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Euro Falls to 5-Week Lows As ECB’s Lagarde Promises More Stimulus

The euro today fell to 5-week lows against the US dollar after the European Central Bank Governor promised to introduce new stimulus measures next month. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the introduction of new lockdown measures in many European countries to curb rising COVID-19 cases.

US Dollar Gets Direction on Better-Than-Expected GDP, Initial Jobless Claims

The US dollar is looking to extend its gains against several major currency rivals on Thursday after a plethora of data pointed to a strengthening economy for the world’s second-largest market. The greenback, which has come under pressure this month, is benefiting from both safe-haven demand and positive macroeconomic economic developments, including first-time jobless claims and the gross domestic product.

US Dollar Struggles for Direction As New Jobless Claims Fall Below 800k

The US dollar is looking for direction on Thursday as initial jobless claims and the Congress unable to strike a coronavirus stimulus and relief deal. The greenback has been trending downward this month following a rally in September, driven primarily by confidence in the broader financial market and optimism over the on-again, off-again stimulus negotiations.

Euro Falls on Rising EU Coronavirus Cases and Risk-Off Sentiment

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven the risk-off market sentiment amid rising coronavirus cases in the euro area stoking fears of more lockdowns. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to new 2-week lows as US stimulus talks stall ahead of the November 3 Presidential election as opinion polls place Joe Biden ahead of Trump.

US Dollar Jumps As Initial Jobless Claims Surge to Seven-Week High

The US dollar is rising on Thursday after the US government reported that initial jobless claims surged more than the market had anticipated. The greenback is witnessing an influx of traders who seeking shelter from the slide in the broader financial market. With the leading benchmark indexes in the red and the metal commodities sliding, investors are searching for protection in the buck.

Euro Falls Against Strong Dollar Despite Revived Stimulus Talks

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off market mood, which saw riskier assets selloff in favour of safe-haven assets such as the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline occurred at a major resistance level as sellers stepped in driving the pair to its daily lows buoyed by the weak German data.

US Dollar Seeks Direction As Initial Jobless Claims Fall to Fresh Pandemic Low

The US dollar is searching for direction on Thursday after the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell to a fresh pandemic low. But the latest numbers indicate that jobless claims are sliding at a sluggish pace as hiring slows down. With Washington in a stalemate over stimulus funding, it might be hard to forecast the greenback’s performance in the short-term amid political uncertainty.

Euro Rallies Against Dollar on Elevated Sentiment, Falls Then Rises

The euro today rallied against the US dollar twice followed by quick retracements despite the upbeat investor risk appetite that boosted risk assets. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied then gave up all its gains before rallying again as the bulls and bears fought for control amid mixed euro area macro prints.

US Dollar Weakens As Jobless Claims Slide to Six-Month Low, Consumer Spending Jumps

The US dollar is kicking off October lower as the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell to a six-month low and consumers continued to show some signs of life in August. Still, the greenback is poised for a noteworthy weekly gain against many of its major currency rivals, buoyed by uncertainty in the broader financial markets.

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.

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