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Russian Ruble Gains on Calls for G7 Reinstatement

The Russian ruble is gaining on Thursday after renewed calls to reinstate Moscow into the G7. After being ousted from the group of eight economies over the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia might return to the table and engage with other economic powerhouses. Data is also lifting the ruble toward the end of the trading week.

Aussie Resumes Decline After Firming on RBA Policy Announcement

The Australian dollar resumed its decline today after halting the drop yesterday. The currency firmed during the previous trading session after the monetary policy announcement of the Australian central bank. But the Aussie continued to move lower during the current session amid risk aversion prevailing on the market.

Aussie Soft During Friday’s Trading

The Australian dollar was soft against most of its major rivals today. The construction index, released over the trading session, logged an increase, but that hardly helped Australia’s currency.

Euro Falls on Weak Eurozone Retail Sales Amid Thin Holiday Trading

The euro today fell against the US dollar following the release of weak retail sales data for the euro area amid a subdued market environment. The EUR/USD currency pair traded in a tight range for most of today’s session as US markets remained closed for the Independence Day celebrations.

Pound Soft on Contracting Construction, Carney’s Comments

The Great Britain pound was one of the weakest currencies on the Forex market during Tuesday’s trading session. The likely reasons for that were poor domestic macroeconomic data and comments from the central bank’s chief.

Aussie Mixed After Poor Domestic Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today, falling against some currencies, staying flat against others, but also managing to gain on the Swiss franc. Domestic macroeconomic reports released over the trading session were detrimental to the currency.

Australian Dollar Shows Resilience Facing Adverse Fundamentals

The Australian dollar was surprisingly strong today despite adverse fundamentals, which were including poor macroeconomic data, the negative market sentiment, and the dovish monetary policy outlook.

Australian Dollar Gains on RBA Surprise, Trims Gains Later

The Australian dollar jumped today after the nation’s central bank surprised markets, keeping interest rates unchanged. The currency has trimmed its gains by now, though, losing them against the Japanese yen completely.

Euro Drops on Market Sentiment and Weak German Factory Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar as market risk sentiment remained subdued due to the uncertainty associated with the Sino-US trade negotiations. The EUR/USD currency pair also fell due to weak German factory data, which painted a gloomy picture of the eurozone’s largest economy, and the euro area at large.

British Pound Drops Despite Balanced BoE Interest Rate Decision

The British pound today fell against the US dollar after the Bank of England left its monetary policy unchanged and exhibited confidence in Britain’s economy. The GBP/USD currency pair had rallied higher earlier today amid rumors that Theresa May was willing to relax her tough stand on a customs union with the EU in order to get her Brexit deal done.

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