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Euro Fails to Profit from Positive PMI Readings

The euro failed to garner support from the very positive macroeconomic reports released today. The currency attempted to rally intraday, but failed to do so, and is now trading near or below the opening level against most of its rivals.

US Dollar Weakens on Lingering Geopolitical Risks and Lackluster Data

The US dollar moved lower against the euro and the Japanese yen on Friday after an exchange of threats continued between the United States and North Korea. Today’s economic releases provided the greenback little support as the US manufacturing activity edged marginally higher while activity within the services sector dropped.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on Mario Draghi Speech

The euro today rallied briefly against the US dollar after Mario Draghi‘s speech at the second annual conference of the European Systemic Risk Board in Frankfurt. The EUR/USD currency pair was on a recovery mode throughout today’s session after a major decline triggered by yesterday’s FOMC rate decision.

EUR/USD Trades Sideways as Markets Await FOMC Rate Decision

The EUR/USD currency pair was today trading sideways as the markets await the Fed interest rate decision scheduled for later today. The currency pair’s slight upward momentum was largely due to previous releases, which highlighted a positive outlook for most EU economies.

US Dollar Declines Despite Strong Housing Numbers

The US dollar weakened against a basket of its major peers on Tuesday, as traders anticipated a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve that will be released on Wednesday. The greenback failed to harness enough strength from solid gains in the real estate market, as the spotlight remained on possible hints of future interest rates tomorrow.

EUR/USD Consolidates Gains After Release of ZEW Survey Data

The EUR/USD currency pair consolidated its daily gains around 1.1990 after the release of positive German ZEW survey data. The German ZEW survey surprised to the upside as both economic sentiment and current conditions beat expectations.

US Dollar Rises Against Most Major Peers Ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting

The US dollar rose against most of its major counterparts on Monday to begin the week on a positive note, as traders anticipated the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. However, solid inflation data in the eurozone pushed the euro higher against the greenback.

Euro Firm During Monday’s Trading, CPI Helps Preserve Momentum

The euro was relatively strong against its major rivals today. The inflation data released during the current trading session, being rather positive, did not give the currency a reason to reverse its trend.

Euro Mixed, Prospects for QE Tapering Stay in Place

The euro was mixed today, rising versus the US dollar and the Japanese yen, but falling against the Great Britain pound and the Swiss franc. The currency continued to receive support from quantitative easing tapering expectations.

US Dollar Drops Against Major Peers as Retail Sales Fail to Meet Estimates

The US dollar fell against the euro and other major currencies on Friday as retail sales in the United States unexpectedly declined last month. The retail sales drop was the first since June, which pushed an index that tracks the greenback to the weakest level in about a week.

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