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Euro Falls Against US Dollar on Risk-Off Mood, Later Recovers

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off investor sentiment, which has been persistent this week triggering a selloff in riskier assets. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the weak German IFO survey data released earlier today combined with the greenback’s overall strength.

US Dollar Among Strongest on Coronavirus Fears

The US dollar was firm today, battling with the Great Britain pound for the title of the strongest currency during Wednesday’s trading. Market analysts explained the strong performance by risk aversion on markets.

Euro Rallies Against Dollar, Later Falls on Dovish Sentiment

The euro today extended its losing trend against the much stronger US dollar driven by the release of mostly negative euro area PMI prints by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell driven by the massive demand for the greenback amid fears that the rising coronavirus cases would derail the global economy.

Pound Falls Against Dollar on Brexit and New UK COVID-19 Rules

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as investors remained wary of the current state of post-Brexit trade talks with the rising chances of a no-deal scenario. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the increasing coronavirus cases in the UK, which saw the government impose new restrictions to curb its spread.

US Dollar Spikes As Investors Flee Market Selloff, Seek Safe-Haven Shelter

The US dollar is rallying against most of its currency competitors to kick off the trading week. The greenback, which has cratered about 10% since peaking at 103.00, is extending its gains in September as investors flee the broader financial market selloff and seek shelter in a traditional safe-haven asset.

US Dollar Mixed As Federal Reserve Pledges to Keep Interest Rates Low Until 2023

The US dollar is trading mixed against its G10 currency rivals midweek following the Federal Reserve‘s completion of its two-day policy meeting. The central bank left interest rates unchanged, and it pledged to keep rates lower for a few more years to support the economic recovery. With rates hovering near zero until at least 2023, how will this impact the greenback?

US Dollar Index Tops 93.00 As Bullish Data Supports Greenback

The US dollar is continuing its winning streak on foreign exchange markets during the Labor Day holiday. The greenback has been staging a rebound over the last several trading sessions after cratering 11% since hitting a peak of 103.00 earlier this year at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. The buck has been rallying on a multitude of factors, including bullish economic data and COVID-19 concerns, but analysts are still maintaining a bearish […]

Canadian Dollar Surges Against US Peer, Later falls on GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today surged against its US peer as the latter eas reeling from yesterday’s speech by the Fed Chair Jerome Powell, which unveiled a new inflation policy. The USD/CAD currency pair today fell for the fourth consecutive session to lows last seen in January as the greenback remained under intense selling pressure.

Euro Swings Between Gains and Losses on Powell’s Speech

The euro today alternated between gains and losses against the US dollar swinging wildly between gains and losses ahead of Jerome Powell speech. The EUR/USD currency pair spiked higher and then crashed lower during the Fed Chair’s speech creating uncertain trading conditions for most traders.

US Dollar Slumps As Federal Reserve Announces New Inflation Approach

The US dollar is slumping toward the end of the trading week after the Federal Reserve announced a new approach to inflation that would keep interest rates lower for longer. The greenback is also in the red after initial jobless claims topped one million for the second consecutive week. With inflation almost certain for the next few years, does this spell bad news for the buck?

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