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US manufacturing data the focus today

04/09/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Sterling rallied to a two-week high of 1.5906 versus the US dollar on Monday, with the UK currency buoyed by a much stronger than expected August manufacturing PMI survey which printed at 49.5 versus expectations of 46.0. Whilst the services PMI on ...
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GBP/USD trades close to 1.59 on better than expected UK manufacturing data

03/09/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Cable traded to a high of 1.5896 on Friday as the USD was sold off in anticipation of Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech. It's fair to say that there wasn't a great deal of new detail that the market could take away from the Fed Chairman's address, although ...
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Market cautiously awaits Bernanke

31/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD traded to a high of 1.5873 during early afternoon trading on Thursday but a well bid USD caused the pair fall back down through the 1.5800 handle to close the day just off its lows at 1.5785. The catalyst for the move lower in cable was the ...
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GBP/USD holds above 1.5800 ahead of Jackson Hole tomorrow

30/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD traded back over the 1.5800 handle onto a high of 1.5855 during early afternoon dealing on Wednesday. The pair couldn’t fully hold onto those gains however, ending the day around 1.5830 as the USD firmed up on the back of the upward revision ...
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Buoyant euro pushes GBP/EUR to 3-week low

29/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD continued to range trade on Tuesday, falling between 1.5767/1.5835. Given the lack of tier 1 economic data from both the UK and the US on the day it was hardly surprising to see such a lack of volatility in cable, with the pair taking its cue from ...
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Market focus on Friday''s Jackson Hole meeting

28/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: With many London traders away from their desks for the UK summer bank holiday it was a very quiet day in the FX market yesterday. GBP/USD traded in a tight 1.5791/1.5828 range in pretty directionless trade and the fact that there was no tier 1 US economic ...
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Euro remains well supported amidst growing chatter of Spanish bailout request

24/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: GBP/USD climbed to a near 3-month high of 1.5910 on Thursday as the USD sell off, prompted by the more dovish than expected FOMC minutes released on Wednesday evening, continued during early London trading. The pound’s momentum couldn’t be ...
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GBP/USD hits fresh 3-month highs as dovish FOMC minutes sink the USD

23/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: The FX market sprang into action during late afternoon trading on Wednesday as the surprisingly dovish FOMC minutes saw the USD sold off against most of its major counterparts. The line “many members judged that additional monetary accommodation would ...
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Euro bounces on renewed ECB bond-buying hopes

22/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: Despite weak UK public sector finance data and a soft CBI industrial trends survey GBP/USD rose to a 3-month high of 1.5804 yesterday. The catalyst for the move higher in cable was a rampant EUR/USD pair, with the single currency rallying hard on the back ...
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Investors await another quiet day of trading in FX

21/08/2012 | OzForex

United States Dollar: It was another quiet day of trading in the FX market on Monday with GBP/USD confined to a narrow 1.5685/1.5717 range. There was no economic data released from the UK on the day, so sterling took its cue from Eurozone related news and general market ...
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