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Euro Falls Against US Dollar, Later Recovers to Trade Sideways

The euro today fell against the dollar before recovering to trade sideways boosted by upbeat data from across the euro area and positive market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to its daily lows after the release of upbeat US consumer sentiment data but recovered quickly as investor risk appetite remained elevated.

Turkish Lira Flat After Crashing to Record Low on Credit Downgrade

The Turkish lira is trading relatively flat against the US dollar on Tuesday. The lira crashed to a record low on Monday after one of the world’s premier credit ratings agencies slapped Turkey with a credit downgrade and geopolitical tensions between Turkey and Greece escalate. After cratering to an all-time low this past spring, does this mean the lira can suffer another record low this year?

Euro Firm on Positive Market Sentiment & Good Data, Can Face Troubles in Future

The euro was firm today, rising against most of its rivals, though posting losses versus the Great Britain pound and the New Zealand dollar. Yet not all fundamentals were positive to the currency, and it may face troubles extending rally for the rest of the week.

Japanese Yen Soft amid Risk Appetite, Manages to Hold Ground Against Some Rivals

The Japanese yen was relatively soft today due to the positive market sentiment limiting demand for the currency in its role as a safe haven. Nevertheless, the yen managed to hold ground against a range of its major rivals, even gaining on some of them.

Sterling Falls on Brexit Fears and Weak UK GDP Data, Later Rallies

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar extending yesterday’s losses amid growing fears of a no-deal Brexit as both sides issue ultimatums. The GBP/USD currency pair has fallen for six of the past eight trading days as investors sell the pound as a hard Brexit appears very likely.

Euro Rallies on ECB Rate Decision and High US Jobless Claims

The euro today held on to its gains after the European Central Bank announced its interest rate decision, which was in line with analysts expectations. The EUR/USD currency pair extended its bullish trend during the ECB Governor’s speech, which was relatively hawkish.

USD/CHF Rises As SNB, Others Wind Down Dollar Liquidity Operations

The Swiss franc is rising to finish the trading week as the Swiss National Bank (SNB) announced that central banks are scaling back their US dollar liquidity operations. As foreign demand diminishes, central banks agreed that currency swap agreements were no longer necessary. Does this bode well for the greenback, or does it signal a decline ahead for the buck?

Pound Falls Against US Dollar As UK GDP Contracts 20.4% in Q2

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar amid worries that the UK economy was not recovering fast enough following its reopening after the coronavirus lockdowns. The GBP/USD currency pair today headed lower after the UK’s Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said that many people would lose their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Euro Rallies on Positive Sentiment, Ignores Upbeat US Inflation Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by the risk-on market sentiment, which saw the dollar lose ground against riskier assets such as the single currency. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied ignoring weak data from the euro area, and upbeat inflation data from the US as investors bid up the currency pair as European equities rallied.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar Despite Upbeat Euro Area Macro Reports

The euro today fell against the US dollar as investors sold the single currency amid a risk-off market environment as Sino-US tensions skyrocketed on rhetoric from both countries. The EUR/USD currency pair fell despite the release of mostly positive data from across the euro area as investors flocked to the safe-haven greenback.

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