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Euro Struggles to Stay Above 1.10, Spikes Higher on Weak US Data

The euro today struggled to break and stay above 1.10 when trading against the US dollar given yesterday’s decline and subsequent sideways trading range. The EUR/USD currency pair reacted positively to Germany’s IFO data but struggled to break decisively above the level until the weak US consumer data triggered a spike above the level.

Pound Rallies on UK Supreme Court Decision and Brexit Optimism

The British pound today rallied higher in the early London session after the UK Supreme Court ruled that the proroguing of the UK Parliament was unlawful. The decision provided a massive boost to the GBP/USD currency pair as investors became hopeful that a hard Brexit could be avoided if Parliamentary sessions resume.

Pound Rallies as Opposition Leaders Unite to Prevent Hard Brexit

The Sterling pound today rallied to new monthly highs after British opposition leaders agreed to support legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit. The Conservative Party criticised the move by the opposition MPs saying that the six leaders who signed the Church House declaration were planning to cancel the votes of 17.4 million people.

Aussie Rallies on Risk Sentiment, Rising Leading Indicators

The Australian dollar gained today as both domestic macroeconomic data and the general market sentiment were positive for the currency.

Australian Dollar Falls After PMI Releases

The Australian dollar fell against other most-traded counterparts today after the Purchasing Managers’ Indices showed that both manufacturing and service sectors continued to expand but with a slower pace.

Pound Rallies on USD Weakness, Falls on Boris Johnson’s Remarks

The British pound today rallied to its daily highs early in the session driven largely by US dollar weakness as investors expect the Fed to announce its rate cut plans. However, the GBP/USD currency pair quickly dropped following comments by Boris Johnson regarding the October 31st Brexit deadline.

Euro Trades Flat As EU Leaders Meet to Discuss Top Jobs, Later Falls

The euro today dropped briefly against the US dollar in the Asian session before recovering and trading flat during the European session as the new EU leaders met to discuss top positions in the organization. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell back to its daily lows in the American session following the release of upbeat US consumer confidence data at the time.

Aussie Tanks, Driven Down by Prospects for Interest Rate Cut

The Australian dollar sank today after the central bank signaled that it may cut interest rates at its next monetary policy meeting. While market participants were already expecting a rate cut in the near future, the confirmation of the dovish outlook still hurt the currency.

Pound Rallies on Positive Sentiment, Drops From Highs

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early London session driven by positive investor sentiment despite disappointing UK mortgages data. The GBP/USD currency pair headed lower in the American session even as the UK Parliament prepared for another round of indicative votes on the current Brexit deal.

Aussie Mixed After Dovish RBA Minutes, Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today after the release of monetary policy meeting minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia and macroeconomic data. The currency rose against few of its major rivals, including the US dollar, but fell against others, like the Japanese yen and the New Zealand dollar.

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