Forex News & Analysis

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MORNING BELL: Yellen changes rate hikes approach
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The British Pound steadied a bit on Wednesday after reaching an eight-week high of $1.55372, boosted by overall optimism for the British economy versus its major competitors.
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MORNING BELL: U.S. home prices rise; consumer sentiment dips
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
“While prices and sales of existing homes are close to normal, construction and new home sales remain weak,” David Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said in a statement.
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MORNING BELL: Dollar index trims gains after U.S. home sales data
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Greece will present its economic reform plans to the euro zone on Tuesday, a government official said, missing a Monday deadline which was a condition for extending the country's financial lifeline.
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MORNING BELL: GReek debt deal
Monday, February 23, 2015
Greece ended up agreeing to a four-month extension despite its request for a six-month one; the news removed the threat of an immediate exit from the euro zone and spurred some positivity in the market.
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MORNING BELL: Dollar gains ahead of Fed minutes
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday on expectations that Federal Reserve policy meeting minutes will support a trend of higher U.S. yields, while the euro held within recent ranges on optimism over Greece.
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MORNING BELL: Euro gains on rising hopes of Greek debt deal
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The euro gained against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday on rising hopes that Greece will find common ground with its euro zone partners for support beyond its current bailout program.
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MORNING BELL: Euro skids as Greek debt talks break down
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The euro fell broadly early on Tuesday after a sudden collapse in talks to secure a new debt deal for Greece disappointed investors who had hoped there would be an outcome by now.
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MORNING BELL: Sterling firmer in sleepy start to holiday week
Monday, February 16, 2015
Sterling scaled a six-week peak early on Monday following recent hawkish-sounding comments from the Bank of England, while the other major currencies were subdued in a holiday-riddled week.
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MORNING BELL: Euro weakens on worries over outcome of Greek talks
Thursday, February 12, 2015
The euro hit a seven-year low against the British pound and fell versus the dollar for a second straight session on Wednesday ahead of the outcome of a euro zone finance ministers' meeting as the EU and Greece edged closer to a showdown.
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MORNING BELL: Dollar advances to 1-month high vs yen
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The dollar climbed to a one-month peak against the yen on Tuesday on the back of higher U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro was weighed down in morning trade by uncertainty about a new debt deal for Greece, but recovered some losses after a report said European officials would make a compromise proposal to give Athens another six months to negotiate a deal.
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