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Euro Rises Despite Trade Jitters As the Dollar Falls on Weak US Data

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the European and American sessions reversing five consecutive losing sessions to trade slightly higher. The EUR/USD currency pair today reversed Asian session losses and rallied higher boosted by positive German data and the greenback’s weakness after hitting a key resistance zone.

Euro Falls to 9-Day Lows on Trade Concerns and Positive US Data

The euro today fell to 9-day lows against the US dollar in the American session following the release of upbeat US data and a rally in US equity markets. The EUR/USD currency pair attempted to rally earlier today following upbeat trade headlines regarding the eurozone, but the rally quickly fizzled out.

Euro Trades Higher on Positive Inflation Data Amid Weak US Data

The euro today traded higher against the US dollar following the release of inflation data from across the eurozone in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair extended its gains in the early American session after the release of US manufacturing data, which missed expectations.

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.

EUR/USD Trades Sideways on ECB Speeches and Mixed US Data

The EUR/USD currency pair today traded sideways by rallying higher in the late Asian session and early European session before heading lower. The currency pair declined despite speeches from European Central Bank members, but later rallied higher on mixed US data.

Euro Declines Against US Dollar on Positive US Inflation Data

The euro today posted a significant decline against the US dollar after the release of US inflation data as measured by the Personal Consumption Expenditures. The euro was on a downtrend against the greenback from the Asian session due to the positive investor sentiment towards the US dollar.

Euro Weak amid ECB Uncertainty

The euro fell against its most-traded rivals today, reversing gains versus the Great Britain pound that were registered earlier during the current trading session. The exception was the Swiss franc, against which against the euro rallied for the fifth straight day, though the gains were small and may yet turn to losses by the end of Thursday’s trading (update: EUR/CHF trades at the opening level currently).

Euro Sinks to New Lows Against US Dollar After ECB Minutes

The euro sunk to new lows against the US dollar today after the European Central Bank published the minutes of its September monetary policy meeting. Several releases from the US docket, such as the positive initial jobless claims data, served to drive the EUR/USD currency pair lower.

Euro Mixed, Prospects for QE Tapering Stay in Place

The euro was mixed today, rising versus the US dollar and the Japanese yen, but falling against the Great Britain pound and the Swiss franc. The currency continued to receive support from quantitative easing tapering expectations.

Euro Declines Slightly Against US Dollar on Mario Draghi Comments

The euro today declined slightly against the US dollar after Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank President, made dovish comments in support of the bank’s quantitative easing program. Mario Draghi ignored comments made by Angela Merkel the German Chancellor earlier this week where she clearly stated that the ECB’s dovish policies were hurting the German economy.

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