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Euro Falls Against Dollar on Risk-Off Sentiment As Investors Flee

The euro today fell against the dollar driven by the risk-off market sentiment as investors fled the riskier assets in favour of fo safe-haven instruments such as the dollar. The EUR/USD currency pair fell over 80 pips as markets reacted to news that Johnson & Johnson was pausing its COVID-19 vaccine trial due to unexplained illnesses.

US Dollar Flat As Investors Weigh Fiscal Stimulus Talks, Wait for Inflation Data

The US dollar is kick off the trading week relatively flat, hovering at its lowest level in three weeks. With not much economic data to work with, investors are weighing fiscal stimulus in Washington and the 2020 presidential election in a couple of weeks. Will traders adopt a wait-and-see approach to the greenback for the remainder of October?

Euro Falls Against Strong Dollar Despite Revived Stimulus Talks

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off market mood, which saw riskier assets selloff in favour of safe-haven assets such as the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline occurred at a major resistance level as sellers stepped in driving the pair to its daily lows buoyed by the weak German data.

US Dollar Seeks Direction As Initial Jobless Claims Fall to Fresh Pandemic Low

The US dollar is searching for direction on Thursday after the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell to a fresh pandemic low. But the latest numbers indicate that jobless claims are sliding at a sluggish pace as hiring slows down. With Washington in a stalemate over stimulus funding, it might be hard to forecast the greenback’s performance in the short-term amid political uncertainty.

Euro Strong After Market Sentiment Recovers

The euro was strong today, rising against all other most-traded currencies, with the exception of the Australian dollar. The possible reason for the rally was the market sentiment, which was recovering after confusing tweets from US President Donald Trump. Macroeconomic reports released in the eurozone today were mixed.

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.

US Dollar Rises Amid September Jobs Report, Trump Testing Positive for COVID-19

The US dollar is holding its gains to finish the trading week as investors get spooked by a worse-than-expected September jobs report. But the main headline maker is that President Donald Trump and the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. This was the curveball tossed into the broader financial market with a month to go until the 2020 election. How will the buck react in the coming days?

Euro Rallies Against Dollar on Elevated Sentiment, Falls Then Rises

The euro today rallied against the US dollar twice followed by quick retracements despite the upbeat investor risk appetite that boosted risk assets. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied then gave up all its gains before rallying again as the bulls and bears fought for control amid mixed euro area macro prints.

US Dollar Weakens As Jobless Claims Slide to Six-Month Low, Consumer Spending Jumps

The US dollar is kicking off October lower as the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell to a six-month low and consumers continued to show some signs of life in August. Still, the greenback is poised for a noteworthy weekly gain against many of its major currency rivals, buoyed by uncertainty in the broader financial markets.

US Dollar Mixed As GDP Beats Estimates, Fiscal Stimulus Hopes Rise

The US dollar is trading mixed against several currency counterparts midweek as investors focus more on economic data and fiscal stimulus instead of the first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. With growing confidence in the broader financial market, the greenback could face pressure in October, but electoral uncertainty might cap its decline.

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