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Weekly Recap 13th – 20th January ’17

Currencies had a hectic week, as the wild moves in the Great British Pound dominated forex markets. The controversial speech of British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday sent the currency soaring against most of its major counterparts, following a strong decline after the weekend. The U.S. Dollar and the Euro had a choppy but ultimately flat week, while the Japanese Yen lost ground after a strong start. Commodity-related currencies were mixed, as the Australian Dollar remained relatively strong while the Canadian Dollar fell sharply after

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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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  • 12/10/16
    Weekly Recap 2nd – 9th December ’16

    Forex markets experienced a volatile week, as the beginning of December was highlighted by the European Central Bank’s monetary meeting. The U.S. Dollar finished the week with steep gains, as the market still anticipates a rate hike by the Federal Reserve next week. The Yen continued to decline

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  • 12/03/16
    Weekly Recap 26th November – 2nd December ’16

    The  last week of November and the first days of December were dominated by the OPEC this year. The oil cartel curbed its production, marking the first such move since 2008 and the financial crisis. The first days of the week were highly volatile with the Japanese Yen remaining the weakest among

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  • 11/26/16
    Weekly Recap 18th-25th November ’16

    The fourth week of November was less volatile than the previous weeks for several reasons. The post-election moves in the Dollar and the related currencies became less wild, and the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday also pushed volatility and trading volumes lower. The Japanese Yen was the most active curre

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