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Euro Weak Despite Risk Appetite, Positive Economic Data

Markets were in a risk-on mode on Monday. Usually, positive market sentiment is good for the euro but that was not the case today. The shared 19-nation currency fell against almost all of its most-traded rivals, managing to gain only on safe currencies, which seemed unattractive for traders amid risk appetite. And even then, the euro failed to beat the US dollar, which is considered to be one of the safe-haven currencies.

German Consumer Climate Deteriorates, Euro Weaker as Traders Expect Fiscal Stimulus in USA

The euro fell against the US dollar and was trading flat or lower versus other most-traded rivals. Market analysts thought that the euro’s weakness was mostly a result of the dollar’s strength as speculators continue to bet that US politicians will approve fiscal stimulus before the presidential election at the beginning of November. German macroeconomic data was worse than expected but did not have a material impact on the euro, though it […]

Sterling Firms on Brexit Optimism, Monetary Policy Outlook

The Great Britain pound was the strongest among the major currencies on the Forex market today thanks to comments from a central bank official and hopes for a trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union. While the sterling has trimmed its gains by now, it is still trading above the opening level at the time of writing.

Sterling Tanks After BoE Talks About Negative Interest Rates

The Great Britain pound sank today, overtaking the New Zealand dollar as the weakest currency on the Forex market during Thursday’s trading. The sterling dropped after the monetary policy announcement from the Bank of England. While the central bank kept its policy unchanged, the wording of the statement led to the drop of the currency.

Euro Firm on Positive Market Sentiment & Good Data, Can Face Troubles in Future

The euro was firm today, rising against most of its rivals, though posting losses versus the Great Britain pound and the New Zealand dollar. Yet not all fundamentals were positive to the currency, and it may face troubles extending rally for the rest of the week.

Euro Firm After Mixed Data, Comments from ECB Board Member

The euro rose today. In fact, the shared 19-nation currency was one of the strongest currencies during Monday’s trading session despite mixed domestic macroeconomic data released during Monday’s trading. Positive comments made in the interview with a European Central Bank board member were supportive of the currency.

Sterling Gets Help from Strong Rebound in Services, Rally of Stocks

The Great Britain pound demonstrated a decent performance during Wednesday’s trading session, even though it was not among the strongest currencies on the Forex market. The sterling got support from the strong rebound of the UK service industry as well as a rally of British stocks.

Sterling Soft on Brexit Fears, Government Spending Plans

The Great Britain pound was extremely weak today, falling against all other most-traded currencies with the exception of safer ones, like the Japanese yen and Swiss franc (but not the US dollar, which outperformed the sterling). According to market analysts, the main reasons for the drop were Brexit fears and concerns about government spending plans.

Euro Strengthens As ECB Expands Stimulus Program to $1.5 Trillion

The euro is strengthening against its currency rivals on Thursday after the central bank expanded its pandemic bond-buying initiative by several hundred billion dollars. Policymakers are trying to throw everything at the bearish regional economy to help stop the bleeding and prevent the eurozone from slipping deeper into a recession. Will this be enough to reverse the eurozone market’s downward trend?

Euro Surges on Massive Stimulus Package to Support Economy

The euro is surging midweek after the European Union announced a monumental €750 billion ($826.5 billion) to support the eurozone economy. The region faces the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, which comes as many trade bloc members already faced anemic growth before the pandemic.

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