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Foreign Exchange Update

January 30, 2015Interbank mid-market spot exchange rate indications for transaction amounts greater than US $1 million equivalent - Rates reflect North America Eastern Time opening levels.

CountryCurrencyExchange Rate
Czech RepublicKoruna24.5544
New ZealandDollar$.7230
South AfricaRand11.6315

News & Events

January 30, 2015
The US Dollar was set to end the month with its longest run of gains since the float system was inacted in 1971. The Dollar, bolstered by expectations the US Federal Reserve will be the first major central bank to raise interest rates, has gained nearly 5% against the major currencies. The Dollar hovered near an 11 year high vs the Euro and was poised to have it 7th consecutive month of gains. Intervention speculation sent the embattled Swiss Franc to a 2 week low vs the US currency. Growing expectations of a cut in Australian rates next week sent the Aussie Dollar to a 5 year low against the US unit. The Canadian Dollar sank to its lowest level since March,2009 against the greenback after data showed the Canadian economy contracted unexpectedly in November. Russia surprised markets by cutting interest rates as fears of a Russian recession mount following a plunge in oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. Gold was set for its biggest monthly gain in almost a year. US stock futures looked set to open lower on Wall Street. US GDP for the 4th Qtr. headlines today's economic calendar.
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