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Dollar weakens as investors left feeling flat on Fed minutes

19/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD climbed steadily throughout the day yesterday. It was supported early on by some fairly hawkish comments from the Bank of England’s Ben Broadbent. He said that it was wrong to say that the central bank was committed to keeping interest ...
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Euro under more pressure as investors eye US FOMC Minutes

18/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Headline UK CPI printed in line with market expectations yesterday at -0.1% y/y. The core number, which excludes food, energy and booze, was a bit stronger than market forecasts and it gave the pound a boost. GBP/USD reached 1.5215 on the news. US ...
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Inflation numbers in focus today as dollar and equities strengthen

17/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Investors took a fairly cautious approach to trading on Monday following the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday eve. The dollar initially firmed on safe have demand but EUR/GBP selling accelerated as the day went on which acted as good support to ...
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Stock markets fall after Paris terror attacks

16/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Friday saw American data underperform with Retail Sales, Core Retail Sales, PPI and Core PPI all miss forecast. Cable pushed higher in the immediate aftermath jumping from around 1.5210 to 1.5265 however the gains were quickly reversed with GBP/USD ...
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Dollar weakens as Fed speakers take dovish stance

13/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD got a boost from increased selling in the EUR/GBP pair on Thursday, this coming off the back of various dovish comments from ECB President Draghi. Cable rose further as Fed Chair Yellen failed to say much related to future monetary policy while ...
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AUD smashes higher after positive overnight employment numbers

12/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD fell to a low of 1.5142 yesterday morning following the release of weaker than expected UK wage data. Jobs data, released at the same time, was positive though; the unemployment rate fell to 5.3% from 5.4% last month. As a consequence, GBP/USD ...
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Pound recovers ahead of wage growth data

11/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: The pound has managed to recoup some of its losses after last week’s better than expected Non-Farm Payrolls from the States. After trading as low as 1.5020 in the early hours of Monday’s Asian session it has pushed up to currently sit at ...
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Ranges steady ahead of central banker speeches later in the week

10/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: The dollar weakened yesterday and GBP/USD recovered. The pair traded to a high of 1.5125 by the end of the day on Monday and has held relatively steady throughout most of the Asian session, opening this morning at 1.51. There isn’t any economic ...
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Dollar soars after NFP beats forecast

09/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: It was a good day for the dollar on Friday as the latest employment data from America beat estimates sending the dollar higher. Octobers Non-Farm Payroll came out at 271k, far higher than the 181k prediction. The better than expected print saw the ...
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''Super Thursday was a Bad day for Sterling

06/11/2015 | OzForex

United States Dollar: The Greenback remained broadly higher against most major currencies throughout Thursday’s session. The echoes of Yellens comments still ringing out of a possible rate hike next month. Even the disappointing unemployment claim figures couldn’t ...
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