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Canadian Dollar Trails Resurgent US Peer on Disappointing Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against the dollar for the third consecutive session despite rising global crude oil prices as the greenback rallied. The USD/CAD currency pair edged higher for the third consecutive session following the release of disappointing employment reports from both Canada and the US.

Yen Weak as Markets Remain in Risk-On Mode Ahead of NFP

The Japanese yen was soft today, falling against most of the major rivals, as markets remained in the risk-on mode despite the political turmoil in the United States. Market analysts speculated that the victory of Democrats in the US elections spurred hopes for fresh stimulus measures from the president-elect Joe Biden.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer on Upbeat Jobs Report, Crude Prices

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US peer after the release of employment reports from both countries with Canada’s beating analysts expectations. The USD/CAD currency pair fell to multi-year lows last seen in October 2018 as the loonie rallied against the weak greenback during the American session.

US Dollar Drops amid Risk Appetite, Outlook for Stimulus

The US dollar fell against a basket of currencies today as risk appetite on the market limited demand for safety provided by the greenback, while the outlook for stimulus in the United States further damaged the appeal of the US currency.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer Despite Weak Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US peer as the US Presidential election continued to weigh on the greenback overshadowing the positive jobs data. The USD/CAD currency pair today fell to new 10-week lows as the loonie got an edge against the greenback as Joe Biden secured a significant lead over incumbent President Donald Trump.

Euro Falls Against Dollar on Risk-Off Mood, Non-Farm Payrolls

The euro today fell against the dollar reversing all of yesterday’s gains driven by the risk-off market sentiment after US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by the weak inflation data from the euro area, which could derail the bloc’s economic recovery.

Sterling Pound Rallies As Boris Johnson Acts to Save Brexit Talks

The Sterling pound today rallied against the dollar after the British Prime Minister intervened to try and save the Brexit talks, which seem to be falling apart. The GBP/USD today rallied higher despite the lack of macro releases from the UK docket as the positive Brexit developments boosted investor sentiment towards the pound.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar on Weak Sentiment and Upbeat NFP

The euro today fell against the much stronger US dollar extending the bearish trend that began earlier this week as the greenback strengthened against its peers. The EUR/USD currency pair fell to its daily lows during the American session following the release of the US non-farm payrolls report for August, which was mixed.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer, Later Falls on Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar today surged against its US peer erasing yesterday’s losses boosted by the rising crude oil prices, which fueled the commodity-linked loonie. The USD/CAD currency pair later recovered and rallied higher as the loonie reacted to Canadian employment data, which was worse than expected.

Australian Dollar Stays Firm Despite Disappointing Retails Sales

The Australian dollar rose against some of its rivals today despite a slightly disappointing retail sales report. The gains were limited, though, as markets were quiet ahead of US nonfarm payrolls due for release later over Friday’s trading session.

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