Dollar Records Biggest Weekly Loss in a Month as 10-Year Bond Yield Rises

The dollar index declined to 96.60 against a bouquet of currencies Friday, recording a 0.6% slump is a single week, the biggest percentage decline in a month. Anticipations of a likely Covid-19 drug negated worries about the rise in coronavirus

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Pound Rallies on Announcement of New Stimulus Measures

The pound hit 1.2560 against the dollar Wednesday, before drifting lower to reach 1.2530 as Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave additional budget statement. Sunak affirmed that the furlough program will exist until October and the government would reward employers for bringing

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Australia Job Advertisements Surges 42% m-o-m in June

The Aussie rallied against the greenback in the Asian session after the report of improvement in Melbourne Institute inflation data and strong rise in ANZ job advertisements in June. At the time of writing this article, the AUD/USD pair has

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Saudi Non-Oil Private Sector Shrinks Again in May, while UAE Surprises with Growth

The slowdown in global economy continues to take a toll on oil rich economies in the Middle-East. According to IHS Markit, Saudi Arabia’s PMI declined to 47.70 in June, from 48.1 in the earlier month. It was the fourth successive

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France Manufacturing Sector Records Fastest Growth Since February 2018

Following the release of positive economic data, the euro dollar rose against the greenback to trade at 1.1259 at the time of writing this article. Notably, the lower-than-anticipated ADP non-farm employment data and sharp decline in the US crude inventories

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Vietnam Retail Sales Grew For the First Time Since February

In the second-quarter of 2020, Vietnam’s GDP grew at the slowest rate in several years due to the negative impact of the Covid-19 panemic. GDP in April-June increased 0.36% y-o-y, compared with an economic growth of 6.73% in the similar

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US Personal Income Drops Most in More than 7 Years, While Mexican Economy Contracts 19.9% in April

Mexico’s economy contracted 19.9% y-o-y in April, after shrinking 2.3% in March, but better-than-economists anticipations of a 21.1% decline. It was the fastest contraction in economic activity, against the backdrop of Covid-19 outbreak. Mexico’s economy, which was mainly affected by

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IMF Says Global Economic Recovery to Pre-Covid-19 Levels Will Take 2-Years

In the US, the average cost of single-family houses whose mortgage is guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac rose 0.2% m-o-m in April, following a 0.1% increase in the earlier month. While the house prices fell 0.5% in the

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British Pound Rebounds From Three Week Low

The pound sterling gained 0.6% against the greenback to trade at 1.2430 after declining to a three month low of $1.2337 in the earlier trading session, backed by a weak greenback, chances of a Brexit trade deal and optimistic economic

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US Current Account Deficit Narrows to Lowest Level in Two Years

The dollar index rose to 97.60 versus a bouquet of currencies Friday, near to levels never seen since early June as investors are worried about a second wave of Covid-19 infections and varied economic data unveiled during the week, including

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