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Euro Rallies Against on Positive Sentiment and Releases, Later Falls

The euro today rallied against the US dollar during the first half of today’s session before turning lower later and giving up most of its gains to trade flat for the day. The EUR/USD currency pair’s behaviour was primarily influenced by the investor risk appetite of lack thereof as well as the mixed releases from across the euro area.

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 Hits 8-Week Highs on Investor Optimism, Later Falls Then Rallies

The euro today rallied to new 8-week highs against the US dollar as the bullish sentiment carried over from yesterday’s rally before reversing course and heading lower. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell amid fears of an escalation in US-China trade tensions that could trigger a new trade war before reversing course and heading higher.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and COVID-19 Vaccine Hopes

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar breaking out of the sideways trading range it was stuck in yesterday driven by the prevailing risk-on market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher driven by the prevalent optimism among investors regarding the reopening of European countries and a CVOID-19 vaccine.

Euro Among Weakest After Dire Macroeconomic Data

The euro was among the weakest currencies on the Forex market today after the release of a bunch of extremely poor macroeconomic reports and a very pessimistic economic forecast. While the currency has trimmed its losses by now, it is still trading lower against the vast majority of the most-traded currencies. The one exception was the Great Britain pound, which was even weaker than the euro.

Euro Rallies as Some EU Countries Reopen Businesses and Schools

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as some European countries announced new measures to ease some of the restrictions put in place to fight the coronavirus. The EUR/USD currency pair reversed yesterday’s downtrend and rallied higher today driven by investor optimism about a return to normalcy across the eurozone.

Euro Hits 3-Month High as Dollar Crumbles on Coronavirus Fears

The euro today to new highs as the dollar crumbled in the face of mounting coronavirus fears amid and falling US Treasury yields dampened demand for the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied above the crucial 1.10 level as investors flocked to the single currency boosted by positive euro area fundamental releases.

Euro Falls to Three-Year Low vs. Franc on Coronavirus Fears, Economic Data

The euro was weak today, falling for the sixth consecutive day to the lowest level in three years against the Swiss franc. Risk aversion caused by an unexpected surge of infected people in China was weighing on the shared 19-nation currency, while eurozone macroeconomic data was not helping as well.

Euro Rises on German Inflation Data and Flash US GDP Report

The euro today inched higher against the US dollar as it struggled to shake off the selling pressure that has kept the EUR/USD currency pair trading in a tight range. The single currency posted gains in the American session despite the release of mixed German inflation data accompanied by in-line preliminary US Q4 GDP figures.

Euro Falls on ECB Rate Decision and Dovish ECB Strategic Review

The euro today crashed to new monthly lows against the US dollar after the European Central Bank announced its rate decision and strategic review. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to lows last seen on 2nd December 2019 amid a risk-averse market environment that saw most European equity indices close the day lower.

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