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Currency Updates

Dollar claws back ground after worst month in 10 years

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he dollar clawed back some ground versus its major peers on Monday, with investors hopeful of news out of Congress on additional fiscal support from the US government. Sterling held firm above the 1.30 level as investors await Thursday’s Bank of England announcement. ( 3 min )

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Matthew Ryan
Dollar

July was the worst month for the dollar in ten years, as rising virus numbers and political bickering caused investors to abandon the currency en masse. Focus this week turns to Friday’s US payrolls report and Thursday’s BoE meeting.

Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 3 August 2020 3 min

Deep divisions in FOMC cloud US policy outlook

The US dollar eased back against its peers again on Wednesday morning, as investors braced for a dovish tone of communications from the Federal Reserve this evening. Investors will also have one eye on tomorrow’s US and Euro Area Q2 GDP numbers.

Matthew Ryan 30 July 2020 3 min

Federal Reserve

The US dollar eased back against its peers again on Wednesday morning, as investors braced for a dovish tone of communications from the Federal Reserve this evening. Investors will also have one eye on tomorrow’s US and Euro Area Q2 GDP numbers.

Matthew Ryan 29 July 2020 2 min

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Harry Dodd-Noble 29 July 2020 2 min

USD

The dollar fell to news lows versus its major peers on Monday, as Congress remained unable to strike an agreement over its additional unemployment benefit scheme. Sterling has benefitted from this weakness, rallying to its strongest position since March.

Matthew Ryan 28 July 2020 3 min

Federal Reserve

The dollar dropped against all major currencies last week as investors remained underwhelmed by the US state response to the COVID pandemic. Attention now turns to Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting and Friday’s Euro Area GDP data.

Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 27 July 2020 3 min

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Harry Dodd-Noble 23 July 2020 2 min

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Contrasting stimulus news and an improvement in market sentiment drove the euro towards the 1.16 level this morning. Investors now await news out of today’s Brexit talks amid reports of a breakdown in negotiations.

Matthew Ryan 23 July 2020 2 min

The euro jumped to its strongest position in a year-and-a-half versus the US dollar on Tuesday amid contrasting stimulus news and vaccine optimism. Sterling eased off six-week highs ahead of crucial UK economic data later this week.

Matthew Ryan 22 July 2020 2 min