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Excitement was in short supply for the dollar on Monday. The trade war seems to be cooling slowly: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke of...

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The Brexit Saga continued during the weekend, with finance minister Philip Hammond confirming that the prime minister will try this week for a third time to get her withdrawal bill through the House of Common...

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Yesterday's developments saw the Republican-led Senate reject his declaration of an emergency on the Mexican border and insiders told the media that an agreement to end his trade war with China will not come at least until next month...

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Parliament attempted to get rid of some of that uncertainty when it voted to prevent Britain leaving the EU without an agreement...

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Investors paid precisely zero attention to some discouraging US economic data on Friday. The two manufacturing sector purchasing managers' index readings from Markit (53.0) and the ISM (54.2) were...

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Although there were no salient US economic data on Friday there was no shortage of rumour and comment about trade, North Korea and monetary policy.

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The dollar strengthened slightly, on average, against the other ten most actively-traded currencies. They were mostly not big gains though.

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American statisticians did not really get back into their stride on Tuesday after the long weekend. All they could come up with was the NAHB Housing Market Index, a monthly barometer of builders' activity and optimism.

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The US dollar experienced some weakness at the beginning of the week. It seems that investors are cautiously optimistic about upcoming trade talks between the US and China but feel that there may be a long road ahead.

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The backlog of data held back by the shutdown began to be unwound yesterday with the release of November's new home sales. They were punchy numbers, with a monthly increase of 16.9%...