ADP — News Archive


Canadian Dollar Fails to Find Support from Positive Fundamentals

The Canadian dollar dropped against its most-traded rivals today. That was puzzling considering that the employment report released during the trading session was good and crude oil prices rose.

USD/CAD Rallies on BoC Rate Decision amid Trade Tensions

The Canadian dollar today weakened against its US counterpart after the Bank of Canada left interest rates intact, which drove the USD/CAD currency pair to new highs. The Canadian dollar was also under intense selling pressure due to fears that a trade war with the USA would hurt the country’s economy as the US is a major export market.

Euro Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on Upbeat Eurozone CPI

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar amid a raft of macro releases from both the Eurozone and the US dockets. The single currency was boosted by the release of German December employment change data, which was better than expected.

British Pound Gains Against US Dollar on Positive UK and US Data

The British pound today gained ground against the US dollar amid a raft of positive UK macro releases such as the Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI. Positive releases from the US docket in the early American session could not derail the pound’s rally against the US dollar.

USD/CAD Rallies Higher on BoC Rate Decision

The USD/CAD rallied higher by over 100 points after the Bank of Canada released its monetary statement leaving interest rates unchanged at 1.00%. The US dollar rallied against the commodity-linked loonie even as global oil prices traded at daily lows.

EUR/USD Slumps to New Lows on Mixed Eurozone and ADP Data

The EUR/USD currency pair today slumped to new lows from daily highs set in the late Asian session, despite a raft of positive data from the Eurozone. The release of upbeat German factory orders for the month of October in the early European session could not lift the single currency.

Canadian Dollar Firm Despite Falling Employment

The Canadian dollar gained even though nation’s employment dropped last month. Other economic reports were good, though.

US Dollar Rises as Strong Labor Data Outweighs Low Manufacturing Activity

The US dollar climbed against the euro on Wednesday in the wake of the strongest job gain in the United States since March. However, the greenback erased most of the gains it had made earlier in the day as manufacturing activity in October disappointed expectations.

British Pound Erases Early Gains Despite Highest Manufacturing Activity in Two Months

The British pound erased earlier gains against the US dollar and other major peers on Wednesday, despite the best reading for manufacturing activity since September. A separate report on housing prices in the United Kingdom revealed a healthy increase, however, the British currency failed to maintain its gains.

Canadian Dollar Gains Against US Dollar on Strong Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar was largely stronger against the US dollar for most of today’s session boosted by a rally in global oil prices as tracked by the West Texas Intermediate. The release of the US ADP employment change report boosted the USD/CAD currency pair slightly higher, but the loonie rallied again to erase most of the pair’s gains.