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Canadian Dollar Reacts Negatively to Retail Sales Report

The Canadian dollar declined against its most-traded rivals, being the weakest major currency today. One of the reasons for the currency’s awful performance was unexpectedly slow growth of Canadian retail sales.

Canadian Dollar Attempts to Rally Following Rising Prices for Crude

The Canadian dollar attempted to rally against its major rivals today. While the currency managed to log gains against most of them, the rally was limited, and the loonie was unable to outperform the extremely strong Swiss franc.

Sterling Rallies on USD Weakness, Falls on Dovish BoE Decision

The British pound today fell from its daily highs in the mid-London session following the dovish outlook painted by the Bank of England following its rate decision. The GBP/USD currency pair had rallied to its daily highs earlier in the session by riding on the wave of broad US dollar weakness following yesterday’s dovish FOMC statement.

Chinese Yuan Strengthens on Solid Housing Prices, Retail Sales

The Chinese yuan is strengthening against several major currencies on Tuesday, supported by solid housing prices and retail sales in May. Although industrial output and fixed asset investment figures came in lower than expected, they were still commendable at a time when the world’s second-largest economy is engaged in a bitter trade war with the US.

Turkish Lira Gains on US Dollar Despite Unfavorable Data

The Turkish lira gained on the US dollar today. That is surprising considering that macroeconomic data released in Turkey during the trading session was unfavorable.

Euro Falls Against US Dollar After US Retail Sales Top Expectations

The euro today fell to new weekly lows against the US dollar following the release of upbeat US retail sales data in the American session. The EUR/USD currency pair traded with a bearish bias for most of today’s session amid a risk-averse market mood given the US-China trade war.

Canadian Dollar Mixed on Disappointing Auto Sales, Rising Energy Prices

The Canadian dollar is mixed at the end of the trading week, finding direction against several currencies on recent automobile sales data and rallying crude oil prices. The loonie is trying to take advantage of the many dovish comments at the Federal Reserve, further helping the dollar pare its losses in the last week.

Aussie Weakens on Poor China’s Data, Market Sentiment

The Australian dollar was soft today as the market sentiment remained negative following yesterday’s news about an attack on oil tankers in Middle East. Mixed macroeconomic data in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, added to downside pressure on the currency. While some of the indicators were good, the arguably more important ones were surprisingly bad, suggesting that the Chinese economy struggles to maintain its impressive growth.

Chinese Yuan Weakens on Falling Auto Sales, Sluggish US Investment

The Chinese yuan is weakening against major currency rivals on Thursday after new data painted a grim picture of the world’s second-largest economy. The trade war, which appears to be at a standstill, is seeping to a whole host of areas in Beijing, impacting economic growth and causing officials to hit the panic button. In the backdrop of the chaos is the yuan nearing toward the 7 threshold against the buck.

US Dollar Ends Week Weakest, Has Potential to Recover

The US dollar ended the past trading week as the weakest currency on the Forex market. Prospects for an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve was one of the main themes for talks among investors lately. But the latest developments in the trade war saga may change things.

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