as Near Certainty for French Presidency as He Faces Le Pen in Election Second Round

Sterling Soars on May’s Election U-Turn and Switzerland Denies Currency Manipulation

Dollar Plays Catch Up, European Elections to Begin and Pleasant Surprises on China Data

Thai Baht Close to 21-Month Highs as Central Bank Governor Denies Currency Manipulation

Bank of America’s Yen Recommendation Proven Wrong Within Hours Amid Markets’ Flight to Safety

A Big Increase in the Yen Is Coming, Says Analyst at Investment Bank

Bankers Hint at End to Historically Cheap Euro

Wednesday’s Data to Breathe New Life into FX, and Time to Buy Your Sterling

Is an Australian Dollar Reversal on the Cards?

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