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Chinese Yuan Rebounds After Disappointing Data, Positive 2020 Outlook

The Chinese yuan is rebounding against multiple currency pairs on Tuesday, following an onslaught of disappointing economic data. The biggest driver of the yuan’s gains is President Donald Trump’s upcoming speech at the Economic Club of New York that is expected to announce delays to tariffs on automobiles, as well as hints on the current state of US-China trade negotiations.

NZ Dollar Weakest on FX Market After Rise of Unemployment Rate

The New Zealand dollar was the weakest most-traded currency on the Forex market today following the unexpectedly big increase of the unemployment rate reported earlier this week. The positive trade data in China, New Zealand’s biggest partner, and optimism about the US-China trade negotiations did not help the currency.

Chinese Yuan Exits 7 Territory on Trade Deal Hopes, Positive Data

The Chinese yuan has climbed above the key 7 threshold against its US peer for the first time in three months, driven by hopes that the US and China are on the cusp of agreeing to the first phase of a comprehensive trade deal. Improving trade data and a better-than-expected purchasing managers’ index (PMI) are also giving the yuan a boost.

Chinese Yuan Rallies on Trade Hopes, Factory Activity

The Chinese yuan is rallying on Tuesday as the world’s two largest economies appear closer to signing the first phase of their comprehensive trade agreement. The currency was further strengthened on positive factory activity data amid the ongoing global trade hiccups. Could the yuan climb above the seven threshold as Beijing attempts to reverse the economy’s downward trend?

Chinese Yuan Rebounds After Disappointing PMI Data

The Chinese yuan is rebounding on Thursday after disappointing manufacturing and non-manufacturing data. Despite the jump, analysts anticipate weakness in the yuan for the rest of the year, even as the US and China are poised to reach the first phase of a comprehensive trade agreement between the world’s two largest economies.

US Dollar Rallies on Federal Reserve’s Cuts to Interest Rates

The US dollar is rallying on Wednesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third time this year. But the big news coming out of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting was the central bank indicating that it is hitting the pause button on rate cuts. The third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) was also in the spotlight leading up to the October meeting.

US Dollar Sideways on Housing Slump, Doubts Over US-China Deal

The US dollar is trading relatively sideways against several currency pairs midweek. The greenback failed to find a concrete direction after housing data disappointed investors and a prominent Republican senator raising doubts on progress in US-China trade negotiations. The buck is trying to salvage the week after falling the first two sessions.

Chinese Yuan Weakens As Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in 30 Years

The Chinese yuan is weakening against most major currency rivals at the end of the trading week after Beijing reported that the world’s second-largest economy expanded at the slowest pace in 30 years. While the third-quarter report was dominated by the gross domestic product (GDP), there were a couple of positive indicators that still offered hope for investors, especially as US and China trade relations are stuck at a standstill.

Australian Dollar Extends Losses After RBA Minutes, China’s Data

The Australian dollar did not change Monday’s direction on Tuesday, continuing to fall against other major currencies. The most important factors driving the currency were the dovish monetary policy outlook and mixed macroeconomic data in Australia’s biggest trading partner, China.

Chinese Yuan Struggles as US-China Trade Optimism Fades

The Chinese yuan is struggling against its major currency competitors on Tuesday as optimism over the first phase in the US-China trade deal diminishes. After initial celebration in financial markets, investors now have some consternation until a formal and written agreement is signed. The yuan was greater impacted by disappointing economic data.

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