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Euro Rallies to New 2-Month Highs as Dollar Falls to 2-Month Lows

The euro today rallied to new 2-month highs as the US dollar extended its losses by falling to fresh 2-month lows amid a risk-on market environment. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied to its daily highs in the American session amid multiple speeches from Fed speakers.

Chinese Yuan Weakens As Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in 30 Years

The Chinese yuan is weakening against most major currency rivals at the end of the trading week after Beijing reported that the world’s second-largest economy expanded at the slowest pace in 30 years. While the third-quarter report was dominated by the gross domestic product (GDP), there were a couple of positive indicators that still offered hope for investors, especially as US and China trade relations are stuck at a standstill.

USD/JPY Reached 108.89, a Level Destined to Be Surpassed

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair rallied strongly and reached the 108.89 level, from where profit booking began.

Swiss Franc Mixed As Machine Export Orders, Producer Prices Drop

The Swiss franc is mixed against a basket of currencies on Thursday as new data show machine export orders and producer and import prices declined. The Swiss economy continues to lose momentum amid the global trade war impacting markets everywhere. Despite the downward trends, investors are still pouring into the safe-haven asset, much to the chagrin of the Swiss National Bank (SNB).

USD/CAD Pair Falls to 6-Week Lows as Loonie Rallies Against Weak Dollar

The Canadian dollar today rallied against the US dollar in a move that was primarily attributed to the greenback’s overall weakness against most of its peers. The USD/CAD currency pair fell to new 6-week lows as the loonie rallied against a much weaker dollar driven by the improved investor risk appetite.

Aussie Bounces Sharply After Unemployment Drops Unexpectedly

The Australian dollar climbed after the release of Australia’s employment data that showed an unexpected drop of the unemployment rate. The currency erased yesterday’s losses against most-traded rivals and managed to erase losses for the whole week versus the US dollar.

Pound Falls From 5-Month Highs After Irish DUP Rejects New Brexit Deal

The British pound today spiked to new 5-month highs after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that the EU and UK had agreed on a new Brexit deal. However, the rally was short-lived as the GBP/USD currency pair quickly reversed all its gains as the Northern Irish DUP opposed the agreement.

Bulls Preparing to Head for 0.6800 on AUD/USD

The Australian dollar versus the US dollar currency pair recovered yesterday, October 16, after it almost touched the 0.6700 level, thus signaling that the sellers may dissipate.

Euro Hits New Monthly Highs on Positive Eurozone CPI and Weak Dollar

The euro today rallied to new monthly highs buoyed by positive CPI data from the euro area combined with a weak US dollar. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs based on positive geopolitical events related to Brexit and the US-China trade war.

US Dollar Weakens on Disappointing Data, Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar is trading lower against multiple currency rivals midweek, driven by disappointing economic data and continued uncertainty surrounding US-China trade relations. Still, the consensus is that the greenback will remain one of the strongest currencies over the next 25 years, competing with the Chinese yuan and the euro.

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