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Dollar rally falters, UK inflation jumps to 40-year high

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significant improvement in market risk sentiment weighed on the US dollar against just about every other currency in the world on Tuesday, while leading to rallies in equities and a sell-off in government bond markets. ( 3 min )

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Matthew Ryan

Another week of risk asset sell offs had a predictable effect on currency markets.

Matthew Ryan 16 May 2022 5 min

The relative calm witnessed in markets in the first half of the week was brought to a swift and abrupt end on Thursday.

Matthew Ryan 13 May 2022 3 min

With the move, the London-based fintech now also offers solutions for international e-commerce transactions in Brazil

Jenny Duni 12 May 2022 3 min

Interest rates are going up everywhere, hard and fast, and markets are finding it increasingly difficult to ignore the consequences.

Matthew Ryan 9 May 2022 5 min

The pound collapsed below the 1.24 mark versus the US dollar on Thursday, its lowest level since mid-2020, after some more muddled communications from the Bank of England.

Matthew Ryan 6 May 2022 3 min

The US dollar exhibited classic traits of a ‘buy the rumour, sell the fact’ reaction following Wednesday’s FOMC meeting, as we thought might be the case.

Matthew Ryan 5 May 2022

Most currencies have traded within relatively narrow ranges during the bank holiday shortened week so far, as investors await major central bank meetings in the coming days.

Matthew Ryan 4 May 2022

Expectations are high heading into the May FOMC meeting, which is expected to deliver the Fed’s first 50 basis point interest rate hike in more than two decades.

Matthew Ryan 29 April 2022

The sell-off in risk assets continued for another day on Wednesday, with concerns over global growth sending a host of currencies to multi-month or multi-year lows versus the US dollar.

Matthew Ryan 28 April 2022 3 min