All Eyes on Euro-Zone Data Today

by | January 24, 2013 7:03 am
A significantly better than expected British Claimant Count Change figure encouraged investors to shift their funds to higher-yielding assets during European trading yesterday. As a result, currencies like the euro and British pound saw upward movement throughout...

Yen Sees Significant Gains Following BOJ Decision

by | January 23, 2013 7:07 am
The yen saw significant gains against both the euro and US dollar throughout yesterday’s trading session, after the Bank of Japan announced that their measures to increase inflation were not quite as strong as forecasted.

EU, US News Forecasted to Create Market Volatility Today

by | January 22, 2013 8:12 am
The yen came off a recent 2 ½ year low against the US dollar yesterday, as investors spent the day speculating about the possible steps the Bank of Japan was willing to take to increase inflation.

Dollar Gains amid Signs of Slowdown in Global Economy

by | January 21, 2013 8:02 am
The safe-haven US dollar saw gains virtually all of its main currency rivals on Friday, as signs of a slowdown in economic growth in China, combined with disappointing British and American economic indicators encouraged risk aversion among...

US Consumer Sentiment Data May Boost Dollar

by | January 18, 2013 7:44 am
A better than expected US Unemployment Claims figure gave the USD a temporary boost yesterday afternoon, before a disappointing manufacturing indicator resulted in the greenback reversing some of its earlier gains.

Euro Takes Additional Losses Following Finance Minister Comments

by | January 17, 2013 7:01 am
Comments from an EU finance minister earlier this week, in which he said that the euro’s recent bullish movement is threatening to hurt exports in the region, continued to weigh down on the EUR/USD yesterday.

Risk Aversion Leads to Euro Losses

by | January 16, 2013 6:42 am
The euro, along with other higher-yielding currencies, turned bearish yesterday, as fears regarding the slow pace of the US economic recovery encouraged investors to shift their funds to safe-haven assets.

All Eyes on US Indicators Today

by | January 15, 2013 7:41 am
Risk aversion in the marketplace, following disappointing euro-zone industrial data, resulted in gains for the safe-haven US dollar against its higher-yielding currency rivals yesterday.

Euro Bullish Ahead of Busy Trading Week

by | January 14, 2013 7:25 am
The euro saw bullish movement against most of its main currency rivals on Friday, as investor confidence in the EU economic recovery remained high after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged earlier in the week.

Euro-Zone News Boosts Riskier Assets

by | January 11, 2013 7:47 am
Higher-yielding currencies and commodities saw significant gains yesterday, after the European Central Bank decided to leave euro-zone interest rates at 0.75% and ECB President Draghi predicted a gradual economic recovery in the region.