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Euro Range-Bound On In-Line German CPI, Falls on Powell Testimony

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar in a low-volatility market environment as traders waited for Jerome Powell‘s statement and testimony later in the day. The EUR/USD currency pair had a muted reaction to the release of inflation data from both Germany and the USA as the technical conditions surrounding the pair remained neutral.

Pound Whipsaws on UK and US Releases as General Election Looms

The Sterling pound today traded sideways against the US dollar as UK political parties started campaigning in readiness for the UK December 12 elections. The GBP/USD currency pair had a muted reaction to the upbeat Markit/CIPS UK manufacturing PMI data but fell on the robust US non-farm payrolls report before rallying higher after later US releases.

Euro Rallies on Mixed Trade Headlines Despite Weak German Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar, which was under intense selling pressure as investors cautiously waited for US-China trade talks to resume. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher despite weak macro releases from Germany in the early European session mainly driven by positive investor risk sentiment.

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.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Higher Oil Prices and Mixed US Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied against the US dollar into the American session primarily driven by the rising oil prices and the greenback’s weakness. The USD/CAD currency pair fell to its daily lows following the release of the mixed US non-farm payrolls report in the early American session before rallying higher.

Canadian Dollar Falls Against US Peer on Weak Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar today broke down against the US dollar as global crude oil prices fell following the absence of more output cuts by the OPEC and its allies at today’s meeting. The USD/CAD rallied higher during the American session as oil prices fell causing the commodity-linked loonie to weaken against the greenback.

Euro Spikes Then Crashes as ECB Cuts Deposit Rate by 0.10%

The euro today spiked higher after the European Central Bank cut its deposit rate by 0.10% as expected before quickly reversing direction and crashing to new weekly lows. The EUR/USD currency pair had attempted to rally higher after the release of Germany’s consumer price index data earlier today given that the print met expectations.

Euro Falls on Negative Investor Sentiment Ahead of ECB Decision

The euro today fell drastically against the US dollar after having traded sideways for the past two sessions as investors anticipate a rate cut at tomorrow’s ECB meeting. The EUR/USD currency pair fell for the better part of today’s session even as the empty European docket meant that there were no fundamental releases to boost the single currency.

Euro Recovers as US NFP Report Misses by a Wide Margin

The euro today rallied from its daily lows after the release of the disappointing US non-farm payrolls report in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair had been under intense selling pressure following the release of weak German industrial production data earlier today.

Euro Falls on Risk-Off Sentiment and Upbeat US Inflation Data

The euro today fell to its daily lows against the US dollar in the Asian session as the greenback rebounded driven by the risk-off investor sentiment amid. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied from its intra-day lows in the early European session, but later gave up its gains and printed new daily lows in the American session.

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