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Euro Rallies on Dovish Fed Rumors, Declines Despite Weak US Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the mid-European session following rumors that the US Federal Reserve would pause its rate hikes in Spring 2019. The euro had rallied higher in the early European session after Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini teased that his government was willing to make revisions to its 2019 budget.

US Dollar Surges Amid Mixed Economic Data

The US dollar is rallying against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the release of a mixed bag of economic data. The greenback has been trading higher over the last few trading sessions, helping the currency add to its impressive year-to-date gains.

Euro Rallies From Trading Range After ECB Decision, Later Declines

The euro today broke out of the range it was trading in for the earlier part of the session after the European Central Bank announced its monetary policy decision. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher after the ECB announcement where it maintained its current monetary policy direction as was expected.

Canadian Dollar Plunges on Fed Rate Hike, NAFTA Uncertainty

The Canadian dollar is plunging midweek after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and on growing uncertainty regarding a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Without any upcoming Canadian economic events, traders will look ahead to key US numbers later this week.

Euro Rallies Higher on Positive German GDP Data and Weak US Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of mixed data from Germany led by the positive German Q2 GDP data. The EUR/USD currency pair posted more gains following the release of weak data from the US docket in the early American session.

US Dollar Assumes Role of Strongest Currency on Forex Market

The US dollar overtook the Japanese yen as the strongest currency on the Forex market today. Disappointing domestic macroeconomic data did not deter the greenback from rising.

Canadian Dollar Jumps to Six-Week High as US Oil Inventories Decline

The Canadian dollar rallied to a six-week high on Thursday after the US government reported a bigger-than-expected decline in crude oil inventories. The loonie may also find direction in several key US economic reports, as well as President Donald Trump’s recent meeting with European Union (EU) Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

US Dollar Rises as Trump Avoids Harshest Measures on China

The US dollar today rallied higher against its main trading partners as news emerged that President Donald Trump‘s administration would not be pursuing the harshest measures against China. Several positive releases from the US docket such as the advance goods trade balance also served to strengthen the greenback in the early American session.

British Pound Trades Lower Despite In Line UK GDP Data

The British pound today declined against the US dollar despite the release of the second estimate UK GDP data for Q1 2018, which met expectations. The Sterling pound was on a downtrend against the greenback from the Asian session, but rallied slightly following the GDP report before heading lower.

US Dollar Waits for GDP & Other Economic Reports

The US dollar gained on all its most-traded rivals last week, and traders wait to see if the currency will be able to continue its bullish run in the coming week. Analysts expected that the greenback will be mainly driven by macroeconomic fundamentals, though politics may also affect the US currency.

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