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June 22, 2017
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Softer Dollar, Stronger Sterling

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The Dollar drifted lower from elevated levels in yesterdays trade despite comments from Goldman’s that US inflation levels remain “well anchored” and risks of disinflation have eased. The Fed’s Harker commented that they could begin trimming their balance sheet in September to unwind the bond purchasing program of QE. The Sterling gained as the BOE’s […] Read More
June 21, 2017
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Dollar Higher In Quiet Trading

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The dollar crept higher in yesterdays trade as the currencies continued to trade in relatively quiet ranges. House Speaker Ryan helped the dollar appreciation with positive comments on the tax reform plans but we had less positive comments from the Fed’s Evans and Rosengren who came across as much more cautious. Elsewhere in the market, […] Read More
June 20, 2017
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Dollar Stronger after FOMC Member Dudley Speaks

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  The dollar gained last night after the Fed’s Dudley described unemployment and inflation levels as a “pretty good place to be” and predicts wage growth of 3% over the next year or two. This confirms Yellen’s tone last week raising rates and continuing on the planned trajectory by saying “halting tightening cycle now would […] Read More
June 19, 2017
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Dollar Lower After Weak US Data

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Firstly, apologies for a lack of market update on Friday, we were moving offices in Sydney and let’s just say that things didn’t quiet go as smoothly as planned! However, we’re in now and for those clients who find themselves in the Sydney CBD, please feel free to drop in and meet the team. The […] Read More
June 15, 2017
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Dollar Stronger After Less Dovish Fed

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It’s been a bit of a disjointed week for most of the major currencies, but yesterday we at last saw some decent moves and opportunities for traders.  We’d seen a bit of dollar appreciation across the board in the first couple of sessions of the day but a very poor CPI and Retail Sales print […] Read More

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