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Yen Strong as Trade Wars Continue to Hurt Market Sentiment

The Japanese yen climbed against most major currencies today as the trade war between the United States and China continued to cause risk aversion on markets. Japan’s macroeconomic data was disappointing, but as it often happens, the currency paid little attention to domestic economic reports.

Euro Rallies From Multi-Year Lows as US Data Disappoints

The euro today rallied from multi-year lows in the American session after key US data disappointed and US Treasury yields dropped to multi-year lows. The EUR/USD currency pair had fallen to lows last seen in May 2017 following the release of multiple weak releases from Germany and the eurozone earlier today.

Japanese Yen Flat amid Directionless Trading

The Japanese yen was largely flat today as trading was somewhat directionless during the current trading sessions, and markets were in a consolidation mode. Over the longer-term, though, the currency should be well-supported by factors that are negative to the risk sentiment.

Surprising Growth of Japanese GDP Doesn’t Help Yen

The performance of the Japanese yen was not impressive today despite a surprisingly good report about Japan’s economic growth. The currency fell versus the Swiss franc and was about flat against most other major rivals.

Euro Rises Despite Trade Jitters As the Dollar Falls on Weak US Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the European and American sessions reversing five consecutive losing sessions to trade slightly higher. The EUR/USD currency pair today reversed Asian session losses and rallied higher boosted by positive German data and the greenback’s weakness after hitting a key resistance zone.

Euro Falls to 9-Day Lows on Trade Concerns and Positive US Data

The euro today fell to 9-day lows against the US dollar in the American session following the release of upbeat US data and a rally in US equity markets. The EUR/USD currency pair attempted to rally earlier today following upbeat trade headlines regarding the eurozone, but the rally quickly fizzled out.

Euro Hits New Weekly Lows on Mixed Eurozone Q1 GDP Data

The euro today fell to new lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing German and eurozone GDP growth data in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair failed to rally higher following the release of weak US retail sales data in the early American session as investor risk appetite remained subdued.

Euro Fails to Rally amid US-China Trade Spat, Macroeconomic Data Doesn’t Help

The euro attempted to rally today but reversed movement against most of its rivals later, erasing gains against some of them outright. Traders remained cautious about the ongoing US-China trade conflict, while mixed macroeconomic data was not helping the currency either.

Japanese Yen Profits from Risk Aversion Caused by Trade Wars

The Japanese yen surged against the majority of most-traded currencies today as the negative market sentiment drove investors towards safer assets. The yen posted losses versus the Swiss franc, which also profited from its role of a safe haven, though by now the Japanese currency has trimmed its losses.

Euro Rallies on China’s Retaliatory Measures, Drops Shortly After

The euro today leapt to new monthly highs against the US dollar after news reports suggested that China was planning retaliatory tariffs on US exports. According to the Guardian, China is set to implement a 25% tariff on $60 billion worth of US imports as well as halting bond purchases among other measures.

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