Archive for December 14th, 2021

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

A Few Thoughts with Year-End Approaching

December 14, 2021

Historic Yearend Weakness of Dollar Against Europe’s Dominant Currency: This yearend tendency was very pronounced during the early days of flexible dollar rates following the March 1973 abandonment of fixed parities. Between mid-December and end-December from 1974 through 1987, the dollar recorded a net gain against the Deutsche mark only in 1984, while depreciating in […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar Marking Time as Two-Day FOMC Meeting Commences

December 14, 2021

The dollar remained unchanged on balance overnight against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, yuan and versus its weighted DXY index. The greenback ticked 0.1% higher relative to the yen and loonie and 0.1% lower vis-a-vis sterling. A two-day meeting of the FOMC began in which policymakers are expected to accelerate previously signaled plans to taper […] More

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