Tag Archives: Quantitative easing


Draghi Sends Euro Lower with Unexpected Interest Rate Cut

• Euro plummets to 13 month low versus dollar • Sterling rallies over 1 cent versus falling single currency • BoE leaves interest rates and QE unchanged • Dollar surges as policies diverge

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More QE speculation continues to weigh on Pound

Pound falls against greenback, looking set for further losses Euro moves within sight of a two-month low on Greece worries Dollar extends its gains as preferred safe-haven asset Yen hits seven-month low ahead of BoJ easing decision

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Greece Bailout concern knocks Euro and Sterling

Sterling slips amid all eyes back to the UK recovery Euro zone focuses on German Economic Sentiment data Risk aversion supports green back Aussie declines on its slowdown concerns

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Sterling/Euro at five-week high after BoE

Pound rallies vs euro as BoE left IR and QE unchanged. Euro remains bearish amid Spanish bailout request hesitation. Haven currencies extends gains while dollar took losses vs yen. Asia currencies advance as Obama’s win brings inflows.

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GBP/USD rises on Obama’s win

Sterling reverses earlier loss on negative industrial data. Demand for Euro limited ahead of Greek austerity vote. Dollar weakens as Obama win paves way for easing policy. Aussie dollar rises on Obama’s win and Asian stocks advances.

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Sterling climbs higher before PMI to add confidence to UK recovery

Strong UK data lowers chances of QE next week Euro drifts lower against pound amid EU official comment Dollar remains unchanged ahead of Job and Manufacturing figure Yen weakens on BoJ easing risk; Aussie rises on China data

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Pound falls vs major peers ahead of Public Finance data

Sterling halts gains from retail sales data Euro heads for weekly gains before 2nd day of Summit Dollar be reprieved as sentiment wanes Yen dropped against counterparts amid BoJ easing risk

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Pound holds firm vs Euro on weak EU fundamentals

UK pound retreats against Dollar amid bailout concerns in EU Euro touches two-week low ahead of retail sales Seven-month high Consumer Confidence boost Dollar New Zealand trade shortfall devalues Kiwi dollar

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Dollar Rally on ‘Risk Off’ Mode

Euro sold off as Spain comes back into focus. MPC minutes point to more QE to send GBP lower. Risk appetite sends dollar higher. Oil prices slump on Saudi supply rumours, Brent Crude $108.19 per barrel. For more information see … Continue reading

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Bernanke unleashes QE3 to send dollar lower

US unleashes QE3 to send risk assets higher across the board. Dollar aggressively sold off against majors. Sterling hits 20 week high against greenback. Euro finishes off week on a positive note. For more information see tool bar above, click … Continue reading

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