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    1. June 27, 2016

      Dollar earnings: lost in translation

      Risk is off, and the dollar rally is on. Sterling is now down 11 per cent since the UK voted to leave the EU. One...

    2. June 27, 2016

      Dollar’s direction points to Brexit’s virulence

      When John Connally told Europe that “the dollar is our currency, but your problem” in late 1971 the then US Treasury...

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    1. June 23, 2016

      EU referendum: a trader’s checklist

      Financial markets, led by currencies, are poised for action in the early hours of Friday morning as votes in Britain’s...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Dollar retreats as Brexit fears take a pause

      The dollar proved a casualty on Monday as signs of a swing back to the Remain camp ahead of the UK’s historic vote on...

    3. June 20, 2016

      Central banks’ front-loading leaves modest pickings for investors

      Markets are stuck in a fragile equilibrium between pedestrian economic growth and full valuations. That balance is...

    4. June 9, 2016

      Scary FX attractions of EM Amusement Park

      At the Emerging Markets Amusement Park, investors have grown tired with some of its fairground attractions. Last year,...

    5. June 7, 2016

      Endgame for dollar bull run approaches

      The ailing dollar got out of bed on Monday to see what US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen had to say, shrugged its...

    6. June 3, 2016

      Dollar tumbles after weak US jobs data

      Friday 21:00 BST. The dollar sank while Treasury prices and gold jumped after a strikingly weak US jobs report prompted...

    7. June 3, 2016

      Switching out of bonds to equities offers rewards if fears ease

      Investors entered June anticipating shocks and for good reason. The month heralds a series of hurdles at a time when...

    8. Fast FT

      June 3, 2016

      Friday's dollar sell-off: a chart

      The dollar got the wind knocked out of it on Friday after US companies dramatically slowed their hiring in May to...

    9. June 2, 2016

      Momentum indicators sending bearish signals for dollar

      The first Friday of the month brings official US jobs data. The non-farm payrolls report is expected to show a net...

    10. May 31, 2016

      China push in international bonds to support weakening renminbi

      Chinese companies’ near-record offshore borrowing in May was partially the result of Beijing’s efforts to support the...

    11. May 27, 2016

      Dollar bulls shouldn’t rely on the Fed

      The world and financial markets have become messier places in recent weeks. Until recently, markets, especially in the...

    12. May 23, 2016

      Dollar bounce as US policy reappraised

      The dollar is heading for its best month in half a year as Federal Reserve officials talking up the prospect of a...

    13. May 20, 2016

      Markets resume ‘tortured dance’ with Fed

      Here we go again. Complacent investors and markets received a sharp reminder this week that yes, the US central bank...

    14. May 19, 2016

      Stocks fall amid talk of June US rate rise

      Thursday 21:00 BST. The US S&P 500 equity index slipped back into negative territory for the year as participants...

    15. May 19, 2016

      Norway’s krone leads commodity currencies fallers

      Commodity currencies began what looked like a sure and steady retreat from 2016 highs, bowing to the strength of the...

    16. May 18, 2016

      Battered rand leads EM currencies lower

      Emerging market currencies extended their declines against the US dollar on Wednesday, with the South African rand on...

    17. May 15, 2016

      Donald Trump tests strong US dollar mantra

      Donald Trump has drawn scorn from economists for his threats to launch a trade war with China and to renegotiate the...

    18. May 13, 2016

      US consumer strength buoys the dollar

      The unforeseen return of the US consumer threw another curve ball at market expectations for rate rises this year,...

    19. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Deutsche Bank bumps up euro forecasts

      Another big currencies dealing bank is backing away from its prediction that the euro will sink to parity against the...

    20. May 9, 2016

      Dollar gains on emerging market and commodity currencies

      The dollar grabbed the limelight and strengthened against emerging market and commodity currencies and the yen,...

    21. May 8, 2016

      What now for the dollar: big questions for markets this week

      These are the key questions we at FT Markets are asking as a new week beckons. Has the US interest rate policy window...

    22. May 6, 2016

      Dollar retreats after soft US jobs data

      The dollar retreated after doubts over the US economy resurfaced in light of disappointing April jobs growth that...

    23. May 4, 2016

      Janet Yellen drives the currency bus as dollar dives

      Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and her central bank counterparts in Europe and Japan are turning on its head that...

    24. May 3, 2016

      Dollar’s slide takes it to 15-month nadir

      The US dollar touched a 15-month low on Tuesday, reflecting growing market doubts that the US economy can grow fast...

    25. May 3, 2016

      Buying the dollar has not gone to plan

      Selling the dollar has been lucrative this year, if you were lucky or clever enough to think of it. It was a punchy bet...

    26. May 3, 2016

      The dollar: easy does it

      The literal-minded find monetary policy maddening. Central banks in Europe and Japan are taking drastic steps to ease...

    27. April 29, 2016

      Yen surges to 18-month high after Bank of Japan inaction

      The yen is on track for its biggest weekly gain since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis after the Bank of Japan’s...

    28. April 27, 2016

      Why edgier markets are here to stay in 2016

      Markets came into the year expecting a shift away from the narrative that characterised last year. Instead, we find...

    29. Gavyn Davies

      April 24, 2016

      Is there a new Plaza Accord?

      Foreign exchange traders are buzzing with talk of a new “Plaza Accord”, following the marked change in the behaviour of...

    30. April 24, 2016

      Big questions for markets this week

      These are the key questions we at FT Markets are asking as a new week beckons. Is the currency divergence trade back? A...

    31. April 11, 2016

      Fed in driving seat as EM rollercoaster awaits next twist

      A rash of fun fairs recently springing up on open spaces across London has caused a phenomenon increasingly familiar to...

    32. April 10, 2016

      Collateral damage from a delay to US rate rises

      If policymakers in the eurozone and Japan hoped to engineer a weaker currency by their aggressive expansion of monetary...

    33. March 29, 2016

      Dollar retreats as Yellen exudes caution

      The dollar retreated after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen set a decidedly cautious tone about the health of the US...

    34. March 28, 2016

      Has truce been declared in the currency wars?

      Marc Chandler of Brown Brothers Harriman could not have been more sniffy about the idea of a currency wars truce being...

    35. March 25, 2016

      Dollar firms as markets look to rate rise

      The dollar strengthened this week against a host of rivals as investors focused on the possibility of a Federal Reserve...

    36. March 23, 2016

      US dollar index rebounds on Fed speak

      The US dollar was firmer against its major rivals on Wednesday, with a key measure having almost erased its losses in...

    37. March 23, 2016

      Gold prices retreat as dollar strengthens

      Gold retreated on Wednesday to its lowest level since late February, ending a brief rally spurred in part by haven...

    38. March 21, 2016

      Wall Street inches higher in choppy trade

      Monday 20:00 GMT. US and European stocks began the holiday-shortened week on a hesitant note as oil prices turned...

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