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Euro Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment, Positive Data, and Yellen Testimony

The euro today rallied higher against the dollar fueled by the risk-on investor sentiment and positive macro releases from various European dockets. Janet Yellen’s testimony further boosted the EUR/USD currency pair’s rally as the incoming US Treasury Secretary favours additional spending.

Japanese Yen Weak amid Uneventful Trading Session

The Japanese yen was weak today, trading either flat or lower versus its most-traded counterparts. The trading session was rather uneventful, with no major news to drive the market. There were several macroeconomic reports released in Japan, but nothing particularly important.

Euro Falls Against Dollar on Risk-Off Mood, Rallies on US Jobless Claims

The euro today fell against the resurgent dollar for the second consecutive day as the impasse regarding the EU’s budget weighs down the single currency. The EUR/USD currency pair was also affected by the risk-off market sentiment as investors bought the safe-haven dollar as the second wave of coronavirus infections intensifies.

Turkish Lira Rallies on Easing of Currency Trading Limits, Bets on Orthodox Policy

The Turkish lira is enjoying its best rally in months as the government eased two-year-old currency trading limits, giving the lira a substantial boost. It is also rising against several currency peers as foreign exchange markets bet that the country would embrace a more orthodox monetary policy following a series of noteworthy exits in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government.

USD/TRY Recovers After Crashing to Fresh Record Low As Turkey Unveils Three-Year Plan

The Turkish lira is recovering after crashing to a fresh record low in the middle of the trading week. The lira, which has been one of the worst-performing currencies in 2020, has repeatedly recorded all-time lows. Depleted foreign exchange reserves, slumping economic data, and geopolitical tensions – Ankara is facing pressure on many fronts, and this has weighed on the lira.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar, Later Recovers to Trade Sideways

The euro today fell against the dollar before recovering to trade sideways boosted by upbeat data from across the euro area and positive market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to its daily lows after the release of upbeat US consumer sentiment data but recovered quickly as investor risk appetite remained elevated.

Brazilian Real Weakens Despite Rise in Foreign Direct Investment, Soybean Exports

The Brazilian real is weakening against the US dollar and several other major currency counterparts on Tuesday, despite positive domestic economic data. The real has rebounded since hitting a record low against the greenback in May, but jitters in global financial markets may be hitting the pause button on emerging market currencies.

Euro Crashes on Risk-Off Sentiment, Recoups Losses on Better Mood

The euro today fell against the US dollar during the Asian session, driven by the risk-off market sentiment that saw most Asian equity markets selloff. The EUR/USD currency pair recovered some of its losses during the European session despite the mixed releases from across the euro area.

Euro Falls Against the Dollar for the 4th Straight Session on Weak Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the fourth straight session after the American open where investor sentiment shifted decisively in favour of the dollar. The EUR/USD currency pair was also weighed down by weak data from Germany and the euro area as investors waited for European leaders to decide on the 750 billion euro fund.

Japanese Yen Gains as Trading Week Starts

The Japanese yen rallied at the start at the trading week, rising against almost all other most-traded currencies with the exception of the Australian dollar. Traders were cautious due to various negative factors such as the anticipation of a global economic slowdown, the conflict between the United States and China, and protests in the USA.

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