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Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer on Positive GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today posted slights gains against its US peer after the release of upbeat Canadian May GDP data in the American session. The USD/CAD currency pair was trading sideways with minimal losses for most of today’s session as global crude oil prices remained sidelined.

US Dollar Unfazed by Trump’s WHO, China Announcements

The US dollar was unfazed by President Donald Trump’s press conference on Friday. Global financial markets were on edge as many speculated drastic actions would be taken by the administration regarding China over trade and the situation in Hong Kong. Instead, the announcements were just confirmations of previous reports about his response to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Beijing.

Canadian Dollar Weak Despite Upbeat Q1 GDP as US Dollar Rallies

The Canadian dollar today remained weak against the US dollar despite the release of upbeat Canadian GDP data in the early American session. The USD/CAD currency pair kept trading near the two and half month lows as investors waited patiently for Trump’s speech.

US Dollar Holds Steady As 30 Million Jobs Lost in Six Weeks

The US dollar is holding steady against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the federal government released the latest jobs numbers in the economic fallout of the coronavirus. In total, about 30 million Americans have lost their positions in just six weeks, and based on what the Federal Reserve stated on Wednesday, more economic pain is coming in the next couple of months.

Canadian Dollar Falls on Weak Oil Prices, Spikes On In-Line GDP Data

The Canadian dollar today extended its losses against the US dollar for the third consecutive day as global crude oil prices fell to lows last seen in December 2018. The Commodity-linked loonie’s performance was boosted slightly by the Canadian GDP data, but the risk-off market sentiment created by the Chinese coronavirus headlines hindered its rally.

Euro Rallies Against the Dollar Ignores Weak Eurozone GDP Data

The euro today rallied to new weekly highs against the US dollar despite multiple disappointing macro reports from across the euro area. The weak dollar primarily drove the EUR/USD currency pair’s rally as US Treasury yields fell dragging the greenback lower.

Euro Falls Despite Upbeat Releases From Across the Euro Area

The euro today fell against the US dollar despite the release of mostly upbeat data from across the euro area in a move that could be attributed to profit-taking following yesterday’s bullish run. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied to its daily highs in the early European session after the release of upbeat Q3 GDP data from Spain before heading lower later.

US Dollar Rallies on Better-Than-Expected Durable Goods, Personal Income

The US dollar is gaining on several major currencies at the end of the trading week, buoyed by strong economic data, including personal income and durable goods. In addition to the better-than-expected numbers, it was recently reported that high-level talks between US and China trade representatives will restart on October 11.

US Dollar Flat on Mixed Data As Market Expects Sideways Trade in Second Half

The US dollar ended the trading week flat against a basket of currencies as an influx of economic data came out. While spending and inflation matched market expectations, consumer sentiment was a lot lower than the median estimates. With the first half of 2019 in the history books, the market now anticipates the greenback to either weaken or trade sideways in the second half.

Euro Drops on Weak Business Climate, Gains on Mixed US Inflation

The euro today posted gains against the US dollar following the release of weak US inflation data in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell from session highs following the release of weak eurozone business climate data in the early European session.

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