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Dollar Strengthens but Stock Market Rebound Short-lived


"The dollar rose overnight except against the yen, which kept pace. Assorted dollar gains amounted to 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% versus the euro and peso, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 16:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar in holding pattern; Asian equities follow Wall Street


"A public holiday in Hong Kong ensured that today?s Asia session was a slow and steady one. Equity markets mostly took their cues from the strong Wall Street close, while the US dollar held near two-we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 06:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Equities Down and Bond Yields Rise Again


"The dollar is comparatively steady, showing no net overnight change against the euro, yuan or sterling and upticks of 0.1% versus the Swiss franc, loonie and Australian dollar and of 0.2% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 13:17
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields Rise, while Equities Slip Further


"Markets remain risk averse today. The dollar appreciated 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and kiwi, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar, and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 15:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


"The testimonies of Kavanaugh and Blassey Ford start at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT). This has been a busy day already from a central banking and data release standpoint. The dollar overnight firmed by 0.7% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Softer Dollar


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to sterling, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro and 0.2% versus the currencies of America’s NAFTA partners. The yen and yuan are unchanged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:42
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, point

Kiwi jumps on strongest growth in two years


"Kiwi higher as Q2 growth beats forecasts New Zealand recorded its best quarter-on-quarter growth in Q2 as the economy expanded 1.0%, a faster pace than the 0.8% growth economists had expected. On an a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 05:58
Taggar: economy, kiwi, report

Dollar Down, Stocks Mixed Ahead of Powell?s Speech at Jackson Hole


"The dollar posted overnight declines of 0.7% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the Chines yuan, 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro and sterling, 0.2% versus the Mexican peso an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 14:07
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Investors Sifting Through Diverse Array of Market Movers


"The dollar rose 0.8% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the Mexican peso and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen, and 0.1% against the euro and sterling. The dollar slipped 0.3% against the Chinese yua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Few Data Releases, Firmer Share Prices and Metals, Steady Oil and Sovereign Debt Yields


"Dollar/yen is unchanged. The dollar is down 0.3% against the yuan but has risen 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% relative to the Australian dollar, kiwi, and Mexican peso, and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 12:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Sterling Continues to Stumble on Hard Brexit Fears


"Sterling hit new 2018 lows of EUR 0.9019 and $1.2859. The dollar is 0.6% stronger against the pound than its Tuesday closing level. The dollar is also up 0.3% versus the loonie, down 0.3% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 14:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Softer Dollar but Higher Share Prices


"The dollar softened overnight by 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the yuan and euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the peso, loonie and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 14:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Softer Dollar and Share Prices


"The dollar fell 0.8% overnight against the peso and 0.5% versus the yuan, and it has slipped 0.3% against the loonie, 0.1% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the yen, euro, Swiss fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 16:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Equities, Softer Gold Price But Rebound in Oil


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.8% to a one-year high against the Chinese yuan. The greenback also gained 1.0% relative to the kiwi, 0.9% vis-a-vis the peso, 0.8% versus the Australian dollar, 0.6%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:19
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Rises as Powell Testimony Continues


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen but extended its rise otherwise by gaining a further 0.6% against sterling, 0.3% versus the loonie, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 17:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Eases a Tad In Spite of Divergent Reported Data


"The dollar declined 0.6% against the peso, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the euro, kiwi, loonie and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and Australian dollar. With Japanese markets c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Up, Stocks Listless, and Sovereign Debt Yields Lower as Week Draws to an End


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against the kiwi and yuan and by 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie, Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and sterling. The dollar dipped 0.2% versus the peso and 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weak European Data Out but Little Fresh News on the Trade War Front


"The dollar overnight gained 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and yuan, 0.2% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the Australian currencies and the loonie. The Trump Adminis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 16:46
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Weaker Dollar as Trade Tensions Intensify


"The dollar is down today by 0.6% against the euro and kiwi, 0.5% relative to sterling and the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.3% against the loonie, and 0.2% versus the yen. The Chin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 17:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lack of U.S. Leadership on This Independence Day Depresses Market Action


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, kiwi and loonie, up 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, and down by 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling and the yuan. Stocks in Eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 17:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Third Quarter Begins with Dramatic Dollar Appreciation and Stock Market Losses


"The dollar strengthened 1.1% versus the peso and kiwi, 0.8% relative to the yuan and Australian dollar, 0.7% against the euro and sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.4% against the loonie but..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 17:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Broad Commitment to a Process Signed by Trump and Kim but Lacking Many Details


"There’s been little market reaction to the Trump-Kim talks in Singapore. The dollar is up 0.2% versus the yen and loonie, unchanged against the yuan and Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a-vis th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 14:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Some Price Data and a Discouraging Remark from China


"The dollar firmed overnight by 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% versus the yuan, yen and euro, and 0.1% relative to the loonie. The greenback fell 0.5% against the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 14:08
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Little Change Overnight in Most Dollar Forex Values


"Against other major currencies, the dollar is unchanged against the loonie and yuan, up 0.1% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and kiwi, up 0.3% versus the yen, but down by 0.1% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 14:30
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Lots of Data Released and Mostly on the Softer Side


"The dollar strengthened across the board overnight, rising 0.7% against the peso, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.3% versus the yen and sterling, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Canadian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market, share

Thursday Losses in the Dollar Extended Slightly


"The dollar slipped by a further 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen. Yesterday’s re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 14:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Mixed Dollar, Higher Sovereign Debt Yields, and Big Jump in Price of Oil


"In the wake of the U.S. pull-out from the multinational Iran nuclear deal, the dollar has fallen 0.7% against the loonie, 0.2% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the peso, yuan and sterling. The gre..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 18:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

WTI Oil Above $70 Per Barrel for First Time Since Thanksgiving 2014


"Compared to closing levels before the weekend, the dollar has climbed 0.8% against the peso, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen, Swiss franc and Australian dollar, and 0.1% vis-a-vis th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 17:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar and Equities Strengthening on Final Day of April


"The dollar shows overnight gains of 0.6% against the kiwi and peso, 0.5% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro and sterling, and 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and Swiss franc. The J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Paused Rise of Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields but Commodity Rally Continued Overnight


"The dollar slipped overnight by 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.1% versus the euro. The kiwi and yen fell 0.3%, while the loonie is flat. The ten-year Treasury yield eased back a bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Wednesday to be Dominated by FOMC Statement, Forecasts, and Press Conference


"Ahead of this afternoon’s FOMC event, the dollar traded lower overnight, falling 0.5% against sterling and the loonie, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and yen and 0.1% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 14:14
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie

Good Session for Sterling but Difficult Day for High Tech Stocks


"Negotiators for Great Britain and the European Union report substantial progress in working out a plan for their arrangement during the first two years after the U.K. leaves the Union next March. Ster..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 15:07
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

More U.S. Dollar Declines


"The dollar lost some additional ground overnight, dipping 0.7% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the peso after Trump examined border wall prototypes, 0.3% versus the loonie, and 0.2% vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 15:14
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Dollar This Monday


"The U.S. and Canadian dollars fell overnight by 0.5% against the yuan, kiwi, and sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 15:22
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

Mixed Market Action This Friday


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.4% versus the peso, 0.3% against the yuan and sterling and 0.2% relative to the loonie but rose 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.1% versus the yen, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 15:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar and Stocks Lower amid Some Softer European Data


"The dollar dropped overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the peso and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The dollar firmed 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% versus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 15:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Stronger Dollar on Jobs Day Amid Bursting Asset Bubbles


"Overnight dollar gains have been led by 1.2% increases against the yen and Australian dollar, a 1.1% appreciation relative to the kiwi, and a 1.0% advance vis-a-vis the peso. The dollar also strengthe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 17:25
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Lifts as U.S. Markets Reopen


"Following the three-day U.S. holiday weekend, the dollar has recovered 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar and 0.1% against the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 15:56
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Stocks Keep Rising but Dollar Steadies


"In overnight trading, the dollar recouped 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie, yuan and kiwi. A particularly large 1.1% advance..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 14:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Dollar Falling on First Business Day of 2018


"The start of a new calendar year finds the dollar picking up where 2017 ended with a slip-sliding trend. Overnight losses amount to 0.5% against the euro, 0.6% relative to the Mexican peso, 0.4% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 16:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Only Marginal Net Dollar Movement on a Newsworthy Friday


"The approaching Christmas holiday, which has some markets closing early today, appears to have muted changes in the dollar, which has moved up 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the euro, Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Not all doom and gloom for the AUD


"1:33pm AST Here is Stephen Innes at OANDA on the local currency: “We’ve had a lot of interest for the Antipodeans after the robust GDP data out of New Zealand. Given the slow unwind of pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 04:56
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, point

Dollar Slips and Stocks Rise Ahead of Last FOMC Decision of the Yellen Era


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swiss franc and loonie. Core U.S. CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

Markets React Calmly to Terrorist Explosion in NYC


"A bomb carried by Bangladeshi suicide bomber seems to have exploded prematurely at the New York Port Authority bus terminal at around 07:30 am this morning, producing only 3 minor injuries other than..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 18:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar Strengthens and U.S. Stocks Extend Rally


"The mounting likelihood of a huge U.S. tax cut is dominating world financial markets. The possibility of a federal government shutdown on Friday is not impacting. Sterling has also been in demand, aid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 18:34
Taggar: dollar, financial, kiwi, market

Little Change in Dollar after Long Thanksgiving Holiday Break


"The dollar turned into the final week of November, showing no overnight net movement against the loonie, Australian dollar or sterling, a dip of 0.1% against the euro and a 0.1% uptick relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 17:47
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

US Dollar Falls Ahead of Federal Reserve Minutes


"US durable goods and Fed minute to guide greenback The USD has fallen across the board with commodity currencies the biggest movers against the greenback. The Aussie 0.40 percent, the kiwi 0.34 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 22:09
Taggar: aussie, currencies, durable goods, kiwi, loonie

Dollar and Stocks Continue to Slide


"Dollar losses overnight amounted to 0.7% against the yen, 0.5% versus the euro, 0.4% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.3% relative to the yuan, 0.2% against the peso and 0.1% versus sterling. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD ? Is the Decline Losing Momentum? (Video)


"Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda speaks to Matt Brown about the NZDUSD and how the Kiwi Dollar has been in a downtrend and notes that despite the completion of the head and shoulders patter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:32
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, profit

Dollar, Pound and Most Equities Falter as a Ton of Economic Data Got Released


"The dollar rose 0.7% against sterling while posting losses overnight of 0.7% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 17:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Rebound in Sovereign Bond Yields but Softer Stocks and Dollar


"The dollar fell 0.5% overnight against the yen, 0.3% versus the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the loonie. The Australian dollar and sterling are unchanged, and the kiwi, yuan and peso dipp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 16:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Mostly Up, Stocks and Bond Yields Mostly Lower


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.5% against the Australian currency, 0.4% versus the loonie, peso and euro, 0.3% relative to the yen and sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 15:37
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, profit

Stocks and Commodities Up, Manufacturing PMIs Out, and FOMC Announcement on Tap


"On this All Saints Day, the dollar rose 0.5% to a 6-month high against the yen and also posted advances of 0.4% against the Swiss franc while moving above par and 0.3% relative to the euro. The dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 17:09
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mixed News at Month End


"The dollar traded up by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen, euro and loonie. The dollar is unchanged against sterling and 0.3% an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:30
Taggar: dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie, market, share

EUR/USD Dollar Lower Against Euro Awaiting ECB Decision


"European Central Bank Anticipated to Taper But Extend Duration The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Wednesday. The greenback is weaker against the pound, euro, yen and Swiss franc and appreci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 22:06
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound, rate

NZD/USD ? Has the Kiwi Fallen Far Enough? (Video)


"NZD/USD, popularly known as the Kiwi, is losing its feathers. The currency pair is hovering at a long-term support level. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of BoC Decision US Earnings and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 14:44
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Climbs on Likelier U.S. Tax Reform


"The dollar benefited from several factors on Friday, climbing 0.7% against the yen, kiwi and Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the peso, 0.4% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-20 14:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Mostly Firmer Dollar Tone


"The dollar recorded overnight gains of 0.5% against the yuan, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie, swissie, and peso, and 0.1% versus the yen and Australian doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-17 14:07
Taggar: dollar, inflation, inflation reports, kiwi, loonie, report

Markets Remain Rattled by Concerns over the Political Direction of the United States


"The dollar lost 0.5% overnight against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the euro, Swissy, yuan and sterling. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.2% or 232 poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-18 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, swissy

Flood of Data on Final Business Day of April


"The dollar is mixed, with declines of 0.6% against the euro, 0.3% relative to the peso and Swiss franc and 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling but gains of 0.3% versus the yen, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Three Central Bank Meetings, Weaker Oil, and Several Data Releases


"The dollar is up 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the loonie, and 0.3% against the euru and Aussie dollar but flat against sterling and softer versus the peso. Stocks are slightly lower in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Softer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar has rebounded 0.5% against the yen but has traded down 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the euro, peso and sterling, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and kiwi. U.S. sh..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 17:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

Stronger Yen, Weaker Peso


"The dollar slipped 0.4% against the yen but gained 0.7% relative to Mexico’s currency. The dollar is 0.5% stronger versus the Australian dollar and has edged 0.1% higher vis-a-vis the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-04 16:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Japanese Tankan and a Slew of Manufacturing PMIs Reported


"The dollar gained over 1% further against the South African Rand and rose 0.6% overnight versus the kiwi. Other dollar advances thus far today amount to 0.4% relative to the loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Last Day of the Week, Month, Calendar Quarter, and Japanese Fiscal Year


"Shortly before the release of several U.S. indicators (personal spending and income, the PCE price deflator, the Chicago PMI, and the Reuters/U. Michigan consumer sentiment index) the dollar was uncha..."

Divergent Monetary Policies Lend Dollar Support


"The dollar is up 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie ahead of U.S. GDP data. Federal Reserve District Presidents Williams and Rosengren, who both rep..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Dollar in Retreat


"The dollar’s weaker again. The euro rose above $1.080 for the first time since February 2 and hit its best level since January 31. The greenback has fallen 0.9% against sterling, 0.7% relative t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Oil Under $50 and Gold Below $1,200 as U.S. Jobs Report Nears


"A mixed overnight trading session finds the dollar up 0.4% against the yen and above the 115 level but down 0.3% to 1.0610 per euro. The dollar climbed 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 15:14
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

Dollar Up and Some Eye-Catching Data Results


"The dollar is trading higher, with gains of 0.6% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro, loonie, peso and sterling, 0.2% against the Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 16:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, trading

Dollar Mostly Higher but Only Slightly So


"The dollar shows overnight gains of 0.3% against the Swiss franc and sterling, 0.2% relative to the kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and euro. The dollar fell 0.5% against the peso and 0.2% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 15:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD: Kiwi Wobbles On It?s Perch


"The Kiwi has struggled against the USD in recent days, but its travails are showing up on the crosses as well. The New Zealand is in danger of going from “hero to zero” as we say down unde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 12:00
Taggar: kiwi

Commodities, Bond Yields, Stocks and Sterling Lower


"The dollar gained 0.5% against sterling, which was depressed by a poor report on British retail sales. The greenback also rose 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 14:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report, retail sales

A Convergence of Bond Yields


"Ten-year sovereign debt yields fell 6, 5, and 3 basis points in Spain, Italy and France but rose 8 bps in Greece, 2 bps in the U.S. and U.K. and 1 bp in Germany. The dollar advanced 0.7% against the k..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 15:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, point

U.S. Labor Statistics, Service-Sector PMIs, and a Focus on Some Central Banks


"The dollar rose modestly overnight ahead of the U.S. jobs data, gaining 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the yen, Swissie and sterling, 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie and Australian dollar, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 15:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Falls Broadly Except Against Sterling


"The dollar lost 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the euro, 0.7% vis-a-vis the yen, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.6% against the Mexican peso, 0.4% relative to the Swissie, and 0.3% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

January in Figures


"The slumping dollar was the fulcrum of financial market activity in January. Dollar lows for the month were hit on January 31 against the euro, yen, Swiss franc, Australian dollar and kiwi, and the mo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 00:25
Taggar: aussie, dollar, financial, kiwi, market

Dollar Retreats but European Stocks Rise Strongly


"The dollar fell 0.6% against sterling, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi and 0.3% against the euro, Swiss franc, yuan and Mexican peso. Yesterday’s tightening of Turki..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 15:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/Dairy Correlation ? Not That Simple


"In early 2008, when the global financial crisis started crippling the world economy, the New Zealand economy entered into recession. Correspondingly, for the most part of..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 21:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi

A Fearful Market as Trump Gets Down to Business


"The dollar traded down 1.3% against the peso, 0.8% against the yuan, 0.8% relative to the yen, 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, Swissie and loonie, and by 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 15:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, loonie, point

Better Session for the Dollar


"Following sharp losses on Tuesday, the dollar prior to the release of U.S. CPI figures shows a recovery of 0.9% against sterling, 0.8% relative to the peso, 0.5% vis-a-vis the loonie and yen, and 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Markets Calmer than Yesterday


"After slumping Thursday, the dollar is unchanged today against the yen, Australian dollar, loonie and sterling. The greenback slipped a mere 0.2% against the euro, Swissie and peso since Thursday̵..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-13 15:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Sinking Dollar


"President-Elect Trump’s press conference yesterday was contentious and uninformative with regard to coming policy specifics, leaving investors confused, disillusioned and scared. The dollar, whi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 15:30
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

Dollar Drops Against Yen, Yuan and Peso


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.3% against the Mexican peso, 0.7% relative to the Japanese yen and 0.6% vis-a-vis the Chinese yuan. The U.S. currency also lost 0.2% to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Lower Dollar as Investors Await FOMC Minutes


"The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.8% against the loonie, 0.5% relative to the yuan and kiwi, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro and 0.2% against the yen and Australian dollar. Japan reo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 16:02
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar, Bond Yields, and Japanese Nikkei Slip


"The dollar fell overnight by a further 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and Swiss franc, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Time Out for the Holidays


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro and Swiss franc, up 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and Mexican peso but down 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-26 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Somewhat Softer Dollar on This First Day of Winter


"The dollar has weakened 0.7% against the euro, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen, 0.2% versus sterling, and 0.1% against the kiwi and yuan. U.S. stocks are a tad lower. The Germ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-21 18:19
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Broad Financial Market Adjustments Intensify in Wake of FOMC Meeting


"The dollar gained overnight by another 2.0% against the Australian dollar, 1.5% versus the euro, 1.6% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 1.2% relative to the yen, 0.9% against sterling, and 0.6% versus the yuan. Key..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 19:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar and Sterling Strengthen but Oil Steps Back


"The dollar is unchanged against the pound but up 0.4% against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Australian dollar. The U.S. currency also rose 0.2% overnight relative to the euro and Swiss franc. An appeal is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Many Data Releases and a Drop in Oil


"With Wednesday’s OPEC meeting in Vienna looming, WTI oil slumped 3.6% to $45.38 per barrel. No deal to control production has emerged so far. Gold and industrial metal prices are lower, too. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 18:34
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, oil

Rotation in Investment Strategies Extended


"The dollar continued to climb, gaining overnight by 1.0% against the yen, 0.9% versus the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the euro, 0.7% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Mexica..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-14 15:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

New Zealand Gets an Interest Rate Cut of 25 Basis Points


"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s new Official Cash Rate level is 1.75%, the lowest ever, and this third such cut in 2016 was largely motivated by a need to depreciate the kiwi, which has become..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, kiwi, rate

Singapore No Longer the Easiest Place to do Business


"New Zealand is now the world’s easiest place to do business, a new World Bank study found, pushing Singapore out of its decade-long place at the top of the widely followed rankings. To start a c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:07
Taggar: bank, economy, kiwi

Stocks and Commodities Up, Dollar and Bond Yields Down


"The dollar eased overnight against the currencies of other advanced economies. Losses of 1.1% against the kiwi and 1.0% versus sterling led this move. The dollar also fell 0.7% relative to the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 13:34
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Waiting for Friday?s U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar firmed 0.4% against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yen. Chinese markets remain closed. Tomorrow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil, report

Digesting More Data


"The dollar is holding steady against the euro, Swiss franc and yuan, down 0.5% versus the loonie, but 0.6% stronger against sterling. The dollar has also advanced 0.4% against the yen and Australian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 14:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD: The Kiwi gets ready to Fly!


