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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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  • 07/30/16
    Weekly Recap 22nd – 29th July ’16

    The last week of July will mostly be remembered for the wild moves in the Yen and the negative surprise in the U.S. GDP that could have a profound effect on forex markets in the coming weeks and months. The Yen finally ended the week sharply lower after the Bank of Japan released a very hawkish mone

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  • 07/23/16
    Weekly Recap 15th – 22nd July ’16

      The third week of July was a relatively calm and bullish week for global financial markets as currencies were mostly influenced by central bank policies yet again. The Yen’ s decline continued earlier on the week, but the currency jumped higher on Thursday as Bank of Japan governor Kuroda

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  • 07/23/16
    Weekly Recap 8th-15th July ’16

      The second week of July was dominated by central banks yet again as the sharp drop in the value of the Japanese Yen and the Pound’s steep rise made headlines throughout the week. The Bank of England left its benchmark rate unchanged, despite the expectations of an emergency rate cut. Japanese

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  • 07/09/16
    Weekly Recap 1st – 8th July ’16

      July started out with a less volatile week as the major forex pairs continued their long-term trends after the wild trading following the Brexit referendum two weeks ago. The Japanese yen and the Pound Sterling were in the center of attention this week, as the Yen continued its relentless ad

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