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Weekly Recap 6th-13th January ’17

The second week of 2017 was highlighted by the volatile moves in the U.S. Dollar and the strong rally in commodity currencies. The slightly better than expected British economic numbers couldn’t stop the decline of the Pound, as the currency remained under pressure throughout the week. The Japanese Yen was among the stronger currencies this week as safe haven buying helped it amid the political uncertainty regarding the relationship between the U.S. and Russia. The Australian Dollar and the Canadian Dollar both gained significant ground on

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  • 01/07/17
    Weekly Recap 30th December – 6th January ’17

    Forex markets started 2016 with a surprisingly volatile week that was highlighted by the flash-crash of the U.S. Dollar on Friday. Precious metals were active all week long as the European banking worries and the late week correction in stocks helped the safe haven assets. The Japanese Yen also dri

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  • 12/31/16
    Weekly Recap 23rd – 30th December ’16

    Forex markets ended 2016 with a surprisingly volatile week that was highlighted by the flash-crash of the U.S. Dollar on Friday. Precious metals were active all week long as the European banking worries and the late week correction in stocks helped the safe haven assets. The Japanese Yen also drif

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  • 12/24/16
    Weekly Recap 16th – 23rd December ’16

    Forex markets had a relatively quiet week before the Christmas weekend, as trading volumes and volatility declined sharply. The decline of the Pound was the most dominant trend of the week as Brexit fears reemerged after a period of relative strength for the currency. The Dollar rally stalled foll

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  • 12/17/16
    Weekly Recap 9th – 16th December

    Forex markets had another volatile week, as the second week of December was highlighted by the Federal Reserve’s scheduled monetary meeting. The most important central bank raised its benchmark rate to 0.5% on Thursday, following the slight hawkish change in the European Central Bank’s policy.

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