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Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on North Korea Progress

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as investors embraced the risk-on mood in the market after it emerged that  North Korea was considering possible denuclearization. The news emerged from talks between North Korea and its Southern counterpart, and its impact was significant enough to outweigh the effect of the Italian general election on the single currency.

EUR/USD Trades Lower Amid Resurgence in US Dollar Demand

The EUR/USD currency pair today traded lower following a resurgence in US dollar demand during the European and early American sessions. The currency pair rallied higher during the Asian session as investors bought the low-yielding euro after European stocks joined the global equities sell-off.

EUR/USD Slumps to New Lows on Mixed Eurozone and ADP Data

The EUR/USD currency pair today slumped to new lows from daily highs set in the late Asian session, despite a raft of positive data from the Eurozone. The release of upbeat German factory orders for the month of October in the early European session could not lift the single currency.

Euro Steadies at Lowest Level in 10 Days in Wake of Mixed Services Sector Data

The euro traded within a tight range against the US dollar on Monday, following a mixed picture that was painted by new readings for the services sector within major European economies. A lack of major economic releases in the United States today left traders anticipating additional information on the Republican tax reform plan, which kept the dollar little changed since Friday.

Euro Little Changed as Data Mixed, Traders Wait for NFP

The euro was little changed during the current trading session as economic data released in the eurozone was mixed. Besides, traders were cautious of adding positions ahead of US nonfarm payrolls due to release later today.

US Dollar Remains near Lowest Level in 3 Years as Business Activity Lags Behind Forecast

The US dollar weakened against the euro on Thursday to remain near its lowest level in almost 3 years. A fresh data release that revealed lagging business activity in the United States added to mounting evidence that economic growth is losing momentum, which weighed on the greenback.

British Pound Weakens Against US Dollar on Disappointing PMI Data

The Bristish pound today declined against the US Dollar after the release of weak Markit/CIPS UK services PMI data. The GBP/USD currency pair declined for the third consecutive session losing over a cent from Friday’s tops amid renewed US dollar strength since the start of the week.

Dollar Steady as Markets Wait for FOMC Minutes

The US dollar was steady against its major rivals today as traders were waiting for the Federal Open Market Committee to release minutes of its latest policy meeting.

EUR/USD Trades Lower on Rumors Regarding the ECB’s Inflation Forecast

The EUR/USD currency pair today retreated from its daily highs based on rumors that the European Central Bank would downgrade its inflation forecast at tomorrow’s meeting. The currency pair had risen to a new daily high earlier in the day’s session despite the soft German data released by the Federal Statistical Office, but quickly retraced most of its gains due to the rumor.

US Dollar Weakens Against Some of Its Main Peers on Soft US Data

The US dollar as tracked by the US Dollar index weakened against its main peers today after the release of weak US macro data. The greenback ignored the poor non-farm payrolls released on Friday by starting the week on an upward trend before retracing some of its gains after the release of disappointing US ISM services data.