Trade ideas thread: The dollar is suddenly weak edition

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

Not a great day for the dollar

The weak ISM numbers put a squeeze on the US dollar, leading to a poor day right across the board. Even with risk aversion kicking in, the dollar slumped against the kiwi and Australian dollar. I think that paradigm can only continue in a limited move, as eventually the risk trade takes over.

The big event on the calendar today is the RBA decision. The market is pricing in just an 8% chance of a rate cut today but that rises to 54% at the next meeting, which is Feb 2.

Here's a look at the end-of-day FX moves.

Not a great day for the dollar

What trade are you in? What trade are you thinking about?

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