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Trump Unexpected Win Causes Dollar Surge

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The dollar increased the most since the United Kingdom decided to separate from European Union as Republican Donald Trump unexpectedly win the U.S. presidential election. The victor’s speech seemed to have winded down the participants of the market after a shock.

The greenback recovered against the major and emerging-market currencies as traders speculate Trump administration will boost the growth of the economy. There is a surge by 80 percent on the anticipation of the Federal Reserve’s hike in December, which had decreased less than 50 percent as the early result points to Trump’s win.

Since Brexit, Trump’s win is the second major influence in the market. The moment the new President started his address in New York at 3 A.M., the dollar began to rebound by 3.8 percent against yen.

Trump Unexpected Win Causes Dollar Surge

Source: Bloomberg

The greenback gained 1.4 percent, which is the highest since June 24 after its all-time high in March, according to Bloomberg’s gauge. In New York as of 5 P.M., the major currency also surged 0.5 percent against 105.67 yen. Following its over two percent slide against euro, the greenback increased to $1.0910 per euro.

According to data of CLS Group Holdings AG, the world’s largest currency-trading settlement system’s operator, there have been trading surges. The activity of euro and greenback was 10 times than its average in 2016 from 2 A.M. to 3 A.M.  On the other hand, the dollar-Mexican peso activity was 63 times its normal measures.

Alan Schwarz, FXSpotStream LLC Chief Executive, stated that the venue activity increased to as much as $47.5 billion on Wednesday. This record is three times its average volume last month, which is the most since 2012 launching of the online system.

Trump Unexpected Win Causes Dollar Surge

Source: Bloomberg

There will be a sea change in U.S. polices as Trump starts to lead to the country, largely affecting the greenback.  The Republican’s party will have the majority of Congress seats inclusive of both chambers. The new President also pledged to deal out trade agreements while naming China as the grand master of currency depreciation.

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