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Chinese Yuan Rallies As Trump Invites Renewed Trade Talks

The Chinese yuan is rallying towards the end of the trading week after President Donald Trump invited Chinese officials to restart trade negotiations. The yuan, nearing a one-week high against its US counterpart, has been paring some of its losses against a basket of currencies in recent trading sessions, advancing 0.15% since Monday.

Euro Rallies on Weak US ADP Employment Data and Positive Sentiment

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of disappointing employment data from the USA in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair was trading sideways in the mid-European session following a brief decline during the Asian session largely driven by market sentiment.

Euro Trades Lower on Mixed Eurozone Data and Strong Dollar

The euro today traded lower against the US dollar despite the release of mixed economic releases from across the eurozone, which should have boosted the single currency. The EUR/USD currency pair was further weighed down by yesterday’s optimistic FOMC minutes, which boosted the greenback.

Euro Declines Against Resurgent US Dollar Despite Mixed US Data

The euro today declined against a resurgent US dollar in the wake of the intensifying trade spat between the US and China. The EUR/USD currency pair headed lower in the late Asian session as the greenback rallied higher and the selling pressure increased during the early European session.

Sterling Pound Crashes on Dovish Carney Speech After BoE Rate Hike

The Sterling pound today crashed to new lows during a speech by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney regarding the bank’s interest rate decision. The GBP/USD currency pair had traded in a consolidative phase following the release of UK construction industry data before the BoE rate decision.

Euro Drops on Mixed ECB Minutes, Later Rallies on US Inflation Data

Earlier today, the euro dropped to new weekly lows following the release of the minutes of the European Central Bank‘s latest Governing Council meeting. The single currency headed lower despite the release of positive German inflation data, but rallied higher in the American session following the release of US CPI data.

Sterling Pound Rallies Higher on BoE’s Hawkish Interest Rate Decision

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after the Bank of England announced its monetary policy decision with more members than before voting for a rate hike. The pound had traded lower following the release of the disappointing UK public sector finances report for May early in the European session.

Euro Rallies Higher Despite Weak German Factory Orders Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar despite the release of weak German factory orders for April in the early European session. The euro’s rally was further boosted by the weak US dollar even as investors turned bullish on the single currency, and sold the greenback.

Canadian Dollar Drops Against US Dollar on Weak Canadian GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today crashed to new lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing Canadian Q1 GDP data in the early American session. The loonie’s fall triggered a rally in the USD/CAD currency pair as investors dumped the commodity-linked loonie in favor of the greenback.

Euro Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on Positive German Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar from the Asian session following yesterday’s dovish FOMC minutes. The positive German GDP data fueled the euro’s rally into the early European session before a slight retracement ensued following the release of the latest ECB minutes.

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