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Euro Rallies to New 2-Month Highs as Dollar Falls to 2-Month Lows

The euro today rallied to new 2-month highs as the US dollar extended its losses by falling to fresh 2-month lows amid a risk-on market environment. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied to its daily highs in the American session amid multiple speeches from Fed speakers.

USD/CAD Pair Falls to 6-Week Lows as Loonie Rallies Against Weak Dollar

The Canadian dollar today rallied against the US dollar in a move that was primarily attributed to the greenback’s overall weakness against most of its peers. The USD/CAD currency pair fell to new 6-week lows as the loonie rallied against a much weaker dollar driven by the improved investor risk appetite.

Australian Dollar Rallies on Signs of Improving US-China Relations

The Australian dollar rallied today, rising for the eighth session versus the Japanese yen, after signs that the US-China relations are improving. That spurred hopes that the trade conflict between the two world’s biggest economies can end in the foreseeable future. And optimism increased demand for riskier high-beta assets.

Risk Appetite Makes US Dollar End Week Among Losers

The US dollar ended the past trading week among the weakest currencies on the Forex market, along with the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc, due to risk appetite among traders. Negative domestic employment data also hurt the greenback. Commodity currencies were the strongest.

Japanese Yen Firm Despite Risk Appetite, Comments from BoJ’s Kuroda

The Japanese yen gained against most major currencies on Friday. That is despite comments of the central bank’s chief and risk appetite on markets, which limited appeal of safe currencies.

Positive Market Sentiment Hurts Appeal of Yen

The Japanese yen found a limited demand from investors today as they were in a relatively positive mood, reducing the appeal of safe currencies. Japan’s trade deficit widened but, as it often happens, domestic macroeconomic data had a small impact on the currency.

Japanese Yen Drops on Risk Appetite, Tries to Rebound. Domestic Data Mixed

The Japanese yen weakened today due to risk appetite caused by news about a trade truce between the United States and China. The currency has trimmed its losses later, though, erasing them against some rivals outright. Macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session was mixed.

Yen Recovers After Being Hurt by Market Sentiment, Retail Sales Match Expectations

The Japanese yen was soft today due to the positive market sentiment, which made traders less interested in safety provided by the currency. Currently, though, the yen has recovered against its major rivals, trading about flat versus most of them. Domestic macroeconomic data came out within expectations but as usual had limited impact on the currency.

Euro Hits New Weekly Lows on Mixed Eurozone Q1 GDP Data

The euro today fell to new lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing German and eurozone GDP growth data in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair failed to rally higher following the release of weak US retail sales data in the early American session as investor risk appetite remained subdued.

Swiss Franc Soft amid Risk Appetite, Rising PPI Doesn’t Help

The Swiss franc was soft today amid mild risk appetite on the Forex market. Market analysts speculated that traders were more willing to risk due to hopes for a Sino-US trade deal in the near future. Decent domestic macroeconomic data did not help the Swissie.

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