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Japanese Economy Slows Down

Japanese Economy Slows Down

David Sumner | 11:20 | 13/08/13
The Yen depreciated the most in one week against the U.S. Dollar as reports indicated that Japan’s economy did not grow as much as expected, increasing the possibility policy makers may expand stimulus in order to fuel growth. According to ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 13, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:41 | 13/08/13
The U.S. Dollar concluded six days of declines and rallied against most of its forex counterparts as speculators believe that the Commerce Department may show a rise of 0.3 percent for Retail Sales in July after posting a hike of ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 12, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:30 | 12/08/13
The U.S. Dollar rebounded on Friday after having reached seven-week lows against several of the majors. Its decline came about as investors continued to speculate that the Federal Reserve would not begin scaling back on monthly asset purchases just yet. ...
Pound Benefits From Trade Data

Pound Benefits From Trade Data

David Sumner | 08:05 | 11/08/13
The British Pound sustained the biggest weekly advance against the U.S. Dollar in one month after reports showed that the U.K.’s trade deficit contracted in June, suggesting that economic recovery was still on track. The Sterling posted a huge rally ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 9, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:55 | 09/08/13
The U.S. Dollar weakened against most of the majors as risk appetite increased in the market subsequent to reports out of China indicating that the nation’s exports rose 5.1 percent from the previous year in June, reducing concerns the world’s ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 8, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 05:44 | 08/08/13
The U.S. Dollar traded mixed on Wednesday as uncertainty over the future of U.S. policy reigned in the markets. The Chairman of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, Charles Evans, suggested that the central bank may reduce or withdraw stimulus by ...
Euro Hits Seven-Week High

Euro Hits Seven-Week High

David Sumner | 08:30 | 07/08/13
The Euro traded at a seven-week high against the U.S. Dollar following economic calendar reports which indicated that Germany’s factory orders increased more than predicted in June, suggesting the region’s economy is gaining momentum. According to the Economy Minister, German ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 7, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:55 | 07/08/13
The U.S. Dollar traded mixed against its forex counterparts following a release which indicated that the U.S. Trade Deficit contracted, reaching the lowest level since 2009. According to the Commerce Department, the Trade Deficit narrowed by 22.4 percent and went ...
Investors Continue To Speculate On Stimulus

Investors Continue To Speculate On Stimulus

David Sumner | 07:05 | 06/08/13
The U.S. Dollar declined as money market investors continued to speculate on when the Federal Reserve may begin scaling back on monthly asset purchases. The Dollar remained weak as Friday’s government reports indicated that U.S. employers hired fewer workers than ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 6, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:00 | 06/08/13
The U.S. Dollar rallied against most of the majors after the Institute of Supply Management indicated that the U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing manager’s index climbed from 52.2 in June to 56.0 in July. As the index posted a five-month high, it ...
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