Norwegian Krone

Safe-haven appetite for Scandi currencies wavers

Despite the rush into the Norwegian krone and Swedish kronor following Swiss National Bank intervention on September 6, FX traders and strategists are lukewarm about the Scandi currencies' capacity to become long-term safe havens

Taking stock of 2011: the euro

The challenges 2011 has already thrown at foreign exchange market participants have been multi-faceted, ranging from a tough trading environment in major currency pairs to the preparation for new trading and clearing regulations. In the first of a series…

Yield strategy delivers in July

LONDON - Currency managers using the yield strategy were the best performers in July, benefiting from improving European economic data and positive banking stress tests, shows research from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

ParkerFX makes small gain in May

STAMFORD, CT - The Parker FX Index has reported a return of 0.14% for May, as currency markets were marked by risk aversion amid fears of a double-dip recession, increased risk contagion from the European sovereign debt crisis and significant declines in…

Short volatility up in June

LONDON - Currency managers going short volatility would have been top performers in June, benefiting from European market stress, indicates research from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

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