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Canadian Dollar Pulls Back After Earlier Gains

Loonie is mostly lower right now, following earlier gains. The Canadian dollar saw some initial gains today on better than expected economic data, but many of those gains have disappeared following uncertainties moving forward, along with an end to a recent winning streak by oil.

UK Pound Plunges on Latest PMI Reading

Thanks to the Brexit vote, confidence in the UK economy is poised for big losses. The latest PMI reading — a special reading by Markit — indicates that things could be headed for trouble. Sterling is dropping dramatically on the news, losing ground to its major counterparts.

Euro Trade Mixed on the Forex Market

Euro is mixed against its major counterparts today as Forex traders look ahead to coming weeks and try to determine what might be next. Concerns about potential stimulus in September, as well as the recent focus on buying corporate bonds, have some wondering whether there is more weakness ahead for the 19-nation currency.

US Dollar Performance Choppy in Forex Trading

US dollar is experiencing choppy performance today as risk appetite battles with the fact that expectations for a Fed rate hike are on the rise again. US dollar is mostly lower against its major counterparts today, however. There hasn’t been a lot of movement as a new week starts and Forex traders evaluate the latest round of data.

Australian Dollar Climbs, Ignoring Disappointing Employment

The Australian dollar gained against the US dollar and the Japanese yen today even though employment growth trailed forecasts. The likely reason for the currency’s strength was the policy decision of Great Britain’s central bank.

Sterling Jumps After BoE Delays Monetary Easing

The Great Britain pound climbed today after the Bank of England surprised markets, leaving its monetary policy unchanged.

Upbeat Forecast, Higher Oil Prices Help Canadian Dollar

Canadian dollar is getting a little help today, thanks to a recent upbeat forecast from the Bank of Canada, and thanks to improving oil prices. Loonie is mostly higher today, and there are hopes that the currency can maintain some of its recent advances going forward.

Euro Trades Mixed as Forex Traders Consider What’s Next

Euro is trading mixed today, gaining against currencies like the dollar and yen, but falling against the pound. Risk appetite is helping the 19-nation to some degree, but there are still questions about what’s next for the eurozone and Forex traders are considering what the Brexit might mean.

Great Britain Pound Jumps as Markets Welcome New Prime Minister

The Great Britain pound jumped today as the market sentiment continued to improve following the news about Britain getting a new Prime Minister. The currency demonstrated the biggest one-day gain since the huge drop after the Brexit vote.

Japanese Yen Drops on Expectations for More Stimulus

Japanese yen is heading lower today, thanks in large part to expectations for future stimulus. Risk appetite is on the rise today and that is having its impact on low beta currencies like the yen. However, the yen also has the added pressure related to the expectation that Shinzo Abe will be able to continue his stimulus measures.

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