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Euro Recovers From Fresh 2020 Lows on ECB Chief Lagarde’s Testimony

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar before falling to its daily lows in the mid-European session driven by the prevailing risk-off market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair recovered and rallied higher in the early American session following the release of the ECB Governor Christine Lagarde‘s testimony.

Euro Falls on ECB Rate Decision and Dovish ECB Strategic Review

The euro today crashed to new monthly lows against the US dollar after the European Central Bank announced its rate decision and strategic review. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to lows last seen on 2nd December 2019 amid a risk-averse market environment that saw most European equity indices close the day lower.

Euro Falls to 3-Week Lows Against the Dollar Despite US Holiday

The euro today fell to new 3-week lows against the US dollar even though US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The EUR/USD currency pair attempted to rally but failed to sustain its gains as the European session got underway.

Euro Drops on Trade War Fears, Rallies on Mixed US Inflation

The euro today fell against the US dollar in a risk-off market environment as investor fears about an escalation in the US-China trade war dominated the markets. The EUR/USD currency pair recovered in the American session due to the greenback’s weakness despite the release of in-line US inflation data.

Euro Slightly Higher After Positive Eurozone Reports, Loses Gains Later

The euro was trading slightly higher against most other major currencies today, though against some of them it was flat. Macroeconomic reports released in the eurozone today were good, but traders focused their attention on the events that will be happening later this week. Among them will be a monetary policy meeting of the European Central Bank. Currently though, the euro trimmed its gains, losing […]

Euro Mixed As Eurozone Data Disappoints Investors

The euro is trading mixed against a basket of currencies to start the trading week. With the latest economic data disappointing investors, the central bank, which announced a new edition of quantitative easing (QE) during last week’s policy meeting, is encouraging eurozone countries to start employing fiscal measures to sustain anemic growth. Can countries stimulate their economies out of a slump?

Euro Jumps as German Economic Sentiment Improves Sharply

The euro rallied today after the release of positive economic sentiment figures for Germany as well as the whole eurozone. But economists are worried that the eurozone economy is still extremely vulnerable and the improvement of the sentiment does not reflect the underline strength of the economic activity.

Euro Rallies on Christine Lagarde’s Testimony and Weak Dollar

The euro today rallied higher following comments made by Christine Lagarde who has been nominated to head the European Central Bank. The EUR/USD currency pair today extended yesterday’s recovery as the US dollar remained on the back foot due to weak American releases.

Euro Weakens As ECB Signals September Rate Cut, More QE

The euro fell to a two-year low against some of its major currency rivals on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) left interest rates unchanged but prepared investors for additional easing in the fall. President Mario Draghi essentially maintained a sour outlook on the eurozone economy, suggesting that the ECB needs to maintain and deliver a “highly accommodative” policy even when Christine Lagarde becomes the new head.

Euro Rallies on ECB Rumors, Later Falls Against Strong US Dollar

The euro today rallied against the US dollar earlier in the session despite the release of mostly week eurozone data following rumors about a rate cut delay by the European Central Bank. The EUR/USD currency pair rose to its daily highs in the early European session before falling as the US dollar recovered amid a subdued market environment.

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