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Canadian Dollar Soft After Retail Sales Miss Expectations

The Canadian dollar was soft today, falling against other most-traded currencies, after domestic retail sales data disappointed traders. The losses were limited against most of the rivals, though, with the exception of the Japanese yen and the New Zealand dollar — the two strongest currencies on the Forex market during Friday’s trading.

Australian Dollar Stable, Falls vs. Japanese Yen & NZ Dollar

The Australian dollar was stable today, staying flat against most other currencies, though fell versus the Japanese yen, which managed to recover from the earlier losses to trade as one of the strongest currencies on the Forex market on Friday. The Aussie fell against the New Zealand dollar too as it was also among the strongest, rising to the highest level in a year and a half.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar Extending Its 6-Day Losing Streak

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the sixth consecutive session despite the release of positive data from across the euro area. The risk-off investor sentiment drove the EUR/USD currency pair’s decline amid rising China-US tensions and the global equity markets selloff.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer, Later Falls on Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today surged against its US peer erasing yesterday’s losses boosted by the rising crude oil prices, which fueled the commodity-linked loonie. The USD/CAD currency pair later recovered and rallied higher as the loonie reacted to Canadian employment data, which was worse than expected.

Sterling Pound Falls Against the Dollar on Dovish BoE Speeches

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar following dovish speeches from Bank of England policymakers regarding the British economy and monetary policy. The GBP/USD currency pair kept falling despite the release of weak US jobs data as markets interpreted the BoE’s willingness to take extra easing measures negatively.

US Dollar Strong Despite Huge Miss of ADP Employment

The US dollar was very strong today despite disappointing employment data. Market analysts suggested various possible reasons for such behavior. Some speculated that the greenback continued to get support from Monday’s positive US manufacturing data. Others argued that it was just a bounce in an oversold market.

Canadian Dollar Weakens Against US Dollar on Upbeat NFP Data

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against its southern neighbour driven by the upbeat US nonfarm payrolls report for July released in the American session. The USD/CAD traded higher boosted by the risk-off investor sentiment in the face of rising US-China tensions but gave up some of its initial gains as the loonie clawed higher.

NZ Dollar Rises After Employment Report Surprises Positively

The New Zealand dollar rallied today, though it has trimmed gains against some of its rivals by now. The catalyst for the rally was the release of surprisingly good domestic employment data.

Canadian Dollar Weakens Against US Peer on Flight to Safety Mood

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against its southern neighbour amid driven by the flight to safety mood that dominated the financial markets today. The USD/CAD currency pair rallied today as investors were spooked by the rising coronavirus cases globally, which pose a direct threat to the ongoing global economic recovery.

Australian Dollar Rises amid Generally Positive Market Sentiment

The Australian dollar rose against almost all major currencies today amid generally positive market sentiment. It looks like hopes for a coronavirus vaccine outweighed concerns about the surge of new coronavirus cases.

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