QT is Why the Dollar is Strong

The Federal Reserve’s aggressive plans for tightening this year is the main reason for robust dollar demand but the prospect of Quantitative Tightening, which is the opposite of quantitative easing caused investors to shrug off mixed data and step up their purchases this month. 

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ECB vs. BoE – What to Expect

Investors have also been buying euros ahead of the European Central Bank rate decision.  No changes are expected from the ECB but the recent uptick in inflation has many traders pricing in a year end rate hike. 

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Why AUD & EUR are Soaring

The two best performing currencies today were the Australian dollar and euro which is a bit ironic because the Reserve Bank of Australia and the European Central Bank are two of the least hawkish central banks.

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