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Euro Rallies From Multi-Year Lows Then Falls Amid Market Volatility

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar early in the session as buyers stepped in pushing the pair higher from yesterday’s multi-year lows. The EUR/USD currency pair later lost momentum and headed lower driven by high demand for the US dollar.

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.

Pound Falls Then Rallies on Weak UK Services PMI and BoE Rumours

The Sterling pound today traded lower against the US dollar earlier in the session as investors stayed away from the pound amid Brexit uncertainty and risk-off market sentiment. However, the GBP/USD currency pair later recovered despite the release of weak UK PMI data by Markit Economics amid rumours that the Bank of England would cut rates soon.

Euro Falls on Coronavirus Fears, Ignores Upbeat German IFO Data

The euro today gapped lower against the US dollar to start of the week trading with a bearish bias amid the risk-off market sentiment created by coronavirus headlines. The EUR/USD currency pair oscillated between gains and losses during today’s session as bears fought to control the pair’s price despite the upbeat German macro reports.

Australian Dollar Trades Higher After China’s CPI Beats Expectations

The Australian dollar rose today after China’s consumer inflation accelerated more than was expected by markets. The market sentiment was still cautious as the Wuhan coronavirus continued to spread across China.

Euro Breaks Below 1.10 on Mixed US Data and Risk-Off Sentiment

The euro today fell for the fourth consecutive session against the US dollar as the risk-off sentiment dominated the markets in the face of new coronavirus infections. The EUR/USD currency pair today broke below the critical 1.10 level despite European equities closing higher as investor risk aversion ebbed later in the session.

Aussie Mixed amid Improving Market Sentiment, Disappointing Australian Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today as market participants were digesting news about the coronavirus that has started in China. The Aussie was flat against a range of major currencies, jumped versus the Canadian dollar, and dropped against the Great Britain pound. Macroeconomic reports released in Australia today were poor.

Euro Falls to 3-Week Lows Against the Dollar Despite US Holiday

The euro today fell to new 3-week lows against the US dollar even though US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The EUR/USD currency pair attempted to rally but failed to sustain its gains as the European session got underway.

Japanese Yen Soft as Market Sentiment Favors Risk

The Japanese yen was weak today as the market sentiment continued to favor riskier currencies, not safer ones. Domestic macroeconomic data provided the currency no help, coming out withing expectations and signaling about the persisting weakness of the Japanese economy.

Australian Dollar Gets Boost from Market Sentiment & Retail Sales

The Australian dollar together with its New Zealand counterpart were the strongest currencies on the Forex markets today thanks to the positive market sentiment. The Aussie got an additional boost from good domestic macroeconomic data as retail sales rose much more than was expected.

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