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    1. August 19, 2016

      Weaker dollar gives Janet Yellen an opening at Jackson Hole

      Deciphering the Federal Reserve’s messages is a task to test the sharpest of codebreakers. This week left some traders...

    2. August 18, 2016

      Monetary policy outweighs oil for Canadian dollar

      Like its Australian namesake, the Canadian dollar or CAD tends to be placed in the “commodity currency” basket. But...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 16, 2016

      Dollar trims losses after Dudley remarks

      The US dollar pared its decline, while Treasury yields at the short end of the curve rose, as investors mulled...

    2. Fast FT

      August 16, 2016

      US dollar in broad slide as rate rise hopes dim

      The US dollar dropped on Tuesday against its developed-market peers as expectations for a Federal Reserve rate rise...

    3. August 15, 2016

      Emerging markets bolstered by carry trade in currencies

      A favourable climate for foreign exchange carry trading is making its mark on the rouble, helping to drive the Russian...

    4. August 9, 2016

      Summer Fed lull has investors ‘whistling past the graveyard’

      Periods of calm across markets rarely last long and August has a history of turning decidedly ugly for investors. The...

    5. August 7, 2016

      Will a stronger dollar rumble markets? Big questions for the week

      Here’s what we are watching at FT Markets as a new week beckons. How long does the calm last? It’s August and more...

    6. August 3, 2016

      Not a time for switching to emerging markets

      Emerging markets equities’ long bear market could be over. As of this week, MSCI’s emerging markets index has...

    7. July 28, 2016

      Dollar under broad pressure after dovish Fed

      Dollar bulls retreated on Thursday, with a broad measure of the US currency falling, after the Federal Reserve was...

    8. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Dollar on backfoot as markets bet against September rate rise

      Federal Reserve officials are feeling a little cheerier about the US economy, but it isn’t doing the dollar much good...

    9. July 26, 2016

      Why a Fed repeat of 2015 will not help the dollar

      For all the drama and turmoil that has defined 2016, an air of predictability is starting to settle over this year....

    10. July 20, 2016

      Dollar hits four-month high as talk of Fed rate rise revives

      Renewed interest in the idea of a US rate rise pushed the dollar to its highest level against its peers in four months,...

    11. July 5, 2016

      Broad dollar gains as Brexit spurs renewed global FX pressure

      Risk aversion has stalked the currency market, with the Brexit fallout driving the dollar higher against a swath of...

    12. July 1, 2016

      What next for markets this year: profit or peril?

      As investors pause for breath halfway through the year, many hope that the remainder of 2016 provides greater...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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,...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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