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Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment Despite Mixed UK PMI Prints

The pound Sterling today posted gains against the US dollar ignoring the weak UK PMI data points released by Markit Economics in the early Londo session. The GBP/USD steadily inched higher from the new multi-year highs posted on Last week as the British government’s lockdown measures had a positive impact on investor sentiment.

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 Rallies on Upbeat PMIs, Quickly Falls on Coronavirus Headlines

The euro today spiked higher against the US dollar in the early European session following the release of upbeat eurozone PMIs by Markit Economics. However, the EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was short-lived since the pair fell shortly afterwards after news of rising coronavirus infections in South Korea damped investor risk appetite.

Pound Crashes Against US Dollar on Upbeat US PMI Data

The Sterling pound today attempted to rally against the US dollar, but the rally was shortlived as the greenback reversed course and drove the pound lower. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to its daily highs before heading lower as investor appetite for the pound waned amid a rejuvenated dollar.

Euro Rallies on German Retail Sales and Euro Area PMIs, Later Falls

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early European session following the release of upbeat German retail sales data and euro area PMIs. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell as the greenback rallied amid rising US-Iran tensions and the release of upbeat US PMI data by Markit Economics.

Euro Falls Against the Strong Dollar Despite Upbeat Eurozone PMIs

The euro today fell against the US dollar on the first trading day of 2020 as the greenback started the year on a strong footing and rallied higher. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell from the multi-month highs hit on December 31st despite the release of mostly upbeat euro area PMI reports by Markit Economics.

Pound Rallies Then Falls on Weak PMIs and Profit Taking

The pound today rallied briefly against the US dollar before falling to its daily lows as traders continued to take profits from the post-election rally. The GBP/USD currency pair was also affected by the weak PMI data released by Markit Economics in the London session and Brexit optimism.

Euro Trades Sideways at 2-Month Lows on Weak German PMI Data

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar with a slight bearish bias following the release of disappointing German and eurozone PMI data by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair today remained under pressure as investors wait for tomorrow’s European Central Bank monetary policy decision, which many expect to be dovish.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Eruozone PMIs, Falls Despite Weak US Data

The euro today rallied higher following the release of mostly upbeat PMI reports from across the eurozone by Markit Economics in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell in the early American session despite the disappointing US releases driven by subdued investor risk sentiment ahead of tomorrow’s US holiday.

Euro Rallies From Multi-Year Lows as US Data Disappoints

The euro today rallied from multi-year lows in the American session after key US data disappointed and US Treasury yields dropped to multi-year lows. The EUR/USD currency pair had fallen to lows last seen in May 2017 following the release of multiple weak releases from Germany and the eurozone earlier today.

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