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Australian Dollar Flat Despite Better-than-Expected GDP

The Australian dollar was trading flat today even though Australia’s gross domestic product rose more than was expected and the central bank’s chief delivered a rather optimistic speech.

Canadian Dollar Strengthens on Q3 GDP, Manufacturing PMI Growth

The Canadian dollar is strengthening against its US counterpart on Tuesday, buoyed by third-quarter economic growth and rebounding manufacturing activity. But the loonie’s rally was capped by sliding crude oil prices amid uncertainty over the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, OPEC+, regarding output in 2021.

Swiss Franc Gains After Positive GDP & Manufacturing PMI Reports

The Swiss franc logged gains versus a basket of currencies today, getting help from positive domestic macroeconomic reports. Economists do not expect tomorrow’s data to be good, though.

USD/INR Tops 74.00 As Q3 GDP Contracts, COVID-19 Infections Jump

The Indian rupee is weakening against its US peer at the end of the trading week, driven mostly by the continuing economic contraction and the rising number of coronavirus infections. The rupee has joined the rest of the emerging market currencies by slumping in 2020 amid the financial crisis. But with growing confidence in the broader financial market, the rupee has found support among EM currencies in November.

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.

US Dollar Quiet Ahead of Thanksgiving As Investors Assess Data, FOMC Minutes

The US dollar is trading relatively flat against multiple major currency peers, mainly due to the plethora of mixed economic data that were released ahead of the American Thanksgiving holiday. In focus in the middle of the holiday-shortened trading were jobs and personal income and spending. With a subdued greenback on Wednesday, what comes next on the other side of annual festivities and in the home stretch of 2020?

Euro Rallies on Upbeat German GDP and IFO Business Climate Data

The euro today surged against the dollar boosted by the upbeat German Q3 GDP report released early in the European session and positive investor sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell as the dollar recovered and printed new daily highs before recouping most of its losses during the American session.

Canadian Dollar Strengthens as US Crude Tops $45, Biden Transition Formally Approved

The Canadian dollar is strengthening against its US peer on Tuesday as crude oil prices rallied to above $45. The loonie has surged by more than 1% this month, making the currency on track to erase its 2020 loss after stabilizing in the second half of the year. With soaring energy prices and a national economy recovering in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, is the Canadian dollar setting itself up as the next top currency in 2021?

Russian Ruble Flat As October GDP, Retail Sales Disappoint

The Russian ruble is trading relatively flat against several currency peers to close out the trading week. The ruble has witnessed a resurgence this week as foreign exchange traders poured into the currency amid a significant rally in Brent crude oil prices. But the gains may have been capped by disappointing economic data. With tighter lockdown restrictions in Europe, could the ruble come under pressure in the home stretch of 2020?

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and Mixed Euro Area Macro Prints

The euro today rallied against the dollar due to the positive investor sentiment, which saw risk assets rally despite the coronavirus situation in Europe. The EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was also boosted by the upbeat inflation reports from Spain and France despite other disappointing macro reports.

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