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Euro Falls Against US Dollar Extending Its 6-Day Losing Streak

The euro today fell against the US dollar for the sixth consecutive session despite the release of positive data from across the euro area. The risk-off investor sentiment drove the EUR/USD currency pair’s decline amid rising China-US tensions and the global equity markets selloff.

Euro Falls, Rallies, Then Falls Again While Trading Against the Dollar

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off investor sentiment, which fueled the greenback’s resurgence coupled with Friday’s upbeat US non-farm payrolls. The EUR/USD currency pair later found support and rallied higher amid improving sentiment as investors hoped for a resolution of the impasse on the US stimulus bill in Congress.

Canadian Dollar Weakens Against US Dollar on Upbeat NFP Data

The Canadian dollar today lost ground against its southern neighbour driven by the upbeat US nonfarm payrolls report for July released in the American session. The USD/CAD traded higher boosted by the risk-off investor sentiment in the face of rising US-China tensions but gave up some of its initial gains as the loonie clawed higher.

Australian Dollar Soft amid Sino-US Tensions

The Australian dollar was one of the weakest currencies on the Forex market today, driven down by risk aversion caused by increasing geopolitical tensions between the United States and China. Domestic macro releases were decent but that did not provide the currency much help.

Sterling Rallies Despite the UK’s Deteriorating Relations With China

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the much weaker US dollar after finding support at a critical support level that has held for the past two weeks. The GBP/USD currency pair seemed immune to the rising political tensions between the UK and China regarding the Hong Kong extradition treaty.

Pound Falls on Weak UK Retail Sales Data and Risk-Off Sentiment

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar following the release of disappointing UK retail sales data in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by the risk-off market sentiment as investors priced-in various global risks.

Pound Crashes on Weak UK Retail Sales Report and US-Iran Tensions

The Sterling pound today crashed against the US dollar in the early London session following the release of the disappointing latest UK retail sales report. The GBP/USD currency pair had been trading higher before the release boosted by upbeat investor sentiment before nosediving to its daily lows after the announcement.

Euro Range-Bound as Selling Pressure Abates Despite USD Strength

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar as the selling pressure abated as investors reacted to the calming of tensions between the US and Iran. The EUR/USD currency pair today attempted to rally unsuccessfully and was mostly stuck in slightly negative territory for most of today’s session despite upbeat German industrial data.

Euro Falls to 7-Day Lows on Depressed Market Risk Sentiment

The euro today fell to new weekly lows against the US dollar as the risk-off market sentiment persisted after Iran attacked US bases in Iraq. The EUR/USD currency pair’s decline was accelerated further by the release of weak data from the euro area earlier today.

Euro Falls on Middle East Tensions, Ignores Upbeat Eurozone Data

The euro today fell against the much stronger US dollar amid heightened political tensions in the Middle East as investors bought the safe-haven greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair was on a downward spiral from the start of the session ignoring upbeat eurozone releases, which accelerated after the release of upbeat US data.

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