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Euro Declines on Escalating Trade Tensions and Draghi Speech

The euro today declined significantly against the US dollar even as trade tensions between the USA and China escalated increasing demand for the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair declined further in the early European session following dovish comments by the European Central Bank President regarding the timing of the bank’s first interest rate hike.

EUR/USD Hits New 2018 Lows Despite Positive Eurozone CPI Data

The EUR/USD currency pair today hit fresh 2018 lows in the mid-European session despite the release of mostly positive Eurozone CPI data. The currency pair had a muted reaction to the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s speech in Frankfurt today, but headed lower triggered by the stronger US dollar.

EUR/USD Rallies Briefly on ECB Decision and Draghi Speech, Later Declines

The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied briefly after a speech by the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi following the bank’s interest rate decision. The currency pair’s decline was triggered by the resurgence of the US dollar following reports that top US government officials were heading to China for talks on the ongoing US-China trade war.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on Draghi Speech and US CPI Data

The euro today rallied slightly higher against the US dollar following the ECB President, Mario Draghi‘s speech at an event in Frankfurt. The euro kept rising after the release of the US Consumer Price Index data despite the core inflation print being in line with expectations.

Euro Trades Lower on Mario Draghi’s Dovish Comments

The euro today dropped to new lows against the US dollar following the ECB President Mario Draghi‘s dovish comments during a speech in Frankfurt. Mixed releases from the Eurozone such as Germany’s Consumer Price Index for February could not reverse the euro’s decline.

EUR/USD Rallies Higher on Trump Firing Rex Tillerson

The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs after President Trump fired Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and nominated Mike Pompeo the CIA Director as his replacement. The pair was on an uptrend from the early European session after the European Central Bank‘s Governing Council member, Philip Lane hit the wires stating that the bank was not worried about the euro’s current level.

EUR/USD Plummets on Draghi Speech After ECB Rate Decision

The EUR/USD currency pair today plummeted to new lows following comments made by Mario Draghi regarding weak inflation in the euro area. The currency pair retraced all the gains it had made after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy intact at today’s meeting.

Euro Drops Against US Dollar on Weak Eurozone Retail Sales Data

The euro today gave up all its gains and traded much lower after the release of weak Eurozone retail sales data in the mid-European session. The euro had rallied to new daily highs following the release of positive Eurozone services PMIs by IHS Markit earlier in the session.

Pound Rallies Against US Dollar on Upbeat UK GDP Data

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after the release of UK preliminary GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2017. The GDP report indicated that the UK economy grew at an accelerated pace beating expectations, which triggered the rally.

Euro Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on Mario Draghi Speech

The euro today rallied to new 3-year highs against the US dollar after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged. The single currency initially headed lower after the ECB rate decision, but rallied to new highs after Mario Draghi‘s speech at the ECB’s press conference in Frankfurt.

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