tag archive - ‘USD’

Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 12, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 12/02/13
This week holds several important events likely to affect the foreign currency exchange markets including a G20 meeting and the publication of the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy decisions. In the meantime, the U.S. Dollar traded mixed against most of ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 11, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:35 | 11/02/13
The U.S. Dollar gained against most of its peers at the end of last week as data revealed that the Trade Deficit contracted more than forecast from $48.6 to $38.5 billion. Analysts explained that the improvement came about as exports ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 8, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 08/02/13
The U.S. Dollar reached session highs against the Euro and gained against the majority of its peers after the President of the European Central Bank issued a statement indicating that the value of the Euro was in line with long-term ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 7, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 07/02/13
The U.S. Dollar gained against the majority of its trading peers as risk appetite ebbed in the market on concerns the Euro region debt crisis may reignite due to the current political and banking turmoil. The greenback remained strong as ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 6, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:35 | 06/02/13
The U.S. Dollar gained against the majority of its peers, but remained weak against the Euro, as market investors don’t believe the European Central Bank will take action in order to debase the currency. Warnings from French President Francois Hollande, ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 5, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 05/02/13
The U.S. Dollar rallied against the Euro as political uncertainty weighed on the shared currency; however, the greenback traded weak against most of the majors. On the data front, the economic calendar was light and revealed that Factory Orders climbed ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 4, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:35 | 04/02/13
While the markets awaited the release of the Non-Farm Payrolls, the actual announcement did very little for the U.S. Dollar. Figures fell short of expectations as they showed that Payrolls increased by 157,000 and Unemployment ticked up from 7.8 to ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - February 1, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:44 | 01/02/13
The U.S. Dollar traded at a 2½ year high against the Yen and close to a 14-month high versus the Euro as market investors await the release of Non-Farm Payrolls. The greenback showed no change even after the Labor Department ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 30, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 30/01/13
The U.S. Dollar declined following the release of lackluster economic reports which confirmed that U.S. consumer Confidence dipped to the lowest level since November 2011. According to the Confidence Board’s Index, confidence among American consumers went from 66.7 in December ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 29, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:54 | 29/01/13
The U.S. Dollar traded mixed against the Euro but rallied against the Pound following the release of U.S. economic data. According to the Commerce Department, Durable Goods Orders, which also include transportation items, climbed by a seasonally adjusted 4.6 percent ...