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    1. September 2, 2015

      Dollar gains strength while EM currencies tumble heavily

      The dollar regained momentum against the euro ahead of the two big set-piece events of the week, marking the start of a...

    2. August 27, 2015

      US growth fillip gives boost to dollar

      The major currencies returned to more familiar long-term patterns of behaviour after three days of market upheaval, led...

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    1. August 25, 2015

      Dollar regains firmer footing as China cuts rates

      Calm returned to dollar trading after Monday’s global markets turmoil, fuelled by revived US stocks, robust house...

    2. August 25, 2015

      Pain for most indebted set to worsen

      At the moment, the Federal Reserve’s favourite message appears to be either “not yet” or “almost there”. The Fed’s...

    3. August 6, 2015

      Russian rouble leads EM currency slide

      The Russian rouble led weakness among emerging market currencies on Thursday, slipping to its weakest level against the...

    4. August 6, 2015

      Dollar rise: further to go or finished?

      These are propitious times for US and UK travellers lining up at airport foreign exchange booths en route to foreign...

    5. August 2, 2015

      Dollar strength slices $100bn off US company revenues

      The sharp rise in the US dollar may slice more than $100bn off dollar-denominated revenues at some of America’s largest...

    6. July 30, 2015

      Dollar buoyed by GDP data as Federal Reserve eyes tighter policy

      The dollar was approaching multiyear highs on Thursday after an upward revision to growth data added to a rally sparked...

    7. July 28, 2015

      Emerging currencies hit 15-year lows

      Emerging market currencies were steadier in Asian trading on Wednesday, having slumped to 15-year lows as China’s...

    8. July 27, 2015

      Dollar’s dip at start of the week stems recent gold selling

      There will be no economic updates or press conference to accompany the Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday. But...

    9. July 20, 2015

      Emerging markets offer gold a glimmer of hope

      Shiny, quite heavy and doomed. No, not Donald Trump and his presidential ambitions, but gold, which plummeted 5 per...

    10. July 20, 2015

      Gold bugs squashed by aggressive selling

      Gold fell to its lowest level in five years on Monday as the strengthening dollar and the prospect of rising US...

    11. July 14, 2015

      Currency traders await an Austen heroine

      Unlikely though it may seem, there are traits of a Jane Austen character or two in Brooklyn-born Janet Yellen, chair of...

    12. July 13, 2015

      Dollar advances against euro and yen after Greece bailout deal

      The dollar regained some of its bite in the wake of the Greece bailout agreement, taking chunks out of the euro and the...

    13. July 8, 2015

      Foreign exchange traders focus on US and UK policy race

      With a deferential style at which the British excel, the Bank of England has politely allowed its American cousin, the...

    14. July 7, 2015

      Dollar rise threatens US growth and emerging markets, IMF warns

      More gains by the dollar could leave US growth “significantly debilitated” and have repercussions across emerging...

    15. July 7, 2015

      Signs of dollar recovering bullish form

      The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is set to release the minutes of its June policy meeting. Traders will be keen to see...

    16. June 24, 2015

      US growth data helps dollar cap losses

      The dollar staged a mini-rally in the wake of the final reading of US first-quarter growth on Wednesday which confirmed...

    17. June 22, 2015

      Euro buoyed from trimming of bearish bets

      A market snapshot of currency positions has revealed a sharp drop in betting against the euro, providing evidence of...

    18. June 19, 2015

      Currency duel over Hamilton’s $10 billing

      When the US Treasury announced that it was clearing the way for the first woman to appear on a bank note in more than a...

    19. June 18, 2015

      New $10 bill to be first US banknote featuring woman in 100 years

      The world’s reserve currency is finally getting a bit of gender balance. The US Treasury announced on Wednesday that...

    20. June 16, 2015

      Yellen’s market-moving power on show

      Imagine Janet Yellen as Rory McIlroy, a nine-iron in her hands, measuring up her shot on to the green. That is how John...

    21. June 15, 2015

      Merkel’s ‘strong euro’ comments put currency investors on alert

      Now we know what Angela Merkel was probably saying to President Barack Obama as she spread her arms wide in that...

    22. June 11, 2015

      Dollar maintains strength after retail sales

      The biggest rise in US retail sales in more than a year triggered swings in currency trading that left the dollar...

    23. June 5, 2015

      Dollar rallies after US jobs data beats forecasts

      The dollar rallied on Friday after stronger-than forecast jobs data reignited the debate in the markets on the likely...

    24. May 29, 2015

      Commodity currencies hit as dollar rally gathers pace

      Weaker prices for raw materials are weighing on several so-called commodity currencies, against the backdrop of a...

    25. May 29, 2015

      Dollar rally resumes after spring wobble

      After an extended wobble, the dollar is rallying again. An index tracking the US currency index powered to a 12-year...

    26. May 27, 2015

      Dollar’s wild ride could be about to slow

      Of course China wants its renminbi to be a reserve currency. Who wouldn’t want the stability and the immunity to...

    27. May 26, 2015

      Dollar rise hits commodity prices

      Commodity prices felt the impact of a jump in the dollar to a four-week high, with oil, gold and wheat prices leading...

    28. May 26, 2015

      Rebounding US dollar crucial for central banks

      Many central banks around the world are watching whether the US dollar can regain momentum and help stimulate their...

    29. May 22, 2015

      Dollar gains led by fresh rate expectations

      The dollar made progress on Friday, ending a strong week on a high after stronger than expected inflation data...

    30. May 14, 2015

      Dollar sinks to 3-month low on rate worries

      The dollar declined to its lowest level since January as investors continued to push back their expectations for when...

    31. May 13, 2015

      Chartists look at significant push for S&P

      Those who like to use charts as a guide to future asset performance — and there are just as many who ridicule the idea...

    32. May 12, 2015

      Dollar v EM currencies: which will win?

      The dollar (USD) has been a victim of the thinning of crowded trades. Short yields, short euro/long stocks, long dollar...

    33. May 8, 2015

      Dollar’s correction extends for a third week

      Currency traders cold-shouldered signs of a pick-up in the US economy, underlining that the correction in the dollar...

    34. May 6, 2015

      Dollar sell-off takes euro to 10-week high

      The dollar came under sustained pressure across the currency board, taking the euro to a 10-week high against its...

    35. May 5, 2015

      Fate of commodities is linked to dollar

      A month or so ago we highlighted a research note from Barclays that showed how investors were continuing to retreat...

    36. May 1, 2015

      Dollar rebounds at end of dismal week

      Friday 21:00 BST. The dollar finally enjoyed some respite at the end of a week in which it slid to a two-month low...

    37. April 30, 2015

      Dollar bulls retreat as growth hopes fade

      Dollar bulls are feeling the after-effects of a bleak US winter, and as they exit their holdings of the reserve...

    38. April 28, 2015

      Central banks choose Pythonesque approach as new tool

      As Michael Palin pointed out in Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition sketch, “our chief weapon is surprise”. That...

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