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Pound Plunges to 4-Week Lows on Brexit Jitters, Rising COVID-19 Cases

The Sterling pound today fell to new 4-week lows against the US dollar given the empty UK docket and the prevailing risk-off market sentiment, which favoured the dollar. The greenback’s rally triggered the GBP/USD currency pair’s crash amid a confluence of negative factors that weighed on the pound, including fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Euro Falls on Weak Sentiment Amid Rising US Coronavirus Cases

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by investor fears about the rising coronavirus cases across the US triggering a selloff of riskier assets such as the euro. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by rising trade tensions between the EU and the US after Donald Trump threatened to impose sanctions on European exports.

Euro Falls Against the Dollar for the 4th Straight Session on Weak Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the fourth straight session after the American open where investor sentiment shifted decisively in favour of the dollar. The EUR/USD currency pair was also weighed down by weak data from Germany and the euro area as investors waited for European leaders to decide on the 750 billion euro fund.

Canadian Dollar Weak Despite Upbeat Q1 GDP as US Dollar Rallies

The Canadian dollar today remained weak against the US dollar despite the release of upbeat Canadian GDP data in the early American session. The USD/CAD currency pair kept trading near the two and half month lows as investors waited patiently for Trump’s speech.

Euro Falls After 4-Day Rally Amid Rising European Coronavirus Cases

The euro today fell against the US dollar as traders took their profits following  4-day rally marked by steady gains driven by positive investor sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair headed lower as the greenback rallied higher amid rising coronavirus cases and deaths in Spain and Italy.

Canadian Dollar Falls on Weak Oil Prices, Spikes On In-Line GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today extended its losses against the US dollar for the third consecutive day as global crude oil prices fell to lows last seen in December 2018. The Commodity-linked loonie’s performance was boosted slightly by the Canadian GDP data, but the risk-off market sentiment created by the Chinese coronavirus headlines hindered its rally.

Euro Hits 3-Month High as Dollar Crumbles on Coronavirus Fears

The euro today to new highs as the dollar crumbled in the face of mounting coronavirus fears amid and falling US Treasury yields dampened demand for the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied above the crucial 1.10 level as investors flocked to the single currency boosted by positive euro area fundamental releases.

Euro Rallies Against the Dollar Ignores Weak Eurozone GDP Data

The euro today rallied to new weekly highs against the US dollar despite multiple disappointing macro reports from across the euro area. The weak dollar primarily drove the EUR/USD currency pair’s rally as US Treasury yields fell dragging the greenback lower.

Euro Rises on German Inflation Data and Flash US GDP Report

The euro today inched higher against the US dollar as it struggled to shake off the selling pressure that has kept the EUR/USD currency pair trading in a tight range. The single currency posted gains in the American session despite the release of mixed German inflation data accompanied by in-line preliminary US Q4 GDP figures.

Euro Crashes on Mixed Eurozone Reports and Upbeat US Prints

The euro today crashed against the US dollar following the release of mixed data from the euro area as market sentiment remained decisively bearish. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to new 1-week lows in the American session following the release of upbeat US Q3 GDP data.

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