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US Dollar Among Strongest on Coronavirus Fears

The US dollar was firm today, battling with the Great Britain pound for the title of the strongest currency during Wednesday’s trading. Market analysts explained the strong performance by risk aversion on markets.

US Dollar Spikes As Investors Flee Market Selloff, Seek Safe-Haven Shelter

The US dollar is rallying against most of its currency competitors to kick off the trading week. The greenback, which has cratered about 10% since peaking at 103.00, is extending its gains in September as investors flee the broader financial market selloff and seek shelter in a traditional safe-haven asset.

Turkish Lira Falls to a New Record Low Amid Emerging Market Selloff

The Turkish lira plunged to a new record low against the US dollar to finish the trading week, adding to its year-to-date plunge to 28%. The lira joined the broader emerging market currency selloff as the Federal Reserve’s downbeat assessment of the world’s largest economy sent investors into safer assets. Could the lira next test 8.0 against the buck?

Japanese Yen Starts Friday Weak, Rebounds Later

The Japanese yen started Friday’s trading weak but managed to rebound and is now trading as the strongest currency on the Forex market. The currency gained on the US dollar as the FOMC-inspired rally of the greenback continued to fade. Today’s macroeconomic data in Japan demonstrated deflation of consumer prices, though experts were expecting that.

Japanese Yen Extends Winning Streak As BoJ Maintains Ultra-Loose Support

The Japanese yen is extending its winning streak against many of its most traded currency counterparts on Thursday. The yen found support in the central bank leaving interest rates in subzero territory and keeping its bond-buying program. In addition to the ultra-loose efforts of the Bank of Japan (BoJ), the institution plans to coordinate with new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on a wide range of policies.

US Dollar Looks for Direction As Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low

The US dollar is looking for direction against many of its currency rivals on Thursday after the federal government reported that the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits declined to a pandemic low. The US central bank’s important September policy meeting continues to weigh on the buck, while uncertainty surrounding Congress’ newest stimulus package sparks concern in the broader financial markets.

US Dollar Mixed As Federal Reserve Pledges to Keep Interest Rates Low Until 2023

The US dollar is trading mixed against its G10 currency rivals midweek following the Federal Reserve‘s completion of its two-day policy meeting. The central bank left interest rates unchanged, and it pledged to keep rates lower for a few more years to support the economic recovery. With rates hovering near zero until at least 2023, how will this impact the greenback?

US Dollar Weak, Ignores Good Inflation Data

The US dollar was among losers today, falling against most other major currencies and trading on par with the weakest of them, like the Japanese yen, the Great Britain pound, and the Canadian dollar. It looked like the release of US inflation data should be the major event on Friday but traders largely ignored it. The report came out better than expected but had hardly any positive impact on the greenback.

Canadian Dollar Slumps to Two-Week Low As 8% Oil Crash Impacts Loonie

The Canadian dollar is slumping to its lowest level in two weeks against the US dollar on Tuesday. The loonie is plummeting primarily on crude oil crashing as much as 9%, joining the broader market selloff. It is going to be relatively quiet on the data front this week, which means the loonie will find direction on energy prices and the central bank’s midweek policy meeting.

US Dollar Index Tops 93.00 As Bullish Data Supports Greenback

The US dollar is continuing its winning streak on foreign exchange markets during the Labor Day holiday. The greenback has been staging a rebound over the last several trading sessions after cratering 11% since hitting a peak of 103.00 earlier this year at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. The buck has been rallying on a multitude of factors, including bullish economic data and COVID-19 concerns, but analysts are still maintaining a bearish […]

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