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Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and Hawkish BoE Rate Decision

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by the dominant risk-off market sentiment, which triggered a sell-off in the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied higher as investors reacted to the Bank of England‘s latest monetary policy decisions.

US Dollar Falls Amid Record 3.28 Million Initial Jobless Claims

The US dollar is sliding against multiple currency rivals on Thursday, but it is holding relatively steady. This might come as a surprise for market observers because the greenback and the broader financial market should be in freefall following record-breaking jobs numbers. It is the opposite.

US Dollar Slips As $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Nears Agreement

The US dollar is continuing its streak of losses midweek as the federal government prepares to pass the $2 trillion stimulus package, which has sparked a rally in equities for two straight sessions. With a heightened risk appetite, investors are pouring into riskier currencies after liquidating everything to buy the greenback throughout the market turmoil. Is the buck set to plunge even further?

US Dollar Gains As Federal Reserve Announces Unlimited QE

The US dollar is gaining on a couple of major currency rivals to start the trading week, despite the Federal Reserve announcing a massive expansionary program to rescue financial markets. With volatility still plaguing equities, investors continue to dive into the greenback to shield themselves from the chaos. The buck may spike again as the federal government gets ready to pass a massive stimulus bill.

US Dollar Weakens, Still Poised for Best Week Since Financial Crisis

The US dollar is weakening against a couple of major currency rivals at the end of the trading week, but the greenback is still on track for its best week since the financial crisis more than a decade ago. With tremendous economic and health uncertainty throughout global markets because of the coronavirus pandemic, investors are pouring into the safe-haven asset and propping up the dollar.

US Dollar Weakens As Weekly Jobless Claims Surge Amid COVID-19 Market Rout

The US dollar is weakening against a few currencies on Thursday as new labor data confirms that the Covid-19 pandemic is beginning to have a negative effect on the strong labor market. But the decline was capped by the Federal Reserve announcing temporary dollar swap lines with nine central banks for several months. Despite the dramatic impact the coronavirus has had on the world’s largest economy, the US dollar has been the lone bright […]

Pound Crashes Against Strong US Dollar as Global Equities Crash

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off market sentiment that dominated global markets amid a major equities sell-off. The GBP/USD extended its losing streak for the third consecutive day and printed new 2020 lows as investors shrugged off the stimulus package announced by the Bank of England yesterday.

US Dollar Surges As Federal Reserve Set to Pump $1 Trillion Into Market

The US dollar is surging against nearly all major currency rivals on Thursday as investors seek shelter from the ocean of red ink flooding global financial markets. The greenback is rallying despite the Federal Reserve set to pump more than $1 trillion into the market amid the coronavirus outbreak wreaking havoc on everything and the oil price war just beginning.

Euro Rallies as Coronavirus Fears in the US Push the Dollar Lower

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as authorities in California declared a state of emergency amid rising coronavirus cases. The EUR/USD currency pair benefitted from the risk-off investor sentiment and the greenback’s losses despite a mostly empty European docket.

US Dollar Mixed As Economy Grew 2.1% in Q4, Coronavirus Threatens Q1

The US dollar is mixed on Thursday as the economy grew at a modest clip in the fourth quarter and traders are fleeing to safe-haven assets amid market turmoil. But investors are concerned that the coronavirus could significantly impact first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP), and do a lot more damage to the world’s largest economy.

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