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Euro Mostly Stuck in Forex Trading

Euro is mostly stuck today, trading rangebound. Euro is mainly lower against its counterparts in Forex trading, although there are some small gains against some of the euro’s trading partners. For the most part, euro’s performance is in wait and see mode as traders await the next round of US data and the ECB interest rate decision next week.

Coming Rate Hike Sends US Dollar Higher

US dollar is gaining against all comers today, thanks to expectations that a rate hike is coming by the end of 2016. Between the latest clues in economic data and Janet Yellen’s speech in Jackson Hole last week, many expect to see at least one more rate increase from the Fed before the year closes out.

Aussie Moves Lower During Monday’s Trading

The Australian dollar was moving lower against its US peer during the current trading session, though currently the Aussie has trimmed some of its losses. The Australian currency also pared its losses versus the euro.

Dollar Mixed as Traders Wait for Yellen & Jackson Hole Symposium

The US dollar was mixed today, rising against the euro (after the falling earlier), falling versus the Great Britain pound, and staying almost flat against the Japanese yen. The greenback also demonstrated mixed performance against commodity currencies.

US Dollar Mostly Rangebound Ahead of Jackson Hole

US dollar is mostly rangebound ahead of a meeting of central bankers later this week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Some expect Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to express a readiness for an interest rate hike by the end of the year, and many are waiting to see what she says.

Yen Suffers from Fischer’s Comments

Riskier currencies reacted negatively to the comments that Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer made on Sunday, but safer ones, like the Japanese yen, were also not immune to the impact.

Australian Dollar Firms After Opening Sharply Lower

The Australian dollar opened sharply lower against the US dollar and the euro at the start of this week’s trading, but as of now the currency is attempting to regain its footing.

Week Ends with Losses for US Dollar as Policy Outlook Mixed

The US dollar continued to be driven mostly by monetary policy outlook during the past trading week. Unfortunately for the currency, the outlook was not particularly supportive, though it has changed a bit by the weekend.

Dollar Remains Vulnerable After Fed Minutes

The US dollar remained weak today, falling for the fifth straight day against the euro, as the minutes released by the Federal Reserve continued to weigh on the greenback.

US Dollar Gains on Revived Hopes of a 2016 Rate Hike

US dollar is heading higher today, gaining as hopes are revived for another rate hike by the end of the year. Inflation numbers weren’t as low as expected, and many Forex traders are looking for reasons to be positive about the greenback.

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