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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.

Euro Trades Flat Despite Upbeat PMI Data Ahead of US Midterm Elections

The euro today largely traded sideways against the US dollar alternating between gains and losses as markets awaited the results of today’s US midterm elections. The euro failed to rally significantly following the release of several positive PMI prints from across the euro area by Markit Economics, instead, it headed lower driven by negative sentiment.

Euro Drops to 2-Month Lows on Weak PMI Data Amid Italian Politics

The euro today tumbled to new lows against the US dollar due to the current impasse between the European Union and Italy regarding the country’s 2019 budget. The euro was further weighed down by the disappointing PMI data from across the euro area released by Markit Economics earlier today, which indicated an economic slowdown in the region.

Euro Rallies Higher As ECB Considers Ending Its QE Program

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar after it was confirmed that the European Central Bank was considering ending its massive quantitative easing program. The news confirmed a report that was circulating on Tuesday about the possibility of such action by the ECB.

Euro Declines on Mixed Eurozone Markit Flash PMI Releases

The euro today declined against the US dollar despite the release of mostly positive PMI data by Markit Economics from across the Eurozone. The single currency’s decline was largely fueled by the resurgent demand for the greenback as trade tensions between China and the USA calmed down.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar on Weak US Employment Data

The euro today rallied against the US dollar following the release of disappointing US non-farm payrolls report for March. Earlier Markit Economics PMI releases covering the European docket had triggered the euro’s initial uptrend following a major decline during the Asian session.

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