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Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and Hawkish BoE Rate Decision

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by the dominant risk-off market sentiment, which triggered a sell-off in the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied higher as investors reacted to the Bank of England‘s latest monetary policy decisions.

Euro Gains on German Factory Orders, US Dollar’s Woes

The euro fell against safer currencies, like the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen, but gained on other most-traded rivals, including the US dollar, the Great Britain pound, and commodity currencies. Surprisingly, that did not include the New Zealand dollar, which turned out to be one of the strongest currencies during Friday’s trading session.

Sterling Pound Spikes to 3-Day Highs on Hawkish BoE Rate Decision

The sterling pound today spiked to its daily highs following the announcement of the Bank of England‘s interest rate decision, which was as expected. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied from its daily lows as investors interpreted the BoE’s decision as being hawkish.

Euro Falls on ECB Rate Decision and Dovish ECB Strategic Review

The euro today crashed to new monthly lows against the US dollar after the European Central Bank announced its rate decision and strategic review. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to lows last seen on 2nd December 2019 amid a risk-averse market environment that saw most European equity indices close the day lower.

EUR/USD Pair Falls From Daily Highs on Upbeat US Retail Sales

The euro today fell against the US dollar in the American session following the release of upbeat US retail sales data. The EUR/USD currency pair fell from its daily highs giving up all the gains made earlier in the session as the Dollar Index soared.

Japanese Yen Gains After Inflation Data, BoJ Monetary Policy Decision

The Japanese yen gained against other most-traded currencies after today’s release of inflation data and yesterday’s monetary policy decision of Japan’s central bank. The gains were limited, though, as markets are feeling the holiday mood and trading is slowing.

Euro Spikes Higher on ECB Rate Decision, Crashes on Trump Tweet

The euro today fell against the US dollar in the early European session despite the release of in-line German inflation data. The EUR/USD currency pair spiked to its daily highs after the European Central Bank announced its rate decision but quickly fell on hopes of a US-China trade deal.

Euro Soars on US-China Trade Deal Optimism, Later Crashes

The euro today rallied to its daily highs in the early American session after news emerged that China and the US were keen on signing a phase one deal. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied higher after the release of the minutes of the ECB Governing Council‘s October meeting in which the board called for unity among member countries.

Japanese Yen Rallies in Risk-Off Markets as US Dollar Falls on FOMC

The Japanese yen today rallied against the US dollar in a risk-off market environment as the greenback sold off after yesterday’s FOMC rate decision. The USD/JPY currency pair today crashed to new lows after the release of upbeat housing and construction data from the Japanese docket.

Canadian Dollar Crashes Against US Peer on BoC Rate Decision

The Canadian dollar today crashed against the US dollar after the Bank of Canada announced its interest rate decision, which was widely interpreted as being dovish. The USD/CAD extended its gains as the price of crude oil fell to new lows taking down the loonie given Canada’s reliance on oil exports as a source of foreign income.

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