Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 14, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 09:30 | 14/03/14
The U.S. Dollar traded lower against safe haven currencies and several majors after China disappointed investors by reporting that Retail Sales were lower than anticipated, posting a mere hike of 11.8 percent in the initial two months of the year, ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 13, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:20 | 13/03/14
The U.S. Dollar weakened against the most traded harbor currencies as demand for refuge increased dramatically. The decline in risk appetite prevailed in the markets on concerns that today’s reports out of China on Retail Sales and Factory Production could ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 12, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:05 | 12/03/14
The U.S. Dollar inched higher against several of its most traded counterparts as demand for risk assets remained subdued. Risk aversion seemed to reign in the Forex as Russia continued to make its presence known in the Crimean Peninsula, while ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 11, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:20 | 11/03/14
  The U.S. Dollar climbed against several of its peers as solid fundamentals published on Friday denoted that the Employment sector is improving. The metrics, which surprised many economists, reignited speculation over further Federal Reserve tapering, though a number of investors ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 10, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:55 | 10/03/14
The U.S. Dollar advanced against most of the Forex majors and retreated from a two-and-a-half-year low against the Euro as the Labor Department reported that the number of new jobs created stood at 175,000, surpassing forecasts for a reading of ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 7, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 07/03/14
  The U.S. Dollar rate remained unchanged against several majors as investors opted for remaining on the sidelines ahead of the European Central Bank’s meeting and U.S. Non-Farm Payroll reports due out today. However, the greenback gained against the Yen. The ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 6, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:55 | 06/03/14
The U.S. Dollar rallied against the Yen and several of its most traded peers as tensions between the Ukraine and Russia eased. Speculators are now awaiting key reports out of the world’s biggest economy. Risk appetite went up as the ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 5, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:05 | 05/03/14
The U.S. Dollar advanced after Monday’s economic releases revealed that the Manufacturing Index gained more than anticipated in February, while Personal Consumption rose in January, signaling that the economy may be back on the right track. The Institute for Supply ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 4, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:55 | 04/03/14
The U.S. Dollar slumped against the Yen and the Swiss Franc as fears over a possible war between Russia and the Ukraine prompted a sell-off of risk assets and greater demand for safety. The crisis escalated over the weekend as ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - March 3, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:30 | 03/03/14
The U.S. Dollar weakened against most of the majors and slumped to a one-year low against safe havens like the Swiss Franc. The markets grew concerned as Gross Domestic Product was revised to a yearly 2.4 percent after the Commerce ...