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Dollar Swiss Franc Rate Improves Over Fears of Swiss Government Intervention
16 Feb 2011 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK Dollar Swiss Franc Rate Improves Over Fears of Swiss Government Intervention
The early part of the week saw the Swiss Franc strengthen against the sixteen most-traded currencies following comments by the Chairman of Switzerland’s Central Bank, Phillip Hildebrand. He stated that inflationary pressures in the Swiss economy were being held in check by the strength of the Swiss Franc, which is serving to keep down the prices of foreign imports. However, Hildebrand went on to strike a more hawkish tone when...
CATEGORIES: Pound Swiss Franc Forecasts Swiss Franc Forecasts
Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - EUR, GBP, USD, AUD, JPY, ZAR
15 Feb 2011 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - EUR, GBP, USD, AUD, JPY, ZAR
The Euro has suffered a turbulent day, finishing the European session over 0.5% down against the Pound. Weaker than expected growth figures from Germany, France and the whole of the Eurozone caused fears of a downturn in the real economy. NEAR-TERM OUTLOOK – NEGATIVE.
The Pound made gains across the board in Tuesday trading after the annualised CPI figure for January showed that UK inflation is running...
CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Australian Dollar Forecasts
Euro Currency Insight - Pound Euro Rate Gains on Disappointing European Growth Numbers
15 Feb 2011 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK Euro Currency Insight - Pound Euro Rate Gains on Disappointing European Growth Numbers
Disappointing growth figures in the Eurozone have weighed heavily on the Euro during today’s European trading session. French quarterly GDP figure for quarter 4 of 2010, released this morning showed growth of 0.4% as opposed to expectations of 0.6%. German counterpart figures also disappointed, with Europe’s industrial powerhouse economy showing weak growth – the quarterly GDP figure coming out at 0.4% against market...
CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Pound Euro Forecasts
Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, NZD, CAD, CHF
14 Feb 2011 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK Foreign Currency Rate Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, NZD, CAD, CHF
The Dollar made significant gains against the Euro in today’s trading session, gaining over half a percent on the day. Policy-makers in the US have remained dovish on a near-term rate hike, tomorrow’s retail sales figure and Wednesday’s inflation figure could alter this. NEAR-TERM OUTLOOK – NEUTRAL TO POSITIVE.
Concerns over European sovereign debts are likely to remain until the ECB Summit next...
CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Canadian Dollar Forecasts
World Foreign Currency Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, AED, TRY, INR, HKD
11 Feb 2011 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK World Foreign Currency Predictions - USD, EUR, GBP, AED, TRY, INR, HKD
Risk sentiment in the markets has dropped off significantly in the latter part of the week, following down movements in world stock markets. Equities have suffered another negative day today with the Dow Jones currently trading down by a third of a per cent. However, caution is advisable as the Dollar has made significant gains in a short period of time, so some speculative profit-taking can not be ruled out....
CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Currency Predictions Euro Forecasts
AED Currency Prediction - Dirham Rallis as Risk Aversion Dominates Markets
11 Feb 2011 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron
STORY LINK AED Currency Prediction - Dirham Rallis as Risk Aversion Dominates Markets
As with all Dirham updates, it is vital to bear in mind that the AED is pegged to the US Dollar, so any strengthening or weakening of the US Dollar will be exactly mirrored by Dirham movements.
The Dirham has made significant gains against the majors in the second half of this week, trading down to 5.86 against the Pound. This appreciation has largely been due to the return of risk aversion in world markets. There are several...
CATEGORIES: Pound Dirham Forecasts