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Euro Crashes to New Monthly Lows on Weak Eurozone PMI Prints

The euro today crashed to new monthly lows in the early European session following the release of multiple disappointing flash PMI readings from across the eurozone by IHS Markit. The EUR/USD currency pair later extended its losses following the release of upbeat US advance retail sales data for November in the early American session.

Yen Gains on Domestic Economic Reports, Market Sentiment

The Japanese yen gained against its major rivals today. While the currency has basically erased its gains versus the US dollar by now, it retained them versus other majors. Domestic macroeconomic reports released over the trading session were good, but the general risk-averse market sentiment likely played a bigger part in the yen’s rally.

Euro Rallies Ahead of ECB Rate Decision, Drops on Dovish Draghi Speech

The euro today rallied before the European Central Bank rate announcement, but dropped lower after the dovish comments made by the ECB President following the announcement. The pair headed lower in the American session despite the release of disappointing American macro data.

Japanese Yen Extends Losses As Data Misses Expectations

The Japanese yen is weakening against its US counterpart on Thursday after new data missed market forecasts. The currency is now looking to find direction on news that the federal government is aiming to allow more foreign workers to fill the labor gap in the world’s third-largest economy.

Japanese Yen Shows No Clear Trend After Mixed Data

The Japanese yen did not have a clear trend today, rising against some currencies but falling versus others. Macroeconomic data released during the Asian trading session was mixed.

Japanese Yen Trades with Losses During Wednesday’s Asian Session

The Japanese yen started the Wednesday’s session in the red across the board. The positive market sentiment was the likely reason for the losses of the safe-haven currency, though negative macroeconomic data might have played its part as well.

Euro Fails to Profit from Improving Economic Sentiment

The euro fell against most of its major rivals today with the exception of the Great Britain pound. Positive macroeconomic data was unable to support the currency.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on Weak ADP Jobs Data, Later Declines

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of the latest US employment change data in the early American session. The euro was also bid higher by the sell-off in global equity markets due to fears relating to the US-China trade truce and the recent arrest of the Huawei CEO in Canada.

Yen Gains as Risk Aversion Allows to Ignore Comments from BoJ Chief

The Japanese yen gained on its most-traded rivals today, propelled higher by risk aversion. The general negative market sentiment allowed the currency to ignore dovish comments from the central bank’s chief.

Japanese Yen Weakens on Mixed Economic Data

The Japanese yen is weakening midweek against its American counterpart on mixed economic data. The yen, which has lost against the greenback so far this year, is finding direction on solid services data and a reduction in business spending. This comes as many experts suggest that the fourth-quarter may actually rebound from the disappointing third-quarter.

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