Russian stocks rally after Crimea polls back Ukraine split however currency markets take a dip!

Russian stocks rally after Crimea polls back Ukraine split however currency markets take a dip! US Dollar exchange rate Two events on Wednesday will dominate market thinking this week – firstly we have the March meeting of the US Federal reserve Open Markets Committee and, in the UK, the annual Budget presentation. Following February’s labour […]

Euro exchange rate advances as forex traders buy euros again

Euro exchange rate advances as forex traders buy euros again. the euro rate benefited from china buy euros and selling us dollars as they diversify out of the greenback. Russia has also been in the markets selling US dollar assets as sanctions from the Ukraine conflict esculates and the possibility of sanctions from the west. […]

Euros relentless rise confuses traders! but who will blink first? Super Mario or currency traders.

  US Dollar Exchange Rate Good news for the US economy as yesterdays Retails Sales increase for the first time in 3 months. Claims benefits dropped and consumer confidence has improved. The US dollar strengthened 100 points against both sterling and euro exchange rate. Pound Exchange Rate Today’s domestic calendar will be dominated by the […]

Forex traders finally sell euros

Forex traders took the queue from super Mario to sell euros today as their leader abandoned them. Super Mario is been jawboning (talking for you not in the markets slag) the euro exchange rate down this afternoon as he appears in willing to allow the currency to go above 1.4000 which technically will push it […]

Currency Exchange Rate News 13-03-2014

Overnight Currency News Us Dollar Exchange Rate The dollar has weakened off this morning due to US data to be released this afternoon ‘Retail sales and Initial jobless claims’. Stanley Fischer, nominee to be Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s deputy, said the U.S. economy still needs stimulus to combat unemployment ahead of a report projected […]

Forex Traders continue to buy Euros

The Pound exchange rate remains well supported by continued strength in domestic data, but has slipped back against the Euro Exchange Rate in recent days following the lack of any new easing action at the ECB meeting. Why Forex Traders continue to buy Euros is a mystery that leaves me scratching my head. While Pound […]

Pounds to US dollars exchange rate getting creamed

The US employment data on Friday was slightly stronger than expected, with the small rise in the unemployment rate slightly offsetting the larger than expected rise in employment. This lead to the Pounds to US dollars exchange rate getting creamed and ending the week 150 points lower From a bigger picture perspective, it seems likely […]

Why do FX traders continue to Buy Euros

Well A chart is worth a thousand words – sums up the Euro exchange rate against the pound this week. Argh the ECB cant see the word from the trees and Draghi preformed the Emperors New Clothes performance of a lifetime to convince the FOREX market to buy Euros despite countless evidence to do the […]

US Payrolls will drive the Forex markets today

Morning All, After watching the pound to euros exchange rate get kicked in the nuts today we have the US payroll figures. The Pound to US Dollar exchange rate did make me smile with it finally getting back above 1.6750, the question is can it go higher – we are hoping that cable will now […]