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Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment Despite Mixed UK PMI Prints

The pound Sterling today posted gains against the US dollar ignoring the weak UK PMI data points released by Markit Economics in the early Londo session. The GBP/USD steadily inched higher from the new multi-year highs posted on Last week as the British government’s lockdown measures had a positive impact on investor sentiment.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat PMIs, Quickly Falls on Coronavirus Headlines

The euro today spiked higher against the US dollar in the early European session following the release of upbeat eurozone PMIs by Markit Economics. However, the EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was short-lived since the pair fell shortly afterwards after news of rising coronavirus infections in South Korea damped investor risk appetite.

Euro Rallies on German Retail Sales and Euro Area PMIs, Later Falls

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early European session following the release of upbeat German retail sales data and euro area PMIs. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell as the greenback rallied amid rising US-Iran tensions and the release of upbeat US PMI data by Markit Economics.

Euro Falls on Mixed Trade Headlines, Rallies on Weak US Jobs Data

The euro today fell amid conflicting trade headlines as investors continued to wonder whether the US and China would seal a phase one deal any time soon. However, the EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher in the early American session after the latest US jobs data released by the ADP missed expectations by a wide margin.

Great Britain Pound Sinks on Extremely Poor PMIs

The Great Britain pound was the worst-performing major currency today, falling against all other most-traded rivals. The currency was heading to the biggest weekly loss in almost three weeks. The reason for the poor performance were extremely poor PMI figures, which made economists speculate that Britain’s economy will face a contraction in the fourth quarter of this year.

US Dollar Strengthens on Positive Manufacturing, Consumer Sentiment

The US dollar is strengthening against several major several currency rivals at the end of the trading week, buoyed by upbeat economic data. Investors took a day off from the never-ending seesaw of US-China trade relations that markets had to endure for the last several sessions.

Euro Falls on Mixed PMI Reports From Across the Euro Area

The euro today fell against the much stronger US dollar as investors reacted to mostly negative IHS Markit preliminary services PMI reports from across the eurozone. The EUR/USD currency pair today attempted to rally higher on positive French and German manufacturing PMIs, but the rally was short-lived due to the weak services PMIs.

Euro Drops as Draghi Defends His Legacy After ECB Rate Decision

The euro fell against the US dollar in the American session following a spike higher shortly after the announcement of the European Central Bank‘s rate decision. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied to its daily highs in the early European session on mixed IHS Markit flash PMI releases from the euro area but later fell.

Euro Falls on Weak Eurozone PMIs, Recovers After US Services PMI Disappoints

The euro today fell to its daily lows early in the European session amid a flurry of disappointing services PMI releases from across the euro area by IHS Markit. The EUR/USD currency pair late recovered and rallied to its daily highs after the US ISM non-manufacturing PMI fell to multi-year lows.

Euro See-Saws on Mixed Eurozone Data, Rallies on Weak US ISM Report

The euro today see-sawed between gains and losses in reaction to mixed data from across the eurozone but spiked higher in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair broke out of the bearish range it had been trapped in and rallied after the release of weak US ISM manufacturing PMI report.

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