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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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  • 10/15/16
    Weekly Recap 7th – 14th October ’16

    The second week was all about the Great British Pound and the U.S. Dollar as the previous flash-crash of the Pound still impacted forex markets, although volatility declined substantially towards the end of the week. The U.S. Dollar trended higher against most of its counterparts for most of the wee

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  • 10/08/16
    Weekly Recap 1st – 7th October ’16

    The first week of October turned out to be even more eventful than expected as the sudden “flash-crash” of the Great British Pound caused waves in forex markets. The U.S. Dollar was in the center of attention all week long as investors continue to focus on the odds of a rate hike by the Federal

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  • 10/01/16
    Weekly Recap 23rd – 30th September ’16

    The last week of September was mostly calm for currencies, as the majors traded in narrow ranges during the majority of the period. Oil made headlines as the OPEC finally agreed on a production cut on Wednesday, sending commodity currencies sharply higher. The last two days of the week so elevated

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  • 09/24/16
    Weekly Recap 16th – 23rd September ’16

    The fourth week of September was highlighted by the monetary policy meetings of the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve, as all eyes were focused on the Dollar rally that started on the previous week. The Greenback reversed its previous gains and ended the week lower against most of its peers, as

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