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As a matter of fact, yes. For instance, there is often a correlation between the rise of the US Dollar and strong gains in stock indices like Dow Jones, NASDAQ, and S&P500. Similarly, a correlation has been observed between the Nikkei stock index and the Japanese Yen.

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Let's use EUR/JPY. Say the BoJ (Bank of Japan) rate is 0.1% and ECB (European Central Bank) is around 0.5%. If BoJ increased interest rates to 0.5%, then their rates will be the same as ECB. However, these changes will entice investors to move their assets to Yen, because they want to get some profit from the changes. Such movement will cause the rise of demand on Yen so that its exchange rates against Euro will rise too.

On the contrary, if BoJ lowers their interest rates to 0.05%, investors will sell their Yens and move their investment into other kinds of assets like bonds, property, or another currency with higher interest, Yen's exchange rates will decrease.

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Based on a survey in 2019, JP Morgan, UBS, and Deutsche Bank are the top 3. Each has a market share of 10.78%, 8.13%, and 7.58% of the global forex market respectively.

They are followed by Citi (5.53%), HSBC (5.33%), Goldman Sachs (4.62%), State Street (4.61%), and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (4.5%).

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PMI comes on a scale of 100, with a median of 50. Any number under 50 means the economy is in contraction, while over 50 suggests business expansion. A decrease could be read as an economic decline during the period, while an increase shows ongoing recovery.

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