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US Dollar Mixed on Data, US-China Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar is mixed against a basket of currencies on Monday as investors weigh new economic data and consider the latest developments in the US-China trade saga. With volatility in financial markets and growing geopolitical uncertainty, it is apparent that investors are unsure how to trade in the final week of August.

Euro Falls on Weak German IFO Data, Positive Trade Headlines

The euro today fell against the US dollar as investors bought the greenback in response to President Donald Trump‘s positive comments on US-China trade talks overnight. The EUR/USD extended its losses following the release of weak German IFO survey results in the early European session before trading sideways into the American session.

Pound See-Saws on Boris Johnson’s Cabinet, Later Crashes

The British pound today see-sawed between gains and losses as investors remained cautious after Boris Johnson assumed office as the new British Prime Minister. The GBP/USD currency pair was weighed down by the cabinet reshuffle announced by the new PM with many of those appointed being hard Brexiteers, which increases the chances of a no-deal Brexit.

Euro Trades Sideways as US Fed Dashes Rate Cut Expectations

The euro today traded mostly sideways with a bearish tilt as markets digested the less dovish message issued by Jerome Powell the US Fed Chairman during his speech yesterday. The EUR/USD currency pair traded in a tight range amid a lack of any major macro releases from the European docket.

Euro Near 22-Month Lows as the Eurozone Economy Slows Down

The euro today traded near 22-month lows against the US dollar as investors remained worried about the state of most euro area economies. The lack of releases from the eurozone docket also contributed to the EUR/USD currency pair’s decline amid mixed releases from the US docket.

Pound Falls Against US Dollar on Brexit Uncertainty, Later Recovers

The British pound today fell against the US dollar driven by uncertainty regarding Theresa May‘s leadership amid rumors that she could face a leadership challenge. The GBP/USD currency pair later recovered after it emerged that the Prime Minister was safe from an internal leadership contest, which reassured investors.

Euro Rallies to New Monthly Highs Amid Stable Market Environment

The euro today rallied to new April highs against the US dollar driven largely by positive investor sentiment amid a calm market environment. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied higher boosted by the selling pressure around the greenback and the shrinking yield spread between US and German bonds.

Euro Trades Sideways on Data Divergence, Falls on Dollar Rally

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar amid a mixed market mood as investors weighed the data divergence between the EU and the US. The EUR/USD currency pair later broke out of its sideways range in the American session as the US dollar recovered.

Euro Rallies on Positive European Releases and Mixed US Prints

The euro today extended its rally against the US dollar for the fourth consecutive session driven by positive eurozone releases. The EUR/USD’s rally was also boosted by the release of mixed US data and the improved market risk sentiment amid Brexit hopes.

US Dollar Mixed on Flood of Economic Data

The US dollar is mixed against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. With a flood of economic data, traders are sifting through the numbers and finding a play in the greenback. The US-China trade negotiations are also lingering in the background, something that could soon play a factor in the dollar in the coming weeks because reports suggest a new trade agreement is on the brink of happening.

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