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Euro Declines Against US Dollar on Mixed Eurozone GDP Data

The euro today declined against the US dollar despite the release of mostly positive GDP data from across the euro area. The single currency had rallied higher during the Asian session, but  retraced all its gains starting in the late Asian session up to the early European session.

GBP/USD Hits New 3-Week Lows on Mixed UK Data

The GBP/USD currency pair today dropped to new 3-week lows following the release of weak UK industrial production and trade balance data. The pair’s decline was further accelerated by a rebound in the US dollar demand supported by the sell-off across most European equities.

Euro Drops Against US Dollar Despite German Coalition Deal

The euro today dropped significantly against the US dollar despite Angela Merkel‘s CDU party reaching a coalition deal with the social democrats in the early European session. The euro’s initial decline was largely triggered by weak German industrial production data released earlier today.

Euro Rallies Higher on ECB Minutes and Weak US Data

The euro today rallied to new highs against the US dollar after the European Central Bank released the minutes of its last meeting. The single currency rallied much higher during the early North American session after the release of weak US macro data.

British Pound Swings Widely on UK Data and Chinese Rumors

The British pound today recorded wide swings against the US dollar as it dropped to 8-week lows and rallied higher on US dollar weakness. The rally was mainly triggered by rumors originating from China, but was short-lived as the pound headed lower much later.

Euro Declines Despite Solid German Data as Traders Remain Cautious

The euro fell against the US dollar and the British pound on Tuesday, despite positive economic data in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy. Demand for the shared currency was faint as caution spread between traders as they worried of corrective movements that may follow a rally that lasted for months.

USD/JPY Drops on Japanese Data, BoJ Summary of Opinions

The Japanese yen gained on the very soft US dollar today thanks to better-than-expected macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session and signs that some policy makers want to end the era of ultra-loose monetary policy. The currency showed mixed performance versus other most-traded peers.

Yuan Gains on Dollar After China Releases Set of Solid Economic Indicators

The Chinese yuan gained in the US dollar today following the release of positive macroeconomic data in China.

British Pound Hits New Lows on Brexit Deal and Positive NFP Data

The British pound today hit news lows despite news of a Brexit deal between the EU and the UK allowing for trade talks to begin. The pound headed much lower after the release of positive US non-farm payrolls data in the early American session.

Australian Dollar Lifted by Domestic Data

The Australian dollar stabilized after yesterday’s sell-off, edging a little higher versus the US dollar and the Japanese yen, though continuing to fall against the euro for the fourth straight day. It looks like traders paid more attention to the positive domestic data than to the reports from China, Australia’s biggest trading partner.

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