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Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields Firm… Commodity and Share Prices Lower

November 8, 2019

The dollar appreciated overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Australian dollar, 0.2% relative to the loonie, yuan, and peso, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen, euro, sterling and Swiss franc. The 10-year gilt and U.S. Treasury yields extended their rise by another three basis points. Comparable sovereign debt yields in Italy, Greece, Portugal […] More

Mostly Firmer Dollar Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report

November 6, 2015

The U.S. currency shows overnight gains of 0.6% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie, 0.2% versus the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swissie and yuan.  The dollar is 0.1% softer against the New Zealand and Australian dollars. Investors generally expect September’s weaker-than-anticipated jobs report to be followed by a solid October set of […] More