"A number of formations on the longer term charts are pointing to a higher NZD as the USD melts away post a very poor ISM last night. For those of you who don’t know, the Kiwi is the national bir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 08:58
Taggar: kiwi, point

August in Figures


"Sovereign debt yields rose in August in most cases, Canada and Britain not included. The dollar and kiwi strengthened slightly. Equities held on to July gains and extended such in several cases. Oil p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 20:43
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, oil, point

August in Figures


"Sovereign debt yields rose in August in most cases, Canada and Britain not included. The dollar and kiwi strengthened slightly. Equities held on to July gains and extended such in several cases. Oil p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 23:54
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, oil, point

Investors Continue to Mark Time Ahead of Jackson Hole Symposium


"Overnight the dollar rose 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc but slipped 0.3% against the kiwi and 0.2% relative to sterling. There’s been no net change vis-a-vis the yen or A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 13:14
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

Stronger New Zealand Dollar


"Several currencies strengthened against the U.S. dollar, led by the kiwi and not including the euro. The greenback lost 0.7% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.3% relative to the loonie, yen and sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-23 12:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Up But Stocks Lower


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.9% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie, yuan and sterling, 0.3% versus the yen and Swiss franc and 0.2% against the kiwi and euro. In European stock m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar Ranges So Far in 2016


"After the close of yesterday, five-eighths of 2016 had been completed. Up to that point, the dollar had ranged considerably more widely against the yen, sterling loonie, Aussie dollar and kiwi than ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, spread, trading

Weaker Dollar and World Share Prices Ahead of Key U.S. Data Releases


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.3% against the yen (now showing a 99 handle), 1.2% relative to the Swiss franc and kiwi, 1.0% versus the euro (which is near 1.13), 0.9% vis-a-vis sterling (hurt by a ri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 13:56
Taggar: aussie, dollar, inflation, kiwi

Dollar Slightly Softer Ahead of U.S. Jobs and Trade Data


"The dollar overnight lost 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.2% relative to the yen and euro.  The dollar is steady against the loonie, Swiss franc and yuan. Stock..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 14:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Sterling Falls after Bank of England Eases


"The mixed dollar shows gains of 1.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% relative to the yuan and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, loonie and Swiss franc but losses of 0.9% against the Australian doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 14:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Lessening Risk Perceived of a Fed Rate Hike in 2016


"The FOMC statement was more ambivalent than many analysts had expected, even though labor market conditions were upgraded overall downside growth risks were said to have diminished.  The dollar in res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 16:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Yen, Aussie Dollar and Kiwi Strengthen


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.0% against the yen, 0.8% relative to the kiwi and 0.7% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar, but the U.S. currency is little changed against other major currencies. The Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi

USDJPY and JPY Crosses. Storm Clouds Gathering?.


"A quiet end of the week in Asia but storm clouds appear to be gathering from a technical perspective on JPY Crosses.   Asia definitely has a “Friday” feeling about it today. G-20’s t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 08:36
Taggar: kiwi

Sterling and Oil Slammed?Funds Seeking Bonds and Yen


"The dollar rose 1.7% against sterling but fell 0.9% relative to the yen.  The greenback has also risen 1.0% against the loonie, 0.9% relative to the Aussie dollar and kiwi.  Dollar/euro and dollar/Swi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 17:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Post-Brexit Market Moves Reversed Slightly Ahead of EU Council Meeting


"The dollar settled back 0.9% against sterling and the kiwi, 0.8% versus the Australian currency, 0.7% relative to the loonie, and 0.6% vis-a-vis the euro and yen.  The yuan and Swiss are mostly unchan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 13:36
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point

Modestly Softer Dollar


"Dollar slippage so far today amounts to 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie and 0.2% against the yuan. Janet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 13:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi, loonie

Chinese Data and a Slew of Japanese Statistical Releases


"Commodities, commodity-sensitive currencies like the kiwi and rand and other emerging market currencies like the won experienced another strong session.  West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 15:51
Taggar: currencies, gold, kiwi, margin, market, oil, trading

Stocks Up, Sterling Up and Dollar Mostly Down


"Sterling recovered around 1%.  Today’s released polls showed voters narrowing favoring staying in the EU, whereas yesterday’s releases gave an edge to the “leave” camp. The dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-07 13:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Pound Up on Reduced Brexit Fears


"A new phone poll by Daily Telegraph revealed a widening margin of voters favoring Britain staying in the European Union (55% to 42%), and sterling rose 0.9% against the dollar in response. The U.S. cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 14:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, margin

Japanese GDP Growth in 4Q Beat Expectations. Ezone Inflation Negative. Awaiting FOMC Minutes


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% relative to the kiwi and loonie, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.3% against the yen 0.2% versus the yuan and 0.1% relative to s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-18 13:55
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Dour Data but Stocks Up


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the yen and kiwi, 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar is down 0.3% against the Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Investors Shocked by BOJ?s Decision Not to Ease Policy Further


"The yen climbed 2.6% against both the dollar and euro, the Japanese Nikkei plunged 3.6%, and the 10-year JGB yield fell 3 basis points to -0.09%. The dollar otherwise fell 1.2% against the kiwi and is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 17:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Reserve Bank of New Zealand: No Changes


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 2.25%, and a released statement said the kiwi remains overvalued, inflation is low, and that “further policy easing may be required to ensure t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 04:37
Taggar: inflation, kiwi, point, rate

APAC Currency Corner ? Oil moves markets


"The relentless risk rally on the back of surging global equities, compounded by oil prices outperforming, bolstered both Aussie and Kiwi sentiment overnight. Retracing moves from the Doha fallout, in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-20 04:01
Taggar: aussie, kiwi, oil, pound

Currency Outlook Highly Dependent on Price of Oil


"Juxtaposed against rising oil prices, the dollar has depreciated around 2.5% on a trade-weighted basis over the past month.  The U.S. currency has declined by similar percentages against the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-19 20:30
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Profit-Taking Friday


"Investors were in a more sober mood at week’s end. The dollar fell back 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the won, 0.5% versus the yen, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar and sterling, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 14:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Tuesday-Wednesday Two-Day Highlights


"The dollar on Wednesday extended Tuesday gains and has appreciated since the Monday closing by 1.3% against sterling, 0.7% vrsus the yen, 0.9% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro and Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 14:59
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi, rate

Mostly Firmer Dollar as Markets Eye U.S. Primaries and Upcoming FOMC and BOJ Meetings


"There’s been a 12.7% devaluation of the Egyptian pound.  The U.S. currency has risen against a wide array of other emerging market currencies, too, as investors upgrade the probability of furthe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 16:54
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, pound

Stocks, Euro, and Several Metals Fall as Week Begins


"The dollar has strengthened 0.7% against the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.4% relative to the euro and sterling, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar.  The yen is up 0.3% against the dollar.  Offs..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 15:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

It?s U.S. February Jobs Day


"Markets await U.S. employment and trade data, which get released at 08:30 EST (13:30 GMT).  Canada reports trade and labor productivity. Meanwhile, in the marketplace, the dollar has slipped 0.5%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 14:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, kiwi, market, report

Sterling?s the Biggest Loser Against a Strengthening Dollar


"Sterling fell 2.0% against the U.S. currency, which also has risen 0.9% against the euro, 0.8% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.5% vis-a-vis the yen.  Emerging market currencies and commodity-se..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 15:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, market

Mark Time March Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"In a week that’s seen the dollar drop its most in several years, the U.S. currency shows scant net change overnight, dipping 0.1% versus the loonie, Swissie and kiwi while edging 0.1% higher aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Some Market Relief after Chinese Data Announced


"The eagerly awaited Chinese economic data confirmed slower growth late in 2015 but not as much so as feared.  Chinese data are notoriously distrusted, so one has to wonder how long today’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-19 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro Weakens and Equities Remain on Tenterhooks


"The euro weakened overnight by 0.8% against the dollar and 1.2% relative to the yen.  The U.S. currency has otherwise appreciated 0.7% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.3% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 15:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

December and 2015 in Figures


"Between the end of November and end of December, long-term interest rates rise in Switzerland, Germany, Britain and the United States but fell in Canada and Japan.  Three-month rates adjusted almost f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 19:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Waning Days of 2015


"There’s not much to report on this penultimate day of the year.  In market action around the world, Overnight changes in the dollar include gains of 0.2% against the loonie and kiwi, a 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 14:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, report

Week Starting Slowly


"The British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand markets are closed in observance of Boxing Day. The dollar is 0.7% stronger against the loonie but has slipped 0.4% relative to the euro.  The U..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 14:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Christmas Day, Little Else to Say


"Outside of Japan, where several indicators were reported, Christmas 2015 has been a quiet day in the marketplace. The dollar recorded dips of 0.3% overnight against the loonie and 0.1% versus the kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-25 16:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, indicators, kiwi, loonie, market, report

Closing Early For Christmas


"The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.5% against the yen, Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the euro and kiwi, and 0.3% relative to sterling.  The dollar edged 0.1% against its Canadian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 14:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Narrowly Mixed Dollar


"The biggest dollar move overnight is a 0.5% slide against sterling.  Otherwise, the U.S. currency is down 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, unchanged vis-a-vis the yuan, and up..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Quiet Start to Holiday-Riddled Week


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, loonie and yuan.  The U.S. currency gained 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling but edged down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 16:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-19 03:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-18 19:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

Month Ending with Usual Flurry of Data Reports


"Overnight dollar movement ranges from declines of 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc to rises of 0.5% against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Share Prices Up, Dollar Fairly Steady Awaiting U.S. CPI and Industrial Production Data


"The dollar is unchanged against the Canadian dollar and sterling.  It has risen 0.3% versus the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.2% relative to the euro, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and yen but lost 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 14:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Calm All Things Considered


"In the wake of the Jihadist attacks in Paris Friday night, the dollar has risen 0.1% against the euro, 0.3% versus the yen and Aussie dollar, and 0.2% relative to sterling.  The Swissie and yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

Aussie Dollar Rose and Oil Price Fell


"Australia’s currency strengthened 1.0% against its U.S. counterpart on strong labor market data.  Australia’s jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 5.9%, and 58.6K jobs were crea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 14:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, rate

Chinese CPI Inflation Fell to 5-Month Low


"The dollar showed little net change overnight, firming 0.3% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, falling 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, and staying flat versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 15:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Several Trade Reports and an OECD Semi-Annual Outlook


"The dollar is mostly softer.  Stocks are mostly lower, but gold, oil, and some bond yields are up. The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.4% against the euro and kiwi, 0.3% versus sterling and the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Service Sector PMI Reports and Fed Official Remarks Head Wednesday?s Action


"Yellen, Fisher, Dudley and Hacker speak publicly today, creating plenty of opportunity for affirming likeliness of a December Federal Reserve interest rate hike. The has risen by 0.4% against the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 14:26
Taggar: kiwi, loonie, rate

BoJ Backs Down, While China?s Child Policy Supports NZD


"Japanese household spending fell again last month BoJ pushes back timing of inflation target China’s scrapping one child policy supports Kiwi Will today’s PCE indicator support the FedR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 12:49
Taggar: bank, inflation, kiwi, rate

Dollar Mixed Ahead of FOMC Statement


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the euro and loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, but the U.S. currency has also risen by 0.7% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% against the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 13:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Further Evidence of the German Economic Resilience


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.4% against the yen, loonie and kiwi, 0.3%relative to the euro and 0.2% against sterling. Share prices rose in the Pacific Rim but mostly are down in Europe.  The changes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, rate, share

Firmer Dollar and Stocks


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.7% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie and sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 13:11
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

New Zealand Dollar Volatility and Some Interesting Data Reports


"A speech by Governor Wheeler of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand whip-sawed the kiwi.  The currency initially fell 0.4% to as low as USD 0.6619 when the central bank head indicated that the Offici..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 13:20
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, rate

New Wave of Volatility and More Disinflationary Data


"Yesterday’s plunge in oil prices has been followed by news of a 20.4% on-year decline in Chinese import prices and a 1.1% slide in the Aussie dollar against its U.S. counterpart. The greenback i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 14:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

German and Japanese Current Account Data and a Bank of England Decision


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, yuan and kiwi.  The greenback firmed 0.2% against the Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Equities Holding Friday-Monday Gains So Far


"The dollar has lost 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling, and 0.1% against the yen and Swissie.  The dollar edged 0.1% higher relative to the kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 13:45
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

U.S. Jobs Statistics to Dominate this Friday Session


"Ninety minutes ahead of the U.S. labor force report, the dollar shows small gains of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% relative to the euro and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 13:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, employment growth, kiwi, loonie, report

Tankan, Manufacturing PMIs, and U.S. Jobless Claims Data Released


"The dollar traded up 0.4% against the Swiss franc and 0.2% against the euro but has declined by 0.8% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the kiwi, 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trade, gold, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Little Moved by U.S. and Other Data


"The dollar shows no net overnight movement against the euro, yuan and loonie, a rise of 0.3 against the Aussie dollar and sterling, a gain of 0.2% and 0.1% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and a drop of 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 16:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Gloom Fails to Lift


"West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell back 2.4% to $44.80 per barrel. Comex gold is 0.4% lower at $1,126.80. Ten-year British gilt and German bund yields slid two and one basis points.  The 10-y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 14:11
Taggar: aussie, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil, point

Several Data Releases and a Mix of Market Responses


"The unofficial post-summer currency market trading season began today and finds the dollar unchanged against the euro, dow 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to sterling and 0.5% versus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 14:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, trading

Holiday Closures in the United States and Canada


"Financial markets today will lack the leadership of North American participation due to Labor Day closures in the United States and Canada. The dollar is mixed, dropping 0.6% against sterling, 0.4% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-07 12:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, financial, kiwi, market

A One-Two Punch from China and Greece


"The dollar’s retreat was extended overnight, hitting a low of 1.1312 per euro.  Against Thursday closing levels, the U.S. currency lost 0.6% against the kiwi and yen, 0.5% versus the euro, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-21 17:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Yuan Down Again But at a More Gradual Pace


"The Chinese renminbi dipped only 0.3% today. The dollar is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, up 0.6% against the loonie, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.9% versus the kiwi and 0.2% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 16:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Rate Hike in the U.K. Unlikely Until 2016


"Sterling fell 0.6% overnight against the dollar, which otherwise shows gains of 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar but losses of 0.4% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 18:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Very Strong U.S. Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Survey


"The dollar appreciated 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the kiwi and Swiss franc and 0.2% versus the euro.  The dollar is down 0.3% against sterling an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 17:57
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Stronger Australian Dollar


"The U.S. currency fell 1.8% against the Australian dollar but just 0.5% versus the kiwi and yen, 0.3% relative to the euro and 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling.  The dollar is up 0.4% against the loonie a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-04 17:05
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Monthend Finds Dollar and Stocks Mixed and Commodities Lower


"With July drawing to an end, the dollar rose overnight by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.,2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and sterling.  But the dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lots of Data and Another Drop in China?s Stockmarket


"The dollar rose overnight by 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the yen, Swissie and Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the loonie, euro and sterling.  The yuan continues to be held steady..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Commodity Currencies Lower as Rout Continues


"Commodities have been a crushing long trade, with the latest rout taking oil below $50 a barrel, gold on its longest losing streak in almost 20 years and the commodity currencies – the Canadian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 16:08
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi, oil

Resources Rout Heavily Impacts Currencies


"Commodities have been a crushing long trade, with the latest rout taking oil below $50 a barrel, gold on its longest losing streak in almost 20 years and the commodity currencies – the Canadian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-28 05:30
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi, oil

Weaker Dollar and Pound


"The dollar edged 0.1% firmer against sterling but has lost 1.4% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the loonie and Aussie dollar and 0.2% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 13:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

U.S. Dollar Rallies Off One Week Lows


"The dollar crawled off one-week lows against the yen in early trading on Thursday, while the New Zealand dollar rallied after the central bank there made a smaller cut to interest rates than some had..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 06:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate, trading

RBNZ Under Pressure to Cut Rate as Exports Struggle


"The NZD/USD was under pressure last week from a strong USD and the fall in milk prices to a six year low but the kiwi got a boost this week as Prime Minister John Key said that the NZD had fallen fast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 16:37
Taggar: currency, currency pair, kiwi, trading

Another Quiet Mid-Summer Session


"The dollar slipped 0.4% overnight against the euro and Swiss franc but is unchanged against the yen, Australian dollar and yuan.  The U.S. currency lost 0.6% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 13:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Aussie, Kiwi and Loonie Under Commodity Currency Attack


"Aussie bears look to Stevens for support Kiwi takes temporary flight for insurance Loonie dithers in the middle for now Governor Poloz goes it alone Recent actions and rhetoric from Commonwealth Prime..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Greek Banks Reopen, Share Prices Higher in Europe, and Gold Lower


"The U.S. dollar fell 0.8% against the kiwi overnight but shows small gains of 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% against the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar.  The eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 13:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Stronger on this Day of Important Developments


"The dollar hit a high of $1.0954 per euro, strongest since July 7 and 4.4% above its June 18 low.  The euro has also weakened against sterling is is barely remaining above 0.7000 per pound. Compared t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 16:46
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Fall as U.S. Jobs Report is Awaited


"The U.S. dollar climbed 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the yen, loonie and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against sterling.  The New Zealand dollar touched a 5-year..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 13:36
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Quarter-end Data Deluge


"The dollar is trading with overnight gains of 1.4% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling.  It is unchanged versus the yen and Australia and dollar and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-30 15:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Dollar Up and Stocks Mostly Down


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to the euro and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc.  The yuan wa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-12 13:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Upside Dollar Potential


"The dollar is in a corrective phase.  From the low in 2014 to this year’s high, the dollar advanced 33.8% against the euro, 26.2% against the Australian dollar, 25.7% relative to the kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-10 18:53
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

May in Figures


"The dollar resumed its uptrend in May following a counter-trend move in April.  An exception was the yuan, which marches to a government-managed beat rather than one set by market forces.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-30 18:59
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

Fed Expectations Sees the Greenback Rocket Past the Yen


"Market awaiting Greek rhetoric Aussie capital expenditure disappoints Fonterra optimism aids Kiwi farmers No Japanese comment on dollar?s rise Currently, capital markets are beholden to any rhetoric f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-28 13:38
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, market, point

Memorial Day Weekend Finds Spotlight on BOJ, China and Germany


"U.S. markets will be closing early ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend. The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.8% against the euro and Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the Swiss franc and loonie, and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 17:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil

Bond Yields, Stocks, and Dollar Higher


"The dollar strengthened 1.4% against the euro, 1.0% versus the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Canadian and Australian dollars and 0.2% versus the kiwi.  The yuan held stead..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 16:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, point

Across-the-Board Dollar Gain in Absence of Meaningful Data News


"Relative to last week’s closing levels, the dollar has risen 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.9% relative to the loonie, 0.8% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.7% versus the Swiss franc, 0.6% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-18 16:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Gains as Week Draws to a Close


"The dollar advanced broadly overnight, appreciating by 1.3% against the Swiss franc, 1.1% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the euro and loonie, 0.8% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.4% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 16:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Risk On


"The dollar retreated further on Thursday.  By mid-morning in New York it had declined 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to sterling and the kiwi, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 16:47
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Weaker Dollar, Bonds and Stocks on Fresh Wave of Risk Aversion


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.2% against the Swiss franc, 1.1% versus the Australian dollar, 1.0% vis-a-a-vis the euro, 0.7% relative to sterling, and 0.6% against the kiwi.  The dollar also rose 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 13:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Couple of Holidays and Many Manufacturing Reports


"Golden Week continues in Japan with today’s celebration of Greenery Day. British markets are also closed for the early spring banking holiday. The dollar strengthened 0.6% against the euro, 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 14:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, gold, kiwi, market

EUR Supported by Plummeting Sovereign Bond Prices


"German Bund Yields disrupt all asset classes Yield backup driven by “hot” money accounts EUR expected to remain better bid through month-end Kiwi Tries to Fly but Crashes Sovereign bonds h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 12:57
Taggar: kiwi

Weaker than Expected PMIs and a Market-Moving Comment from John McDermott


"The kiwi slumped 1.4% after Reserve Bank of New Zealand Assistant Governor McDermott said that policymakers are not currently contemplating a further rise in the official cash rate. Otherwise the U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 13:52
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

Greek Deficit Worries Depress Euro


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.5% against the euro, 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and sterling, and 0.1% relative to the loonie but is unchanged against the yuan and Australian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-21 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar, Yen, Equities and Gold Strengthen while Oil Declines


"The dollar dipped 0.2% against the yen but otherwise shows gains of 0.7% against the euro and sterling, 0.4% relative to the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Strengthened Overnight


"The Oz and kiwi each advanced 0.7% against the U.S. dollar, which otherwise firmed 0.3% against the Swissie and 0.1% versus the yuan, euro and sterling but fell by 0.3% relative to the loonie and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 13:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

A Weaker Dollar


"The U.S. currency fell overnight by 1.2% against the kiwi, 1.1% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.8% vis-a-vis the loonie, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% against the euro, and 0.4% versus the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 14:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

AUD/USD Range Bound Awaiting RBA and Full NFP Impact


"  RBA Stuck Between Slowing China and a Weaker U.S. AUD/USD Traders Await RBA Rate Decision Australian Housing Market a Concern Kiwi Dollar Nears Parity with Aussie   The AUD/USD appreciated after the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-06 16:08
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, employment, kiwi, market, rate

Dollar Up, Oil and European Equities Down on Final Day of the Quarter


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.8% against the euro, 0.7% versus the Australian dollar, 0.6% relative to the loonie and Swiss franc, 0.3% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% against the yuan and sterling.  But..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-31 14:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Abundance of Data, Some Central Bank Decisions, and a Saudi-Led Air Attack on Islamic Rebels in Yemen


"In quickening activity, the dollar lost 0.8% overnight against the Swissie, 0.6% relative to the yen and loonie, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% against the euro, and 0.2% versus t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

German IFO Figures Better Than Expected inn Otherwise Uneventful Overnight Session


"The dollar moved 0.4% lower against the euro overnight and also lost 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, Aussie dollar and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Pound and Dollar


"The dollar advanced 0.4% relative to sterling but is otherwise down by 0.8% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the yen and loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and Australian dollar and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 14:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Climb Resumes with a Vengeance


