#FXTHISWEEK

A weekly roundup of key currency movements and trends.

In under five minutes, our weekly update, #FXThisWeek, will provide you with analysis and insight on the factors and trends impacting the currencies that matter.

FX Weekly Update - March 1st, 2020

03.01.21
Roller coaster week for USD, especially against EUR, GBP, and CAD. This is the classic reversal week for those three currencies in particular. When a currency (or other asset) has been trending, there can be an abrupt change in that...

FX Weekly Update - February 22nd, 2021

02.21.21
Last week the dollar turned in a mixed bag. Falling against EUR, GBP and CAD but holding steady against MXN and CNY. Commodity prices were steady and equity markets were back near record highs. Bitcoin continued its strong rally and...

FX Weekly Update - February 16th, 2021

02.16.21
The main theme this week, as was the last, is the yield on the 10-year Treasury which climbed to 1.20%. This is the highest the yield has been in 12 months, despite the Federal Reserve continuing to discuss keeping short-term rates low...

FX Weekly Update - February 8th, 2021

02.08.21
After holding steady most of last week, the dollar slipped Friday after a disappointing U.S. jobs report. The headline non-farm number was right on (+49k) but fell short in manufacturing (-10k v. 30k forecast) and private non-farm (6k...

FX Weekly Update - February 1st, 2021

02.01.21
Where to begin this week? Should we talk about the disruptive nature of short sellers in the equity market? How about 40 Executive Orders signed by President Biden? Maybe we will let you read about these on your favorite websites or...

FX Weekly Update - January 25th, 2021

01.25.21
The week was a quiet one where USD recovered slightly in an otherwise uneventful period. U.S. interest rates held steady with the 10-year at 1.086%, which will remain on the radar of both currency and equity markets going forward. Markets...

FX Weekly Update - January 19th, 2021

01.19.21
The Martin Luther King Jr holiday had the U.S. markets closed and, as usual, the currency markets were very dull. USD had a decent week last week holding strong against most currencies and gathering some strength against EUR and...

FX Weekly Update - January 11th, 2021

01.11.21
Last week ended on a sour note. The employment report in the U.S. was disappointing, losing 54K non-farm jobs and the rate ticking up to 6.7%. USD in general did almost nothing last week. The exception was a strengthening of...

FX Weekly Update - January 4th, 2021

01.04.21
This week has an economic calendar that will dominate the market. The early part of the week has German, U.K. and U.S. manufacturing, German retail sales and their unemployment rate (forecast 6.1%). Friday the U.S and Canada report...

FX Weekly Update - December 28th, 2020

12.28.20
Another week of volatility has the USD edging closer to the January 2018 low of 88.16. One of the characteristics of this USD weakness has been the rotation of currencies from week to week.  For example, GBP was the leading currency last...