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Japanese Yen Soft amid Risk Appetite, Manages to Hold Ground Against Some Rivals

The Japanese yen was relatively soft today due to the positive market sentiment limiting demand for the currency in its role as a safe haven. Nevertheless, the yen managed to hold ground against a range of its major rivals, even gaining on some of them.

Euro Rallies Then Falls Against the Dollar on Upbeat US Inflation

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar following hawkish speeches by European Central Bank policymakers during the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair later gave up some of its gains as the Brexit rhetoric weighed on the single currency combined with the upbeat American inflation data.

Japanese Yen Weak on Friday, Strong Over Week

The Japanese yen was the weakest currency on the Forex market today but among the strongest for the week. With no unifying theme to drive markets, it is hard to pinpoint an exact reason for the currency’s poor performance, though some market analysts attributed it to the positive market sentiment that made the yen unnecessary in its role of a safe haven. As for Japan’s macroeconomic reports, they were not that bad but it hardly […]

Euro Rallies on ECB Rate Decision and High US Jobless Claims

The euro today held on to its gains after the European Central Bank announced its interest rate decision, which was in line with analysts expectations. The EUR/USD currency pair extended its bullish trend during the ECB Governor’s speech, which was relatively hawkish.

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.

Japanese Yen Rallies Against US Dollar on Upbeat GDP Data

The Japanese yen today traded sideways against the US dollar during the Asian session despite the release of upbeat Japanese GDP data. The USD/JPY currency pair later fell as the yen rallied against the much weaker greenback during the American session.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar on Weak Sentiment and Upbeat NFP

The euro today fell against the much stronger US dollar extending the bearish trend that began earlier this week as the greenback strengthened against its peers. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to its daily lows during the American session following the release of the US non-farm payrolls report for August, which was mixed.

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.

Japanese Yen Weakens on Disappointing Retail Sales, Construction Orders

The Japanese yen is weakening against multiple currency rivals to start the trading week, driven primarily by disappointing macroeconomic data. Despite higher-than-normal inflows into the traditional safe-haven asset, the yen slumped on worse-than-expected retail sales, construction orders, and housing starts. But could the world’s third-largest economy get a boost from one billionaire hedge fund manager’s recent play?

Euro Rallies Against the Dollar on Upbeat Euro Area Macro Prints

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar capitalising on the greenback’s overall weakness since yesterday’s speech by the Fed Chair. The EUR/USD currency pair also benefitted from the upbeat macro releases from across the euro area, which lent support to the single currency today.

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