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US Dollar Takes a Breather After Strong Data Sparks Rally

The US dollar is taking a breather midweek following a strong session on Tuesday, driven by strong economic data that left investors feeling ebullient. A string of housing numbers did come out, but the market did anticipate weakness in the sector, which could adjust traders’ minds about the world’s largest economy being on solid footing.

Canadian Dollar Mixed on Higher Auto Sales, Crashing Energy Prices

The Canadian dollar is mixed against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors sift through new motor vehicle sales data and foreign securities purchases for May. The loonie was sent lower on crashing energy prices, which is bad news for a resource-rich market. Traders will now wait for June inflation numbers that are expected to be lower than in May.

Sterling Crashes to New 27-Month Lows on Hard Brexit Fears

The Sterling pound today fell to new 27-month lows against the US dollar as markets reacted to a poor UK jobs report and the uncertain British political environment. The GBP/USD currency pair was also adversely affected by comments from the two remaining Conservative Party candidates saying that the Irish backstop was dead.

Aussie Firm After RBA Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes

The Australian dollar gained against the majority of its most-traded counterparts today, with the exception of the US dollar. That is despite the Reserve Bank of Australia released policy minutes, which suggested that the central bank maintained easing bias.

NZ Dollar Rises on In-Line CPI, Loses Gains vs. US Dollar

The New Zealand dollar gained against most of its major peers today. While the kiwi has lost gains versus its US counterpart by now, it was still trading higher against other peers. Market analysts attributed the rally to the positive consumer inflation print, though some of them argued that the data is not as good as might seem at first glance.

Swiss Franc Opens Higher, Mixed Afterwards

The Swiss franc opened sharply higher against its major rivals today. While it fell from the opening level against some peers, the Swissie gained on others. Domestic macroeconomic data was negative to the currency.

Chinese Yuan Tries to Find Direction on Slowing GDP, Strong Data

The Chinese yuan is struggling to find direction to kick off the trading week after economic growth slowed to its lowest level in nearly three decades. But it was not all bad news for the world’s second-largest economy as an influx of data came in better than expected, giving the yuan some support.

Australian Dollar Gains on China’s Data

The Australian dollar gained against its most-traded rivals today after the release of macroeconomic indicators in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner. While not all indicators were especially good, most of them were decent enough to support the Aussie.

Pound Reverses 3-Day Rally Amid Upbeat US Manufacturing Report

The British pound today fell against the US dollar reversing all of Friday’s gains amid a lack of any major releases from the UK docket. The GBP/USD currency pair fell due to the absence of catalysts to prop up the Sterling with the pair’s performance being driven largely by investor sentiment.

NZD/CAD Confirms the 0.8692 Support

The New Zealand dollar versus the Canadian Dollar currency pair looks as if it confirmed the weekly support of 0.8692.

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