"The post-FOMC selloff of the dollar was reversed quickly.  Overnight gains in the U.S. currency topped 1.0% against the euro (1.7%), Swissie (1.3%), and Australian dollar (1.2%).  The greenback also a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 14:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Quiet Monday Morning Ahead of a Busy Week


"The dollar has slipped 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the Australian dollar but is unchanged vis-a-vis the Swissie and Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-16 13:42
Taggar: dollar, industrial production, kiwi, loonie, market

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Oil Price and a Russian Interest Rate Cut


"The dollar advanced overnight by 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the Swissie, 0.4% against the euro, loonie and sterling but just 0.1% vis-a-vis the Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 13:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Bond Yields Drop Further but Stocks and Dollar Trim Recent Move


"Ten-year British gilt and Japanese JGB yields dropped another six and three basis points. The dollar’s uptrend has been interrupted by overnight losses of 2.2% against the New Zealand kiwi, 1.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Euro Down Ahead of U.S. February Labor Market Data


"The euro fell in the wake of yesterday’s ECB press conference and is down an additional 0.9% against the dollar overnight, hitting a new low for the move of $1.0929.  The U.S. currency othe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 14:45
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Reserve Bank of Australia Surprises Many with Decision Not to Ease Further this Month


"The U.S. dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged against sterling and the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 14:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Euro Rose on the First Business Day of March


"The dollar kicked off a new month with gains of 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% versus the yuan, loonie and Swiss franc, and 0.1% vis-a-vis t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 18:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Abe Cofnas? Weekly Technical Outlook: EUR/NZD


"A brand new week has started, but what will it bring for the kiwi? Find out what Abe Cofna has to say about it and what the charts indicate. Read more The post Abe Cofnas’ Weekly Technical Outl..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 21:30
Taggar: forex, kiwi

Firmer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen and yuan but stronger by 0.9% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the loonie, 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 14:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Little Dollar Movement but Fairly Interesting Data


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, yuan and sterling, up 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% versus the loonie, and down 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, kiwi and Australian dollar. European fourth-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 15:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Bunch of CPI and Industrial Output Data Released


"The dollar was narrowly mixed overnight, with gains of 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% versus the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the euro.  The loonie is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 15:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar and Euro Charge Upward


"The dollar edged 0.1% lower against the euro but has advanced 2.0% against the Swiss franc, 1.9% relative to the Aussie dollar, 1.0% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.9% against the loonie and 0.7% against the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Central Banks Stepping Up Interventions Around the World


"The Monetary Authorty of Singapore surprised markets Tuesday night with a policy switch to pursue a slower pace of currency appreciation, its main policy tool. Wednesday afternoon, New Zealand’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, market

RBNZ Holds at 3.5% as Expected


"New Zealand’s central bank on Thursday opened the door to a possible rate cut in the face of low inflation and an uncertain global outlook, sending the kiwi dollar to a near-four year low.  The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 05:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Drops Below 0.79 after Fed Comments


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars were near the lowest levels in at least four years as bond yields in the two nations tumbled on prospects their central banks will join a global wave of monetary..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 05:13
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, kiwi, trading

NZD/USD Below 0.7350 on Dovish RBNZ


"The New Zealand dollar slumped to four-year lows on Thursday as investors priced in a greater chance of rate cuts there, while U.S. dollar bulls focused on the positive in the Federal Reserve’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 04:20
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, kiwi, rate

Stronger Yen


"Saudi Arabian King Abdullah has died.  Former Crown Prince Salman is the new king. The dollar has depreciated 0.8% against the yen while rising 0.9% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% relative to the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 18:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

New Zealand PM Says Kiwi Economy To Continue Booming


"New Zealand’s exports may face headwinds from the decline in oil price and strengthening of its currency against the euro, but the country’s prime minister told CNBC that the “Kiwi e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 17:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, kiwi, oil

A Weaker Euro but a Stronger Yen


"The euro fell to a nine-year low of $1.1727.  The yen, in contrast, climbed as high as 116.64 per dollar and 137.0 per euro and is at present 0.8% above Tuesday’s closing level against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 14:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Stronger Dollar and European Share Prices


"The U.S. dollar has risen by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the yen, 0.5% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.4% vis-a-vis the euro, 0.3% against the Swiss franc and 0.2% relative to sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 14:07
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

A Respite from Market Activity


"Virtually all markets other than Japan are closed for Christmas today, so currency changes on the wires are not necessarily representative.  The dollar fell overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-25 15:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, market

Little to Report on the Day Before Christmas


"Deja Vu Item:  In a different suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, there’s been another fatal shooting of a black youth by a white cop. The dollar edged 0.2% lower overnight against the yen, euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 14:05
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

AUD/USD up near 0.8350 after Jobs Data


"Australia?s dollar extended yesterday?s advance as the statistics bureau said the number of people employed rose by 42,700 in November, compared with the median estimate for a 15,000 increase in a Blo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 04:53
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi

USD: Big Year End-Squeeze in the Making?


"China incites negative momentum trading USD: Big Year End-Squeeze in the Making? Aussie temp cools, Kiwi’s will know later Is it Easy Street for Abe? Just when you thought it was safe to go back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-10 13:43
Taggar: aussie, kiwi, market, trading

US Regulator Delivers a Blow to Retail Forex, Kiwis are Better Off


"Forex Magnates spotlights this week's news from around the world, with credit card ban in the US, license exemptions in New Zealand and a first Chinese brokerage allowed to trade on the spot FX market..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-07 15:46
Taggar: forex, fx market, kiwi, market

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Scant Change in the Dollar on a Busy Data Release Day


"The dollar has dipped 0.1% against the loonie, kiwi, and yuan and edged 0.1% higher versus the euro, Swissie and Australian dollar.  Sterling is steady. The yen is down 0.2% on balance but touche..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 15:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Senate Vote Fall Short of 60 Needed to Approve Keystone XL Oil Pipeline


"The dollar advanced overnight by 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the yen, and 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged against the yuan and d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-19 16:42
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Yen and Gold, Firmer Dollar, and Soft Data


"The yen dropped 0.6% against the dollar to a new multi-year low of 116.51 and fell also to a 10-month low of 145.09 per euro. The U.S. currency otherwise advanced 0.3% against the euro, Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 15:24
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Weaker Pound and Dollar


"Sterling fell 0.5% against the dollar, which has otherwise depreciated 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% against the loonie. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-12 14:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

More Trouble in Ukraine


"Fighting has intensified in Ukraine, lending a more guarded mood to investor sentiment.  While the rhetoric of ECB President Draghi’s comments Thursday were bearish, investors are asking, w..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-07 14:35
Taggar: bear, dollar, kiwi, report

Dollar Little Changed Ahead of Draghi Monthly Press Conference


"The dollar is up 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the loonie, unchanged against the kiwi and yuan, and down by 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swissie and Aussie dollar, and 0.1% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar on a Roll in Spite of Obama


"Rounding to the nearest percent, the dollar so far this year has appreciated about 10% against the euro, 9% against the yen, 8% versus the Swiss franc, 7% relative to the Canadian dollar, 6% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 22:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD up to 0.7825 as NZ?s Employment Growth Quickens


"New Zealand?s dollar added to its biggest gain in three weeks after a government report showed the nation?s jobs increased more than economists forecast. The kiwi dollar appreciated versus all but one..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 04:44
Taggar: dollar, inflation, kiwi, report

Stronger Pound and Dollar Amid Mixed PMI Manufacturing Results


"While unchanged against sterling, the dollar gained overnight by 1.2% against the yen (which sank as low as 113.74), 0.9% versus the Australian dollar (which hit a new low of USD 0.8704), 0.7% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-03 15:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Continues 3.5% Official Cash Rate


"Four 25-basis point interest rate hikes were implemented this year at meetings in March, April, June and July, but this month’s meeting like that in September kept policy on hold.  Indeed, the k..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 22:58
Taggar: cpi, inflation, kiwi, point, rate

Little Growth and Even Less Inflation


"As on Wednesday, data released today have accentuated subdued growth and disinflation. The kiwi fell 1% against its U.S. counterpart, which otherwise shows no change against the loonie, Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 13:49
Taggar: dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, share

No Respite from Volatility


"The dollar and yen were well bid overnight.  Japan’s currency climbed 0.3% against the greenback, which otherwise advanced 1.3% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.9% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 13:50
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Kiwi Investors Tend to Underestimate Risk But Are Broadly Risk Averse


"A recent FMA survey suggest Kiwi investors are well versed when it comes to simple investments, but when it comes to complex financial instruments, knowledge and understanding are often lacking. Read..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 12:58
Taggar: financial, forex, investment, kiwi

Euro Firmer Despite Some Poor German Data


"The dollar is generally softer, with losses of 0.7% against the Australian currency, 0.4% versus the yen and loonie, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% against the kiwi and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-06 14:09
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Japan?s Tankan, Many PMI Readings and More Protests in Hong Kong


"The dollar extended its impressive rally, climbing 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the yen, and 0.1% against the kiwi and ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 14:02
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Weak European Data and Unrest in Hong Kong


"The dollar hit new highs for the move against the kiwi of USD 0.7708, Australian dollar of USD 0.8664, Swiss franc of 0.9534, Canadian dollar of 1.1180, yen of 109.76, and euro of USD 1.2664.  On..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 13:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Falls Sharply Below 0.7750 as RBNZ Sells Currency


"New Zealand?s currency dropped to its lowest in a year after the central bank said its sales of the currency in August were the most in seven years. The dollar headed for its biggest monthly gain sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 05:31
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, report

Market Catches Breath After Volatile Thursday


"Overnight dollar movements amount to no net change against the euro, Swissie, sterling and kiwi, a gain of 0.3% versus the yen and 0.1% against the yuan and a dip of 0.1% relative to the Canadian and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-26 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

Dollar Buoyancy Especially Against the Kiwi


"The New Zealand dollar (a.k.a. the kiwi) plunged 1.6% overnight to a one-year low of $0.7944 against the U.S. currency, as RBNZ Governor Wheeler elaborated upon his recent claim that the current kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 14:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD Drops Below 0.80 as Wheeler Says Level Unjustified


"New Zealand?s dollar slumped to the lowest level in more than a year after Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler called the currency?s level unjustified, invoking one of the central bank?s criteria for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 07:16
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

Aussie Dollar Hammered by Chinese Data


"The Australian dollar fell by 0.8% against its U.S. counterpart, which otherwise edged up 0.2% versus the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the Chinese yuan and sterling but also slipped 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 13:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Drops Below 0.82 as RBNZ Signals Rates Pause


"New Zealand?s central bank signaled it will keep interest rates on hold for longer as it lowered inflation forecasts and repeated calls for a weaker currency, sending the kiwi dollar to a seven-month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-11 06:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, kiwi, rate

U.S. Dollar Stays Strong


"The U.S. dollar held near a six-year peak against the yen early on Thursday and powered to a seven-month high on its New Zealand peer, which fell after the country’s central bank said its curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-11 03:45
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi

Minuscule Change in the Dollar This Morning


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, yuan and Australian dollar.  It shows gains of 0.1% relative to the loonie and yen but is down 0.1% versus the sterling, which remains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 13:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Sharp Overnight Drop in the Pound


"Sterling has slumped 1.3% against the dollar in response to opinion polls pointing to a vote in favor of Scottish independence in a referendum scheduled for September 18. The U.S. currency is otherwis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 13:58
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Currency Markets Stabilize Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"In contrast to yesterday’s sharp advance, the dollar overnigh was on balance unchanged against the loonie, kiwi, yuan, and yen — but not before breaking through a key support to a 6-year p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 14:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Uptrend Extended after U.S. Labor Day Weekend


"The dollar rose to a 1-year high of $1.3110 and a 7-month high of JPY 105.03.  From Monday closing levels, the dollar currently shows gains of 0.6% against the yen and kiwi, 0.5% relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 13:36
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

August in Figures


"Long-term interest rates fell substantially in August.  Stock markets, with the notable exception of Japan, recorded gains, and the U.S. performance was the best in a half year.  The dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-31 03:52
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin, market, rate

End of August Brings a Ton of Released Data


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the euro, sterling and yuan.  The greenback gained 0.2% versus the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the kiwi, while losing 0.2% to the loonie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-29 14:29
Taggar: dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie

New Zealand FinMin Says Economy To Grow at Slower Pace


"New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks,Finance Minister Bill English said on Tuesday, trigger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 15:58
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, kiwi

NZD/USD Drops to 0.8440 after ?Slower Growth? Comments


"New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks,Finance Minister Bill English said on Tuesday, trigger..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 03:37
Taggar: dollar, economy, finance, kiwi

More Weak Data Creating New Doubts about Future Monetary Policy


"The dollar is unchanged today against the yen, sterling and yuan.  It has eased 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and loonie and 0.1% against the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 17:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Quiet Monday in August


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, sterling and kiwi, up 0.2% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, but down 0.1% against the loonie. Geopolitical worries h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-11 16:48
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week Starts on a More Stable Footing


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, Australian dollar, yuan and sterling.  The dollar is also 0.1% firmer against the yen, loonie and kiwi. The 10-year German bund yield rose a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 13:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Whole Lot of Data Getting Released


"The deluge of monthend data releases continued on Thursday, but the dollar hasn’t reacted much, with no net change against the yen, yuan and kiwi, upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, Swissie and lo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 13:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX America ? Canada?s Loonie Beaten And Bloodied


"CAD hits six-week low with ease Neutral currency positions affects volatility Loonies fair value is where exactely? Markets may still be underpricing geopolitical risk to a certain extent, but no one..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 18:43
Taggar: currencies, currency, kiwi, loonie, market

Japanese CPI, German IFO and Russian Rate Hike Fail to Move Dollar Much


"The dollar is unchanged against the yuan and sterling and firmer by 0.3% relative to the kiwi, 0.2% versus the loonie, and 0.1% against the euro, Swissie, Australian dollar and yen. Share prices rose..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 13:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

RBNZ Warning Sees NZD/USD Drop below 0.86


"New Zealand?s dollar slid the most in six months after its central bank warned of the potential for a ?significant fall? in the kiwi. Australia?s currency rose to a three-week high as Chinese manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 05:34
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Drops to 0.8620 after RBNZ Move


"The New Zealand dollar skidded to a six-week low on Thursday after the country’s central bank switched to a wait-and-see stance following its fourth straight rate hike, while other major currenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-24 03:50
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi, rate

RBNZ?s Wheeler Hints at Rates Pause


"New Zealand?s central bank signaled it will pause its interest-rate increases amid benign inflation and a currency it said is at an ?unjustified and unsustainable? level. The kiwi fell. ?It is prudent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-23 01:10
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, kiwi, rate

Light Day of Data Leaves Market Focus on Geopolitical Risk


"There’s continuing momentum to impose harsher economic sanctions on Russia over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine. Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza intensified over th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-21 12:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Very Quiet in Foreign Exchange


"The dollar shows no net changes overnight against the euro, yen, Australian dollar, yuan or sterling.  The greenback has ticked 0.1% higher versus the kiwi and Swiss franc and edged down 0.1% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-11 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Quiet ahead of the Release of FOMC Minutes


"The dollar was unchanged overnight against the euro, Swissie, and Australian dollar.  China’s yuan also shows no net change but was fixed at its firmest level since the first trading day of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 13:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

NZD/USD to 0.8790 over Upgrade Chances


"The New Zealand dollar held on to gains early on Wednesday, having scaled a fresh three-year peak on the prospect of a sovereign rating upgrade, contrasting with other major currencies which shuffled..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-09 03:19
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Above 0.8750 after Poor Business Confidence Data


"New Zealand?s dollar fell versus most of its global currency peers after a report today showed business confidence in the nation dropped to a 15-month low. The kiwi weakened following an advance last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 03:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

Markets Hardly React to Weak German Industrial Output Report


"The dollar was unchanged overnight against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback gained 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% against the loonie but edged 0.1% lower relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin

June PMIs and Quarterly Japanese Tankan Survey Results Reported


"The start of the third calendar quarter finds the dollar unchanged overnight against the euro, Swissie, loonie and kiwi, up 0.2% relative to the yen but down 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-01 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steady Dollar in Spite of Many Data Releases


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the yen, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the euro and yuan.  The dollar is unchanged vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.2% firmer against the kiwi and up 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 16:54
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

NZD/USD Near Three Year High at 0.8780


"The New Zealand dollar hovered at its highest in nearly three years early on Friday, having taken on a starring role in a subdued currency market as investors sought higher-yielding currencies. The ki..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 06:57
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, market

NZD/USD at 0.8760 on U.S. Economic Recovery Uncertainty


"Dollar weakness amid an uncertain U.S. economic recovery has driven the New Zealand currency to within one cent of a record high against the greenback as the gap in interest rates widens. Borrowing in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-26 04:54
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

Mixed PMI Signals


"The dollar has fallen 0.9% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-à-vis the yen, and 0.1% relative to the loonie.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the Swiss franc, yuan a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-23 13:54
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Not Much Happening at the Solstice


"The dollar is up 0.3% against the kiwi and shows upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, yen, Swissie, sterling, and Australian dollar.  The dollar is 0.1% softer relative to the yuan. The ten-year Brit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-20 13:37
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, point

Stronger Yen and Kiwi


"The dollar fell 0.1% relative to the Australian dolar, 0.2% against the yen and 0.3% versus the the kiwi but shows overnight gains of 0.3% relative to the euro and Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-10 14:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steady Dollar as Ezone CPI Report Reinforces Need for ECB Easing


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, kiwi and sterling, up by 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yuan, and down 0.1% overnight relative to the euro, Swiss franc and Australian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-03 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Strengthening Case for ECB to Ease Aggressively


"Dollar gains overnight amounted to 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, euro and kiwi and 0.1% against the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Little Change in the Dollar Ahead of U.S. Data


"The dollar was narrowly mixed overnight, with gains of 0.2% against the yuan and 0.1% relative to the kiwi, Swissie and sterling, no change versus the yen and euro and dips of 0.2% vis-a-vis the Austr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 13:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Holiday Closures in U.K. and United States


"The United States is observing Memorial Day, and there is a spring bank holiday in Britain.  These closures will dampen market activity today.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-26 13:40
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

AUD/USD down to 0.9235 on Iron Decline


"Australia?s dollar held its sharpest loss in two months after consumer confidence dropped and iron ore prices fell to the lowest since September 2012. New Zealand?s kiwi touched the lowest this month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 05:38
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, kiwi

Weaker Australian and New Zealand Dollars


"The U.S. currency is 0.7% stronger against the Aussie dollar and up 0.5% relative to the kiwi.  The U.S. dollar otherwise is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Chinese yuan, 0.1% firmer verus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Myriad First-Quarter GDP Results


"The euro touched an 11-week low of $1.3650 overnight and is trading 0.4% lower on balance.  The U.S. currency has also climbed 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the yen, Aussie do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share, trading

NZD/USD Drops Below 0.87 after RBNZ Intervention Hint


"The New Zealand dollar dropped versus its 16 major peers after Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said a high currency in the face of weakening fundamentals may prompt the central bank to intervene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 05:04
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Broadly Lower


"The dollar touched overnight lows of 1.3946 per euro, 0.9354 per Aussie dollar, 1.6980 per pound, CHF 0.8728, and JPY 101.7.  Net losses are 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 14:05
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, pound

U.S. Jobs Day and More PMI Reports


"Ahead of the U.S. Labor Department monthly report in which analysts look for a 6.6% jobless rate with about 220K more jobs created, the dollar is marking time.  The greenback is unchanged against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 13:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate, report, share

Awaiting FOMC Decision as First Third of 2014 Winds Down


"The dollar has slipped 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the yen and kiwi.  The greenback is 0.1% firmer against the loonie and unchanged versus the Australi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 14:18
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD at 0.8630 on hawkish RBNZ


"The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country’s central bank lifted interest rates and signaled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank kept..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-24 06:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

NZD/USD up to 0.8630 as RBNZ Raises Rate


"New Zealand’s dollar gained after the central bank raised its benchmark rate for a second month and increased its growth estimate for the year ended March. The kiwi rose versus all 16 major peer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-24 03:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

Easter Monday


"New Zealand, Australia and much of Europe are closed for Easter Monday. The dollar is unchanged against the loonie and sterling, up 0.2% versus the yen and Swissie, up 0.1% relative to the yuan, kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-21 21:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Most Markets Closed for Good Friday Observances


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swissie, sterling, and yen.  The U.S. currency is down 0.2% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the Australian dollar and yuan.  The loonie has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-18 17:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

PMIs and an ECB Press Conference


"Prior to the ECB announcement, the dollar was narrowly up by 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the euro, yen, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan.  The Swiss franc is st..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 14:24
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, ecb announcement, kiwi, loonie

Focus on U.S. Labor Market and Thursday?s ECB Policy Meeting


"The dollar is mostly marking time, with downticks of 0.1% against the Australian dollar, Canadian dollar and sterling, no change versus the yen, euro and kiwi and a 0.1% uptick relative to the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, point

NZD/USD Technicals ? Sharp Decline But Bull Trend Intact


"Kiwi dollar suffered significant decline after the failure to break 0.87 round figure. This decline is surprising as broad risk trends is bullish evident via global stock indexes that managed to climb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 10:16
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi, market

Week In FX Asia ? Kiwi On Steroids


"The Kiwi is ending the week on a high note, receiving solid support from improving risk market appetite. Gains on the week have been impressive (+1.7%, w/w) as the topside remains in favor with trader..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 19:46
Taggar: bull, currency, kiwi, market

