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US Dollar Flat As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Disappoint

The US dollar is trading relatively flat against its currency competitors on Thursday as retail sales surged in June but weekly jobless claims disappointed. With Europe choosing to pause on expanding its relief and stimulus measures, the broader global financial market has been subdued, providing little momentum for the greenback.

Euro Little Changed As ECB Leaves Interest Rates, QE Program Unchanged

The euro is little changed against many of its G10 currency rivals on Thursday after the central bank adopted a wait-and-see approach to monetary policy, leaving its key interest rates and quantitative easing (QE) program unchanged. The European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed it would monitor the strength of the eurozone economy before choosing to add to its suite of stimulus and relief measures.

Euro Falls on Weak Sentiment Amid Rising US Coronavirus Cases

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by investor fears about the rising coronavirus cases across the US triggering a selloff of riskier assets such as the euro. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by rising trade tensions between the EU and the US after Donald Trump threatened to impose sanctions on European exports.

US Dollar Weakens As Currency Crunch Subsides, Housing Data Disappoints

The US dollar is weakening to start the trading week as the global currency crunch appears to have subsided. Housing data was also released on Monday, creating concern that the real estate market may not fully recover in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. Is the greenback set for a bear market in the second half of 2020?

Euro Falls Against the Dollar for the 4th Straight Session on Weak Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the fourth straight session after the American open where investor sentiment shifted decisively in favour of the dollar. The EUR/USD currency pair was also weighed down by weak data from Germany and the euro area as investors waited for European leaders to decide on the 750 billion euro fund.

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 Rallies on Upbeat Fundamental Releases From the Euro Area

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar extending yesterday’s gains following the release of upbeat core inflation data from the eurozone. The EUR/USD currency pair capitalised on positive macro reports from across the euro area combined with the greenback’s overall weakness to inch higher.

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.

Euro Rallies on Bullish Sentiment, Mixed Eurozone Inflation Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by positive investor sentiment even as the greenback registered losses across the board. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher ignoring the weak eurozone inflation data released earlier today as investors bid up riskier assets.

Euro Trades Sideways on Weak German Data, EU Differences

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar amid weak macro reports from Germany and France as investors await crucial US jobs data. The EUR/USD currency pair today traded within a tight range following three daily pullbacks as divisions among EU nations persist.

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