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Euro Plunges Against Buoyant Dollar on Upbeat US Retail Sales and PPI Data

The euro fell against the resurgent dollar buoyed by rising US Treasury yields and upbeat US retail sales figures amid a mostly empty European docket. The EUR/USD currency pair was under intense selling pressure for the second consecutive day after hitting 3-week highs largely driven by the dollar.

Euro Rises After Update to Economic Outlook

The euro was strong today, rising against its major peers, after the release of the economic outlook for the eurozone and the European Union as well as economic data in Germany.

Great Britain Pound Mixed After Economic Data, Vaccine Export News

The Great Britain pound was mixed on Monday, rising against some peers and falling versus others. The majority of macroeconomic reports released in Britain during the trading session beat expectations. Also supporting the sterling was the news that the European Union will not restrict vaccine exports to the United Kingdom.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Eurozone Macro Reports, US Dollar Weakness

The euro rallied against the dollar booted by positive inflation data from Germany and other upbeat macro reports from across the euro area. The EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was also fueled by the dollar’s overall weakness following yesterday’s interest rate decision by the US Federal Reserve.

Pound Falls on Brexit Uncertainty As Talks Reach Critical Phase

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar buffeted by Brexit headlines with both sides are working on getting a deal but preparing for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The GBP/USD currency pair completely ignored the release of the upbeat UK retail sales report as Brexit news remained the dominant factor fueling the pair’s price.

Pound Crashes Against Dollar on Brexit Talks Failure and Mixed UK Data

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar fueled by news that there was no breakthrough in yesterday’s Brexit talks between the EU and UK leaders. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the mixed UK data released earlier today and the predominantly negative investor sentiment.

Euro Rallies to 3-Month Highs on Upbeat Euro Area Data Releases

The euro today rallied to new highs last seen on September 1st against the weak dollar boosted by upbeat macro reports from the euro area. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied higher boosted by the upbeat French GDP report and other positive data from other EU countries.

Euro Falls Against Dollar on Risk-Off Mood, Non-Farm Payrolls

The euro today fell against the dollar reversing all of yesterday’s gains driven by the risk-off market sentiment after US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by the weak inflation data from the euro area, which could derail the bloc’s economic recovery.

Euro Rallies to 1-Week Highs Driven by Investor Risk Appetite

The euro today rallied against the US dollar despite the release of mixed macro prints from across the euro area driven by the resurgent investor risk appetite. The EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was also boosted by the greenback’s selloff, which started yesterday amid hopes of a US coronavirus stimulus package.

Pound Falls Against Dollar on Brexit and New UK COVID-19 Rules

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as investors remained wary of the current state of post-Brexit trade talks with the rising chances of a no-deal scenario. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the increasing coronavirus cases in the UK, which saw the government impose new restrictions to curb its spread.

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