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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.

Euro Rallies Higher as France Pushes for Fiscal Stimulus Measures

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar as investors bid up the single currency lifting it away from yesterday’s lows triggered by the FOMC decision. The EUR/USD currency pair today rose steadily as the markets reacted to comments from the French calling for immediate fiscal stimulus measures.

Pound Recovers as BoE Maintains Its Monetary Policy Stance

The Sterling pound today rallied from its daily lows after the Bank of England maintained its current monetary policy stance by leaving interest rates unchanged. The GBP/USD currency pair had fallen to its daily lows following the release of the latest UK retail sales data early in the London session.

Euro Falls on Upbeat US Retail Sales and China Retaliation Fears

The euro today fell against the US dollar during the American session following the release of upbeat advance US retail sales report, which boosted the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair gave up most of its earlier gains amid a deluge of positive data from the US docket.

Euro Drops on Fears of Further Monetary Easing From the ECB

The euro today fell from its daily highs against the US dollar as markets reacted to news that the European Central Bank was considering a different approach to meet its inflation target. The EUR/USD currency pair later recovered given that the greenback was also under significant selling pressure as markets continue to price in a Fed rate cut on July 31.

US Dollar Outlook for Week of May 13-17, 2019

The US dollar ended the previous trading week relatively soft as markets were digesting the news that the United States decided to implement tariffs on Chinese goods. The developments in the trade negotiations between the world’s two biggest economies are likely to affect the greenback during the current trading week, though US macroeconomic data can have its impact as well.

Euro Trades Sideways on Mixed Eurozone PMIs and ECB Minutes

The euro today traded with significant moves in both directions within a wide range as the single currency was buffeted by shifting investor sentiment throughout the session. Investors reacted both positively and negatively to various key developments during the day such as the Markit Germany Services PMI causing the EUR/USD pair to whipsaw within a wide range.

Euro Trades Sideways Despite In-Line Eurozone Inflation Data

The euro today traded in a tight range against the US dollar amid a market that was largely stable and lacked volatility. The release of upbeat data from the US docket in the early American session saw the EUR/USD currency pair come under intense selling pressure.

Pound Trades Sideways on Failed Brexit Talks and Weak UK Retail Sales

The British pound today traded sideways against the US dollar following the failed Brexit talks during yesterday’s meetings between EU leaders and British PM Theresa May. The pound was further weighed down by the release of the latest UK retail sales data in the early European session, which missed expectations by a significant margin.

Sterling Pound Rallies Higher on BoE’s Hawkish Interest Rate Decision

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after the Bank of England announced its monetary policy decision with more members than before voting for a rate hike. The pound had traded lower following the release of the disappointing UK public sector finances report for May early in the European session.

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