Archive for December 21st, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Currency Landscape as 2015 Draws Nearer to Completion

December 21, 2015

The past twelve months have seen the U.S. currency strengthen broadly but most sharply against emerging market and commodity-sensitive currencies.  Net dollar changes since end-2014 or -0.1% against the Swiss franc, +1.3% versus the Japanese yen and +4.5% relative to the British pound were generally modest, while advances of 11.2% vis-a-vis the euro, 14.3% against […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Quiet Start to Holiday-Riddled Week

December 21, 2015

The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, loonie and yuan.  The U.S. currency gained 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling but edged down 0.1% vis-a-vis the kiwi. Splintered Spanish election results have depressed the Spanish IBEX by 2.5%, but other stock markets are mostly higher after […] More