Euroland Sentiment Indices Unexpectedly Buoyant


"The dollar has risen 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and Australian dollar but also shows losses of 0.1% against hte kiwi, loonie and sterling.  The yuan and euro are unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 14:08
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Aussie and New Zealand Dollars Strengthen


"The U.S. currency has declined 0.8% against the Australian dollar, which hit a 4-month high of USD 0.9237, 0.5% versus the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the loonie.  The greenback is also unchanged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 13:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Festering Geopolitical Tension and Mixed Purchasing Manager Survey Developments


"The dollar opened unchanged against the loonie, kiwi, and sterling in the final week of the first quarter.  Itis up 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the yen and 0.2% relative to the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-24 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Broadly Stronger Dollar in Wake of Yellen?s Press Conference


"The dollar shows overnight advances of 1.4% against the Swiss franc, 1.3% versus the kiwi, 1.2% vis-a-vis the euro and Australian currency, 0.9% against the loonie, 0.8% versus sterling, 0.7% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 13:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bulls Barely Live On After Wounded By Yellen?s Words


"Risk currency Kiwi Dollar sunk heavily after Fed Chairman suggested that rate hikes may happen “around 6 months” after the end of QE program, strengthening USD and dampening risk appetite..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 06:41
Taggar: bull, currency, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

Awaiting Possible New Clues from the FOMC


"The FOMC decision is due at 1600 GMT and will be followed by Janet Yellen’s first press conference a half hour later. Malaysian Flight 370 is still missing, with concerns climbing it will never..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 14:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Staying Bullish Above 0.86


"Kiwi Dollar suffered slight pullback this morning but uptrend remained intact. Considering that Asian stocks are mixed, it is not surprising to see “risk currencies” like NZD/USD a little..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 10:47
Taggar: bull, currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

New Zealand Interest Rate Hike and Soft Chinese Data


"New Zealand became the first advanced economy to lift its benchmark interest rate.  The central bank, RBNZ, raised the Official Cash Rate to 2.75% from 2.5% and signaled that more increases will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 14:00
Taggar: bank, economy, industrial production, kiwi, rate

RBNZ Signals More to Follow


"New Zealand’s dollar advanced to a record on a trade-weighted basis after its central bank raised interest rates and said strength in the currency was due to high prices for the nation’s e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 03:43
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

NZD/USD ? Bulls Gaining Initiative Ahead of RBNZ


"Kiwi dollar has been trading higher since Asian session, rebounding off the 0.845 support level and as since climbed above the 0.847 resistance and perhaps more importantly last Friday’s closing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 11:27
Taggar: bear, bull, dollar, kiwi, market, trading

AUD/USD Down to 0.8960 after Consumer Sentiment Worsens


"Australia’s dollar fell for a fourth day after reports showed consumer sentiment deteriorated and home loans stagnated. Demand for the Aussie and New Zealand’s kiwi dollar was limited on c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-12 08:13
Taggar: aussie, consumer sentiment, currency, dollar, economy, kiwi, market, rate, report

Slow Day So Far


"The U.S. dollar gained 0.2% overnight against the euro, Swissie and sterling and 0.1% versus the yen and loonie.  The greenback is unchanged relative to the Australian dollar and yuan and down 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD Technicals ? RBNZ Rate Hike Expectation Increases Future Downside Risk


"Kiwi Dollar traded slightly lower today, in line with other risk-correlated assets that were depressed on the get go today following weaker Chinese economic numbers over the weekend compounded by Japa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-10 10:15
Taggar: bear, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, market, pound, rate

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bulls Ain?t Gonna Hold Back


"Kiwi Bulls must be humming to the tune of Ain’t Nothing Gonna Hold Me Down by Men At Work. Certainly nothing seems to be break their stride right now. Not US Stocks that is pulling back slightly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 11:28
Taggar: bull, kiwi, market

Fresh Declines in Ukraine and Russian Currencies


"Overnight dollar movements have been limited to gains of 0.2% against the yen and Aussie dollar and of 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, offset by 0.1% dips against the kiwi, loonie and sterling. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD ? Bullishness Shines As 0.832 Support Remains Intact


"Kiwi Dollar enjoyed the same rally that most if not all risk correlated asset did yesterday following a strong rally in US stocks yesterday. However, unlike other assets NZD/USD managed to hold onto m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 11:28
Taggar: bear, bull, dollar, inflation, kiwi, market

Divergent Data Reports in Japan and China


"The lack of U.S. leadership on this President’s Holiday held down currency movement.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro after touching a 3-week low of 1.3725 overnight.  The gre..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

AUD/NZD To Hit Parity? HSBC Thinks It?s Possible


"The New Zealand dollar is set to move past parity against the Australian dollar in 2014 for the first time in 40 years, economists at HSBC say. Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zeal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 06:05
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

European GDP Growth Last Quarter Beats Expectations and Lifts Euro


"The dollar had depreciated by 0.9% against the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the euro, and 0.7% versus sterling.  The greenback also lost 0.6% against the yen, 0.7% versus the kiwi, and 0.4% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 15:51
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Clambering Higher On Stronger Chinese Trade Data


"The Kiwi Dollar climbed higher following a stronger than expected Chinese Trade Balance which was released around 10.05 am SGT (9.05 pm EDT). Even though China is the 2nd on the list of New Zealand ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-12 10:16
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, trade balance

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.83 Resistance Holding On


"Kiwi Dollar enjoyed a surprising rally around 8am SGT (7pm EST) this morning, pushing from a low of 0.8267 to a high of 0.8309 within a couple of hours. This 40 pip move may not seem a lot, but when p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 09:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Ahead of an Important U.S. Jobs Report


"Overnight movements in the dollar have been limited to dips of 0.1% against the loonie and sterling and upticks of 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen and euro.  The dollar i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD Technicals ? Back Within 0.82 ? 0.825 After ?Fakeout?


"Kiwi dollar has been trading lower today despite improved risk appetite during Asian sessionwhich saw Nikkei 225 climbing 2.17% and Hang Seng Index by 1.08% at the time of writing. Prices did climb up..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 09:46
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, trading

Weaker Canadian, Australian and U.S. Dollars


"The U.S. dollar rose overnight by 1.0% against the Aussie currency and 0.6% versus the loonie but is down 0.9% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.3% against the yen and euro and 0.1 vis-a-vis sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-23 14:57
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Strengthening as 3-Day U.S. Holiday Weekend Ends


"U.S. markets will reopen following the MLK holiday, but activity will continue to be dampened by a big storm in the Northeast. The dollar gained overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-21 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Chinese Data Released on a U.S. Holiday


"The U.S. Martin Luther King JR. holiday has sucked leadership out of today’s market action. The dollar shows only small changes from Friday’s closing, losing 0.3% against the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-20 18:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Weaker Aussie Dollar and a Bunch of Items of Interest


"The Aussie dollar fell 1.2% against its U.S. counterpart.  The U.S. dollar otherwise slipped 0.3% against the loonie and Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% against the euro.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-16 16:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, rate

Equities Find Better Footing and Dollar Firmer, Too


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yuan, yen and sterling. J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-15 15:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

More Signs of Europe Improving


"The dollar is narrowly mixed ahead of the ECB press conference.  The Bank of Korea and Bank of England already have announced unchanged policy stances.  The dollar is up 0.3% against the Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-09 14:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro a bit Lower Despite Positive German Data


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% versus the euro, Swiss franc and yen and 0.1% relative to the kiwi.  Sterling is 0.1% stronger, and the yuan and Aussie dollar are un..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-08 14:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Service Sector European PMIs Decent Enough


"Overnight dollar changes limited to gains of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling.  The dollar also has dipped 0.1% against the yen and euro and is unchanged ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-06 15:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Curtain Opens on 2014 Trading


"The dollar has a seasonal tendency to appreciate in the first couple of days of the year, and 2014 has not been an exception.  The greenback gained 1.1% against the Swiss franc, 0.9% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-02 15:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

The Week Bridging 2013 and 2014: Part One


"Compared to closing levels last Friday, the dollar is marginally changed against the yen, euro and Swiss franc but down 0.6% against the loonie, Australian dollar, and sterling and off 0.9% relative t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-31 22:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin, share

Boxing Day Observances Keep Markets Quiet


"A mixed dollar shows gains of 0.3% against the yen and loonie, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and kiwi and 0.1% relative to the yuan and euro but declines of 0.7% against sterling and 0.5% vis-a-vis Aust..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-26 20:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Some Pre-Christmas Data


"Japan was closed for the Emperor?s Birthday holiday, and other markets are winding down ahead of their closures. Today saw more data releases than any other day this week, but market action has been u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-23 19:48
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

Tankan Survey and Flash Ezone PMI Results above Expectations


"The dollar this Monday shows overnight declines of 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the euro and 0.1% relative to the yen and sterling.  The greenback climbed 0.3% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-16 14:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar in a Holding Pattern


"The dollar is unchanged from Wednesday closing levels against the euro, Swissie, kiwi and yuan.  The U.S. currency has edged up 0.2% against sterling but is 0.2% lower versus the yen and 0.1% sof..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-05 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Significant Day for Data Releases


"The dollar climbed against commodity-sensitive currencies, gaining 1.2% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the loonie. Opec oil ministers meeting in Vienna hope to le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 15:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Softer Share Prices and Dollar


"The dollar slid overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the yen, Swiss franc and sterling, 0.3% relative to the euro, and 0.2% against the Australian dollar.  The greenback is unchanged a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-03 15:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Rundown


"From Monday’s close to 14:30 GMT on Wednesday, the dollar advanced against commodity-sensitive currencies like the Aussie dollar (0.9%), kiwi (0.8%) and loonie (0.3%) but fell 0.9% versus sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-27 17:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie and New Zealand Dollars Weaken while Euro and Swissie Strengthen


"The U.S. dollar has risen 0.7% and 0.6% against the Oz and kiwi but is 0.3% softer relative to the euro and Swiss franc.  The dollar also climbed 0.3% relative to the loonie and is unchanged vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-22 14:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Awaiting U.S. Retail Sales, Consumer Price Data, and FOMC Minutes


"After predictably dovish remarks from Ben Bernanke, the soon-to-be ex-Fed Chairman, the dollar has ticked down 0.2% against the euro, Swiss franc, Australian dollar and sterling.  The yen is unch..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-20 14:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

NZD/USD ? Trading Lower as Yellen?s Dovish Impact Fizzles


"Hourly Chart Kiwi dollar rallied early morning despite a weaker than expected Retail Sales number. Q3 results came in at 0.3% amidst expectations for a 0.9% gain, which in itself is lower than previou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 11:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, retail sales, trading

Bank of England Report Opens Door Wider to an Earlier Rate Hike


"Sterling rose as high as $1.6004 following release of the central bank’s quarterly inflation report and shows a net gain of 0.4% from Tuesday’s close. The dollar otherwise climbed 0.5% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 15:12
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bearish But Broadly Supported


"Kiwi Dollar took an early beating this morning following the release of RBNZ’s half yearly report on financial stability. In which the central bank reiterated the problem of rising house pries a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 09:35
Taggar: bank, bear, dollar, financial, kiwi, market, rate, report

Sinking Confidence amid Disinflation


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.7% against sterling, 0.5% versus the yen and kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.2% against the loonie and 0.1% vis-a-vis the euro and Swiss franc.&#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 15:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Depressed Yen


"The yen at 99.20 is 1.0% weaker than the dollar, which otherwise shows dips of 0.2% against the Swiss franc and euro and 0.1% versus the kiwi.  The dollar is up 0.2% relative to the Australian do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-11 14:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

ECB Cuts Interest Rates, Surprising Analysts Who Didn?t Expect Such Before December.


"The dollar has marked time overnight and on balance is unchanged against the euro, yen and kiwi, up 0.1% versus sterling and the Swiss franc, up 0.3% relative to the Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 14:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Slightly Softer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar edged 0.1% higher against the yen but is otherwise down 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, sterling and Australian dollar, and 0.1% against the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 15:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

NZD/USD above 0.8350 after Jobs Data Supports Rate Outlook


"New Zealand?s currency traded near its highest level in more than a week after a report showed employers increased hiring more than economists forecast, adding pressure on the central bank to lift rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 02:06
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, currency trade, kiwi, market, rate, report

NZD/USD ? S/T Sideways Trend Intact Despite Hawkish RBNZ and FOMC


"After 2 major events within the past 12 hours, we’re back to square one where the Kiwi is currently trading around 0.825, similar to when yesterday’s analysis was made. Prices continue to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 05:07
Taggar: analysis, bear, kiwi, market, trading

FOMC Not Expected to Change Policy at Today?s Meeting


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with dips of 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi, and 0.1% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and sterling but upticks of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD Technicals ? Slight Support Seen Ahead of FOMC, RBNZ Decisions


"Kiwi dollar has been trading lower lately ever since the recent high reached on 22nd October. The decline can be attributed to the increase in USD strength since following the partial resolution of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 10:35
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market, trading

AUD/NZD back to 1.1550 after RBNZ Messages


"New Zealand?s dollar was set for the longest run of weekly declines against its Australian counterpart in more than a year as the smaller nation?s central bank signaled hesitation to raise borrowing c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 04:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, market

Several Things to Focus Upon


"The dollar is generally steady, stocks are mixed, and there have been some data surprises. The dollar is unchanged against the Australian dollar and the yen, up 0.3% against the kiwi and 0.1% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 14:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Modest Rise in Dollar


"The dollar has firmed by 0.3% against the kiwi and yen, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the euro.  The greenback is unchanged against the Aussie dollar and sterling and has dipp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-21 13:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

AUD/USD at Three Week High at 0.9510 before RBA Minutes


"Australia?s dollar traded near a three-week high versus the U.S. currency before the Reserve Bank releases minutes of an Oct. 1 meeting where policy makers refrained from cutting borrowing costs. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-15 02:07
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, market

AUD/USD around 0.9390 amid U.S. Shutdown Woes


"Australia?s dollar remained lower and New Zealand?s currency declined as demand for higher-yielding assets waned amid concern a partial shutdown of the U.S. government will hamper global economic grow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 05:09
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

AUD/USD down to 0.9370 as Trade, Building Data Miss Forecasts


"Australia?s dollar retreated from a one-week high versus its U.S. peer after reports today showed the nation had a bigger-than-expected trade deficit in August and building approvals climbed less than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-02 05:16
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, report

AUD/USD under 0.9350 on U.S. Shutdown Risk


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars headed for their first weekly declines this month against the greenback as the risk of a U.S. government shutdown cut demand for higher-yielding assets. The Auss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-27 06:53
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, report

Concerns about Western Growth and Chinese Money Markets


"The dollar fell 0.6% against the kiwi overnight but is otherwise narrowly mixed with upticks of 0.2% against the euro and yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and sterling but downticks against other c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 13:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Staying Under 0.83


"NZD/USD pushed higher today, erasing all of yesterday losses caused by a weaker than expected trade balance. However, this time round there wasn’t any economic news releases that could have trig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 12:42
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi, trade balance

AUD/USD settles below 0.94 amid U.S. Debt Limit Concern


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars held declines this week against most of their major peers as the risk of a potential U.S. government shutdown cut demand for higher-yielding assets. The Aussie s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 03:42
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, report

Mixed Results from Second-Tier Data


"A generally quiet day so far.  The dollar has gained against commodity-sensitive currencies, rising 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Australian dollar and 0.2% relative to the loonie. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 13:18
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

NZD/USD below 0.8240 as Trade Deficit Widens


"New Zealand?s dollar fell against all 16 of its major peers, adding to yesterday?s biggest decline this month against the greenback, after the country?s trade deficit unexpectedly widened. The kiwi dr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 04:41
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? Continuing Lower With 0.824 Support Threatened


"Kiwi Dollar traded sharply lower today once more, extending the losses suffered yesterday. The instigator appears to be the weaker than expected Trade Balance (Aug) which came in at a NZD 1.1 Billion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-25 04:00
Taggar: bear, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, trade balance

AUD/USD steady at 0.9410 after Reduced Appetite for Higher-Yielding Assets


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell against most major peers as declines in global stocks reduced investor appetite for higher-yielding assets. The Aussie weakened for a third day in four agai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-24 09:28
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Absorbing Twin Body Blows


"It’s been a difficult Thursday-to-Thursday statement week for the dollar, which got sandbagged by yesterday’s Fed surprise not to begin reducing quantitative easing.  In the period, t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 22:53
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD to Four-Month High at 0.8410 after N.Z. Growth


"New Zealand?s currency reached a four-month high against the dollar after data showed the South Pacific nation?s economy beat estimates in the second quarter. Associate Finance Minister Steven Joyce s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 09:03
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, finance, kiwi, rate

Australia?s Bonds Climbed after Fed Avoids Taper


"Australia?s bonds climbed, with yields heading for the biggest decline in six weeks, after the U.S. central bank unexpectedly maintained the $85 billion pace of monthly debt purchases. New Zealand?s d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 02:34
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, economy, kiwi, market, rate

NZD/USD ? Nicely Supported Before FOMC


"Kiwi dollar continues to look bullish despite this morning’s slight setback after hitting a 4 month high yesterday. This rally continues the bullishness of last week following RBNZ’s annou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 10:37
Taggar: announcement, bull, currencies, dollar, kiwi, point, rate

AUD/USD up to 0.9360 Before Fed Decision


"The New Zealand and Australian currencies snapped two-day gains versus the greenback as Federal Reserve policy makers debate a reduction in U.S. stimulus that?s elevated asset prices across the globe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 08:21
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, indicators, kiwi, report

AUD/USD down to 0.93 After RBA Minutes Reiterate Rate-Cut Option


"Australia?s dollar fell after the Reserve Bank reiterated that an interest-rate cut is still an option and that weakness in the currency would aid the economy. The nation?s two-year swap rate was near..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 06:11
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD back above 0.93 on Fed Chairman Bets


"Australia?s dollar rose to a three-month high while the nation?s bonds surged amid speculation Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen will become the next head of the U.S. central bank and maintai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-16 03:13
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi

Spotlight on the U.S.


"Currency markets have been marking time ahead of the U.S. release of retail sales, producer prices, and the latest Reuters/U. Michigan reading of U.S. consumer confidence.  The dollar is unchange..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 13:02
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, retail sales

NZD/USD Technicals ? Seeking to Retest 0.815


"Kiwi Dollar enjoyed a huge rally following a hawkish RBNZ announcement yesterday, but price failed to push above Asian highs and instead mostly flat throughout. Nonetheless bulls would have been glad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 11:58
Taggar: announcement, bear, bull, dollar, kiwi

AUD/NZD drops below 1.14 as Monetary Policies Diverge


"Australia?s dollar held near the lowest in more than three weeks against its New Zealand counterpart on speculation the monetary policies of the two nations will diverge before the Reserve Bank of Aus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 05:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD ? Hawkish RBNZ Send Kiwi Soaring


"Kiwi dollar rallied strongly following the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) latest rate decision earlier. Prices pushed up not because RBNZ raised rate, but because Governor Graeme Wheeler said that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-12 05:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD to 0.8150 as RBNZ Flags Rate Increase


"The New Zealand dollar climbed for a fifth day, reaching the highest in more than three weeks, after the nation?s central bank signaled it may raise its key rate from a record low earlier than previou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-12 03:05
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

Comparatively Quiet Markets


"In the wake of President Obama’s address on Syria, the dollar is unchanged against the Swissie, kiwi and yuan, up 0.1% versus the euro and Australian dollar, and down 0.2% relative to sterling a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-11 13:39
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Testing 0.801 Resistance


"Kiwi dollar has seen incredible rally last week, the largest gainer against USD W/W. Not only that, NZD was also the strongest currency against all majors, gaining 2.77% against an equally weighted ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 12:31
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi

Awaiting U.S. Jobs Data


"The dollar has lost 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the loonie, 0.4% relative to the yen and Australian dollar and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc.  The dollar is also unchanged against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-06 14:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Above 0.78 But Looking Bearish


"Kiwi Dollar was pushed lower yesterday on renewed fear that Obama may be able to get his military action wish from Congress, after reports of support from Republican leaders emerged. This drove USD st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-04 06:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report, trading

NZD/USD Technicals ? ST Bulls Strong but LT Bears May Be Stronger


"Kiwi Dollar gaped higher this morning due to bullish news over the weekend that supported risk assets across board. Chinese PMI number is the first, coming in at 51.0, the strongest we’ve seen s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-02 09:25
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi

A Sea of Data Fails to Stir the Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, kiwi, yuan and sterling and down just 0.1% versus the yen, loonie, Australian dollar and Swiss franc. The big overnight news was a vote by Britain’s Hou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-30 14:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has benefited from the lessening imminence of U.S./UN military action against Syria.  The greenback rose overnight by 0.8% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.5% relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-29 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.78 Threatened as early bullish momentum vanishing


"Kiwi Dollar managed to break the 0.782 soft resistance early yesterday, even using it as a support during early US session before renewed non-tapering bets weakened USD and pushed NZD/USD above the 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 09:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Quiet start to Last Week of August


"A narrowly mixed dollar shows gains of 0.2% against the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the euro and Aussie dollar, no change relative to the yuan, and declines of 0.3% relative to the kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Stronger Dollar, Weaker Bonds and Stocks Ahead of FOMC Minutes


