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Euro Rallies Against the Dollar on Upbeat Euro Area Macro Prints

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar capitalising on the greenback’s overall weakness since yesterday’s speech by the Fed Chair. The EUR/USD currency pair also benefitted from the upbeat macro releases from across the euro area, which lent support to the single currency today.

USD/CHF Continues Slide Below 0.94 As SNB Defends Franc Interventions

The Swiss franc continues to strengthen against its most traded currency competitors to close out the trading week as the US Dollar Index slipped to a one-month low. The franc has been making gains on growing confidence in global financial markets, coronavirus vaccine hopes, and a weakening greenback. The franc is strengthening despite the central bank continuing to defend its currency interventions.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Fundamental Releases From the Euro Area

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar extending yesterday’s gains following the release of upbeat core inflation data from the eurozone. The EUR/USD currency pair capitalised on positive macro reports from across the euro area combined with the greenback’s overall weakness to inch higher.

US Dollar Jumps on Initial Jobless Claims Hitting Two-Month Low

The US dollar is strengthening on Thursday after the US government reported its lowest number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits since the COVID-19 crisis started two months ago. The news elevated the greenback, which also surged on weakening equities that have prompted global investors to pour into the traditional safe-haven asset this week.

Euro Hits Daily Highs on Fed Rate Decision and Mixed Eurozone Data

The euro today rallied to new daily highs against the US dollar following the FOMC rate decision, which was in line with analysts consensus estimates. The EUR/USD currency pair today alternated between gains and losses driven by mixed fundamental releases from across the eurozone.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar Due to Quarterly/End-Month Outflows

The euro today fell against the US dollar earlier in the session and was on track to book a loss for the second straight session as the greenback rebounded. The EUR/USD currency pair sold off amid end of month/quarter outflows in favour of the dollar, which could see the pair close lower for the month.

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.

Swiss Franc Rises to Three-Year High After Addition to US Trade Watch List

The Swiss franc is continuing its streak of gains on Monday, despite recent allegations that Switzerland is manipulating its currency. The franc is also finding direction on the latest trade prices, which have fallen over the last 12 months as Switzerland suffers from global trade uncertainty. Will the franc remain a safe-haven currency moving forward?

Euro Falls on Low Liquidity and Market Sentiment, Rallies on US Data

The euro today rallied from its daily lows following the release of weak US durable goods orders in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair had fallen earlier in the session amid low liquidity ahead of the Christmas holiday break.

Euro Ignores Upbeat German Data, Falls on Positive US Reports

The euro today fell against the US dollar negating yesterday’s gains as investors sold the single currency given the weak data coming out of the eurozone recently. The EUR/USD currency pair fell amid a lack of significant releases from the euro area, leaving the euro at the greenback’s mercy, which was quite strong and pushed the pair lower.

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