Posts Tagged ‘Volatility Index’

A significant drop in the volatility index

Monday, February 10th, 2014

One of the major headlines in this week’s latest roundup of online Forex trading news revolves around a significant drop in the volatility index.

This is in stark contrast to recent weeks when this very same index hinted at a rather volatile Forex market.

Thus, many online trading analysts believe that there is little reason to expect major currency movements from a short-term perspective.

Dollar losing status as safe haven currency?

Friday, January 24th, 2014

One of the primary Forex concerns that has emerged during the past week is the sentiment that the dollar may possibly be losing its benchmark status as a safe haven currency.

Indeed, this is echoed by certain online Forex trading analysts that are viewing risk aversion from a bearish stance. However, this is a view not espoused by most traders.

On the contrary, it is thought that the dollar will regain much of the footing that was seen to waiver in relation to other currencies.