tag archive - ‘ECB’

Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - June 3, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:05 | 03/06/14
The U.S. Dollar continued to trade higher against most forex majors as investors awaited the announcement of ISM Manufacturing reports. The greenback strengthened versus safe havens like the Yen and the Swiss Franc, but it lost some of its momentum ...
Little Doubt About ECB Actions

Little Doubt About ECB Actions

David Sumner | 08:45 | 02/06/14
The Euro depreciated the most since the start of the year as investors raised speculation that the ECB will proceed with expanding stimulus to prevent the economy from being negatively impacted by low levels of inflation. Euro Loses Momentum The Euro depreciated ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - June 2, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:25 | 02/06/14
The U.S. Dollar extended losses against several majors on Friday but still managed to advance a few pips versus the Euro on speculation over the European Central Bank’s next move. Economic reports published at the end of last week were ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - May 30, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:25 | 30/05/14
The U.S. Dollar depreciated against the majority of the majors as 10-year Treasury yields plunged to the lowest level in nine months in relation to their Japanese counterparts. Analysts believe this happened because Federal Reserve Chairwoman, Janet Yellen, indicated that ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - May 29, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:50 | 29/05/14
The U.S. Dollar rallied against most of its Forex counterparts as demand for the currency remained high subsequent to the publication of economic reports which pointed to a surge in Durable Goods Orders and Consumer Confidence. The greenback came close ...
Draghi’s Comments Weigh On Euro

Draghi’s Comments Weigh On Euro

David Sumner | 09:15 | 28/05/14
The Euro extended losses by the most since January against the greenback following a statement by the ECB’s President, who suggested that the monetary authorities are prepared to raise the level of stimulus.   Euro Steadies   Following a day of declines, the Euro ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - May 28, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:40 | 28/05/14
The U.S. Dollar climbed to the highest rate in four weeks, but fell on Tuesday as economists predicted that Durable Goods Orders would post a decline. The Federal Reserve Chairperson, Janet Yellen, reiterated that the country’s economy is still lagging ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - May 27, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:15 | 27/05/14
Both the U.K. and U.S. markets were closed on Monday due to Memorial Day; nevertheless, the greenback was supported by solid data released on Friday. Reports issued by the Commerce Department showed that New Homes Sales went up by 6.4 ...
Investors Anticipate Action By ECB

Investors Anticipate Action By ECB

David Sumner | 08:30 | 26/05/14
The Euro depreciated by the most in three months against the U.S. Dollar, and by the most in seventeen months versus the British Pound over the past week after the Euro region’s economic reports reinforced speculation over further easing. Data Out ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - May 26, 2014

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:55 | 26/05/14
The U.S. Dollar advanced against most of the majors as positive metrics issued by the Commerce Department reinforced the belief that the world’s biggest economy is expanding, especially as the real estate sector is showing signs of progress. The greenback ...