Currency Traders Struggle to Parlay Bad Volatility Into Profit

  • Fund returns lag jump in ECB, BOJ-driven price swings
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Currency traders are getting whiplash from the pile-up of policy surprises that have come their way in the past six months. And because the big events have been unexpected, they’re struggling to translate rising volatility into bigger profits.

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