"Investors hope to get fresh insights into what the FOMC might announce next month on QE3 from minutes of the prior FOMC meeting, which get published at 18:00 GMT today. Meantime, the dollar has risen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 13:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

New Zealand and Australian Central Banks in Spotlight


"Central bank remarks, concerns about China, and softer commodities weighed on the kiwi and Aussie dollar, which respectively fell by 1.0% and 0.5% against their U.S. counterpart. Governor Wheeler of t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 13:28
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi

U.S. Dollar Index Holds Steady


"The U.S. dollar held steady versus a basket of currencies on Tuesday, while the kiwi fell after New Zealand’s central bank announced home lending restrictions and also said the New Zealand dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 07:58
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

NZD/USD ? Wheeler Driving Price Down Despite Inflation Bump


"The Kiwi dollar took an absolute beating today thanks to RBNZ’s Wheeler’s speech titled “Explaining the Role of Macro-Prudential Policy” in Wellington. Funnily, in his speech w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 06:21
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.81 broken but bullish impetus not seen


"Kiwi Dollar continued the uptrend that started from 14th August, pushing to as high as 0.8125 during early Asian hours. Price was expected to be bullish due to last Friday’s last ditch bullish e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-19 05:11
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi, point, trading

A Less Volatile Day So Far than Thursday


"The dollar is unchanged against the Swiss franc, kiwi and yuan.  The greenback has edged up 0.2% versus the Canadian dollar and 0.1% relative to the euro, yen and sterling while dropping 0.3% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 13:05
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

AUD/NZD drops below 1.1380 as N.Z. Manufacturing Climbs


"New Zealand?s dollar remained higher against the Australian currency as data from the smaller nation showed a gauge of manufacturing climbed to a nine-year high and job advertisements increased. New Z..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 07:36
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD ? Shopping Frenzy Bringing 0.80 Back Into Focus


"Kiwi Dollar received a boost during early Asian hours today due to a higher than expected Retail Sales figure. Q2′s Retail Sales Ex Inflation grew 1.7% Q/Q, much higher than previous quarterR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-14 12:12
Taggar: dollar, inflation, kiwi, point, retail sales

Weaker Yen Helps to Lift Equities


"The yen is weaker than 98/USD and 1.3% below its Monday close.  Other dollar pairs are hardly changed with gains of 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the loonie, and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Mighty Dollar Deflates During Europe?s Timeout


"Currency pairs that have a stronger affiliation to Chinese data were under pressure from recent weak numbers. However, after Chinese trade data this morning they are beginning to smell more like roses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 12:56
Taggar: aussie, currency, currency pair, kiwi

NZD/USD Technicals ? Breaking Back Into Rising Channel


"Kiwi dollar shrug off its Monday blues, trading back within the multi-year rising channel today and gaining 0.89% against the greenback. This movement is unparalleled amongst other major currency, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-06 12:01
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, trading

NZD/USD ? Bears Attracted by Spoilt Milk


"Last week saw Kiwi dollar falling from a high of 0.81 back into the multi-year support channel, which has been keeping the multi-year uptrend going. Prices were already looking highly bearish from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 05:31
Taggar: bear, dollar, kiwi

AUD/USD at 0.8920 Before U.S. Jobs Data


"Australia?s dollar slid to the lowest in almost three years before U.S. jobs data that may add to the case for a reduction in Federal Reserve stimulus, which has supported higher-yielding assets globa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-02 05:48
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi

AUD/NZD to 4 1/2-Year Low below 1.15 as Rate Bets Diverge


"Australia?s dollar touched a 4 1/2-year low versus its New Zealand peer, as the smaller nation?s central bank flagged a need to remove stimulus and drove a divergence in monetary policy prospects for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-25 07:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi

AUD/USD Down to 0.9250 as China Manufacturing Slows


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars slid, set for the first declines in four days, after a private report showed a contraction in China?s manufacturing industry unexpectedly deepened. Australia?s t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-24 08:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi, rate, report

Mixed Data and a Couple of Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar rose 0.4% against the yen, drawing very near the 100 threshold.  The dollar otherwise has dropped 0.3% against the loonie, which was supported by strong Canadian retail sales figures.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 17:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, retail sales

AUD/USD Drifts to 0.9170 as AU 10-Year Yield at One-Month Low


"Australia?s benchmark 10-year government bond yield dropped to a one-month low before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke begins a second day of testimony following remarks that signaled no immin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 08:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

AUD/USD Closes in on 0.92 After RBA Minutes


"The Australian dollar rose against its 16 most-traded peers after policy makers said in minutes of this month?s meeting that the inflation outlook is being affected by recent currency declines. The Au..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-16 08:25
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, inflation, kiwi

Stronger Dollar Early Monday


"The dollar has risen 1.0% against the yen, 0.7% versus the Swissie, 0.6% relative to the kiwi, 0.5% against the euro and sterling, 0.3% versus the loonie and 0.1% against the Australian dollar. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 14:14
Taggar: dollar, indicators, kiwi, loonie, share

AUD/USD Up To 0.9280 After Bernanke Says U.S. Still Needs Stimulus


"Australia?s dollar surged to the highest in two weeks after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke signaled there would be no immediate reduction in U.S. stimulus that has helped boost asset prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-11 08:46
Taggar: aussie, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Moves To Resistance Level at 0.92


"Australia?s dollar rose to its highest level in a week amid speculation its recent decline has been excessive. The Aussie recovered from an earlier loss that had been fueled by concern that trade is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 08:05
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD ? Dismal Chinese Data Trumps Rate Hike Talk


"Busy busy day for NZD/USD during early Asian trade today. The Kiwi traded lower overnight due to the strengthening of USD led by US stocks, but started to recover when the New Zealand exchange opened..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 06:05
Taggar: bank, finance, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Drops to 0.9150 After Imports in China Unexpectedly Drop


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell against their major peers after imports unexpectedly declined in China, the biggest market for both South Pacific nations. The Aussie and kiwi reversed two-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 05:40
Taggar: aussie, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi, market, rate

AUD/USD to Three Year Low Around 0.9040


"Australia?s dollar fell toward its lowest in almost three years versus the greenback on speculation the Reserve Bank may cut interest rates as soon as next month. The Aussie extended a three-week drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 07:56
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, market, rate, report

AUD/USD Eases to 0.9130 Before US Jobs Data


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars failed to extend gains from yesterday before U.S. jobs data which may add to the case for the Federal Reserve to reduce stimulus, damping demand for riskier asse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-05 03:47
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

Mixed Dollar Ahead of GDP Release and 5-Year Treasury Auction


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and kiwi and 0.1% against the yuan.  The dollar also lost 0.4% versus the Canadian dollar and yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 13:01
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Roller Coaster Ride in Asian Equities


"The dollar has retreated 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% versus the loonie, and 0.1% against the Aussie dollar and sterling but has edged up 0.2% relative to the yuan and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-25 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Week in FX Americas ? Go On: Lean On The Loonie


"Finally, someone is looking to ‘lean on the loonie’. This currency is only now trying to play catch up with its antipodean foes -the Aussie and the Kiwi. Both of those currencies of late h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 16:35
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, currency, currency pair, kiwi, loonie, trading

Pausing at the Solstice


"After Thursday’s shock and awe, markets are taking stock of the damage.  Equities fell in the Pacific Rim but have bounced in Europe. Overnight movement in the U.S. dollar has been inconseq..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-21 13:12
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

AUD/USD Near 0.9450 After Easing Off Slightly


"Australia?s dollar pared gains after earlier rebounding as much as 0.8 percent from the lowest level in almost three years against the greenback. The Aussie remained lower following a three-day slide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-12 08:47
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

Yen Soars as Kiwi and Aussie Dollars Sink


"The grand-daddy of all U.S. data releases, the Labor Department jobs report, is due today at 12:30 GMT. The U.S. dollar plunged 1.8% against the yen while advancing by 1.2% and 1.0% against the Austra..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-07 13:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bouncing off Multi-Year Trendline but ST bears remain


"The Kiwi traded higher above the short-term descending trendline during the European Morning session, pushing up towards the 0.800 level. However the level proved to be a tough nut to crack, with NZD/..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 06:13
Taggar: kiwi, trading

NZD/USD Technicals ? Tagging Multi-Year Trendline


"May was a bad month for the Kiwi Dollar, with price accelerating lower after RBNZ Governor Wheeler revealed that the RBNZ has been actively selling NZD in order to weaken the currency which is deemed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 12:24
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

A Decent Month for Both the Dollar and Euro


"The dollar strengthened a tad less than one percent against the euro in May, but both currencies seem poised for respectable net appreciation against most other currencies, especially ones that are se..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 20:51
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

AUD/USD Rallies to Near 0.97 as Permits Climb


"Australia?s dollar rallied from the lowest in more than 19 months after data showed building approvals grew more than economists estimated, reducing the case for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 06:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD Technicals ? Consolidation trumps Breakout


"The Kiwi dollar was threatening to trade below 0.806, and usher in a potential bearish breakout yesterday. But the support level held true, and price broke away from the descending Channel, and moved ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 06:11
Taggar: bear, dollar, kiwi, report, trading

NZD/USD ? 3 Black Crows Foiled, potential Morning Star this week


"The Kiwi dollar has fallen on hard times recently after RBNZ Governor Wheeler revealed that the Central Bank was actively intervening in the secondary markets in order to bring NZD down. Wheeler also..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 12:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

Dollar Nicely Bid this Friday


"Fresh impetus for a firm dollar was provided by San Francisco President Williams.  Usually aligned with Bernanke, he expressed growing confidence in the U.S. labor market and suggested that quant..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-17 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

NZD/USD ? Testing 0.818 despite Budget?s optimism


"New Zealand released its 2013 Budget at 10am EDT yesterday, showing a larger degree of optimism as compared to before. Finance Minister Bill English announced that the Government will be able to see b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-16 11:35
Taggar: dollar, finance, kiwi

Weak Ezone GDP Data Sends Euro Below $1.2900


"The dollar is stronger across the board, with gains of 0.8% against the Swissie, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% relative to the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bearish Breakout vs Channel Bottom Rebound


"Last week was not a good week for the Kiwi, well if you are a bull that is. I’m sure RBNZ Gov Wheeler and also Prime Minister Key and Finance Minister English will be happy with a weaker NZD/USD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 09:42
Taggar: bull, finance, kiwi

Resumed Yen Slide Continues


"The yen touched lows today of 101.75 per dollar and 132.29 per euro and is 1.1% softer against the U.S. currency than at Thursday’s close. The U.S. dollar also has risen 0.9% against the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 14:51
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, pound

NZD/USD Technicals ? Kumo Breakout Confirmed


"After rallying back into the Kumo following a much stronger than expected employment data yesterday, bulls suffered a rejection and was ejected out of the Kumo, affirming the breakout scenario that ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 11:16
Taggar: bear, bull, employment, foreign exchange, kiwi, market

Stronger Aussie and New Zealand Dollars


"Rises of 0.9% in the kiwi and 0.6% in the Australian dollars versus the greenback were inspired by better than expected labor statistics in those economies. Australian employment jumped 50.1K in April..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 14:26
Taggar: aussie, dollar, employment, kiwi, rate

GBP/USD at 1.5540 Before BOE Meets


"The pound traded near its highest level in almost three months against the dollar on speculation the Bank of England will refrain from expanding monetary stimulus at a policy meeting today. The euro h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 03:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, kiwi, pound

Softer Kiwi and Dollar


"In testimony, Governor Wheeler of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand disclosed that the central bank had conducted currency intervention recently to counter a significantly overvalued exchange rate. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 15:55
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD at 1.0370 as Markets Bet on Fed Stimulus


"Australia?s dollar held a two-day gain versus the U.S. currency on bets the Federal Reserve will affirm its commitment to so-called quantitative easing at the end of a policy meeting today. New Zealan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-01 06:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, trading

Somewhat Softer Dollar


"With holiday closures in Japan for Showa Day (commemorating the era of former Emperor Hirohito) and China for Labor Day, the dollar had declined 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Australian dolla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 13:37
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.848 support holding on


"Kiwi dollar continued its slide last Friday after failing to clear the 0.853 final resistance hurdle convincingly on Thursday. The combination of Wednesday’s rally, Thursday’s indecision (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 04:49
Taggar: bear, dollar, kiwi

Across-the-Board Declines in the Dollar


"The dollar has fallen 1.1% against sterling, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen,  0.4% against the euro and Australian dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 12:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bullish Sentiment Continues


"After RBNZ’s surprisingly hawkish statement yesterday, Kiwi dollar has been climbing steadily, ignoring the depressing news from Europe (German IFO sentiment survey) and US (Durable Goods Orders..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 12:04
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, goods orders, kiwi, point

Kiwi Stronger


"The New Zealand dollar, known as the kiwi, got a lift from the central bank policy statement.  Although the Official Cash Rate was left at 2.5% and the monetary policy outlook predicting the OCR..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 13:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

NZD/USD ? RBNZ Hold Rates at 2.50%, Wheeler Hawkish


"The Reserve Bank of New Zealand held key policy rate at 2.50%, meeting market expectations. However, the overall tone of the accompanying statement was much more hawkish than before. RBNZ said that ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 04:08
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, kiwi, market, rate

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bearish Breakout Continues Ahead of RBNZ Decision


"Kiwi Dollar trades lower today ahead of RBNZ’s rate decision on Wednesday morning local time (Tuesday 5:00pm EDT). Price is continuing the southbound journey after a bearish breakout has been co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 11:36
Taggar: bear, bull, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Claws Back to 1.03 as Global Risk Appetite Recovers


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose versus the greenback as gold rallied from the biggest drop in three decades, fueling appetite for risk. The South Pacific nations? currencies rebounded from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-22 06:21
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi

Growth Concern Sees AUD/USD Down Near 1.03


"Australia?s dollar reached a one- month low as stocks and commodity prices retreated, reducing investor appetite for riskier assets. Australia?s government bonds rose, sending the 10-year yield to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-18 05:31
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Technicals ? At 0.848 crossroad


"Kiwi Dollar joined all the rest of the risk correlated assets lower yesterday due to increase fear in the market. Prices have been trading lower without any reply since 11th April top, with bulls bare..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-16 10:11
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi, market, trading

Oil Prices Drag on Canadian Dollar in Currency Trading


"Loonie in forex tradingOil prices are dragging on the loonie today, as well as general risk appetite and problems across commodity currencies. The latest news out of China, indicating a slowdown, has..."

NZD/USD Technicals ? Retesting Channel Top after breakout


"Kiwi dollar has seen strong rallies since the turn of April due to a more hawkish RBNZ and slightly better economic data, lifting the price higher than Feb’s swing high – levels before the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-12 10:32
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi

Euro Stronger and Dollar Soft


"The euro reached new highs of $1.3135 and JPY 130.84.  The yen matched but did not go through yesterday’s low of 99.87 per dollar.  On balance since Wednesday’s closing levels, t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD ? Weaker Manufacturing Growth Spotted


"New Zealand’s Manufacturing sector continue to grow, with the latest Performance Index coming in at 53.4 versus a par read of 50.0. However, the rate of growth has taken a set back due to higher..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 08:43
Taggar: dollar, dollar trading, kiwi, rate, trading

NZD/USD ? Trading higher on China Imports Figures


"Kiwi dollar has been trending higher slowly, conquering new heights 1 step at a time. Price has not seen any significant dip since the bullish break of 0.845 on Monday, and instead formed consolidatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-10 06:49
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD ? Continue to Climb Higher on Housing Prices


"Kiwi continue to rise after possibility of rate hikes have been issued by Deputy Governor Spencer. Spencer is concerned over the rising housing prices which may turn into a bubble if not kept in check..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-09 04:43
Taggar: kiwi, rate

AUD/NZD ? Price Sinks on RBNZ Rate Hike Hints


"Kiwi rallied significantly against its neighbor after Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Gov. Grant Spencer re-iterated on the risks of rising housing prices. Spencer spoke to the Employers and Manufa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 08:48
Taggar: bank, consumption, kiwi, manufacture, rate

Currencies Marking Time Ahead of Key Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, yuan and sterling.  The greenback has risen 0.1% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar but dipped 0.2% versus the kiwi and by 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 13:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Technicals ? Heading higher after holding 0.84


"Kiwi traded lower since early US trading session yesterday, ignoring the better than expected Aussie trade balance and continued lower towards 0.84. Price has since recovered and push back above today..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 10:40
Taggar: aussie, kiwi, trade balance, trading

AUD/USD Around 1.0460 Before RBA Stevens? Speech


"The Australian dollar traded 0.2 percent from its highest level in two months before central bank Governor Glenn Stevens is scheduled to speak today. The so-called Aussie climbed against 15 of 16 majo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 04:02
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, rate, report

NZD/USD ? Better than expected GDP not indication of future health


"New Zealand’s Q4 GDP exceeded expectations. Y/Y figures came in at 3.0% vs 2.3% expected, while Q/Q is also higher: 1.5% vs 0.9% expected. Both figures are also higher compared to previous quart..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 10:34
Taggar: bull, dollar, kiwi

NZD/USD Moves to 82.60 as Economy Accelerates


"New Zealand?s dollar rose against all of its major peers after data showed the nation?s economy grew at the fastest pace in three years last quarter. The the nation?s bonds fell for the first time in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 09:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Drifts Below 1.04; NZ Follows Suit


"Australia?s dollar remained lower after its biggest drop in more than a week versus the greenback after Cyprus?s parliament rejected a bank-deposit levy needed to secure a bailout, sapping demand for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 09:08
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, spread

Friday Profit-Taking


"The dollar and stocks are lower this Ides of March. The dollar fell 0.5% against the yen, euro and Swiss franc but is unchanged versus the yen and yuan.  The greenback dipped 0.1% against the loo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/JPY Technicals ? Long-term Bulls vs Short-term Bears


"Price recovered significantly after the fall post dovish RBNZ rate decision. Kiwi has since stabilized and NZD/JPY is once again trading close to 79.0, in part due to Yen’s weakening after the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 12:02
Taggar: bank, bear, bull, kiwi, rate, trading

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bulls feeling the heat


"Yesterday’s rally inspired by a stronger Chinese Yuan has been burnt out by more news of drought in New Zealand. Local headlines are filled with more reports about the ongoing heat wave plaguing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 05:29
Taggar: aussie, kiwi, report

Drought Worsens as Kiwi Dollar Touches 6-Week Low against Aussie


"New Zealand?s dollar dropped against all its major peers as a worsening drought threatened the nation?s agricultural economy. The so-called kiwi touched a six-week low against the Australian dollar ah..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 02:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? Bearish Pressure Remains despite Stronger Economic Data


"Early morning Kiwi was propped up by better Manpower Survey figures and stronger Housing data. However, the rally began to unravel towards midday trade and has subsequently collapsed below the 0.826 s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 11:49
Taggar: bull, kiwi

Dollar Sets New 2013 Highs against Several Key Currencies


"Investors? appetite for risk was fortified today by China?s trade figures and the U.S. Labor Department jobs report. 1.2955 per euro, JPY 96.57, CHF 0.9547 and 1.4885 per pound constitute new dollar h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 19:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound, report

AUD/USD Drops to 1.0230 Ahead of Trade Data


"Australia?s dollar slid against most major peers before a report that may show the nation?s trade deficit widened. The so-called Aussie remained lower after the biggest drop in a week against its U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-07 02:35
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? RBNZ Next Week Eyed as Drought Hits New Zealand


"Recent droughts in New Zealand is estimated to cost NZ economy 1 billion NZD. The drought is likely to impact volume of food products produced, pushing up prices and limiting appeal of Kiwi exports. H..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-06 11:54
Taggar: bull, economy, kiwi, market, rate, report

NZD/USD ? Unfazed by worsening Trade Balance


"New Zealand latest Trade Balance data worsened, with Exports falling from 4.10B to 3.35B, amidst expectations of 3.60B. Imports grew to 3.65B, even higher than Dec’s 3.57B which has also been re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-27 06:06
Taggar: bear, economy, kiwi, trade balance

Increase in Iron-ore Prices see Aussie 10-Year Yield Touch 9-Month High


"Australian bonds fell, pushing the benchmark 10-year yield to the highest level in nine months, as an increase in iron-ore prices to the most in five weeks curbed demand for the safety of the top-rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 05:04
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

Stronger Yen and Aussie Dollar


"The U.S. dollar has declined 0.5% against the yen and 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar.  Other overnight dollar movement has been muted, with gains of 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 14:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

China Milk Powder Reports sees N.Z. Dollar Drop


"The New Zealand dollar fell against its 16 major peers after reports that China has destroyed some milk powder imported from the South Pacific nation. The so-called kiwi dropped versus the U.S. dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 06:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, report

NZ Beats Australia


"New Zealand?s dollar climbed to a 2 1/2-year high against Australia?s currency as the smaller nation?s retail sales grew faster than economists predicted, boosting bets its central bank will raise int..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 05:41
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, point, rate, retail sales

NZD/USD ? Retail Sales push price for potential bullish breakout


"Kiwi Retail Sales volume grew by the most in six years, propelling NZD/USD to 17-month high. This better than expected print continues the bullish surprises we’ve seen yesterday, with Business N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-15 04:44
Taggar: bull, consumer confidence, kiwi, retail sales

Weaker-than-Projected Ezone GDP Depresses Euro and European Equities


"The dollar has risen 0.9% against the euro and 0.6% versus the Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency otherwise is up 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% against the loonie and Aussie dollar but down 0.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

GBP/NZD Technicals ? Dovish BOE Inflation Report Ally-oop bears? dunk


"GBP/NZD has been going lower since the past 3 years as a result of stronger Kiwi economic fundamentals versus UK’s ailing economy. However, this trend hit a snag back in Q4 2012 when Kiwi’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 04:53
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, employment, kiwi, rate

Focus on Bank of England and ECB


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with gains of 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the euro and yen, and 0.1% against the Australian dollar but declines of 0.3% versus the Swiss franc and sterling and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 15:18
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Somewhat Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has strengthened 0.8% against the Aussie currency, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and poun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Weaker Yen and Australian Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the yen and 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar.  The greenback lost 0.3% to the euro, 0.2% to the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yuan and Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 15:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

AUD/NZD Technicals ? Dovish RBA spoils rally


"Kiwi has been outperforming its neighbor’s counterpart, with prices falling from 2011 high of 1.38 to current levels below 1.24. Prices have seen some bullish recovery along the way, but undenia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 11:33
Taggar: bull, economy, kiwi, rate

AUD/USD Moves up to 1.0450 Before Rate Announcement


"The Australian dollar rose against a majority of its counterparts amid speculation the central bank will hold interest rates unchanged. The Aussie gained versus 13 of its 16 most-traded peers before t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 02:50
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, oil, rate

Euro Hits some Bumps in the Road


"The dollar has climbed 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the yen and yuan.  It is also down 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi and sterling, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUDUSD Moves to 1.0430 and Bonds Fall, before RBA Meets


"Australia?s bonds fell, sending benchmark 10-year yields to a nine-month high, and the local dollar was supported amid speculation the central bank will hold interest rates unchanged tomorrow. The so-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 05:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi, rate, report

Week in FX Asia ? The Kiwis Gave Us ?The Hobbit? And Now An Expensive ?Dollar?


