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Volatility Drops On Currency Exchange

Volatility Drops On Currency Exchange

David Sumner | 07:20 | 24/07/13
Volatility among the major currencies dropped dramatically, reaching a ten-week low as Forex investors were speculating that the Federal Reserve may not increase the benchmark interest rates when the central bank begins reducing their monthly asset purchases. Speculators believe that ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 24, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:50 | 24/07/13
The U.S. Dollar weakened against most of the majors as volatility in the foreign currency exchange dipped to a 10-week low on speculation the Federal Reserve may not increase the cost of borrowing money when it decides to scale back ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 23, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:36 | 23/07/13
The U.S. Dollar weakened further after economic data revealed that Existing Home Sales fell in June, though they remained very close to three-year highs. According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of Existing Homes declined 1.2 percent to a ...
BOE Refrains From Adding Stimulus

BOE Refrains From Adding Stimulus

David Sumner | 07:15 | 22/07/13
The British Pound advanced versus the Euro rate for the first time in a month and a half after the minutes from the Bank of England’s most recent monetary policy meeting revealed that policy makers agreed on refraining from expanding ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 22, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:05 | 22/07/13
The U.S. Dollar weakened against most of the majors at the end of last week as the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, testified before Congress and indicated that policy makers will consider the state of the economy before adding or ...
Fed Policy May Remain Loose

Fed Policy May Remain Loose

David Sumner | 08:30 | 21/07/13
The U.S. Dollar declined against the majority of its Forex currency trading counterparts as investors believe the Federal Reserve will continue with its “accommodative” policies even after the bank begins reducing monthly asset purchases. The Euro advanced versus the U.S. Dollar ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 19, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:15 | 19/07/13
The U.S. Dollar resumed its rally against most of the majors as Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, concluded the delivery of his testimony. The greenback’s advance came as no surprise as Mr. Bernanke suggested that a cut back in monthly ...
U.S. Housing Takes Big Dip

U.S. Housing Takes Big Dip

David Sumner | 07:40 | 18/07/13
The U.S. Dollar weakened slightly as reports showed a big decline in the housing and construction sectors while the Euro region released data which indicated an expansion in construction. However, the greenback rallied later in the day as the Federal ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 18, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:06 | 18/07/13
Testimony by the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, prompted the U.S. Dollar to strengthen against most of the majors. In his statements to the House Financial Services Committee, Mr. Bernanke suggested that the current asset purchasing plan is not on ...
Fed Chairman Bernanke Prepares To Testify

Fed Chairman Bernanke Prepares To Testify

David Sumner | 07:10 | 17/07/13
The U.S. Dollar remained weak against most of its foreign exchange peers as investors closed their long positions while the Federal Reserve’s Chairman, Ben Bernanke, prepares to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill later today. Yesterday’s ...
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