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British Pound Rallies as PM May Expected to Win Leadership Challenge

The British pound today rallied higher from the early European session as analysts predicted that the British Prime Minister will win the leadership challenge from within her party. Most analysts are predicting that Theresa May will win the no-confidence vote scheduled for later today despite 48 Tory MPs submitting letters that triggered the vote.

Swiss Franc Gains Despite Slowing CPI

The Swiss franc was behaving similar to the Japanese yen today, rising against its rivals due to waning risk appetite. Negative domestic macroeconomic data was unable to prevent the rally.

Euro Declines on Weak Eurozone CPI Data Ahead of G20 Summit

The euro today headed lower against the US dollar from the early European session following the release of the mixed German retail sales data. The EUR/USD currency pair extended its losses in the mid-European session after the release of disappointing eurozone inflation data.

Euro Declines on Weak Eurozone Data, Later Rallies on Weak US Data

The euro today fell from Asian session highs in the early European session following the release of mixed macro data from across the euro area. The EUR/USD currency pair later rallied higher in the mid-European session as market risk sentiment improved before heading lower in the American session.

Canadian Dollar Flat Amid Bleak Economic Outlook, GM Closure

The Canadian dollar is trading relatively flat to start the trading week. Despite upward momentum in the Canadian economy, recent outlooks suggest that it is not as rosy as many think it is. Moreover, the currency was affected after General Motors announced that it was leaving Canada as the company was embarking upon an overall change to its structure. The loonie did find some momentum in higher crude prices.

Canadian Dollar Rises on Oil Prices, Manufacturing Data

The Canadian dollar is posting modest gains at the end of the trading week, buoyed by higher energy prices and positive manufacturing data. Amid cratering crude prices, the loonie has struggled to find direction, mainly because traders are waiting to see what the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will do relating to output.

Euro Rallies on Draghi Speech, Later Declines on Eurozone CPI Data

The euro inched higher against the US dollar in the Asian session and jumped higher in the early European session after Mario Draghi’s mostly hawkish speech in Frankfurt. The euro then headed lower against the greenback following the release of the latest eurozone CPI data, which was in-line with expectations.

US CPI Accelerates Within Expectations, US Dollar Index Falls Slightly

The US dollar gained on some of its major rivals, including the euro and the Great Britain pound, after consumer inflation in the United States accelerated in line with market expectations. Overall, though, the currency traded slightly lower.

Canadian Dollar Struggles to Find Direction Amid Crashing Crude Prices

The Canadian dollar is trading relatively sideways on Tuesday as the price of crude oil crashes. The loonie, which slipped to a four-month low early in the trading day, is attempting to snap its four-session losing streak. Without any major Canadian events, investors may not have an appetite for the currency.

Euro Rallies Higher on Positive Sentiment Amid Italy’s Defiance

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by positive market sentiment backed by investors’ expectations of a future US-China trade deal. However, the single currency’s rally was significantly hampered by the ongoing standoff between the EU and Italy regarding its 2019 budget plans.

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