"While the Yen is getting battered against all currencies on the grounds that the Japanese government wants that to be so, the Kiwi is rallying. Governor Wheeler at the RBNZ has been the main catalyst..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-01 19:56
Taggar: bull, currencies, economy, indicators, kiwi, market

China Manufacturing Data Disappoints, AUDUSD Eases Back Towards 1.04


"The Australian dollar fell, erasing earlier gains after growth in Chinese manufacturing trailed economists? estimates, damping trade prospects. The so-called kiwi touched the highest since August 2011..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-01 05:19
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

Dollar Steady on Final Day of January


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, yuan, and Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus the euro, loonie, Australian dolar and sterling, and off 0.1% against the kiwi. Share prices in the Pacific Rim closed up..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 14:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Keep Your Powder Dry Ahead Of NFP


"The headline US GDP was a much larger pill to swallow than expected, the Fed announcement was anti-climatic, the Kiwi?s surprised by being less hawkish and now we find out that Europe?s backbone, Germ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 13:33
Taggar: announcement, currency, fed announcement, fx trade, kiwi, oil

NZ Dollar Near 3 Month High Versus Australian Dollar


"New Zealand?s dollar was near the strongest against its Australian counterpart in three months after the smaller nation?s Reserve Bank said global economic growth will accelerate. The so-called kiwi a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 02:47
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate, report

NZD / USD Technicals ? Preparing for FOMC and RBNZ


"Within the next 24 hours, both the US FED and Kiwi’s RBNZ will be making scheduled announcements regarding their respective monetary policy and interest rates decisions. The Fed is expected to k..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 09:26
Taggar: announcement, kiwi, market, rate

AUD / USD Moves to Four Day High Above 1.0470


"Australia?s dollar gained versus against its U.S. counterpart for the first time in five days as investor risk appetite swelled and commodities and stocks rose. The Aussie strengthened against the maj..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 02:38
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, trading

Japanese Government on Defensive over Yen Policy


"Foreign governments continue to depict the actions and remarks of the new Japanese government as a breach of the rule against competitive devaluation.  The yen recovered 0.4% against the dollar o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 14:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Australian and NZ Dollars Rise as Asian Stocks Advance


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose against most of their major counterparts as Asian stocks gained, boosting demand for riskier assets. Australia?s bonds fell, boosting the benchmark 10-year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-29 04:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Yen Reacts Adversely after BoJ Decisions


"The yen lost 1.1% on balance against the dollar overnight.  The U.S. currency is otherwise down 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the Swissie, 0.3% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 15:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Australian and N.Z. Dollars Rise to Highest Against Yen Since 2008


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose to the strongest against the yen in more than four years as the Japanese currency tumbled on bets policy makers will work to push it down further to spur ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-18 02:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

Volatile Currency Movements Overnight


"The U.S. dollar has risen 1.1% versus the yen but declined 1.0% against the kiwi.  The buck advanced 0.5% against the Aussie dollar but dropped 0.6% against the euro.  The dollar also has ea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

Sentiment Data Leads Aussie Dollar Fall Versus Yen


"The Australian dollar fell for a second day against the yen after data showed consumer confidence was little changed from a two-month low, underscoring concern the South Pacific nation?s economy is we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-16 05:27
Taggar: aussie, bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, kiwi

AUDUSD Drops below 1.0550 Before Employment Data


"The Australian dollar slid versus most of its 16 major peers before a report this week that may show an increase in unemployment, adding to signs of weakness in the domestic economy. Australia?s curre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 06:54
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, economy, employment, kiwi, report

NZD/USD Technicals ? 0.84 vs 0.843


"Daily Chart Rally in Kiwi hit a snag as price failed to overcome 0.843, the support for Dec 2012. Stochastic reading shows a potential crossing in the works, but a proper bearish signal can only be c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-11 11:41
Taggar: bear, kiwi, trading

Softer Yen and Dollar ahead of ECB Monthly Press Conference


"The yen lost 0.4% against the dollar on continuing expectations of more expansionary fiscal and monetary policies in Japan. The dollar otherwise had declined 0.6% versus the Australian dollar, 0.5% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-10 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Renewed Downdrift in Yen


"The yen is 0.3% firmer against the dollar, which otherwise shows no change against the Swiss and Australian currencies, a rise of 0.1% against the kiwi and sterling and 0.1% dips versus the yuan, loon..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-08 14:45
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Somewhat Firmer Yen


"The yen, which had fallen sharply over the past 1-1/2 months, has corrected upward 0.3% against the dollar.  Finance Minister Aso spoke hopefully that a formal change in the Bank of Japan law may..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-07 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, kiwi

Lots of Japanese Data and Disappointing Retail PMI Scores


"The dollar extended its 28-month high against the yen to 86.65.  The greenback shows net overnight gains of 0.4% against the euro and Swissie and of 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, and sterling.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 12:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie and Kiwi Rise Against Yen After Report on China Manufacturing


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose against the yen after a private report showed Chinese manufacturing improved, boosting trade prospects. The so-called Aussie climbed to a nine-month high ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 05:46
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, report

Australian and NZ Dollars Near Two-Month Highs Before Fed Meeting


"The Australian and New Zealand currencies traded near the highest levels in more than two months against the dollar amid bets the Federal Reserve will add to monetary stimulus at its policy meeting st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-11 04:25
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Australian Dollar Slides a Little to 1.0470 as China Trade Data Disappoints


"Australia?s dollar fell from the highest in more than two months after Chinese exports and imports trailed economists? forecasts, damping the South Pacific nation?s trade prospects. The so-called Auss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-10 06:43
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, kiwi

Aussie Dollar Holds on Near 1.05 on China Rebound Signs


"Australia?s dollar traded 0.3 percent from the highest in more than two months amid signs economic growth in China is rebounding, boosting the South Pacific nation?s prospects for exports. The so-call..."

Another Day Closer to Yearend and a Downgrade of Greek Debt


"The currency markets are mostly calm.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro and loonie, down 0.1% relative to the yen and sterling, and up 0.1% versus the yuan and Swiss franc.  The U.S..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-06 15:00
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Busy Data Day


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, with gains of 0.3% against the Swiss franc and yen and 0.2% versus the euro, no change relative to the Australian dollar, and slight losses of 0.2% against the kiwi and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-05 15:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Not a Big Reaction to Greek Debt Agreement


"Ecofin and the IMF settled their differences over Greek aid, paving the way for a EUR 34.4 billion installment next month.  The accord’s assumptions about future Greek growth look suspect..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-27 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie and Kiwi Near 2-Week Highs


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars traded near their strongest levels in two weeks as speculation euro-area finance ministers will unlock bailout funds for Greece boosted demand for higher-yieldin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-26 05:29
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi, share, shares

Dollar Down, Stocks Up, and Japan Closed


"Continuing optimism about the resolution of Euroland?s debt crisis and U.S. fiscal cliff talks depressed the dollar by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% versus the Swissie and Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-23 17:30
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Weak Retail Sales push NZD lower: Charts


"Retail Sales contracted in Q3, surprising the majority of analysts who forecasted a mild increase. Core retail sales decrease by 0.3% amidst a 0.6% estimate, while Retail Sales dropped 0.4% vs a 0.4%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-14 09:29
Taggar: employment, kiwi, retail sales, trading

PMI and IFO Data Show Darkening German Economy


"The euro and Swiss franc have declined 0.3% against the dollar, which is otherwise off 0.6% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus sterling, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, 0.2% against the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-24 13:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Further Weakening of Japanese Yen


"The dollar has climbed 0.6% against the yen but fallen by 0.4% versus the euro and kiwi, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-22 13:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lower Share Prices and Bond Yields but Fairly Steady Currencies


"Overnight movements in the dollar this Friday were limited to gains of 0.2% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% vrsus the euro, Aussie dollar, yuan and loonie, along with dips of 0.1% relative to the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, report

Anxiety Surrounding Summit of EU Leaders in Brussels


"The dollar strengthened 0.4% against the yen but weakened 0.2% relative to the yuan.  Otherwise, the greenback is unchanged from the close on Wednesday against the Swiss franc, kiwi, sterling and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-18 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

EUR/USD above $1.3100 for First Time since May 4th


"The dollar has lost 0.4% against the euro and Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan.  The loonie is steady. A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-17 11:35
Taggar: dollar, investment, kiwi, loonie, market

Aussie Moves to Two-Week High above 1.03 as Spain Bailout Bets Boosts Risk


"The Australian dollar climbed to its highest level in two weeks and government bonds fell as speculation Spain is closer to requesting a sovereign bailout spurred appetite for riskier assets. New Zeal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-17 06:05
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, investment, kiwi

More PMI Reports and a Monster Australian Trade Deficit


"The dollar has gained 0.5% against the kiwi and 0.3% versus the Australian dollar.  Other dollar pairs are pretty stable.  The greenback is unchanged against the euro and yuan, up 0.2% relat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-03 14:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Euro, Aussie Slide as Rally Succumbs to Profit-Taking


"The euro tested last week’s low against the dollar on Monday, while the growth-linked Aussie and kiwi slid on profit-taking as their rally sparked by stimulus moves made by the world’s cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 07:42
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, profit

Uneventful Friday So Far


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen and yuan but down 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.2% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 13:10
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Disappointing Purchasing Managers Reports from China and Euroland


"Share prices and bond yields are lower, while the dollar has risen in response to continuing concern about Spain and weak preliminary purchasing manager survey data for September. The dollar has climb..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-20 14:04
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

European Stocks and the Euro Suffer Setback


"Share prices in Europe are having their worst session in two weeks.  Such have so far slumped by 2.3% in Italy, 1.8% in Spain, 1.3% in France, 1.1% in Germany, and 0.9% in Britain. The euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-18 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

Quiet Monday, Steady Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged on net from Friday closing levels against the yen, loonie, Swiss franc and kiwi.  The greenback has risen 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% versus the yuan and euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-17 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Australian Dollar Trades Near 3-Week High Ahead of Fed Decision


"The Australian dollar traded 0.4 percent from the highest level in three weeks as speculation the Federal Reserve may signal further stimulus supported demand for riskier assets. The so-called Aussie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-13 02:59
Taggar: aussie, bank, currency, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi

Softer Dollar


"The dollar has lost 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the loonie and Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc and yen, and 0.2% against sterling.  The yuan is s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-11 13:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lots of Data Hardly Moved the Dollar


"The dollar has edged up 0.1% against the yen, euro, Swissie, kiwi and sterling and is 0.1% lowr against the loonie and yuan.  The only meaningful change is the greenback’s 0.5% advance agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-10 14:02
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Big Day for Central Bank Watching


"The Aussie dollar has rebounded 0.5% against its U.S. counterpart in spite of soft Australian labor market data. The U.S. currency otherwise is unchanged against the yen and sterling and down by 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-06 13:43
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Ezone Service PMI Scores Revised Lower as Investors Continue to Await ECB Meeting


"The Australian dollar fell another 0.4% against the U.S. currency in reaction to 2Q Aussie GDP figures and touched a 6-week low of $1.0165.. The greenback also advanced 0.3% against the loonie and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-05 14:14
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Eye on Jackson Hole, Gulf Coast, and Greek Debt


"It?s been another summer Monday of waiting for events to unfold.  The dollar is marking time with no net overnight changes against the euro, yen, Swiss franc or loonie, an uptick of 0.1% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-27 16:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Mostly Steady on a Busy Day for Data Releases


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yuan, kiwi, loonie and sterling.  It is 0.2% firmer versus the yen and has slipped 0.1% relative to the euro, Swissie, and Australian dollar. Share p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-14 14:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Japanese GDP Released on Otherwise Quiet Monday


"Overnight dollar movements have been modest, with gains of 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the loonie and sterling but losses of 0.2% against the euro an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-13 12:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

More Weak Data Reported Around the World


"China, Japan, Britain and India released data accentuating economic weakness. Central banks in Japan, Indonesia, and Korea left policy stances unchanged. The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, Sw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-09 13:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie Near Four-Month High on Domestic Economy Optimism


"Australia?s dollar was 0.6 percent from its highest level in more than four months after data showed home-loan approvals rose in June by the most this year, adding to signs of improvement in the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 19:12
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, kiwi

European Equities and Euro Turn Lower


"The euro and Swiss franc that shadows it are each 0.3% weaker against the dollar, which otherwise has lost 0.4% versus the yen, 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% against the Australian dollar and yua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 13:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Currency Markets Quiet


"The dollar has edged down 0.1% against the loonie, euro, Swissie, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback is unchanged against the kiwi, 0.3% lower versus sterling and 0.1% firmer relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-07 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Second Week of August Begins Quietly


"The dollar rose 0.5% against sterling, fell 0.4% against the yen, and is otherwise pretty stable with upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan but a 0.2% dip relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-06 13:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report, share

Waiting to See What Mr. Draghi Announces


"All eyes are on the ECB press conference, which starts at 12:30 GMT. The dollar has slipped by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Swissie and Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 13:00
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Investors Brace for End-Month Flood of Information


"Dollar movement overnight was limited to gains of 0.1% against the yen and sterling and losses of 0.3% versus the yuan, 0.2% against the euro, kiwi and Australian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-31 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Less Investor Angst than Earlier this Week


"The dollar and yen have eased in tandem by 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.5% against the euro, Swissie, loonie, and sterling.  The dollar also has edged 0.1% lowe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 13:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar?s Turn to Decline


"Wednesday trading has seen a slight correction.  The dollar has fallen 0.7% against the euro, which is back above $1.2100.  The dollar also fell by 0.7% relative to the Swiss franc and is of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-25 13:45
Taggar: day trading, dollar, kiwi, loonie, trading

Growth Outlook Weighing on Investor Psychology


"The dollar has risen by 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to sterling, and 0.1% against the Australian dollar, but the greenback also lost 0.1% against the kiwi and yua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-16 13:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, kiwi

Spain Gets More Bad News


"The dollar has declined 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the loonie, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, and 0.2% relative to the euro, Swissie, and sterling.  The yuan is steady. Share pri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-14 17:22
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

AUD/NZD Consolidates into Symmetrical Triangle on W1


"After a short-term double top formation on Aussie/Kiwi failed last week, something new is emerging in the same currency pair. A multi-year bullish trend that has started for&#..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-10 12:13
Taggar: aussie, bull, currency, currency pair, forex, kiwi

Weaker Stocks, Stronger Dollar, Lots of Data Released


"The dollar and yen climbed overnight by 1.1% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.8% versus the kiwi, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.7% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yuan. Equities slumped..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 16:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Basically Unchanged on Balance


"The dollar has edged up 0.1% against the yen, Aussie dollar and kiwi and shows no net changes versus sterling, the Swiss franc, euro and yuan.  Swiss central bankers reportedly are making conting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-29 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, report

Dollar Steady Despite Lots of New Information


"The dollar shows no overnight change against the yen, euro, and Swiss franc.  The greenback lost 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the loonie and sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-10 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

PMI Surveys Reveal Diverging Trends, Sending Euro Lower


"The dollar is 0.8% stronger against the euro and up 0.7% versus the Swiss franc.  The dollar shows smaller advances of 0.3% relative to the kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and sterling and 0.1% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-02 13:56
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

An Outsized Interest Rate Cut by Australia?s Central Bank


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Official Cash Rate was slashed by 50 basis points to 3.75%, twice the expected reduction.  The Aussie dollar and kiwi in response fell by 1.1% and 0.7% again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-01 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, point, rate

End-April Brings Confirmation of Spanish Recession


"Spain posted a second consecutive quarter of negative GDP growth. Japan closed for Showa Day, commemorating Emperor Hirohito’s birthday. Euroland released data on consumer prices and money and c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-30 13:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

FOMC Begins Two-Day Meeting


"There’s been scant overnight movement in the dollar, which is unchanged against the euro, Swissie and loonie, up 0.1% relative to the yen and kiwi, and off 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-24 13:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro and European Stocks Strengthened Overnight


"The U.S. dollar has relinquished 0.6% against the euro, sterling and Swiss franc.  The Greenback also lost 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the yen and yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-11 13:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Big EU Meeting as First Quarter Ends


"The dollar is softer at the New York opening on this final day of the calendar quarter with drops of 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the yen and Swissie, 0.3% relative to the euro and sterling, 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-30 13:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Some Soft European Data Released


"The dollar is narrowly mixed this Wednesday, with overnight declines of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% versus the euro and Swiss franc offset by gains of 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.2% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-28 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Fragile End to a Fragile Week in Financial Markets


"The euro is trading 0.4% higher at $1.3252 in spite of new evidence released yesterday that Europe is in recession.  The dollar has also declined 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-23 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

Major Currencies at Mid-March


"Currencies did not share in the high dramatics of sovereign debt yields, equities and gold prices this past week.  The dollar has so far risen just over 1.0% against the yen and sterling but dipp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-16 19:12
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi, share

Greek Public Sector Involvement Debt Swap Secures 95.7% Participation


"The dollar is trading higher by 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swissie, 0.3% relative to the Canadian and Australian dollars, and 0.2% versus the yen, kiwi and sterling.  The yuan is stea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-09 14:42
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share, trading

Risk On ahead of ECB Press Conference and Greek PSI Deadline


"The U.S. currency has risen 0.6% against the yen.  The dollar otherwise is down 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% against the Swissie and 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Firmer Dollar as EU Leaders Meet in Brussels


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen and euro, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the Ca..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-02 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, margin

March Comes in Like a Lamb


"Amid a deluge of data releases, markets were generally well-behaved to start the new month. The dollar is steady against the euro and Swissie and shows modest losses of 0.3% versus the Canadian and Au..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-01 15:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Second Greek Bailout Agreed and Met with Market Skepticism


"EU finance ministers in Brussels reached agreement on a Greek bailout in the wee early hours of Tuesday.  EUR/USD initially advanced to $1.3294 but settled back to $1.3222 currently, a net overni..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 14:14
Taggar: currency, dollar, finance, kiwi

Upbeat Investor Mood as Britain Reports Resilient Retail Sales


"Risk appetite has been evident. The dollar overnight eased 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus sterling, and 0.1% relative to the Australian and Canadian dollars.  EUR/USD is steady.  So is t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-17 14:12
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, share

Markets React as Greek Lawmakers Approve Austerity Measures by 199-74 Vote


"The dollar and yen are unchanged against each other but down against other major currencies.  The greenback fell overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the Australian dollar, 0.5% relati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-13 13:38
Taggar: currencies, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Guarded Optimism After European Service PMI Releases and Ahead of U.S. Labor Report


"The dollar is mostly marking time, with gains of 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie, no change against the yen and yuan, and dips of 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 14:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Quiet Start to Groundhog?s Day ? Eye on Bernanke


"The dollar shows minimal overnight movement.  It’s up 0.2% and 0.1% against the Swiss franc and euro but down 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie, Aussie dollar, kiwi and yuan.  Sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-02 14:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Month-end Data Deluge and Better Market Tone


"Riskier assets were better bid on the final day of January. Stocks are mostly higher.  The dollar is down.  Commodities and bond yields rose. The dollar has fallen 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-31 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Still Watching Greece and Waiting for U.S. GDP Data


"The dollar has softened overnight by 0.6% versus the yen, 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the euro, and 0.2% against the loonie, Swissie, and sterling. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-27 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Markets Pumped by Fed Decision and Greek PSI Rumor


"There is a stronger risk appetite today. The euro touched a 5-week high of $1.3176 and is 0.3% stronger on balance. The dollar has also slipped 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-26 14:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Crowded Calendar of U.S. Data Releases


