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Canadian Dollar Rallies on Inflation Report, Crashes on BoC Rate Decision

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US counterpart in the first half of today’s session driving the USD/CAD to its daily lows boosted by in-line inflation figures. However, the currency pair quickly reversed course after the Bank of Canada announced its rate decision, which was interpreted as being very dovish.

Euro Falls, Rallies, Then Falls Again Amid Shifting Investor Sentiment

The euro today alternated between losses and gains mainly driven by investor sentiment amid a mostly empty European docket leaving the single currency at the greenback’s mercy. The EUR/USD today fell, then recovered in the mid-European session before falling one more time in the American session as the US dollar posted gains.

Pound Falls on Political Uncertainty and Weak UK Data, Later Rallies

The British pound today fell to its daily lows in the mid-London session as investors reacted to the release of the weak UK public sector finances data. The GBP/USD currency pair was also weighed down by the political uncertainty in the UK as investors deal with the prospect of a hard Brexit.

Canadian Dollar Rallies on Higher Oil Prices and Mixed CPI Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied higher against its southern neighbor driven largely by rising oil prices during the European session. The loonie extended its gains in the early American session after the release of mixed Canadian inflation data to drive the USD/CAD currency pair to new daily lows.

USD/CAD Falls to 3-Week Lows on Oil Price Rally

The USD/CAD currency pair today fell to new 3-week lows as the Canadian dollar rallied against its US counterpart boosted by a rally in global oil prices. The release of US consumer confidence index for December also contributed to the currency pair’s decline as it did not meet expectations.

British Pound Rallies Against US Dollar on Mark Carney’s Speech

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after Mark Carney‘s testimony before the UK parliament, which was interpreted by investors as being quite hawkish. The pound was on an uptrend against the US dollar from the early European session despite the lack of any fundamental drivers due to the nearly empty UK economic docket.

US Dollar Moves Marginally Higher as Home Sales Improve More Than Expected in October

The US dollar moved marginally higher against the euro on Tuesday following the release of better than expected data for the housing market in the United States. However, investors’ anticipation for a speech that Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is scheduled to give tomorrow has kept the greenback’s gains dormant today.

British Pound Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on PM May Speech

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after a speech by British Prime Minister, Theresa May, where she called for collaboration between the EU and the UK on Brexit negotiations. PM May made her comments at an informal meeting with leaders of the European Council even as she remarked that the current Brexit talks had been challenging.

US Dollar Trades Sideways Against Euro on Positive Jobless Claims Data

The US dollar today traded sideways against the euro after the release of positive jobless claims data amid an empty European docket. The US dollar exhibited some strength against the single currency immediately after the release of the jobless claims data, but later gave up some of its gains to create a sideways trend.

US Dollar Edges Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting, Despite Disappointing Home Sales

The US dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting that starts tomorrow. The greenback was able to maintain today’s gain even after a report revealed disappointing existing home sales in June.

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