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GBP/USD2015-04-20 19:08 UTC

Cable back below 1.4900 after capping out at a one-month peak of 1.5053. Friday's rally stalled 50-day moving just shy of the 200-day moving average. Initial support is now marked at 1.4812, Thursday's base. Incoming UK data has and should continue to show that growth momentum is building in the economy. The EY Item Club said that the UK recovery has now reached "escape velocity," and that cheap oil and stronger pay growth is setting up the ... Read More 

XE Market Analysis

  • North American Edition2015-04-20 10:53 UTC

    The dollar traded firmer after taking a battering last week following a string of net softer U.S. data. EUR-USD dipped and tested its Friday low at 1.0734, while EUR-JPY and other euro crosses also traded heavily as markets anticipate the next Greece-versus-Eurozone policymaker showdown, which will be staged at Friday's Eurogroup meeting. EUR-CHF also fell to a 10-week low, despite the threat of SNB intervention. ECB's Draghi said from the G20 meetings ... Read More 

  • European Edition2015-04-20 05:06 UTC

    The dollar is trading moderately firmer in early-week trade after taking a battering last week following a string of net softer U.S. data. EUR-USD has opened the week trading in a narrow range either side of 1.0800, a level which approximately marks the half way point of the range seen over the last six weeks. Among a batch of weekend policymaker remarks from the G20 meeting ECB's Draghi's "it is pointless to go short on the euro" stands out as he ... Read More 

  • Asian Edition2015-04-20 19:08 UTC

    FX trade was relatively quiet in N.Y. on Monday, with the dollar meandering largely inside of narrow ranges. There was no data to drive prices, though a rebound on Wall Street following Friday's steep sell-off largely helped USD sentiment. EUR-USD traded about a 50-point range just over 1.0710, as USD-JPY rallied from just under 119.00 to highs over 119.40. USD-CAD traded above last week's lowest levels, though gains were limited by firmer oil prices. Read More 

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