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Pound Rallies as Opposition Leaders Unite to Prevent Hard Brexit

The Sterling pound today rallied to new monthly highs after British opposition leaders agreed to support legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit. The Conservative Party criticised the move by the opposition MPs saying that the six leaders who signed the Church House declaration were planning to cancel the votes of 17.4 million people.

US Dollar Mixed on Data, Lingering Trade Conflict

The US dollar is mixed against a myriad of currencies to finish the trading week. The greenback is contending with various economic numbers, geopolitical developments, and market events to carve out a concrete direction, which might be the case for the next several trading sessions. The next month might be pivotal for the buck’s performance for the remainder of 2019.

Euro Falls as Fears of a Recession in Germany Dominate Markets

The euro today attempted to rally against the US dollar but failed to make any significant gains as investors sold the single currency on disappointing German GDP data. The EUR/USD currency pair failed to break above the crucial 1.1200 level amid selling pressure as fears of a German recession drove investors to the safe-haven dollar.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK Inflation, Drops on Recession Fears

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early London session following the release of the latest UK inflation data, which beat expectations. The GBP/USD currency pair later trimmed its gains as fears of a recession in the UK hit investors following the inversion of the UK yield curve for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.

Euro Rallies Higher Despite Italian Political Uncertainty

The euro today rallied higher into the early European session despite rumours that the Italian government would call for an early election on October 23rd. The EUR/USD currency pair fell after the release of weak German trade balance data for June, which shrunk more than expected.

Euro Rallies as Stock Markets Crash on Sino-US Trade Tensions

The euro today rallied against the US dollar amid heightened trade tensions between the US and China, which triggered a global stock market sell-off. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher as investors sold the greenback and bought the single currency given the significant risks facing the United States.

Euro Rallies to 3-Day Highs As Powell Hints at Future Rate Cuts

The euro today rallied to new daily highs breaking out of a 3-day losing streak as markets reacted to Jerome Powell’s dovish comments during his testimony before Congress. The EUR/USD currency pair performance today was largely driven by investor sentiment and US dollar dynamics due to the empty European dockets.

Euro Falls on Weak German Data, Extends Losses on Upbeat US NFP

The euro today broke out of its 3-day consolidative range and fell drastically against the US dollar following the release of weak German factory data. The EUR/USD currency pair later extended its losses following the release of the upbeat US non-farm payrolls data in the early American session.

Euro Falls on Weak Eurozone Retail Sales Amid Thin Holiday Trading

The euro today fell against the US dollar following the release of weak retail sales data for the euro area amid a subdued market environment. The EUR/USD currency pair traded in a tight range for most of today’s session as US markets remained closed for the Independence Day celebrations.

Euro Rallies on Weak US Manufacturing Data and Inverted US Yields

The euro today rallied against the US dollar following the release of disappointing US manufacturing PMI in the American session. The EUR/USD currency pair kept up it bullish momentum from Friday as markets remained worried about the inverted US yield curves and the possibility of a Fed rate cut.

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