tag archive - ‘USD’

Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 28, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:30 | 28/01/13
The U.S. Dollar traded mixed on Friday and reached the highest in over 2 ½ years against the Yen on comments by Japanese officials who suggested that the Yen still has room to depreciate. The greenback slipped against the Euro ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 25, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 25/01/13
The U.S. Dollar traded steady throughout the day versus the majors and rallied against the Yen following bearish comments by Japanese Deputy Economy Minister, Yasutoshi Nishimura. The U.S. Labor Department revealed that the number of people who filed for Unemployment ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 24, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:45 | 24/01/13
The U.S. Dollar rallied against its most traded counterparts as investors sought safe havens after the Bank of Canada announced that it would leave the benchmark rate unchanged. The greenback remained strong as the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 23, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:29 | 23/01/13
The U.S. Dollar declined against the majority of its peers as risk appetite improved in the market on optimism that U.S. quarterly earnings may have risen. The greenback weakened soon after stocks climbed on the possibility that last quarter’s earnings ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 22, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:50 | 22/01/13
The U.S. Dollar retreated from two-year highs against the Yen as the Bank of Japan began its two-day monetary policy meeting. And the U.S. Dollar hardly changed against the Euro during s low volume trading day. The markets in the ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 21, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:50 | 21/01/13
The U.S. Dollar traded higher against the majority of its peers as the Federal Reserve issued upbeat data in its Beige Book. The report indicated that Retail Sales increased moderately and the housing market recovered. However, other data confirmed that ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 18, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:40 | 18/01/13
The U.S. Dollar traded mixed and rebounded against the majority of its counterparts following the release of positive Housing figures which helped improve the outlook for the U.S. economy. According to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, the Housing market recovered. ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 17, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:30 | 17/01/13
The U.S. Dollar rallied against the majority of its peers after the Washington based World Bank lowered its global growth forecast for 2013, citing low business confidence and high unemployment as the main reasons. The World Bank announced that global ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 16, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 09:10 | 16/01/13
The December shopping season was busier than economists had expected. Data out of the U.S. showed that Consumer Consumption rose 0.5 percent and Retail Sales climbed 0.6 percent last month (which does not take into account the impact of a ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 15, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 09:00 | 15/01/13
The U.S. Dollar declined during the beginning of the week as investors traded currencies in anticipation of an upcoming speech by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Chairman Ben Bernanke was expected to deliver clues on any possible changes to ...