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Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on Positive Investor Sentiment

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar boosted by positive investor sentiment towards the single currency. The lack of any significant data from the Eurozone economic docket means that the single currency’s rally was not triggered by any fundamental drivers.

Euro Rises vs. Dollar, Vulnerable vs. Other Majors

The euro rose against the weak US dollar, but traded flat-to-lower versus most other major currencies on Monday. Among factors influencing the currency were new developments in the Catalan situation and disappointing inflation data.

EUR/USD Hits New Lows After the Release of US GDP Report

The EUR/USD currency pair today hit new multi-month lows, which were last witnessed in July, after the release of positive US GDP data in the early North American session. The pair’s massive decline began yesterday after the European Central Bank cut its quantitative easing program by half, while painting a dovish outlook for the Eurozone.

Euro Crashes Against US Dollar as ECB Slashes QE Program by Half

The euro today crashed against the US dollar after the European Central Bank announced that it would cut its quantitative easing program by half to €30 billion in 2018. The ECB also left interest rates at their current levels with Mario Draghi, the ECB President, expressing concern over a number of financial issues facing the Eurozone including low inflation rates.

Politics Help Dollar End Week Strong

Politics played a major role in the moves on the Forex market during the past week. That was beneficial for the US dollar, but not so much for other currencies, including the euro, the Great Britain pound, and the New Zealand dollar.

Euro Mixed amid Clashing Fundamentals

The euro was mixed today, falling against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, while rising versus the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc. The currency was supported by positive macroeconomic data and the outlook for an asset-purchase reduction, while dragged down by Europe’s political issues like the Brexit and separatism in Catalonia.

EUR/USD Rallies as Spanish Government Tightens Grip on Catalonia

The EUR/USD currency pair rallied to new highs today despite the announcement by the Spanish government that it would invoke Article 155 suspending Catalonia’s autonomy. The currency pair rallied higher in the early North American session ignoring the release of positive US unemployment data by the Department of Labor.

Euro Recovers Against US Dollar on Weak Housing Data

The euro today recovered the ground it had lost against the US dollar during the early European session after the release of disappointing US housing data. The euro was largely weaker against the US dollar for most of the European session despite an early morning speech by Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank.

Euro Flat in Anticipation of Economic Data & ECB

The euro was mostly flat today as markets turned their attention away from politics towards the next week’s European Central Bank policy meeting and economic data that may influence the ECB decision.

US Dollar Ends Week as Weakest Currency After FOMC & CPI

The US dollar ended the week as the weakest currency among the major ones. The euro was mixed, while the Great Britain pound was the strongest.

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