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Dollar Losses Accelerate, Adjustment not Over

The US dollar had one of its worst weeks of the year, as its interest rate support eroded. Despite prospects for a further upward revision in Q2 US GDP above 3.0% and continued above trend...

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Is the Yen or Swiss Franc a Better Funding Currency?

Retail investors and some institutional investors focus on the asset they want to acquire in anticipation of price appreciation. The game for some institutional investors is more complicated. It is not only about the asset...

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More Thoughts about the Yen

The conventional narrative is that the yen’s strength is being driven by risk. It seems to border on circular logic. If the yen is up, it must be due to investors being averse to risk,...

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BOJ keeps mum on exit policy while silently tapering its JGB purchase

In the April 26-27 policy meeting, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) made minor adjustments to its growth and inflation outlook, but there were no changes in its generally cautious view. The BoJ sees inflation gradually...

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Trump is Right About Yen

The Trump administration seems to be stepping up the pressure on the Japanese yen, accusing Japan of manipulating the exchange rate to its advantage. In our view, the accusation is essentially valid. Japanese policy makers...

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Thoughts on the Price Action

The market has not changed its mind. Following Brainard’s comments yesterday the market had downgraded the chances, which were already modest, of a Fed hike next week. The September Fed funds futures is unchanged on...

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Yen and Dollar-Bloc Sink, while Sterling Ticks Up

The run on the yen continues.The US dollar and euro are at new multi-year highs against the yen.  The BOJ confirmed its JPY80 trillion monetary base target unexpectedly adopted at the end of last month....

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On the way! Direct conversion between Yuan and Euro

Direct conversion between the  yuan and the yen, which began about two years ago, has been an important milestone in the process of internationalising the Chinese currency. Although there has been a lot of progress...

US Dollar Marking Time, Aussie Steals Spotlight

The US dollar is little changed against most of the major currencies as summer market awaits the week’s key events that begin in earnest tomorrow. The Australian dollar is the biggest mover, dropping about 1.5%...

JPYINR – Technical trend analysis 12july2013

Federal Reserve chairman Ben S Bernanke has hinted  that the economy may still require stimulus to bolster growth, that may lead to a rally in weak  foreign currencies, especially  in the emerging markets. Bank of...

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Silver prices slide further even on buoyant markets

The German DAX index has climbed to yet another record close-of-trade figure, but one notable commodity losing ground was silver. Precious metals have been sliding in recent months, albeit after a meteoric decade. The price...