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Japanese Yen Higher amid Quiet Trading

The Japanese yen rose against its major peers today even though there were few news pieces to drive the currency one way or the other.

Dollar Rebounds After Monday’s Decline

The US dollar climbed against the vast majority of its most-traded peers (with the exception of the surprisingly strong euro) following yesterday’s drop caused by comments from US policy makers.

Dollar Goes Lower After Brainard Speaks

The US dollar was weak across the board after the speech from Governor Lael Brainard as well as speeches of the members of the Federal Reserve.

Greenback Trades Mixed Ahead of Brainard Speech

Later today, Lael Brainard, one of the policymakers at the Federal Reserve, is expected to make remarks. As a result of speculation over what he might say, the US dollar is trading mixed today.

Australian Dollar Falls with Global Stocks & Bonds

The Australian dollar fell today following the drop of global stocks and bonds. The reason for that were speculations about a potential interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in the near future.

US Dollar Ends Week Mixed as NFP Muddles Fed Outlook

The US dollar ended the trading week mixed as the outlook for Federal Reserve’s monetary policy was clouded by surprisingly weak employment growth.

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.