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    Forex » Strong US data sends Dollar higher
    Finances - June 26, 2013, 07:36 GMT

    The US Dollar continued making gains and US stocks rebounded from a 9 week low on the back of better than expected data coming from the world’s largest economy. The Commerce Department in the U.S. reported that new home sales increased by 2.1% to 476,000 units for May, the highest it has been since July

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    Forex » USD/JPY: Battle of the Safe Havens
    Finances - June 22, 2013, 17:42 GMT

    Perhaps no other currency has faced more volatility in 2013 than the yen, which has been rocked by deepening stagnation, unprecedented stimulus and an unstable equities market. The yen managed to retrace its multi-year lows in the weeks leading up to this past Wednesday’s FOMC announcement, but ever since, the Japanese safe haven has been

  • Henryrooto Henryrooto

    Wednesday’s North American trade marked one of the most highly anticipated sessions in recent months, as the Federal Reserve finally set the record straight. Investors have been grappling with what the Fed might do following months of mixed economic reports and global volatility. On Wednesday US Fed Chief Ben Bernanke announced that tapering could commence

  • Henryrooto Henryrooto

    Prior to the last few weeks, the US dollar enjoyed a bullish upswing on the back of positive economic reports that showed deepening recovery for the US economy. Investors placed high bets that the US economy was stabilizing, a clear sign that the Federal Reserve would scale back or end its latest round of quantitative

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    Market participants have kept a watchful eye on the downward spiralling yen, which prior to Tuesday’s BoJ announcement was mired in consecutive losing streaks that pushed it to the brink of new lows against major peers. The yen’s freefall was triggered some months ago by the announcement of the Bank of Japan’s unprecedented stimulus plan,

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