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Euro Attempts to Hold Ground amid Clashing Fundamentals

The euro was relatively firm today, though the currency fell against some of its rivals, most notably the extremely strong Great Britain pound. Fundamentals clashed, with positive macro releases pushing the currency up but the dovish stance of the European central bank driving it down.

Euro Firm Even as Inflation & Current Account Miss Expectations

The euro was firm against other most-traded currencies today despite rather weak domestic macroeconomic data released over the trading session. The currency has trimmed its gains versus the US dollar by now but otherwise remained strong.

US Dollar Ends Week Strongest Despite Outlook for Fed Easing

The US dollar was surprisingly strong during the past trading week, rising against all other most-traded currencies. That is despite the outlook for monetary easing from the Federal Reserve next week.

Euro Weakens As ECB Signals September Rate Cut, More QE

The euro fell to a two-year low against some of its major currency rivals on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) left interest rates unchanged but prepared investors for additional easing in the fall. President Mario Draghi essentially maintained a sour outlook on the eurozone economy, suggesting that the ECB needs to maintain and deliver a “highly accommodative” policy even when Christine Lagarde becomes the new head.

Euro Trades Sideways at 2-Month Lows on Weak German PMI Data

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar with a slight bearish bias following the release of disappointing German and eurozone PMI data by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair today remained under pressure as investors wait for tomorrow’s European Central Bank monetary policy decision, which many expect to be dovish.

Euro Crashes to 7-Week Lows As the US Dollar Surges Higher

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the third consecutive session as investors trimmed their expectations of a massive rate cut by the Fed boosting the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair was also affected by market expectations of the announcement of further monetary easing policies by the ECB later this week.

Pound Ends Week Weakest amid Brexit Fears, Domestic Data Fails to Boost Currency

The Great Britain pound ended the week as the weakest currency on the Forex market. While the sterling got some help from domestic macroeconomic data, Brexit fears continued to hurt the currency. The US dollar and the euro were also soft. Commodity currencies were clear winners during the past trading week.

Euro Drops on Fears of Further Monetary Easing From the ECB

The euro today fell from its daily highs against the US dollar as markets reacted to news that the European Central Bank was considering a different approach to meet its inflation target. The EUR/USD currency pair later recovered given that the greenback was also under significant selling pressure as markets continue to price in a Fed rate cut on July 31.

Euro Struggles to Rally Despite Upbeat Eurozone Inflation Data

The euro today attempted to rally against the US dollar from the Asian session but encountered massive resistance despite the release of upbeat euro area inflation data. The EUR/USD currency pair could not muster enough momentum to mount a sustained rally as each attempt was quickly countered by a retracement as the bears stepped in.

Euro Rallies on Powell’s Testimony, Retreats on Upbeat US CPI Data

The euro today rallied higher in the Asian session as investors reacted to Jerome Powell‘s dovish comments during his testimony before Congress. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell from its daily highs in the American session following the release of upbeat US inflation data.

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