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British Pound Gains Against US Dollar on Positive UK and US Data

The British pound today gained ground against the US dollar amid a raft of positive UK macro releases such as the Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI. Positive releases from the US docket in the early American session could not derail the pound’s rally against the US dollar.

EUR/USD Makes Subdued Recovery on Positive Eurozone PMIs

The EUR/USD currency pair today made a subdued recovery during the early European session after the release of positive Eurozone PMI data. The final December PMIs released by Markit Economics were the main trigger behind the currency pair’s soft rally.

CAD Gains on USD, Trims Losses vs. Other Rivals

The Canadian dollar rallied versus its US counterpart thanks to the broad-based weakness of the US currency. The loonie fell versus its other most-traded rivals, but has trimmed losses by the end of the Tuesday’s trading session.

US Dollar Starts 2018 with Extreme Weakness

The US dollar started 2018 extremely week, extending the trend from 2017 and falling against all of its major rivals.

EUR/USD Rallies to 4-Month Highs on First Trading Day of 2018

The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied to new 4-month highs as the positive investor sentiment towards the single currency was carried over from 2017. The euro’s rally was also boosted by the in-line Eurozone PMI data released by Markit Economics early in the European session.

Euro Maintains Gains Against US Dollar as Manufacturing Activity Grows in December

The euro maintained its gains against the US dollar on Thursday following a series of data releases that revealed strong activity in the manufacturing sector throughout the European Union. However, the shared currency failed to remain strong against the British pound, which was supported by solid growth in UK retail sales last month.

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 Fails to Sustain Brief Rally Despite Solid Services PMI Data

The euro today failed to sustain its brief rally against the US dollar despite the release of solid Markit Services PMI data from across the Eurozone. The release of the Markit Eurozone Services PMI in the early European session was responsible for the EUR/USD’s brief rally.

Euro Loses Upward Momentum Despite Positive Manufacturing PMIs

The euro today rallied to new highs in the early European session boosted by the release of the positive Markit Italy Manufacturing PMI report. However, the single currency lost its upward momentum soon thereafter to print new daily lows after the release of the Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI, which was also above forecasts.

Euro Lifted by Positive Data During Thursday’s Trading

The euro rallied today thanks to the very positive macroeconomic reports released during the current trading session. The accounts of the monetary policy meeting released by the European Central Bank had no material impact on the markets, though they contained some interesting information.

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