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Crude oil prices whipsawed and are rising again following Thursday’s decline. Prices were trading under pressure, following Thursday’s inventory report fro the Department of Energy. Demand has slipped and is down slightly year over year for most products. Crude oil imports were up...

The markets are quiet and consolidating as the MSCI Asia Pacific Index is poised to snap a four-day advance.  European bourses are mostly higher on Friday,...

The Australian dollar took it on the chin on Thursday as reports suggest the Chinese port of Dalian has banned coal imports from Australia.  The Foreign Ministry...

Market Analysis

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Feb
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Feb

The US dollar traded overall moderately stronger against other major currencies. The Canadian dollar (CAD) meanwhile ended its series of gains against its US counterpart and ended Thursday sharply weaker against the USD. One factor explaining this move was a comment from the Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, who indicated that there...

The US dollar traded overall moderately stronger against other major currencies. The Canadian dollar (CAD) meanwhile ended its series of gains against its US counterpart and ended Thursday sharply weaker against the...

21
Feb
21
Feb

The US dollar ended its series of losses and traded overall higher by Thursday morning after the US Dollar Index (USDX) touched a two-week low on Wednesday. In emerging markets the South African rand traded lower after a volatile trading session, with markets on one hand seeing a lower inflation, with the CPI y/y reported now at 4%, while...

The US dollar ended its series of losses and traded overall higher by Thursday morning after the US Dollar Index (USDX) touched a two-week low on Wednesday. In emerging markets the South African rand traded lower...

20
Feb
20
Feb

The US dollar continued to move lower allowing emerging market currencies, such as the Indian rupee (INR) or the Turkish lira (TRY) to recover some of the recent losses. Despite the relative dollar weakness, the Japanese yen (JPY) further declined after exports for January were reported declining even more than anticipating at -8.4% y/y...

The US dollar continued to move lower allowing emerging market currencies, such as the Indian rupee (INR) or the Turkish lira (TRY) to recover some of the recent losses. Despite the relative dollar weakness, the...

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