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Dollar Retreats After Fed Minutes

The US dollar, which were rising earlier today, declined after the Federal Reserve released the minutes of its latest policy meeting, talking about the statement that interest rates will remain low for a “considerable time” and voicing concern about the strength of the greenback.

Euro Struggles Against Fundamentals to Rally

While the euro was rising earlier today, the shared 18-nation currency has a hard time keeping its gains and was falling against the US dollar, though it trades near the opening level as of now. It is not surprising to see softness of the euro considering that fundamentals were playing against the currency of the eurozone.

US Dollar Sees Broad Gains After Earlier Selloff

US dollar is in the midst of a recovery after yesterday’s selloff. Right now, greenback appears to be correcting by logging gains following excessive selling. However, even with the current gains, a little caution is in order as we wait for the release of the minutes from the latest FOMC meeting, since many of the dollar’s potential gains might already be priced in.

US Dollar Consolidates After Wild End to the Week

The latest payrolls data out of the United States prompted a surge in the greenback, and right now the US dollar appears to be consolidating after its gains. Even though the dollar index is weaker today, there are many that expect more dollar strength to come.

Loonie Continues to Weaken Against the Greenback

The Canadian dollar continues to weaken against the greenback, thanks in large part to the recent difficulties with oil prices, and with commodity prices in general. The loonie is still maintaining its gains over the European currencies, though, mainly because of the relative strength of its economy.

US Dollar Strengthens on Uncertainty and Unrest

Greenback is heading higher again, thanks in large part to the uncertainty and unrest that continues to plague the world. Also helping the US dollar is the latest economic news, which is fueling speculation that interest rate hikes could come sooner rather than later.

Greenback Gains on Increased Policy Divergence

US dollar index is higher today, thanks in large part to the policy divergence that the greenback has with its counterparts. US dollar is gaining ground against other majors as expectations for higher rates provide support.

US Dollar Pauses for Breather

US dollar is lower today, losing ground against many of its major counterparts. The greenback is pausing for a breather right now, heading lower as Forex traders take profits and consider what could be next.

Malaysian Central Bank Keeps Rates on Hold, Ringgit Drops

The Malaysian ringgit fell today, heading to the biggest weekly drop since August, after the nation’s central bank refrained from changing its monetary policy and kept the benchmark Overnight Policy Rate unchanged.

US Economic Indicators Lead to Mixed Performance of USD

The US dollar consolidated against the euro today after dropping yesterday. The currency also sank versus the Great Britain pound at the previous trading session and continued to fall at the current session. The greenback extended its rally against the Japanese yen.

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