Strong US data does not yet strengthen the USD - UBS

By FXstreet.com | Updated July 30, 2014 AAA

FXStreet (Córdoba) - Despite outstanding nonfarm payrolls figures, the UBS noted the USD has not strengthen much as regardless data the Fed continues to signal no intention to tighten monetary policy.



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“Strong US data is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition for the USD to strengthen”.



“The final US PMI for June jumped to 61, the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1%, non-farm payrolls soared to 288'000 newly employed and the USD did not do a lot and bond yields hardly moved”.



“Some complained, that there were more part-time employees and less full-time employees. Whatever, the data is strong and the main problem for the currency is that the Fed signals no intention to tighten monetary policy”.



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