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Euro Struggles to Rally Amid Davos Forum and Coronavirus Threat

The euro today struggled to rally against the US dollar as the World Economic Forum drags on in Davos, Switzerland. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to new 2020 lows before recouping its losses as investors grappled with the emerging risk posed by the Coronavirus.

US Dollar Sinks As Phase One US-China Trade Deal Signed

The US dollar slumped midweek as the US and China officially signed the first phase of a comprehensive trade agreement. This comes as December inflation was subdued and business optimism fell short of analysts’ expectations. Still, the greenback is trading relatively higher against a basket of currencies this month.

Euro Range-Bound as Selling Pressure Abates Despite USD Strength

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar as the selling pressure abated as investors reacted to the calming of tensions between the US and Iran. The EUR/USD currency pair today attempted to rally unsuccessfully and was mostly stuck in slightly negative territory for most of today’s session despite upbeat German industrial data.

Canadian Dollar Weakens on Falling Crude Prices, Disappointing Exports

The Canadian dollar is weakening against multiple currency rivals midweek as energy prices are hitting the loonie. President Donald Trump confirmed that Iran is “standing down” in the intense Middle East conflict, sending futures plunging. The loonie was also impacted by disappointing export data. Despite being one of the top-performing G20 currencies, the Canadian dollar has had a rough start to 2020.

Euro Falls to 7-Day Lows on Depressed Market Risk Sentiment

The euro today fell to new weekly lows against the US dollar as the risk-off market sentiment persisted after Iran attacked US bases in Iraq. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was accelerated further by the release of weak data from the euro area earlier today.

Chinese Yuan Finishes 2019 Stronger, Still Records Annual Loss

The Chinese yuan is gaining on some of its major currency rivals to finish 2019, but the currency will still end the year lower. The yuan suffered some steep losses throughout the year, though it has rebounded in recent months because the trade dispute with the US is subsiding and slightly better economic data. The yuan’s performance in 2020 will be closely watched by observers as it might impact American negotiations […]

Euro Falls Then Attempts to Rally on Christmas Eve

The euro today fell against the US dollar amid thin holiday trading conditions ahead of tomorrow’s Christmas holiday celebrations. The EUR/USD currency pair’s performance was not influenced by any significant fundamental news but was primarily driven by investor sentiment.

Euro Falls Despite Upbeat German IFO and Eurozone CPI Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar in what could only be attributed to technical factors including major resistance levels posed by the 200-day MA. The EUR/USD currency pair kept falling despite the release of upbeat German IFO survey data and inflation data from the eurozone driven by a much stronger dollar.

Euro Spikes Higher on ECB Rate Decision, Crashes on Trump Tweet

The euro today fell against the US dollar in the early European session despite the release of in-line German inflation data. The EUR/USD currency pair spiked to its daily highs after the European Central Bank announced its rate decision but quickly fell on hopes of a US-China trade deal.

Chinese Yuan Soars As Trump Tweets ‘Very Close to a Big Deal’

The Chinese yuan is spiking on Thursday after President Donald Trump tweeted that the US and China are “very close to a big deal.” Mirroring the financial markets, the yuan pared its earlier losses and is rallying on the news. The yuan could end the week higher following this week’s upbeat economic data. But could the yuan exit the 7 territory against the US dollar to close out the year?

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