Dollar Gains On US Data, Safe-Haven Bids From Egypt

Posted On: January 31, 2011
The Wall Street Journal recently quoted Western Union Business Solutions’ daily currency market analysis newsletter, the World Market Update, in an article discussing the impact of a recent down... [More]

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Korean central bank gets aggressive on inflation

Posted On: January 28, 2011
Reining in inflation is a top priority for Korea's president, Lee Myung Bak - but the Korean government's anti-inflationary stance may lead to further volatility in the won. [More]

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Yen likely to remain strong: official

Posted On: January 27, 2011
The yen will likely remain elevated against the dollar for some time, a lawmaker with Japan's Liberal Democratic Party said this week. [More]

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Confidence grows around Europe

Posted On: January 27, 2011
Investors appear to be growing more confident that Europe will be able to solve its structural debt problems. [More]

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Currency market shifts focus to fundamentals

Posted On: January 27, 2011
Traders in the currency market are focusing more intently on individual countries' economic developments and less on the broader macroeconomic picture, Dow Jones Newswires reports this week. [More]

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France looks to curb currency volatility

Posted On: January 27, 2011
The French government is speaking out against the scourge of currency volatility. [More]

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Currency-derivatives trading leads to losses for Japanese firms

Posted On: January 27, 2011
Thousands of Japanese companies have suffered losses in recent months as their foreign-exchange derivatives positions turned sour. [More]

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Canada Dollar Up Modestly, Remains In Recent Trading Ranges

Posted On: January 27, 2011
“I think basically it’s an overall acceptance of risk, right now,” remarked Western Union Business Solutions Senior FX Trader Brendan McGrath in reference to this week’s market... [More]

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NZ Dollar Up Late As Australian Dollar Falls On One-Off Tax

Posted On: January 26, 2011
Western Union Business Solutions Corporate Dealing Manager Chris Hunter contributed to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal discussing recent market data out of Australia and New Zealand: &nbs... [More]

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Toyota tweaks plant layout in efficiency bid

Posted On: January 25, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp., like many of its peers in the auto industry, is being pressured by the yen's rise - and it's looking to make its plants more efficient in response. [More]

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