The British Pound Plunges to Record Low Against Dollar

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Forex
25.09.2022

The British pound crashed to a new record low against the US dollar of $1.035 on Monday, freefalling more than 4%. The previous record low for the British pound against the US dollar was 37 years ago, when one pound was worth $1.054.The fall came dur...

Japan Is Scrambling to Help the Struggling Yen

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Forex
22.09.2022

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has been acting as a lone dove this year as other major global central banks aggressively hike rates to contain surging inflation.Continuing on a long-held monetary policy course, the BOJ steered clear of intervening to direct...

British Pound Hits 37-year Low as UK Economy Stutters

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Forex
18.09.2022

The British pound plunged to a 37-year low this past Friday after new data showed consumers haveslowed spending, raising fears that the economy may already be in a recession.The currency fell below $1.14, a level not seen since 1985. Retail sales in...

Euro Slides to 20-Year Low after Russia Throttles Gas Supplies

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Forex
05.09.2022

The embattled euro has fallen below $0.99 – a new two-decade low – after Russia stopped gas supplies to Europe, heightening fears of a deep energy crisis across the continent.The euro has lost 20% of its value in the past three months. Europe is desp...

Yen Falls to 24-year Low Against US Dollar

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Forex
01.09.2022

The Japanese yen has fallen to a 24-year low against the dollar as investors brace for higher US interest rates.One dollar is now worth more than 140 yen for the first time since 1998, as the greenback continues its period of strength against most ma...

US Job Growth Climbs, Calming Recession Fears

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Forex
10.08.2022

US companies added more than double the number of jobs forecast for July, revealing strong labor demand that tempered recession fears and suggested the Federal Reserve will continue to use steep interest rate hikes to combat out-of-control  infl...

Argentina’s New Economic Minister Faces Daunting Task

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Forex
04.08.2022

Argentina’s new Economy Minister Sergio Massa has pledged to stop printing money that helps fuel runaway inflation. With the country facing a deepening economic crisis, Massa became the third economic minister in a month.  He inherits t...

Euro Fragile as Fed Hike Looms

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Forex
27.07.2022

The euro was still jittery in this week’s trading after its steepest plunge in two weeks, as a disruption in Russian gas supplies sent energy prices soaring. The euro fell about 1% to $1.0108 overnight, its biggest fall since early July. Eur...

Indian Rupee Falls to Record Lows

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Forex
26.07.2022

The Indian rupee has fallen more than 7% in 2022, adding to inflationary pressure and destroying margins for importers in this otherwise import-dependent country.  The rupee stands on the threshold of 80 to a US dollar and may soon fall furth...

Australia’s Central Bank Says Interest Rates Too Low

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Forex
19.07.2022

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has said that interest rates will need to be raised much higher to calm red-hot inflation, despite recent rate hikes. The central bank sees the prevailing benchmark rate of 1.35% as being “well below&rdquo...