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NZ Dollar Weakest During Week of Interest Rate Cuts

The New Zealand dollar ended the week as the weakest among most-traded currencies. The major reason for the poor performance was a larger-than-expected interest rate cut by New Zealand’s central bank, but risk aversion also played a significant part.

Japanese Yen Gains on US-China Trade Conflict, Domestic Data

The Japanese yen gained today as risk aversion returned to markets after new developments in the US-China trade conflict. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive of the currency.

Swiss Franc Ignores Falling Consumer Prices

The Swiss franc rallied against other most-traded currencies today despite falling consumer prices in Switzerland. Risk aversion was the reason for the currency’s strength.

Risk Aversion Prevents Aussie from Gaining on Positive Data

The Australian dollar dropped against other most-traded currencies today despite better-than-expected domestic data. Risk aversion, which prevailed on the Forex market after the announcement of new US tariffs on Chinese goods, did not allow the Aussie to profit from positive macroeconomic reports.

Australian Dollar Suffers from Risk Aversion

The Australian dollar tumbled today. While macroeconomic data, both domestic and from China, was not particularly bad, risk aversion on the Forex market hurt the Australian currency.

Japanese Yen Rallies Despite Negative Domestic News

The Japanese yen climbed against other most-traded currencies today despite domestic news that was not favorable to the currency. Some market analysts explained the rally by risk aversion among investors.

US Dollar Ends Week Weakest Courtesy of Dovish Fed

The US dollar ended the past trading week as the weakest currency on the Forex market. The Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting was the major event affecting the greenback during the week, though plenty other events that were affecting other currencies.

Japanese Yen Soft After CPI Beats Expectations, Manufacturing PMI Misses Forecasts

The Japanese yen was weak for the most part today despite the better-than-expected inflation print and risk aversion among investors. Meanwhile, Japan’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly continued to contract.

Swiss Franc Strongest due to Middle East Tensions

The Swiss franc was in spotlight today, being the strongest currency on the Forex market. The reason for that was geopolitical tensions in Middle East.

Yen Rallies After Attack on Two Oil Tankers in Gulf of Oman

The Japanese yen rallied today after two oil tankers were supposedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman, leading to a surge of risk aversion on markets. Currently, the currency has trimmed its gains.

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