Commentary Articles in Forex and Currencies

BoJ holds key interest rate steady, announces more easing

Forexpros - The Bank of Japan kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged, in a widely expected move and announced additional monetary easing on Thursday. In a statement, the BoJ said it... Read >>


Can USD/JPY Intervention Succeed?

Top Stories BOJ Intervenes sending USD/JPY to 80.00 Spanish auction bid to cover above 2.0 helping ease concerns Nikkei up 0.23% Europe higher by 1.0% Oil at $91.85/bbl ... Read >>

Forex - EUR/JPY sharply higher on BOJ yen move

Forexpros - The Japanese yen plummeted against the euro in mid-day Asian trade Thursday, as the Bank of Japan intervened in the exchange market boosting the yen's counterparts across the board. ... Read >>

Forex - USD/JPY surges on Bank of Japan intervention

Forexpros - The Japanese yen sank against the U.S. dollar in Asian trading Thursday, following a market intervention by the Bank of Japan to weaken the local currency, in light of... Read >>

Crude oil futures drop in Asian trade

Forexpros - Crude oil futures dropped to five-week lows in Asian trade Wednesday, as a U.S. government report showed inventories of crude and gasoline rose last week. On the New York... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD gains in early Asian trade

Forexpros - The euro advanced against the U.S. dollar Wednesday, following the release of data showing a drop in service sector activity and lower factory orders in the U.S. EUR/USD hit... Read >>

Forex - Dollar mixed in early Asian trade

Forexpros - The U.S. dollar was mixed against its major counterparts Wednesday, following a rebound on Wall Street and suggestions from the Federal Reserve that monetary stimulus for the U.S.... Read >>


Russian Ruble Pushed and Pulled by Market Forces

Two headline events are causing a tumultuous push and pull effect on the Russian ruble (RUS) this week. First and foremost is the rumor that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may run... Read >>

Forex - Dollar mixed as risk aversion rises after U.S. ISM data

Forexpros - The U.S. dollar was mixed against its major counterparts on Wednesday, as the release of mixed U.S. economic data added to the general risk adverse mood, while the Swiss franc trimmed... Read >>

Crude oil futures drop to 5-week low after U.S. EIA inventory data

Forexpros - Crude oil futures extended losses on Wednesday, dropping to five-week low after a government report showed that U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories increased last... Read >>