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    How the US Fed’s Rate Hikes are Reflected in Asian Currency Weakness

    The strength of the US dollar and interest rate movements by the Federal Reserve are behind the weakness of Asian currencies.

    AUD to JPY Forecasts

    AUD/JPY - The FX market's bellwether for risk sentiment has reached an 8 year high in mid 2022.

    Japanese yen JPY Forecasts 2022

    The Bank of Japan has resisted monetary tightening -- the yen, as a result, has lost considerable ground against the U.S. dollar in 2022.

    Will the US dollar remain strong?

    The dollar has risen by nearly 20% against most currencies compared to this time last year.

    USD to JPY Forecasts

    USD/JPY forecasts change all the time, affected by news events and relative sentiment towards the US and Japanese economies and this exchange rate is even more volatile than usual because of the uncertainties around the war in Ukraine.

    Fears of US Recession Shifts Currencies & Commodities

    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.

    War and Inflation Powers US Dollar Strength

    During periods of rising inflation a stronger currency benefits a country's economics as this makes imports cheaper.

    Currency Markets Volatile on Energy, China Debt and Inflation

    Property debt crisis in China, central bank bond policy and the energy crisis are combining for a volatile October - it is ever thus!

    Next Crises: China Property plus European Energy shake Currency Markets

    Fears Chinese mega developer Evergrande’s collapse will spark a contagion event and the ongoing European gas crisis has hit confidence.

    Oil drop hits loonie and peso – FX Volatility returns

    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%).

    RBNZ seen to be the first to hike rates – Boosts Kiwi dollar

    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.

    USD boosted by unexpectedly strong job creation in July

    Last week’s big event was the strong US Non-Farms Payrolls report for July.

    Pound bounces back – Aussie at Lows on Pandemic lockdowns

    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.

    Pound weak on Uncertain Way Out from Lockdown – CAD and USD strong

    The way out from the UK’s experiment of lifting most lockdown measures is far from certain.

    NZ and Canada central banks shift outlooks

    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.

    Aussie volatile on Delta outbreak – Greenback weaker

    The growth outlook for the Australian economic became pessimistic when more lockdowns were announced due to rising COVID-19 cases in Sydney.

    Jobs Report – US dollar Buy Rumour Sell Fact

    US Non-Farm Payrolls report was a mixed result - the Unemployment Rate moved higher but Wages slipped.

    Fed inflation divisions pulls back US dollar

    Fed Officials mixed opinions following last week’s hawkish bent reduces markets perception of sooner rate rises.

    US Fed growth forecasts upsets currency markets

    Last week the US Federal Reserve moved its growth forecasts higher and brought forward the timing of its interest rate hikes to 2023.

    European Central Bank casts no fresh clues

    Review of Currency Market trends and news from last week.

    Markets Volatile after US Election & Vaccine news

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Mega Bank Ends Cash Remittances

    Japanese mega bank MUFG has announced it will end all over-the-counter money transfer services in June of this year in an effort to avert money laundering.

    Japan Allows Fintech Payments Specialists to Compete with Banks

    The Japanese FSA has announced it will finally remove a ¥1 million (US$9,000) cap on cross-border money transfers handled by non-banking entities, paving the way for a major overhaul of Japan’s remittance industry.

    World First’s selection of 11 global events for sports lovers in 2016

    A new year brings a wealth of sporting delights around the world, from Euro 2016 to the Invictus Games. Here at World First, we help people transfer money around the world. Some of the people we help in 2016 might be out in the US for the Ryder Cup golf, and enjoy it so much […]

    World First’s list of 101 things to do around the world in 2016

    Want to do something different in 2016? We’ve scoured the world for the biggest, messiest, noisiest, most iconic and, frankly, the weirdest events around the world to compile the ultimate list of 101 things to do around the world in 2016. From sport to music, festivals to the weird and wonderful, we’ve got you covered. […]


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