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Euro Rallies on Upbeat German and Eurozone Data, Later Falls

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of upbeat German and eurozone macro data in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell from its highs as investor sentiment shifted, but rallied briefly on the weak US macro releases before falling again.

Euro Stays Range Bound for Second Day Despite Multiple Releases

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar reacting to releases from both the European and American dockets but failing to break out in a specific direction. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher in the early European session and later headed lower ignoring the upbeat German inflation data as the greenback recovered.

Euro Drops on Weak Business Climate, Gains on Mixed US Inflation

The euro today posted gains against the US dollar following the release of weak US inflation data in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell from session highs following the release of weak eurozone business climate data in the early European session.

Pound Posts Gains Despite Brexit Pessimism and Upbeat US GDP

The Sterling pound today traded mostly sideways against the US dollar as it solidified gains made from yesterday’s 10-week lows as the Brexit impasse continued. The GBP/USD currency pair dropped lower following the release of US Q1 GDP data before quickly reversing the losses and printing new daily highs driven by positive investor sentiment.

US Dollar Surges on Strong Retail Sales, Jobless Claims

The US dollar posted gains against some of its most traded currency rivals on Thursday, buoyed by strong data supporting claims that the US economy is doing rather well. This comes as the nation keeps all its eyes on the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia.

US Dollar Mixed on Weak Industrial Output, Lower Trade Deficit

The US dollar is mixed against a basket of currencies midweek as the buck finds direction on the latest release of key economic data. Investors are combing through industrial production numbers, trade deficit data, and the national mortgage market that could provide insight into the real estate industry.

Euro Falls Almost to 3-Week Lows on Weak German Inflation Data

The euro today fell for the third straight session against the US dollar driven by the risk-off investor sentiment and weak confidence prints released by the European Commission. The EUR/USD currency pair’s fall was further accelerated by the weak German inflation data and the resurgent US dollar, which rose driven by the flight to safety conditions.

Canadian Dollar Falls After Dovish BoC Rate Decision and Statement

The Canadian dollar today fell drastically against its US counterpart following the Bank of Canada‘s dovish interest rate decision. The USD/CAD currency pair today rallied to new 2-month highs following the BoC’s cautious statement in the early North American session.

Euro Drops on Mixed Eurozone Data, Rallies on Weak US Data

The euro today dropped lower against the US dollar in the late Asian session before rallying higher on upbeat German retail sales data for January. The EUR/USD later declined despite the release of mixed German unemployment data, then rallied higher into the American session.

Euro Rallies Driven by Other Currency Cross, Drops on US GDP Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar from the early European session driven largely by investor sentiment to hit over 3-week tops midway through the session. Shortly after, the EUR/USD currency pair plunged lower in a pullback that was compounded by the release of the upbeat US Q4 GDP data.

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