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Pound Crashes As Parliament Resumes Amid Brexit Uncertainty

The pound today crashed against the US dollar amid heightened Brexit uncertainty after the UK Parliament resumed its sessions following yesterday’s Supreme Court decision. The GBP/USD currency pair fell by over 130 pips as investors expressed their lack of confidence in the UK’s future by dumping the Sterling pound.

Pound Rallies to 6-Week Highs on Tory Resignations and Brexit News

The Sterling pound today rallied against the US dollar amid hope that British leaders would pass legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was also boosted by other political developments like Jo Johnson‘s resignation, which lead to an early election.

Euro Rallies Higher Despite Italian Political Uncertainty

The euro today rallied higher into the early European session despite rumours that the Italian government would call for an early election on October 23rd. The EUR/USD currency pair fell after the release of weak German trade balance data for June, which shrunk more than expected.

British Pound Falls on Election Rumors as Hard Brexit Weighs

The British pound today fell to new weekly lows after the Sun published a report saying that Boris Johson was planning an election immediately after a hard Brexit. Investors were shocked at the news, which seemed to confirm that the Johnson administration had abandoned all plans to negotiate a deal with the EU.

USD/TRY Trades above 5.80, Bouncing After Falling to Almost 5.70

The USD/TRY currency pair rebounded after falling earlier today. The previous rally of the Turkish lira was a result of many positive factors.

Pound Faces Sell-Off After European Elections

The Great Britain pound faced a sell-off again after the European elections over the weekend. The outcome of the voting showed a surge of support for the Brexit party, increasing chances of a “no-deal Brexit”.

Euro Drops Despite Pro-EU Parties Retaining Majority in EU Elections

The euro today fell against the US dollar despite pro-EU parties securing majority of the Parliamentary seats in the recently concluded election. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell from its Asian session highs and dropped to daily lows where it traded sideways for the rest of the day.

Australian Dollar Fails to Keep Rally Caused by Election Surprise

The Australian dollar opened sharply higher on Monday after the unexpected outcome of the election held over the weekend. But analysts were unconvinced by the rally, and indeed the Aussie has trimmed its gains by now, losing them outright against many rivals.

Euro Mixed After Announcement from Angela Merkel

The euro was mixed today after German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she will not seek re-election as her party’s leader. Markets were not particularly pleased with the announcement.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on North Korea Progress

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as investors embraced the risk-on mood in the market after it emerged that  North Korea was considering possible denuclearization. The news emerged from talks between North Korea and its Southern counterpart, and its impact was significant enough to outweigh the effect of the Italian general election on the single currency.

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