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Great Britain Pound Soft After Retail Sales, Tries to Hold Ground

The Great Britain pound was soft today, erasing its earlier gains versus commodity currencies. The reason for the currency’s underwhelming performance was a worse-than-expected retail sales report. But the sterling did not perform particularly poorly despite the rather negative data and even managed to hold gains against a number of currencies, including the euro and the Swiss franc.

Euro Falls to Fresh Monthly Lows on Negative Euro Area PMIs

The euro today fell to new lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing PMI data from across the euro area by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair crashed as traders reacted to the PMI prints that were lower than expected, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Euro Trades at April 2017 Lows Despite Upbeat German Macro Prints

The euro today traded at multi-year lows against the US dollar despite the release of positive German macro reports in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to lows last witnessed in April 2017 after the results of the last French election were announced.

Euro Trades at 3-Month Lows Against US Dollar Ahead of FOMC

The euro today fell against the US dollar reversing yesterday’s brief recovery despite mixed releases from the euro area, which were utterly ignored. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline saw it erase breach the critical 1.10 level as the bearish pressure mounted driven primarily by the stronger greenback.

Euro Crashes on Mixed Eurozone Reports and Upbeat US Prints

The euro today crashed against the US dollar following the release of mixed data from the euro area as market sentiment remained decisively bearish. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to new 1-week lows in the American session following the release of upbeat US Q3 GDP data.

Euro Range-Bound on German GfK Survey Data, Trade Headlines

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar in a low-volatility market environment amid a lack of any significant fundamental triggers. The EUR/USD currency pair barely moved after the German GfK survey as investors waited for developments from the US-China trade talks.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar on Mixed German Gfk and IFO Data

The euro today fell against its US peer following the release of mixed German IFO survey data early in the European session. The EUR/USD currency pair fell from its daily highs shortly after the announcements in a risk-off market environment weighed down by Brexit and trade worries.

Sterling Mixed After Positive Data, Dovish Comments of BoE Member

The Great Britain pound was mixed today after the consumer confidence improved unexpectedly and a member of the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee made dovish remarks.

Euro Falls, Rallies, Then Falls Again Amid Shifting Investor Sentiment

The euro today alternated between losses and gains mainly driven by investor sentiment amid a mostly empty European docket leaving the single currency at the greenback’s mercy. The EUR/USD today fell, then recovered in the mid-European session before falling one more time in the American session as the US dollar posted gains.

Pound Strongest on Friday, Remains Among Weakest for the Week

The Great Britain pound was the strongest major currency today, rising against all of its most-traded rivals. While there were plenty of macroeconomic reports released in the United Kingdom during the trading session, the most likely reason for the rally was profit-taking by bears as the sterling was still one of the weakest currency during this week.

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