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Has the dollar finally topped?

The US Dollar has had a very busy year. Following an 11% rally off the initial lows in January, which saw the Dollar Index breaking out to multi-year highs, we then saw an almost 4% correction before the greenback found fresh demand and rallied a ...

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The story for the Swissie

Professional forecasters and central banks have been surprised by the persistence of rising prices, with the latter rapidly shifting their forward guidance. The Swiss National Bank has just announced a policy ...

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A new EU/UK trade spat could send GBPUSD under 1.20

The British Pound has fallen more than 10% against the US Dollar this year, weighed down by Fed hawkishness, domestic inflation and growth concerns, Brexit-related difficulties and the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine. 

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Japanese Yen: Catch the falling knife at 20-year lows?

In the FX space, the main story of 2022 has been the record sell-off in JPY

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Could the euro fall as much as the yen just did?

The euro has had a rough 2022 so far, and that follows a near-10% drop versus the USD in 2021. Are we close to the bottom or is the Japanese yen, which just nose-dived to a 20-year low, a sign of things to come? 

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WeChat in focus

As the Chinese authorities announce that Xi Jinping's 'shared prosperity' campaign measures will soon fade, it is hard to expect Tencent, the Chinese online gaming and social networking giant, to be off the hook. According to the latest ...

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The story behind the yen's weakness

The selloff in the Japanese yen is getting ugly, experiencing outstanding volatility with the USDJPY exchange rate briefly testing 125. But will the 2015 Kuroda line serve as support this time ...

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Fade the USD now the Fed has hiked?

Dollar bulls have had a good six months in preparation for the first Fed rate hike. But now it’s happened, US rates are higher with promises to go much higher - will the next six months be as good?

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Swiss franc: Ukraine war intensifying haven flows

The Swiss Franc has strengthened considerably versus the euro over recent months. Safe haven flows have lifted the currency and the Swiss National Bank appears more relaxed with a stronger Franc. But is a rate hike in Switzerland a realistic ...

ForexChina

Could the slowdown in China create yuan volatility?

Forex market volatility is picking up, but one place it hasn’t is in the Chinese yuan. Could the recent PBOC rate cuts, impending Fed rate hike and slowing Chinese economy change that?

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The euro turns 20. What's next?

The euro turned 20 years old on January 1st, much to the relief of the citizens who adopted it, but to the surprise of some economists who’ve been predicting a euro break-up for years. So what’s next for the euro?

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GBP Outlook: How Far Will the BOE Really Go?

GBP/USD has rebounded off a one-year low, powered by short-covering in the British pound after a surprise Bank of England rate hike in December. But will the Omicron covid variant and PM Boris Johnson scandals put a crimp in the rise?

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