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Chinese Yuan Dips as US Trade War Revs Up on Tariffs, ‘Enemy’ Tweet

The Chinese yuan is weakening against multiple currency rivals at the end of the trading week. The yuan’s slide is being driven by another escalation in the ongoing US-China trade spat. Expectations of bearish industrial profits and manufacturing data have also contributed to the currency’s latest dip.

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.

Positive Market Sentiment Hurts Appeal of Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc was soft today as the market sentiment remained positive, hurting demand for the currency often used as a safe haven. Markets largely ignored the strong language of US President Donald Trump regarding China.

US Dollar Strengthens on Trade Concessions, Higher Inflation

The US dollar is strengthening on Tuesday, buoyed by the White House delaying tariffs on Chinese imports until December and higher consumer prices in July. The greenback was capped on greater expectations over the central bank cutting interest rates again next month.

Japanese Yen Strengthens Despite Businesses Bearish on Economy

The Japanese yen is posting modest gains against most-traded currency rivals to start the trading week, despite various negative reports regarding the world’s third-largest economy. The latest research shows that the private sector is anticipating the economy to be flat or slip into a recession. With the US-China trade war lingering in the background and Tokyo set to be engaged in trade talks with Washington, economic growth is being threatened, and the central […]

Euro Rallies as Stock Markets Crash on Sino-US Trade Tensions

The euro today rallied against the US dollar amid heightened trade tensions between the US and China, which triggered a global stock market sell-off. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher as investors sold the greenback and bought the single currency given the significant risks facing the United States.

Chinese Yuan Stabilizes As Tensions With US Remain High

The Chinese yuan is stabilizing Tuesday after it cratered 2% against the US dollar to kick off the trading week. But the pause in yuan’s collapse might be temporary because the White House continues to apply pressure to the world’s second-largest economy, particularly as officials discuss labeling Beijing a currency manipulator. Investors will now look to China’s trade numbers on Wednesday.

Euro Rallies Amid US Dollar Sell-Off Driven by Rising Trade Tensions

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as investors fled the greenback and US equity markets in favour of riskier assets such as the single currency. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied above the crucial 1.1200 level as investors piled into the currency given the US dollar’s crash in the face of rising trade tensions.

Chinese Yuan Crashes Below Crucial USD Level Amid Trump Tariffs

The Chinese yuan fell below a key level against the US dollar to kick off the trading week after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on billions in Chinese goods. While some experts posit that it might not have any economic significance, the trend could escalate tensions between the world’s two largest economies over trade and the exchange rate — two topics important to Washington.

US Dollar Mixed As Economy Adds 164k Jobs, Faces Renewed Trade Tensions

The US dollar is mixed at the end of the trading week as a new lower-than-expected July jobs report highlighted how robust the national economy is as a diverse array of industries enjoyed gains and more people entered the workforce. But the greenback contended with renewed trade tensions between the US and China, which sent leading stock indexes into negative territory in the early part of the trading session.

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