"The dollar declined overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% against the Swissie and euro, and 0.2% versus the Australian dollar, loonie, and sterling.  The yen and yuan are unchanged against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-18 14:33
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Even German GDP Contracted Last Quarter


"The dollar has firmed overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro and sterling, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-11 14:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Relentless Concern about Europe


"Risk aversion is persisting.  It can be seen in an 0.8% overnight drop of the euro against the dollar.  The euro traded below its 2011 low.  The dollar also gained 0.8% against the Swis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-05 14:48
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Fresh Risk Aversion


"The German Dax and Paris Cac have declined so far by 0.8% and 0.9%.  After dropping Tuesday, the dollar recovered today by 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% versus the euro and Australian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-04 14:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Strengthening on Penultimate Day of 2011


"The dollar advanced 0.6% against the yen, 0.4% versus the euro and sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swissie and Australian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The yuan is 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-29 14:21
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Continuing Concerns over Europe at the Christmas Break


"A narrowly mixed dollar has risen 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% against the euro but fallen 0.2% against the Australia dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie.  The k..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-23 18:09
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Trading Winding Down as Blood is Spilt in Iraq


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, showing rises of 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus the yen and euro, and 0.1% against the loonie and sterling.  The dollar has lost 0.3% against the kiwi aft..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-22 17:11
Taggar: aussie, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

For a Change Some Good News to Lift Risk Appetite


"The dollar lost 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.9% versus the kiwi and sterling, 0.6% relative to the loonie, euro and Swissie, and 0.1% against the yen.  The yuan is steady.  Pre-Chri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-20 14:49
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, trading

European Equities Absorb New Hit


"Share prices are so far down another 1.5% in France and 0.9% in Great Britain and Germany.  Earlier, stocks fell 1.0% in China, 0.8% in India, 0.7% in Thailand and Sri Lanka, 0.5% in Hong Kong an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-14 14:39
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Europe Holds Key to Rest of December


"Investors are marking time with guarded optimism that the ECB will cut rates tomorrow and that the EU summit will produce substantive policy changes.  The Greek parliament approved an austerity b..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-07 14:36
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Softer Dollar


"The dollar gave back ground today, falling 2.3% against the Aussie dollar, 2.1% relative to the kiwi, 1.4% against the loonie, 1.0% each versus the euro and Swissie, and 0.8% against sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-28 14:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Fragile yet Better Tone in Market


"Stocks in Europe have firmed 0.8% in Germany, 0.6% in France, and 0.4% in Great Britain. The dollar, which does best under conditions of high risk aversion, settled back 0.5% against the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-22 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

European Worries Return


"Risk aversion picked up anew.  The dollar is 0.2% softer against the yen but has advanced 0.6% against the euro, 0.8% versus sterling, 0.7% relative to the loonie, 0.4% against the Australian dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-14 14:12
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Suspense in Greek and Italian Politics


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yen and euro but otherwise mixed.  The U.S. currency slid by 0.5% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling but has risen against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-08 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Advent


"The dollar slipped back 0.7% versus the euro, 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.4% relative to the yen and Swissie, 0.3% against sterling and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The greenback is unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-02 13:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euphoria Dissipating


"Markets today show a lack of follow-through after Thursday’s euphoric relief rally. The dollar recovered 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and 0.1% against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-28 12:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Ezone Crisis Resolution Remains in Doubt


"Overnight currency movement has been constrained outside of a 0.6% drop in the kiwi.  The U.S. dollar dipped 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the Swissie and sterling, and 0.1% versus th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 13:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

France and German Still Apart over EU Debt Bailout Plan


"The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% versus the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the Australian and Canadian dollars.  It’s unchanged against sterling and the yuan and down 0.2% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-21 12:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Significant Drop in Dollar and Yen


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen but down by 1.8% against the kiwi, 1.7% versus the Australian dollar, 1.3% relative to the Swissie, 1.2% against the loonie, 1.1% against sterling and 1.0% vis-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-12 13:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

German-French Accord to Recapitalize European Banks


"French President Sarkozy and German Chancellor Merkel on Sunday announced an agreement to ensure sufficient capitalization of European banks. Although few details of the accord were released, markets..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-10 13:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, market

U.S. and Canadian Jobs Day


"Markets have absorbed yesterday’s ECB and Bank of England policy announcements and now look ahead to the release of North American September employment data.  Weak U.S. jobs numbers are ant..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-07 13:29
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, employment, kiwi, market

A Further Spike in Risk Aversion Amid More Signs of Coming Recession


"Yesterday’s FOMC announcement citing “significant downside risks to the economic outlook” but not including more quantitative easing received a poor market reaction in the United Sta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-22 13:37
Taggar: announcement, dollar, kiwi, market, rate

A Busy Day of Data Releases, Events, and Market Movement


"The dollar is lower, with overnight losses of 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the euro and sterling, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% versus the Canadian and Australian dollars, and 0.1% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-15 13:52
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Growing Dollar Confidence


"Simply put, the dollar is performing better.  It posted solid gains against commodity-sensitive currencies in August, climbing 3.0% against the kiwi, 2.8% versus the Australian dollar, and 2.2% r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-09 21:18
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

A Buoyant Dollar as G7 Meets


"The dollar is showing net gains of 0.6% against the Swissie, 0.5% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.4% versus the Canadian dollar, 0.3% against the yen and kiwi, and 0.1% versus the yuan a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-09 14:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, trading

Spotlight on Central Banks and Obama


"The dollar is 0.6% higher against the Swiss franc, which is trading at 1.2141 per euro.  Swiss National Bank officials intend to unilaterally prevent the franc from strengthening past 1.2000/EUR..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-08 14:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, trading

Digesting End-August Data


"European currencies were depressed by weak end-month regional data.  The dollar has gained 0.8% against the euro, 0.7% relative to the Swissie, and 0.5% against sterling.  The dollar otherwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-30 14:05
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Swissie Weakens, Commodity Currencies Strengthen, and Irene Not as Bad as Feared


"The U.S. dollar rose 1.1% against the Swiss franc but lost 0.6% against the Canadian dollar, 0.7% relative to the kiwi and 0.4% against the Aussie dollar.  Other dollar relationships are pretty s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-29 13:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Jackson Hole Expectations Dumbed Down


"The annual Jackson Hole symposium sponsored by the Kansas City Fed begins today, with Bernanke speaking at 14:00 GMT tomorrow.  Analysts have scaled back their expectations that he might unveil s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-25 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Soft in Spite of Risk Aversion


"The Swissie and yen at 14:40 GMT were 48.8% and 21.2% stronger than their 2010 lows against the dollar and 18.0% and 4.5% above last year’s highs.  The kiwi and Aussie dollar were 3.5% and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-22 19:28
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

New Zealand Dollar Drops Against U.S. Dollar in Forex Trading


"Kiwi in currency tradingThe New Zealand dollar is lower today in forex trading after expectations of a higher rate were crushed. The central bank in New Zealand decided to keep the interest rate the s..."

Commodity Currencies Trade Higher than the U.S. Dollar


"U.S. dollar sinks on debt ceiling differencesCommodity currencies are trading near highs against the U.S. dollar today as concerns about what's next for the U.S. debt ceiling dominate financial market..."

New Zealand Dollar Performs Unexpectedly Well in Forex Trading


"Kiwi higher in currency tradingThe New Zealand dollar is performing quite well today in forex trading on the currency market. Taking a break from the focus on the euro zone and the U.S., some forex tr..."

Spotlight on Greece and China


"Currency movements were limited overnight, reflecting a loss of leadership due to U.S. Independence Day closure.  The dollar is 0.5% higher against the Aussie dollar and shows other gains of 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-04 14:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Down Ahead of Greek Vote on Austerity Later Today


"The euro topped $1.4400 for the first time in a week and is 0.4% higher on balance.  The dollar has also lost 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the Canadi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-29 13:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Austerity Vote by Greek Parliament Delayed to Wednesday


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, showing gains of 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the euro, kiwi and Canadian dollar but losses of 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yuan, Aussie do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-28 13:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Greek Woes Depress Euro Against Dollar and Crosses


"European Finance Ministers did not make progress finding a way to share the cost of a restructured Greek debt. Moody’s is reviewing the rating of three French banks that are vulnerable to such a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-15 13:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, kiwi, share

Another Earthquake Strikes New Zealand


"Interest rate hike for kiwi likely pushed backMany forex traders have been hoping for an interest rate hike for New Zealand, but that is unlikely, given that there has been another earthquake in Chris..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-13 10:00
Taggar: cpi, currencies, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, fx market, gold, kiwi, market, rate, trading

Canadian Dollar Performs well in U.S. Session


"Loonie higher in currency tradingThe Canadian dollar has performed well in the U.S. session, heading higher in currency trading on the FX market. The loonie was one of the best performers today, thank..."

Central Banks in the News


"The kiwi advanced 1.1% against the dollar following an upbeat statement from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, which left its Official Cash Rate at 2.5% but spoke about an improved economic outlook. Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-09 13:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

A Ton of Data Releases as May Ends


"The dollar at 15:00 GMT was down 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the loonie, 0.7% against the euro, 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the yuan.  The greenback has risen overn..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-31 17:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie is Breaking Away from Kiwi


"The correlation between the Australian Dollar and New Zealand Dollar is among the strongest that exists between two currencies. Given their regional bond and similar dependence on commodities to drive..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-31 01:25
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Closing Week on Back Foot as G8 Leaders Meet in France


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.2% against the Swiss franc, 0.9% versus the euro, 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against both the yen and sterling and 0.1% versus the C..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-27 15:54
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Fell Thursday Even as Investors Remained on Edge


"On Thursday, the dollar lost 1.4% against the kiwi, 1.8% versus the Swissy, 0.8% against the yen and Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to sterling, and 0.3% against the euro.  President Obama reported..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-26 00:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, report, swissy

Concerns Continue about Advanced Economies


"The dollar is mixed, and stocks are trading precariously.  The dollar rose 0.6% against the Australian dollar and by 0.2% relative to the yen, Canadian dollar, euro, and kiwi.  The greenback..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-25 13:25
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, trading

Euro Trading Back Above $1.4000 But Greek Problem Persists


"The euro, which touched a low of $1.3969 on Monday, recovered to $1.4108, 0.4% stronger than Monday’s close.  The dollar is also down overnight by 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-24 13:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Rises as Stocks Swoon to One-Month Low


"The risk trade is off, boosting the dollar by 1.1% against the euro, 1.3% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% versus sterling, 0.4% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-23 13:26
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Now Official that Japan Relapsed into Recession


"The dollar has risen 0.4% against the recession-laden yen but has otherwise lost 0.5% against the Canadian dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro, kiwi and Aussie dollar, and 0.2% against sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-19 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Focus Continues on Greece


"Dollar movements overnight were moderately positive.  The greenback advanced 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% relative to the kiwi and sterling, 0.3% versus the yen, 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-10 13:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, rate

Can?t Get There from Here


"This has been a very volatile and ultimately strong week for the beleaguered dollar.  Compared to the period’s lows, the dollar at 14:20 GMT on Friday had advanced by 3.0% against the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-06 18:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar Again Lower


"The dollar has fallen 0.8% against the Swiss franc and by 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.2% relative to the yen, yuan and euro and 0.1% against the Canadian dollar, Australian dollar, and sterling.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-29 14:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Most Markets Shut for Good Friday


"With very few markets trading, overnight price movements were very minimal. The dollar has risen 0.2% against the yen and yuan and by 0.1% against the Canadian dollar.  The U.S. currency is uncha..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-22 12:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, market, swissy, trading

Broad-Based Dollar Losses


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against sterling, 0.7% versus the Canadian, New Zealand and Australian dollars, and 0.5% against the yen, Swiss franc and yuan.  The dollar hit its weakest level..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-21 13:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Is the Kiwi the Most Overvalued Currency?


"During recent interviews with the Forex Blog, both Mike Kulej of FX Madness and the team at Action Forex imparted their beliefs that the New Zealand Dollar is currently the world’s most underval..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-19 17:07
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, kiwi

Weaker Euro


"The dollar rose 0.4% against the euro and is 1.0% stronger than yesterday’s low of 1.4523/EUR.  The dollar also advanced 0.4% against the Canadian dollar, 0.2% relative to the Australian do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-14 13:57
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Weaker Yen and Dollar


"The dollar climbed above JPY 85.0 for the first time since last September 24, edging up 0.2%.  The dollar otherwise lost 1.0% against the Swiss franc, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-04-06 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Weaker Dollar at End-Quarter


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.6% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% against the Canadian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, Aussie dollar, yuan, and sterling.  The doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-31 13:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Equities Higher


"Asian and European stocks made solid gains as quarter-end nears and despite S&P credit rating downgrades of Greece and Portugal. The yen is trading heavily with a 0.8% decline to 83.11 per dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-30 13:36
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, trading

Bank of Japan Takes Many Actions to Support Economy and Markets


"Across-the-board strength has seen the dollar rise 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% versus the yen, kiwi and yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-14 13:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

European Currencies Stronger against Dollar and Yen


"The dollar fell 0.4% against the euro and Swiss franc and 0.3% relative to sterling.  The greenback is unchanged relative to the Canadian and Australian dollars as well as the yen.  The doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-02 14:32
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

Heavy Data Barrage But Not Much Currency Movement


"The dollar shows gains of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% relative to the kiwi.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the yuan and Swiss franc and down 0.1% against sterling, the Canadian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-01 15:27
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi

New Zealand Dollar in 'Big Trouble'


"As investors speculate a rate cut by New Zealand's central bank, Kathy Lien, director of currency research at GFT, expects further downside in the Kiwi dollar."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-24 13:45
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, rate

A Softer Dollar


"Continuing unrest and uncertainty in the Middle East has not prevented the dollar from falling 1.0% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% versus s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-17 18:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Stronger Asian Stocks and Softer Euro to Start the Week


"The euro and kiwi are down against the dollar by 0.7% and 0.6%.  Other major dollar pairs have changed no more than 0.1% since Friday?s close. Equities rose 3.2% in China, 2.7% in India, 1.9% in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-14 17:05
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Awaiting U.S. Jobs Data, Events in Egypt, and EU Summit Results


"Currencies barely moved overnight, continuing the flat performance in U.S. trading on Thursday.  The dollar is up by 0.2% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus sterling, unchanged against the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-04 14:29
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market, trading

Lessening Market Impact from Middle East Unrest


"There was stronger risk appetite today.  The dollar has lost 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.6% versus sterling and the kiwi and yen, and 0.5% against the euro, which hit a new high for the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-02-01 14:50
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Dollar Down Ahead of U.S. GDP and Employment Cost Reports


"The dollar lost 0.6% against the yen overnight and is down 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the kiwi and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar is up 0.1% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-28 14:30
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound, share

S&P Downgrades Japanese Debt, Sending Yen Lower


"The dollar climbed 0.8% against the yen, 0.7% versus the Australian dollar and 0.2% relative to the Canadian dollar but has lost 0.2% against the euro and Swissy and 0.3% relative to sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-27 14:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Pound Depressed by British GDP Contraction


"Sterling fell 1.2% overnight against the dollar, which otherwise shows gains of 0.3% against the Canadian and Australian dollars, no change versus the euro, and drops of 0.3% relative to the Chinese y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-25 14:46
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Chinese Statistics Rattle Investor Confidence


"The euro advanced 0.2% on the dollar and also climbed against other currencies.  The dollar rose 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the Canadian currency..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-20 14:28
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi

Across-the-Board Softness in the Dollar


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Australian dollar and yen and is 0.2% lower relative to the Canadian dollar and sterling. The Chinese yuan moved less than 0.1% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-19 14:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Stocks Up and Dollar Down


"With the U.S. market reopening after a three-day holiday weekend, the dollar lost 1.0% against the euro, 0.7% against sterling, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-18 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Spotlight on EcoFin as U.S. Observes MLK Day


"The dollar rose 0.8% against the euro but fell 0.9% against the kiwi.  Otherwise, the dollar shows gains of 0.4% against the Australian dollar and 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc and declines of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-17 13:55
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar Stronger But Stocks and Bond Yields Fall


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar, and 0.3% versus the yen, Swissy, and kiwi.  The dollar edged up 0.1% against the yen, shows no change again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-05 14:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Closing the Books on Another Year


"The dollar is modestly lower in thin yearend trading, with overnight losses of 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% relative to the euro, 0.4% against sterling, 0.2% against the yen, yuan and Canadian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-31 14:15
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market, trading

Dollar and Sterling Lower


"As end-2010 approaches, the dollar fell overnight by another 0.9% against the yen, 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Australian dollar and 0.1% relative to the Canadian dollar.  There was no..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-29 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Peripheral Sovereign Debt Concerns Weigh on Euro


"The euro edged 0.1% lower against the dollar, which otherwise shows losses of 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to the Australian dollar, yen and sterling, and 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-20 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, rate

New Jitters About Euroland Peripherals


"The dollar was buoyed as Moody’s flagged a risk that Spain’s Aa1 sovereign debt rating might get downgraded.  Greece was hit by more worker strikes today, disrupting transportation in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-15 14:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, kiwi

Another Tightening of Chinese Reserve Requirements


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Canadian dollar, and Chinese yuan but has dropped 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar and sterling, 0.2% versus the yen and 0.1% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-10 14:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Signs of Strength Reported in Asia


"Supported by the recent sharp increase in longer-term U.S. interest rates, the dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the euro and 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc.  A stella..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-09 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

Dollar Lower But Stocks and Bond Yields Higher after U.S. Tax Cut Extension Deal


"President Obama announced a tentative deal with Republicans that would extend all Bush era tax cuts for two years and unemployment insurance benefits for 13 months.  Congressional Democrats playe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-07 14:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, kiwi

Dollar Snaps Higher


"The dollar has largely reversed Friday’s post-jobs decline.  The greenback rose overnight by 1.1% against the euro, 1.0% versus the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.7% against ster..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-06 13:57
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Peripheral Bond Premiums Sharply Lower; It?s Jobs Data Day in the U.S.


"The dollar is mostly lower, with losses of 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the yen and sterling, and 0.2% against the Canadian dollar, kiwi, and euro.  Dollar-Swiss is an exceptio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-03 14:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

ECB Holds Key to Thursday Trading


"The dollar has eased 0.4% against the Canadian dollar, 0.3% against the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.1% relative to the kiwi and yuan.  The greenback is up 0.1% against the yen, Australian dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-02 14:14
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Weaker Dollar at Start of December


"The dollar, which had posted strong gains in November, fell 1.0% against the euro, 0.7% versus the Canadian and Australian dollars, 0.6% against the kiwi, and 0.3% relative to sterling.  Asian de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-01 14:59
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Markets Rattled by Two Persistent Risks: Korea and Ezone Debt


"The dollar advanced sharply against the euro and commodity-sensitive currencies, with gains of 1.9% against the Australian dollar, 1.6% versus the kiwi, 1.4% relative to the Canadian dollar and 1.2% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-26 14:41
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Currency Market Pause on Thanksgiving Day


"Dollar movements have been narrowly mixed.  The U.S. currency is holding onto recent gains for the most part.  It is 0.4% stronger against the Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus sterling and the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-25 15:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Stocks, Bond Yields and Commodities Higher, Dollar Lower


"The dollar lost 1.0% against the euro and Australian dollar, 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.7% versus the Canadian dollar, 0.6% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus sterling.  The dollar is stea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-18 14:30
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Continuing Worries About Euro Area Sovereign Debt


"The dollar has recovered another 0.5% against the euro and yen, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc and sterling, 0.2% against the kiwi and Canadian dollar, and 0.1% against the Chinese yuan.  The Aussie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-15 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

New Zealand: No Forex Intervention


"Despite reaching a temporary stalemate, the currency war rages on, and individual countries continue to debate whether they should enter or watch their currencies continue to appreciate. Nowhere is th..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-11 05:31
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi

Euro Falters on Irish Budget Concerns


"The dollar rose 0.9% against the euro, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 1.1% against the New Zealand kiwi, and 0.4% against the Canadian dollar and sterling.  The dollar is also 0.5% and 0.3% lower a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-08 14:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

Awaiting U.S. Jobs Report


"A mildly firmer dollar reflects posturing ahead of this week’s final big event, not any lessening of cynicism over U.S. dollar policy.  Nowotny of the ECB observed the obvious fact that the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-05 13:45
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

All Eyes on the Central Banks


"The dollar fell by 1.6% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus sterling, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to the yen and Canadian dollar, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-04 13:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Scant Dollar Reaction to Election as Investors Await FOMC Statement


"The dollar is off 0.1% against the euro, unchanged relative to the Swissy, and up 0.2% versus the yen.  Against commodity-sensitive currencies, the greenback firmed 0.1% against the Aussie dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-03 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Interest Rate Hikes in Australia and India


"The dollar fell 1.1% against the Australian dollar, 0.9% versus the Swiss franc, 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% relative to the Canadian dollar, 0.4% against the kiwi, and 0.2% against the yuan.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-02 13:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Surveys Released


"The dollar firmed 0.4% against the Swiss franc and briefly touched 80.25/USD overnight, just 40 pips from its 1995 record high.  The dollar also fell 0.7% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% vers..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-01 13:47
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

BOJ On Higher Alert Against Yen Strength


"The dollar weakened overnight, with losses of 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.7% versus sterling, 0.6% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.5% against the Swiss franc and yen, and 0.4% versus the Ca..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-28 13:59
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, rate

Dollar Drops in Wake of G20 Meeting


"The dollar is trading below Friday closing levels by 1.3% against the Australian dollar, 1.0% versus the kiwi, 0.9% relative to the yen, Swissy, and Canadiand dollar, 0.6% against the euro, 0.3% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-25 13:07
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy, trading

Geithner Remark Lends Dollar Slight Support


"The dollar rose 0.6% against sterling, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the Canadian dollar, 0.2% against the yen, euro and Australian dollar, and 0.1% against the Swissy.  The yuan is stea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-19 13:15
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Stronger Dollar to Start Week


"The dollar has recovered 1.0% against the loonie, 0.6% versus sterling, 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar, and 0.1% against the kiwi.  The greenback is steady against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-18 12:58
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Narrowly Mixed Ahead of Bernanke Breakfast Speech


"The dollar is up 0.2% against the kiwi and loonie, up 0.1% against the Swiss franc, unchanged relative to the euro and Australian dollar, down 0.1% against the yuan, and 0.3% weaker against the yen an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-15 13:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Sinks, Touching or Breaking Several Key Thresholds


"The dollar has weakened 0.8% against the yen, euro, pound and Swiss franc.  It has also lost 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the Canadian dollar, and 0.2% against the Chinese renm..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-14 13:34
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound

U.S. Dollar Weakness Likely for Some Time


"Federal Reserve out to preserve dollar weakness in forex tradingThe forex trading forecast for the U.S. dollar is likely to show weakness for quite some time. As global stock markets rise, the U.S. do..."

