Tag Archive: U.S. dollar

US dollar still on the defensive as raw materials drop in price

In Nordine Naam’s weekly forex blog for FX-MM, Natixis’ Senior Forex Analyst discusses the impact of the downturn in commodity prices on the US dollar. Despite the optimistic tone of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement, the US dollar weakened slightly last week. This was due, in large part, to the downturn in price of raw materials. …

Continue reading »



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 …

Continue reading »



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 …

Continue reading »