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Risk Aversion Helped Greenback End Week Strongest

The US dollar ended the trading week as the strongest currency on the Forex market thanks to risk aversion. The Australian and New Zealand dollars were the weakest due to the outlook for monetary easing from their respective central banks.

Euro Falls to 2-Month Lows As Investors Remain Risk Averse

The euro today fell to 2-month lows against the US dollar driven by negative investor sentiment as coronavirus cases in Europe and across the world continue to rise. The greenback’s rally also fueled the EUR/USD currency pair’s decline as investors piled into the world’s only reserve currency despite the looming US elections.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar on Risk-Off Mood, Later Recovers

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off investor sentiment, which has been persistent this week triggering a selloff in riskier assets. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the weak German IFO survey data released earlier today combined with the greenback’s overall strength.

US Dollar Finds Safe-Haven Support on Worse-Than-Expected Jobless Claims

The US dollar is finding support from investors who are seeking shelter following a worse-than-expected jobless claims report. The greenback has been climbing in recent weeks amid a return of volatility in the broader financial markets. With growing uncertainty in the economy surrounding the coronavirus and the upcoming cold and flu season, the buck might pare much of its losses by year’s end.

US Dollar Among Strongest on Coronavirus Fears

The US dollar was firm today, battling with the Great Britain pound for the title of the strongest currency during Wednesday’s trading. Market analysts explained the strong performance by risk aversion on markets.

Euro Rallies Against Dollar, Later Falls on Dovish Sentiment

The euro today extended its losing trend against the much stronger US dollar driven by the release of mostly negative euro area PMI prints by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell driven by the massive demand for the greenback amid fears that the rising coronavirus cases would derail the global economy.

US Dollar Spikes As Investors Flee Market Selloff, Seek Safe-Haven Shelter

The US dollar is rallying against most of its currency competitors to kick off the trading week. The greenback, which has cratered about 10% since peaking at 103.00, is extending its gains in September as investors flee the broader financial market selloff and seek shelter in a traditional safe-haven asset.

US Dollar Ends Confusing Week Mixed

The past trading week was rather confusing, with many currencies moving in unexpected directions. For example, the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc are both considered to be safe currencies and thus usually move in the same direction. But this week, the Japanese yen ended trading as the strongest currency on the Forex market, while the Swiss franc was the weakest one. The US dollar was not an exception, moving unpredictably after the FOMC monetary […]

Euro Falls Against US Dollar, Later Recovers to Trade Sideways

The euro today fell against the dollar before recovering to trade sideways boosted by upbeat data from across the euro area and positive market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to its daily lows after the release of upbeat US consumer sentiment data but recovered quickly as investor risk appetite remained elevated.

US Dollar Looks for Direction As Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low

The US dollar is looking for direction against many of its currency rivals on Thursday after the federal government reported that the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits declined to a pandemic low. The US central bank’s important September policy meeting continues to weigh on the buck, while uncertainty surrounding Congress’ newest stimulus package sparks concern in the broader financial markets.

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