Dollar Keeps Softening


"The dollar lost 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.3% against the euro and sterling and 0.1% against the Swiss franc.  It recovered 0.2% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-07 13:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Lots of Data to Process, But Sinking Dollar Remains a Constant


"On the first day of a new calendar quarter, the dollar so far has lost another 0.7% against sterling, the euro, and kiwi, 0.4% against the yen, Swissy, and Australian dollar and 0.2% relative to the C..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-01 14:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Euro Above $1.3600


"The dollar is 0.3% weaker against the euro, Australian dollar and Canadian dollar.  The greenback also lost 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% relative to the Chinese yuan but edged up 0.1% versus the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-29 13:33
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Market Pessimism Shifts Back to Europe


"Preliminary euro area PMI readings for September were weaker than anticipated, and peripheral bond yield spreads are wider amid rising concern about the region’s banks. The dollar advanced 1.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-23 13:24
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, report, spread

Dollar Falters in Wake of FOMC Statement


"The dollar has lost 1.3% against the Australian dollar, 1.0% against the euro, 0.8% versus the Swiss franc, 0.7% relative to the Canadian dollar, 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the yen and 0.3% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-22 13:20
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Stronger Yen and Swiss Franc


"The dollar lost 0.4% against the yen and 0.3% against the Swissy.  The dollar otherwise rose 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% relative to the Australian dollar, and 0.1% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-14 13:38
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Mixed Dollar


"The dollar advanced 0.4% against sterling and 0.2% versus the Swiss franc.  The greenback is also steady against the euro and down by 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% against the kiwi, 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-09 13:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie

Softer Pound on a Quiet Day


"Canadian and U.S. markets will be shut today for Labor Day holidays. No meaningful data releases from markets that are open. Main currency movements have been a 0.6% drop of sterling, a 0.4% further r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-06 13:29
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, market

Little Change in the Dollar Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar edged up 0.2% against the yen and the Swiss franc and by 0.1% versus the Australian and Canadian dollars.  The dollar fell 0.3% against the kiwi and by 0.1% against the euro.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-03 13:44
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, pound

Pound Softer Following Some Poor Data, Investors Await ECB


"Sterling fell 0.4% against the dollar, which otherwise is down 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the yen and Swissy, and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar edged 0.1% higher against the Aussie d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-02 13:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, price index, swissy

Dollar Starts September with a Drop


"The dollar lost 1.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.9% versus the euro and kiwi, 0.6% relative to the Canadian dollar, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-01 13:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Emergency Bank of Japan Meeting Has Louder Bark Than Bite


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against the Canadian dollar, 0.6% versus sterling, 0.4% against the yen, and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc.  The dollar firmed 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-30 13:30
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Summer Ending, so What?s Next in Forex?


"Currency markets have mostly been marking time in late August.  Since my previous Insights essay written two weeks ago, the U.S. currency experienced scant net changes of +0.7% and +0.4% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-27 20:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, market

Markets Focused on Jackson Hole


"Currencies are marking time ahead of Fed Chairman’s 10:00 EDT address at the Jackson Hole Symposium.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro and up 0.1% relative to sterling, the Canadian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-27 13:47
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Risk Aversion Wanes Somewhat


"Currencies that benefit from greater risk aversion have eased.  The Swiss franc and yen lost 0.4% and 0.2% against the dollar, which otherwise fell by 0.6% against the Canadian and Australian cur..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-17 13:22
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Slips Against Yen, Euro, and Swiss Franc


"The dollar lost 1.3% against the Swissy, 0.7% relative to the yen and 0.5% versus the euro.  The greenback is steady against the Canadian dollar and sterling but up by 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-16 13:03
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, swissy

Dollar Marginally Higher Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar firmed 0.3% against the Swiss franc and posted 0.2% gains against sterling, the yen, the Canadian dollar and the euro.  It also edged 0.1% higher versus the yuan and the kiwi.  On..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-06 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Weak Data Sends Kiwi Tumbling in Forex Trading


"Down under currencies weaken on the FX marketWeak data out of New Zealand is sending the kiwi tumbling in forex trading on the currency market. Labor data turned out to be much weaker than expected, a..."

Weaker Stocks and Euro Ahead of U.S. 2Q GDP Release


"The dollar has climbed 0.6% against the euro but fallen 0.7% against the yen.  The greenback is stronger by 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.2% relative to sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-30 13:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Softer Across the Board


"Overnight the dollar lost 1.2% against the Swiss franc, 1.1% against the Australian dollar, 0.7% against the Canadian dollar and euro, 0.5% against the yen, 0.3% relative to sterling and 0.2% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-29 13:25
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

U.S. Dollar Weakens in Currency Trading


"Euro continues above 1.30 in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar continues its weakness in currency trading on the FX market today. Indeed, the fundamentals are favoring the euro in forex trading as the Beig..."

Kiwi Lower in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketThe kiwi is lower in forex trading today, thanks to dovish sentiment expressed by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. RBNZ officials decided to raise the base rate by 25..."

Investors Turn to Risk Trades


"Lessening risk aversion saw the dollar climb 0.9% against the Swiss franc and 0.7% relative to the yen.  The euro advanced to a 5-week high against the Swiss franc of CHF 1.3778.  The Chines..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-27 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Some Second Thoughts about the European Stress Tests


"The euro dipped 0.1% against the dollar, which otherwise shows losses of 0.5% against sterling, 0.3% against the yen, Swissy, and kiwi, 0.2% against the Canadian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the Austr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-26 13:06
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Some Robust European Data Sends Stocks Up and Dollar Down


"The dollar lost 1.3% against the Australian dollar, 1.2% versus the kiwi, 1.0% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.9% against the euro, 0.8% vis-a-vis the Canadian dollar and sterling and 0.3% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-22 13:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Some Robust European Data Sends Stocks Up and Dollar Down


"The dollar lost 1.3% against the Australian dollar, 1.2% versus the kiwi, 1.0% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.9% against the euro, 0.8% vis-a-vis the Canadian dollar and sterling and 0.3% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-22 13:35
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Wednesday Spotlight on Central Banks


"The euro fell 0.7% against the dollar, 0.5% against sterling, and over 1% against the yen.  Concern about Friday?s stress test results, which have been discredited already in the eyes of many inv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-21 13:17
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Wednesday Spotlight on Central Banks


"The euro fell 0.7% against the dollar, 0.5% against sterling, and over 1% against the yen.  Concern about Friday?s stress test results, which have been discredited already in the eyes of many inv..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-21 13:17
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Down Under Currencies Outperform in Forex Trading


"China helps Aussie and kiwi in currency tradingDown under currencies are outperforming in forex trading today as optimism about China helps matters. Indeed, there is an assumption that China will even..."

Japanese Officials Concerned About Yen?s Strength


"The dollar recovered 0.4% against the yen amid rumors BOJ might ease if yen stays near 85 per dollar level.  The dollar also gained 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the loonie, and 0.1% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-19 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Asian Stocks and Dollar Are Weaker


"The dollar fell by 0.7% against the euro, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and sterling and 0.2% versus the yen and Canadian dollar.  The U.S. currency firmed 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-15 13:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Awaiting U.S. Retail Sales and FOMC Minutes


"From a high of 88.02/USD, the yen had lost 0.7% by yesterday?s close, but it did not retreat further overnight.  The dollar is also unchanged against the Aussie dollar and Chinese renminbi. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-14 13:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Stronger


"The dollar has risen 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% against sterling, and 0.2% versus the kiwi.  It is unchanged against the yen and 0.1% sof..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-12 13:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Mixed U.S. Dollar Ahead of ECB Press Conference


"Against commodity-sensitive currencies, the dollar has lost 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% against the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the loonie.  The dollar has on the other hand risen 0.5% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-08 13:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

A Shift in Focus from Euroland to the United States


"A watered-down, more politically palatable proposed tax on Australian mining was announced by the new prime minister.  The Aussie Dollar and kiwi are up 0.4% and 0.5% against their U.S. counterpa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-02 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Bank of England Minutes Contain a Surprise Dissenting Vote


"The dollar fell 0.7% against sterling and by 0.8% against the kiwi.  Other dollar moves were small: up 0.3% against the loonie but down 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% relative to the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-23 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Dollar But Strengthening Stocks


"The dollar has a softer tone, with losses from Friday of 1.4% against sterling, 1.2% versus the euro, 1.1% against the Swiss franc and Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.5% against the Ca..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-14 13:25
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Yen Falters After Japanese Prime Minister Resigns


"The dollar rose 1.0% overnight against the yen but otherwise is unchanged against the loonie, Aussie dollar, and sterling, up 0.1% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.2% firmer against the kiw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-02 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Another Wave of Risk Aversion Hits All Markets


"The dollar advanced 1.6% against the Australian dollar, 1.3% versus the euro and Swissy, 1.1% against the kiwi, and 0.7% relative to the Canadian dollar.  The dollar has only edged 0.1% higher ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-01 13:54
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Last Weekend of May


"Yesterday’s better market tone is holding.  The U.S. and British markets will be closed Monday for Memorial Day and a Banking Holiday. The euro strengthened 0.4% against the dollar.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-28 13:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, kiwi, market

Calmer Tone in Markets


"Financial markets have reverted today to their Jekyll side after yesterday’s Hyde performance.  The dollar is narrowly mixed, with gains of 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% against the yen bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-26 13:36
Taggar: dollar, financial, kiwi, market

Weaker Euro


"The dollar gained 1.5% against the euro, ending last week’s respite for the common European currency.  Parts of Germany, France, Netherlands and Norway are closed for Whit Monday. The dolla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-24 12:53
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Further Sharp Drop in Australian and Canadian Dollars


"The U.S. dollar advanced 2.1% and 1.1% against the Aussie and Canadian currencies.  The kiwi, down just 0.5%, has shown greater resilience following a well-received New Zealand budget that cut in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-20 13:25
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, kiwi

Euro Touched 49-Month Low


"Market movement has grabbed overnight attention in environment of relatively light data and event calendar. The euro touched $1.2232, its weakest value since April 18, 2006. The dollar has risen 0.4%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-17 12:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market

Kiwi Drops as Financial Troubles Could Delay Rate Hikes


"Currency trading with the New Zealand dollarThe kiwi is dropping in forex trading on the currency market today as global troubles threaten to delay interest rate hikes. Also contributing to the drop i..."

Weaker Euro, Pound and Swiss Franc


"The dollar has advanced 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the Swissy, and 0.2% against the euro, but it has softened against commodity-sensitive currencies like the Aussie dollar (0.6%), kiwi (0.5%)..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-13 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Gold in Demand


"Most markets have settled down.  The dollar rose 0.3% against sterling and the yen, shows no change relative to the euro and Aussie dollar, and has slid 0.5% against the Canadian dollar, 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-12 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market

Markets Remain Extraordinarily Volatile


"The dollar advanced 2.0% against the yen and 0.9% versus sterling but has slipped back 1.2% against the euro, 0.8% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.6% relative to the Canadian dollar and Swiss franc and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-07 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, pound

Kiwi Shows Promise in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the New Zealand dollarThe kiwi is showing promise in currency trading on the FX market today as it puts in a solid performance. Indeed, the New Zealand dollar surprised some forex t..."

Greek Bailout Hasn?t Ended Fear of Contagion


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% relative to the euro, 0.3% against sterling and 0.1% versus the yen. Commodity-sensitive currencies are stronger.  The kiwi is up 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-03 13:48
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, market

Data Deluge on Last Day of Month and Week


"The dollar eased mostly on month-end flows but also hopes that a Greek aid package will be fashioned soon.  The greenback lost 0.6% against the euro, Swissy and kiwi and 0.3% against the Canadian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-30 13:47
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Slightly Softer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar and yen declined 0.4% against the Canadian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, Aussie dollar, euro and sterling and by 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. Japanese markets were shut for the first..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-29 13:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, kiwi, market

Dollar and Yen Up as Investors Opt for Greater Safety


"The dollar has risen 0.7% against sterling, 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the kiwi and 0.2% against the Australian dollar.  The Canadian dollar and yen are..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-27 13:07
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

G-20 Statement a Dud? Greek Concerns Persisting


"The dollar is mixed, with gains of 0.3% against the euro, Swissy, and yen but losses of 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% against the Australian dollar and 0.1% against the Canadian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-26 13:13
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Conflicting Signals From Europe


"The dollar has appreciated 0.4% against the euro and Swissy, 0.2% versus the Canadian dollar and 0.1% relative to sterling and the Australian dollar.  The greenback has dipped 0.2% against the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-22 13:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Greek IMF Talks Began Today and G-20 Meeting Starts Tomorrow


"The dollar has slid 0.3% against sterling and the Canadian dollar.  The greenback is off 0.1% versus the kiwi, flat relative to the yen and Swissy, but up by 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-21 13:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Weaker Yen and Dollar


"The dollar gained 0.8% against the yen overnight but otherwise has fallen 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus sterling, 0.7% against the Canadian dollar, 0.5% relative to the kiwi, and by..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-20 13:41
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, report

Dollar Retreats a Bit Further as Investors Await Bernanke JEC Testimony


"The dollar slid 0.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the Canadian dollar and British pound, and 0.2% against the euro and kiwi.  The yen did even worse, dropping 0.3% against the green..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-14 13:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, pound

Higher Inflation on Energy


"The U.S. and Canadian dollars lost 0.4% against the kiwi and sterling, 0.3% against the Swissie, and 0.1% against the yen, euro, and Australian dollar. Equities have fallen 1.1% in Taiwan, 0.8% in Jap..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-13 13:28
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Euro Recovered 0.9% Against Yen and 0.4% Versus Dollar


"ECB president Trichet apparently said the right things yesterday about a Greek debt default not being allowed to happen.  The euro is firmer as the weekend approaches.  The dollar has lost 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-09 13:24
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Lots of European Data Out.. No Change from BOJ


"The U.S. and Canadian currencies have advanced.  The loonie rose 0.3% against the dollar to CAD 0.9991.  The greenback otherwise gained 0.8% against sterling, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-07 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Numerous Markets Still Shut


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, with gains of 0.2% against the euro and Swiss franc and declines of 0.5% against the Canadian dollar, 0.3% versus the kiwi, 0.2% relative to the yen and sterling and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-05 12:43
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Surprisingly Strong European PMI-Manufacturing Readings


"On this first day of the new quarter, which happens to also be Mourning Thursday and the day before the U.S. March jobs report, the dollar has eased 0.4% against sterling and the Canadian dollar but r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-01 13:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, report

Dollar and Yen Weaker Versus European and Commodity-Sensitive Currencies


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen.  Both have fallen 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% against the Canadian dollar and sterling, and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-29 13:11
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Euro Rises After EU Leaders Agree on Aid to Greece With Role for IMF


"The dollar fell by 0.9% against the euro and also lost 0.6% against the Swissy, 0.5% relative to sterling, and 0.3% against the kiwi and yen.  The dollar rose 0.3% against the Canadian dollar and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-26 13:11
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, swissy

Dollar Gave Back Some of Wednesday?s Advance


"The dollar has lost 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus sterling, 0.5% against the Canadian and Australian dollars, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc and yen and 0.3% against the euro.  Aid to Gree..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-25 13:23
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Significant Currency Movements Overnight


"Currencies reflect active risk plays.  The yen gained 0.9% against the dollar, which otherwise advanced by 1.1% against the euro and Swissy, 0.9% relative to the kiwi, 0.7% against the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-24 13:40
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, swissy

House Approves U.S. Healthcare Reform Bill by 219-212 Partisan Vote


"The dollar is mostly flat this Monday, edging up 0.1% against sterling, the Swiss franc and the Canadian dollar.  It is unchanged against the euro and off 0.1% relative to the yen.  The main..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-22 13:10
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market

Waiting for Results of FOMC and Ecofin Meetings


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the kiwi and sterling, 0.2% against the Canadian and Swiss currencies, and off 0.1% against the euro and Aussie dollar.  It firmed 0.1% against the yen,  EU F..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-16 13:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi, report

U.S. Capital Flows and the Dollar


"According to Treasury Department data released today, net U.S. capital inflows contracted abruptly in January, a month that saw the dollar advance by 3.2% against the euro, 2.6% against the Swiss fran..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-15 18:17
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Pause in the Dollar


"Upward pressure on the dollar has lost steam.  As of 16:00 GMT today, the U.S. currency was showing losses for the week of 1.3% against the Canadian dollar and Swiss franc, 0.9% against the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-12 21:36
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi

Stronger Yen and Weaker Pound


"The dollar fell 0.6% against the yen and below the 90/$ level.  Otherwise, the dollar advanced 0.8% against sterling, 0.5% relative to the euro and kiwi, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, and 0.3% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-09 14:21
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Lessening Risk Aversion Amid Receding Concern About Greek Debt Crisis


"The dollar retreated 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative to the Canadian and Swiss currencies, and 0.1% versus the euro, but the greenback moved 0.2% higher agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-08 14:11
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi

Confined Dollar Movement Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with gains of 0.3% against the yen, no change versus sterling and the Swiss franc, and declines of 0.5% relative to the kiwi, 0.3% against the Australian dollar and 0.1% v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-05 14:09
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Most Key Dollar Pairs Steady Awaiting Bank of England and ECB


"The dollar has risen 0.2% against the Swiss and 0.1% versus sterling and the euro, but the greenback is down 0.2% against the Canadian dollar and 0.1% versus the yen.  Bigger dollar moves have be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-04 14:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

New Greek Austerity Measures Lift European Currencies


"The dollar and yen slid 0.6% against sterling, 0.4% against the euro and Swissy, and 0.3% against the Canadian dollar.  The greenback is unchanged against the Aussie dollar but 0.6% higher agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-03 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Sterling Sank Sharply


"Sterling opened March with a 2.5% drop against the dollar and is 6.4% weaker than on February 1.  The greenback otherwise also advanced 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.5% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-01 14:51
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Loads of Data on Final Trading Day of February


"The dollar lost 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the euro and Swissy, 0.2% versus the Canadian dollar and 0.1% against the Australian dollar.  The U.S. currency is up 0.2% against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-26 14:35
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Dollar Extends Recovery from Monday Lows


"The dollar is 0.6% higher against sterling and shows gains of 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, Swiss franc and Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the Canadian dollar.  The dollar has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-18 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Stocks Again Up But So Is the Dollar


"After falling sharply Tuesday, the dollar recovered 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the euro and Swissy, 0.3% against sterling, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% against the Australian dollar...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-17 14:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Risk Currencies Seeing Some Action in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketEven though U.S. markets are closed for the day, there are still things happening in forex trading. Indeed, the FX market is a global market, so there is plenty going..."

Markets in an Edgy Mood


"The U.S. dollar rallied 1.4% against the Australian dollar, 1.1% against the Swiss franc, 1.0% against the euro, 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.7% versus sterling, 0.6% relative to the Canadian dollar and e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-12 14:29
Taggar: dollar, kiwi

Dollar Weaker on Lessening Investor Fear


"The U.S. dollar slumped 1.5% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.4% against the yen and Canadian dollar, and 0.1% against the euro and pound.  The Swiss franc is unchanged agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-11 14:27
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, market, pound

Better Market Tone Tuesday


"Commodity currencies have firmed against the U.S. dollar, and the euro and Swissy have recovered, too, despite continuing worries about Greek, Spanish, and Portuguese public finances.  The greenb..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-09 14:25
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi, swissy

January Purchasing Manager Indices Released


"The dollar has lost 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, euro and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against sterling and the Canadian dollar.  A 0.1% uptick against the yen further..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-03 14:24
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi

Dollar in Favor, Euro Not


"Market confidence continues to build that 2010 is going to be a good year for the dollar.  The U.S. currency clawed through several big figures this past week such as 1.40 per euro, 90 on the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-01-29 20:09
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, market, pound