EUR/USD — News Archive


Risk Appetite Sends US Dollar Lower Against Majors

US dollar is heading lower against its major counterparts today as risk appetite increases. Financial sentiment seems to be increasing around the world, Alcoa earnings are providing a shot in the arm for US stocks, and it appears tightening is off the table for the near term.

Euro Continues to Struggle Following Brexit Fallout

Euro is heading lower today, dropping as fallout from the recent Brexit vote continues. Euro is down against its major counterparts, even remaining lower against the UK pound. Another issue weighing on the 19-nation currency has to do with the health of the Italian financial system. With concerns about the system, the euro is struggling.

US Dollar Ends Week Mixed as NFP Do Not Give Edge

The US dollar has ended the trading week mixed. It rose against the euro, the Great Britain pound, the Swiss franc, and the Canadian dollar. At the same time, the greenback fell versus the Japanese yen, the Australian dollar, and the New Zealand dollar.

Non-Farm Payrolls Fail to Boost Dollar

US non-farm payrolls were positive at the first glance, but it was not enough to boost the US dollar. On closer inspection, the employment report was not that good, giving no reason to believe that the economic conditions are solid enough to warrant withdrawal of monetary stimulus.

US Dollar Mixed as Good Data Countered by Fed Minutes

The US dollar was mixed during early Thursday’s trading. The currency rose versus the euro, fell against the Japanese yen, and was flat versus the Great Britain pound.

Dollar Trades Lower After Fed Makes Policy Announcement

The US dollar fell against most currencies after the policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The drop was not especially big as the Fed did not surprise markets very much with its announcement.

Dollar Stronger amid Fears, Yen & Swissie Hold Ground

The US dollar gained on the euro during Tuesday’s trading as Brexit fears were driving the shared currency of the eurozone down. The greenback also gained on the Great Britain pound and commodity currencies, but fared worse against safe haven currencies like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc.

US Dollar Pulls Back on Uncertainty

US dollar is mostly lower today, pulling back as Forex traders review possibilities and prepare for the Federal Reserve policy decision later this week. Greenback has given up some of its recent gains, and the dollar index is lower today.

Euro Drops on Warnings of Long-Term Economic Damage

Euro is dropping today, losing ground against most of its major counterparts as ECB President Mario Draghi warns that recent years might have taken a long-term toll on the economic condition of the 19-nation currency bloc.

Euro Clings to Recent Gains as German Factory Orders Slip

Euro is clinging to some of its gains from the end of last week, even after the latest news on German factory orders. Even though the 19-nation currency seems to be holding on for now, there are some downside risks that could impact the euro in the coming days.