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USD/JPY2016-08-24 18:24 UTC

USD-JPY gains ran out of steam at 100.60, up from N.Y. session lows of 100.17 at the N.Y. open. There has been little inclination to push the pairing to the downside this week, which may be indicative that the market is well short of dollars currently. A move over 101.00 will likely test that theory, as short covering may intensify on such a move. Read More 

XE Market Analysis

  • North American Edition2016-08-24 11:21 UTC

    The dollar reversed yesterday's weakness today in news-light summertime dealings. USD-JPY eked out a two-day peak of 100.52, while EUR-USD ebbed to a two-session lows below 1.1300. Dollar majors have essentially settled ahead of Fed Chair Yellen's keynote address on Friday. We expect Yellen to refrain from giving any hint that a rate hike is a possibility by year end, and so see risk downside rise for the dollar. Read More 

  • European Edition2016-08-24 07:47 UTC

    The dollar reversed yesterday's weakness today in news-light pre-London dealing in Asia. USD-JPY eked out a two-day peak of 100.52, while EUR-USD ebbed to a two-session lows below 1.1300. Dollar majors have settled ahead of Fed Chair Yellen's keynote address on Friday amid summertime thinness. We expect Yellen to refrain from giving any hint that a rate hike is a possibility by year end, and so see risk downside rise for the dollar. Read More 

  • Asian Edition2016-08-24 18:24 UTC

    FX trade remained relatively quiet in N.Y. on Wednesday, as a combination of the Summer doldrums, and Friday's Yellen speech kept traders near the sidelines. The greenback perked up some in morning dealings, allowing EUR-USD to dip under 1.1250 before reversing to 1.1270. USD-JPY stalled at 100.60 after finding early support under 100.20. USD-CAD rallied to 1.2957 as oil prices fell in the aftermath of a larger crude inventory build. Cable meanwhile, ... Read More 

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