Category Archive: Forex

Natixis’ 2017 Q1 outlook on the forex market published in FX-MM

In his weekly column for FX-MM, Nordine Naam, Senior Forex Analyst at Natixis, looks back at the first quarter of 2017 and explains what’s gone wrong for the dollar since Trump’s election win. After a strong appreciation in the last quarter of 2016, the US dollar has gone back on the decline against most currencies …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam predicts the US dollar will continue to rally under Trump’s presidency in FX-MM

  In his weekly currency forecast for FX-MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, Nordine Naam, analyses the markets’ movements in light of Donald Trump’s US presidential election victory. While Donald Trump’s poll-defying victory prompted a negative knee-jerk reaction elsewhere, the US dollar received a boost – as the prospect of both stronger US economic growth and …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam predicts currency volatility following Trump’s election victory in FX-MM

In Nordine Naam’s weekly forex blog for FX-MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst discusses the latest currency movements in light of Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. Following the result that defied the pollsters, U.S. equity markets have fallen and, in turn, so has the dollar. With this in mind, Naam believes the greenback will remain highly volatile …

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Natixis’ Juan Carlos Rodado cited in Bloomberg’s presidential election market analysis

Following Republican candidate, Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election, the Mexican peso is heading for its worst slide since 1995. Indeed, the president-elect’s pledges to both renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and build a wall along the U.S.’s southern border secured the peso’s position as a barometer for Trump’s presidential …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam explains why confidence in the U.S. dollar remains high in FX-MM  

  In his weekly forex review for FX-MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, Nordine Naam, believes that very few obstacles stand in the way of the greenback’s appreciation. Indeed, the U.S dollar’s rally continues on the back of both Donald Trump’s sliding position in the U.S. presidential polls and promising macroeconomic indicators. In this respect, Naam …

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ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing latest GDP figures and Brexit on Sky News

Earlier today, Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK was interviewed on Sky News following the release of the latest UK GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The figures reveal that GDP grew by 0.5% in the three months to the end of September, down from the growth …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam predicts the US dollar will continue to strengthen in FX-MM

In his weekly forex review for FX&MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, Nordine Naam, argues the US dollar will continue to strengthen in light of myriad global stimuli. Naam sees Trump’s sliding position in the US presidential polls, and the prospect of Fed Funds rate hike in December, as factors with the capacity to bolster the greenback’s …

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Natixis’ Alicia García Herrero examines the renminbi’s succession to the IMF reserve currency with Euromoney

From October, the Chinese renminbi (RMB) is included in the special drawing rights (SDR) – the basket of currencies used by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a reserve currency – an acknowledgement of China’s remarkable growth in recent years. As the first emerging market currency added to the SDR basket, the longer-term structural implications …

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BNY Mellon talks dollar demand in Global Banking & Finance Review

The summer of 2014 saw a real shift in the USD environment, with the catalyst for a sharp appreciation in the currency coming from USD from the European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to introduce a negative deposit rate for the euro (EUR). Within days of its implementation, a rally began that subsequently saw the USD …

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Deutsche Bank’s Dieter Stynen in Global Banking and Finance Review: The Impact of fixed FX rates on Treasury Operations

Dieter Stynen, Global Transaction Banking FX, Deutsche Bank, has written an article in Global Banking and Finance Review where he examines how fixed FX rates are clouding transparency throughout the payment process, and offers strategies to mitigate FX risk – allowing treasurers to regain control of corporate operations. A key priority for corporate treasurers is …

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