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Euro Firm on Positive Market Sentiment & Good Data, Can Face Troubles in Future

The euro was firm today, rising against most of its rivals, though posting losses versus the Great Britain pound and the New Zealand dollar. Yet not all fundamentals were positive to the currency, and it may face troubles extending rally for the rest of the week.

Euro Rallies Then Falls Against the Dollar on Upbeat US Inflation

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following hawkish speeches by European Central Bank policymakers during the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair later gave up some of its gains as the Brexit rhetoric weighed on the single currency combined with the upbeat American inflation data.

Euro Rallies on ECB Rate Decision and High US Jobless Claims

The euro today held on to its gains after the European Central Bank announced its interest rate decision, which was in line with analysts expectations. The EUR/USD currency pair extended its bullish trend during the ECB Governor’s speech, which was relatively hawkish.

Euro Little Changed As ECB Leaves Interest Rates, QE Program Unchanged

The euro is little changed against many of its G10 currency rivals on Thursday after the central bank adopted a wait-and-see approach to monetary policy, leaving its key interest rates and quantitative easing (QE) program unchanged. The European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed it would monitor the strength of the eurozone economy before choosing to add to its suite of stimulus and relief measures.

Euro Strengthens As ECB Expands Stimulus Program to $1.5 Trillion

The euro is strengthening against its currency rivals on Thursday after the central bank expanded its pandemic bond-buying initiative by several hundred billion dollars. Policymakers are trying to throw everything at the bearish regional economy to help stop the bleeding and prevent the eurozone from slipping deeper into a recession. Will this be enough to reverse the eurozone market’s downward trend?

Euro Trades Sideways on Mixed Macro Prints and ECB Rate Decision

The euro today alternated between gains and losses against the US dollar amid a raft of releases from across the euro area that kept the pair trading in a wide range. The EUR/USD currency pair reacted differently to the mixed European announcements such as Germany’s retail sales data among others as it struggled to find direction.

Euro Whipsaws on Conflicting German Headlines and Coronavirus

The euro today traded haphazardly against the US dollar oscillating between gains and losses as investors reacted to conflicting news reports about Germany’s fiscal policies. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied briefly then fell and later inched higher as the single currency failed to post sustained gains against the weak greenback.

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.

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