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Euro Rallies Despite Gloomy News From Across the Euro Area

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar despite the mostly negative news coming out of the eurozone earlier today amid empty economic dockets. The EUR/USD currency pair inched higher as European countries moved closer to reopening their economies despite the significant risk of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Euro Rises Then Falls on Rising Coronavirus Cases and Equities Sell-Off

The euro today rallied against the US dollar earlier in the session before falling later during the American session as the global equities sell-off deepened. The EUR/USD currency pair headed lower as European stock markets closed in the red and American markets opened lower later in the day.

Pound Falls to New 5-Week Lows as Brexit Headlines Trigger Despair

The Sterling pound today fell to new 5-week lows as talks between Britain and the EU appeared to have hit a wall given today’s events. The GBP/USD currency pair today fell after reports that a phone call between Boris Johnson and the German Chancellor had made a Brexit deal almost impossible.

Sterling Rallies on Merkel’s Optimism Regarding Irish Backstop

The British pound today exploded higher after the German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed optimism that the Irish backstop issue could be resolved by October 31st. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied to new monthly highs above the crucial 2.2250 level as traders bought the Sterling in anticipation that her remarks would help prevent a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Pound Falls Ahead of Johnson’s Meeting With Angela Merkel

The British pound today fell to new daily lows reversing all of yesterday’s gains as traders remained cautious ahead of Boris Johnson‘s visit to Germany. Most analysts are expecting the British Prime Minister to return empty-handed from his talks with the German chancellor Angela Merkel.

Pound Hits Multi-Year Lows on Brexit Clash Between the UK and EU

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as UK and European Union leaders exchanged words regarding the reopening of Brexit talks. The GBP/USD currency pair was on a losing trend from most of today’s session as markets reacted to the heightened possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Pound Trades in Wide Range Driven by Brexit Headlines

The Sterling pound today traded in a wide range against the US dollar driven by multiple Brexit headlines as the deadline for Britain’s exit from the EU looms. The GBP/USD currency pair today traded in an almost 100-pip range as investors reacted to different headlines most of which indicated that a Brexit deal was not close to being done.

British Pound Hits New Yearly Lows on Brexit News and Political Uncertainty

The British pound today dropped to new yearly lows in the American session after European Union officials insisted that they would not reopen Brexit negotiations. The pound made an about-turn after rallying higher in the early European session on positive Brexit news from Ireland regarding the Irish backstop amid positive UK jobs data.

Euro Drops Further Driven by Political Uncertainty and Weak Data

The euro today fell to new lows last seen in mid-August against the US dollar as the political uncertainty in key eurozone countries such as Germany and Italy weighed on the single currency. The release of mixed macro data from the euro area combined with the strong employment data from the USA also added to the selling pressure on the euro.

Euro Mixed After Announcement from Angela Merkel

The euro was mixed today after German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she will not seek re-election as her party’s leader. Markets were not particularly pleased with the announcement.

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