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Today’s report: Currencies Still Supported Against US Dollar

There hasn’t been a whole lot of activity in markets this week, though what we have seen into Thursday is a US Dollar that continues to remain under pressure. With the exception of the Yen and Swiss Franc, both trading around unchanged since the weekly open, the developed currencies are all higher against the Buck.   read report

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US Dollar Slowly Losing Grip

Today’s report: US Dollar Slowly Losing Grip

We’re looking at a US Dollar that has been losing its grip in recent days, with softer US inflation readings and another round of US tariffs on China driving the Dollar weakness. Meanwhile, ECB official speak has been leaning more to the hawkish side, while in the UK, optimism around a Brexit deal has gained some momentum.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Tariffs Weigh on Risk Appetite and US Dollar

Today’s report: Sentiment Sours on Renewed Trade Tension

The new week has gotten off to a slow start, with markets consolidating Friday moves, which saw the US Dollar trying to reassert. The big story as the week gets going is the news that the US administration will proceed with a second batch of tariffs on China.   read report

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Today’s report: Euro Price Action Warning of Bigger Move

Into Friday, we're looking at a currency market that is reconsidering its long US Dollar exposure. Fundamentally, the biggest driver of this downturn in Dollar sentiment, has come from this week's inflation data out of the US, with producer prices and consumer prices falling short of expectation.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Traders Forced to Reconsider Long USD Exposure

Special report: BOE, ECB Decisions: What to Expect

Today’s report: Central Bank Risk and Important CPI Data

The market comes into Thursday with the Dollar having been sold off a bit, mostly on the back of softer US producer prices and some dovish comments from Fed Bullard that that rates may already be high enough to restrict economic growth. BOE and ECB decisions ahead, followed by US CPI.   read report

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