tag archive - ‘USD’

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 ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 14, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:35 | 14/01/13
Speculators enjoyed a volatile day of trading on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank left benchmark interest rates at record lows, and as the global stock markets rallied on signs that China’s economy is growing. In the U.S., ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - January 11, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:35 | 11/01/13
The U.S. Dollar declined as risk appetite improved in the market following an announcement by the European Central Bank indicating that its decision to leave interest rates at the same level was unanimous. However, the greenback remained close to 2 ...