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Is the US dollar doomed?
Currencies

Is the US dollar doomed?

The stars are aligning for a weaker US dollar, which would be good news for the world economy.
29 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?
Currencies

Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?

Dominic Frisby looks at the Norwegian krone’s performance against the Japanese yen and asks, is it set for a major reversal?
29 Nov 2019
What last night’s big opinion poll tells us about the pound
Economy

What last night’s big opinion poll tells us about the pound

The poll that accurately predicted the result of the last general election is suggesting a solid result for the Conservatives this time around. John S…
28 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies
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Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the relative strengths of the Australian and Canadian dollars, and explains what that tells us about China and the US.
26 Nov 2019
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Currency webinar: vote for what you want us to talk about
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Currency webinar: vote for what you want us to talk about

SPONSORED CONTENT - John Stepek will be joining the OFX team for a 30-minute webinar on Tuesday 3 December at 1pm. Sign up to join now, and vote for w…
22 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies
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Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the Swiss franc and Singaporean dollar and what our politicians can learn from these two fiscally responsible nations.
15 Nov 2019
Will the yuan’s recovery last?
Currencies

Will the yuan’s recovery last?

China’s yuan pushed through the symbolically important seven-to-the-dollar mark for the first time since August last week. Will its strength continue?
15 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: it might be time to back the euro against the yen
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Currency Corner: it might be time to back the euro against the yen

The euro is shaping up for a nice buy signal against the yen, says Dominic Frisby.
8 Nov 2019
The charts that matter: China’s scepticism on Trump
Economy

The charts that matter: China’s scepticism on Trump

With China sceptical of getting a trade deal out of Donald Trump, John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter most to the global econ…
2 Nov 2019
The troubled legacy of Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro
Economy

The troubled legacy of Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro

Mario Draghi may have rescued the euro in its darkest hour, but failed in his only official mission of keeping inflation within its target range.
1 Nov 2019
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The US dollar looks set to become a lot weaker
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The US dollar looks set to become a lot weaker

Many in the US and abroad would welcome a weaker dollar. And they might just get it.
1 Nov 2019
Currency Corner: is sterling finally on the comeback trail?
Currencies

Currency Corner: is sterling finally on the comeback trail?

Sterling seems to work in an eight-year cycle, says Dominic Frisby. And that cycle is suggesting several good years ahead for the pound.
1 Nov 2019
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Forget rate cuts – what matters most is that the Fed is still printing money
Economy

Forget rate cuts – what matters most is that the Fed is still printing money

As expected, the Federal Reserve cut US interest rates. And while Fed chief Jerome Powell may talk tough, he's still printing money. John Stepek expla…
31 Oct 2019
The US dollar is still the most important price in the world
Economy

The US dollar is still the most important price in the world

The US dollar has been strong for years now, keeping global monetary policy tight and making life hard for emerging markets in particular. John Stepek…
28 Oct 2019
Chart of the week: Norway’s crown has slipped
Currencies

Chart of the week: Norway’s crown has slipped

The Norwegian krone has slipped to a record low of more than ten to the euro.
28 Oct 2019
Who will save the euro after Mario Draghi has gone?
Economy

Who will save the euro after Mario Draghi has gone?

Mario Draghi – a safe pair of hands at the ECB – is succeeded by Christine Lagarde, a lawyer who thought Argentina good for a loan.
27 Oct 2019
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The charts that matter: relative calm – and a surge for Tesla
Economy

The charts that matter: relative calm – and a surge for Tesla

As shares in electric car group Tesla surge, John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to the global economy.
26 Oct 2019
Currency Corner: what’s next for the mighty US dollar?
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Currency Corner: what’s next for the mighty US dollar?

In today's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at the US dollar's frustrating grind higher over the last year or so, and asks where it might go next…
25 Oct 2019
Currency Corner: what does Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal mean for the pound?
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Currency Corner: what does Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal mean for the pound?

In today's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at what Boris Johnson's potential Brexit deal with the EU could mean for sterling.
18 Oct 2019
Currency Corner: the Romanian leu – a currency that has fallen even harder than the pound
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Currency Corner: the Romanian leu – a currency that has fallen even harder than the pound

In this week's currency corner, Dominic Frisby takes look at the Romanian leu, which has, over the years, been something of a dog. Much like the pound…
11 Oct 2019
Currency Corner: the Japanese yen is looking good against the euro
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Currency Corner: the Japanese yen is looking good against the euro

The Japanese yen has been gaining strength against the euro for some time now. In today's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at where the pair may …
4 Oct 2019
Currency Corner: how low can the euro go?
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Currency Corner: how low can the euro go?

Dominic Frisby looks at the world’s two biggest currencies – the US dollar and the euro – and picks three clear targets for traders as the euro contin…
27 Sep 2019
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Bitcoin has just crashed hard – where will it go next?
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Bitcoin has just crashed hard – where will it go next?

The bitcoin price has taken a beating, down by 15% in one day. Dominic Frisby looks at what’s behind the crash, and where the cryptocurrency might go …
25 Sep 2019
Currency Corner: is it comeback time for the pound?
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Currency Corner: is it comeback time for the pound?

Everyone knows the pound is undervalued, says Dominic Frisby. But once Brexit is sorted, it will rally. And we are looking down the barrel of that now…
20 Sep 2019
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