US Dollar Articles
Elections 2020: US Dollar Soar Despite Biden’s Lead, Equities Rally
The US dollar traded in green as the election vote count begin and initial results show that former vice president Joe Biden is leading in electoral votes. Meanwhile, the incumbent president Donald Trump is leading in a few swing states.
US Dollar Recover Losses amid Bearish Sentiments for Riskier Assets
US Dollar bounced back as investor's concerns over the second coronavirus wave have lowered the focus towards the riskier assets. The fading hopes on the stimulus package have also negatively impacted riskier assets in the past few days.
US Dollar Dips on Chinese Data, Riskier Currencies Soar
US dollar fell sharply on Monday after news that Chinese gross domestic product grew 4.9% in the third quarter, driven by robust industrial and retail sales growth. Asian currencies soared after the reports of acceleration in the Chinese economy.
US dollar Steady Despite Fading Stimulus Hopes, Equity and Gold Bounce Back
US dollar bounced back sharply as it's clear that no stimulus is possible ahead of the election. The deadlock between both parties’ enhanced investors focus on the safe-haven assets and dropped the confidence in risker assets including stocks and European currency.
Goldman Sachs is Bearish on the US Dollar, Yuan Falls
US Dollar has been trading in a tight range over the past few months after falling sharply during the second quarter. While the USD index is down more than 4% year to date against the basket of six major currencies, Goldman Sachs suggests investors place short positions on the greenback as the firm sees limited upside in the final quarter this year.
US Dollar Recover From Three Weeks Low, Euro is Steady
US dollar recovered slightly from three weeks low that it had hit last week. The USD index reported the largest daily loss in six weeks on Friday as traders focus moved towards the risker assets such as equities and the euro amid renewed hopes over the second US stimulus package.
US Dollar Retreats on Rally in Riskier Assets, Trump Leaves Hospital
US dollar slipped sharply after reports that Donald Trump is discharged from the hospital and his health conditions are sound. The report has sparked the rally in risker assets including stocks, gold, and commodity-related currencies.
US Dollar Cools Off from Eight Week High as Equities Gain Momentum
US dollar rally faded in the Friday trade as global stock markets started reversing losses despite increasing coronavirus infections and concerns over economic recovery. The USD index, which tracks the US dollar against the basket of six currencies, fell back to 94.40 level after hitting two months high of 94.60 level in Thursday trading.
European Stocks Recovered From Three Month Low, US Stock Futures Extends Gains
European stocks fell to three month low on Thursday as worries over the economic recovery and increasing virus infections dented investor’s sentiments. The Fed’s warnings over the slow economic recovery have added to bearish sentiments.
European Stocks Steady, But US Stock Markets Tumbles on Fed Warning
European stocks rallied on Wednesday and remain steady in Thursday trading despite a huge selloff in US stock markets. The rally in stock prices of sportswear makers and auto companies helped European stocks to extend the upside momentum.
US Dollar Jump to Six Week High, Gold and Euro Tumble
US dollar rally gained further momentum on Wednesday as global equity markets are losing investor’s confidence due to the threat of the second coronavirus wave. The risk of fresh economic and traveling restrictions has added to the greenback value.