Euro is higher against the US dollar today, thanks in large part to the concerns related to the government shutdown and its effect on the economy. However, the 17-nation currency isn’t having as much success against other major currencies, as it heads lower against the pound and the yen.
October 07th, 2013 at 13:49
October 01st, 2013 at 14:06
UK pound is still benefiting from recent economic news that turned out better than expected, as well as from comments from the new BOE Governor that indicate that quantitative easing is non longer needed. Amidst the political issues plaguing the eurozone and the United States, the pound looks pretty well positioned.
September 30th, 2013 at 15:58
Japanese yen is losing ground today following an earlier jump. Yen saw gains earlier as risk aversion set in, but now the yen is losing ground to some of its major counterparts. Yen is even down against the US dollar.
September 23rd, 2013 at 13:53
US dollar is mixed today, and the dollar index performance serves as an indication that there are some uncertainties surrounding the greenback in the wake of last week’s surprising FOMC decision. Right now, a number of currency pairs are rangebound, looking for direction and wondering what is likely to be next.
September 20th, 2013 at 14:25
Euro is getting a little help today, thanks to improved morale in the eurozone. Even though the 17-nation currency is struggling against the US dollar, the euro is higher against some of its other major counterparts. There is a lot for Forex traders to think about as this week draws to a close.
September 17th, 2013 at 15:19
The latest report on inflation out of the United Kingdom was disappointing, and is weighing on the pound. Without inflation to indicate economic growth and a need for tightening, the Bank of England is likely to continue its asset purchase program for a little while longer.
September 10th, 2013 at 13:24
Sterling is higher against its major counterparts again today, getting a boost from the fact that it seems as though the UK economy is on the road to recovery. There is optimism about what will be said by policymakers about their forward guidance, and there are expectations that things will continue to improve.
September 09th, 2013 at 14:53
Data continues to weigh on the US dollar today. Greenback plunged Friday after the unemployment report for August, and today’s performance is lower as other currencies make a stronger showing, backed by their own encouraging data.
September 06th, 2013 at 15:03
Euro is mixed today, thanks to comments made by Mario Draghi following the latest ECB meeting. Concerns about the strength of the economic recovery in the eurozone are weighing on the 17-nation currency. The euro is higher against the dollar and the pound, but lower against the yen.
September 05th, 2013 at 12:11
Forex traders have been waiting for central bank data all week, and it is in. The data has offered little in the way of changes for the US dollar, although the greenback has a slight edge. The US dollar index is a little bit higher today.