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US Dollar Ends Turbulent Week Soft

The stock market crashed this week and the US dollar followed. While the greenback recovered somewhat by the weekend, the US currency ended the week among losers.

Japanese Yen Trims Gains Caused by Risk Aversion

The Japanese yen gained intraday on risk aversion but has trimmed its gains by now. Currently, the yen trades above the opening level against the US dollar, flat versus the euro, and below the opening against the Great Britain pound.

Risk Aversion Drives AUD to New Lows Despite Unexpectedly Widening Trade Surplus

The Australian dollar fell today, reaching a new low for the year against the US dollar, amid risk aversion on the Forex market. The unexpected increase of the trade surplus failed to support the currency.

Yen Firm amid Risk Aversion Caused by Outlook for Fed’s Rates

The Japanese yen was relatively strong today, gaining on riskier commodity currencies. Market analysts explained the currency’s strength by risk aversion caused by anticipation of higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve. If that is the case, it it surprising to see that the yen gained on the US dollar as well.

Rising Risk Aversion Helps Swiss Franc to Rebound

The Swiss franc rose against its most-traded peers today amid rising risk aversion on the Forex market.

US Dollar Rallies on Trade War Fears, ISM Manufacturing Data

The US dollar rallied against all of its major rivals today. Market analysts explained the rally by risk aversion caused by trade war fears, though many also mentioned the unexpectedly positive manufacturing report.

Japanese Yen Gains on Accelerating Inflation, Returning Fears

The Japanese yen rallied today after the release of Japan’s inflation data, though there were bad reports as well. Perhaps what was even more important, the resurging fears of trade wars resulted in more demand for safer currencies, like the yen.

Turkish Lira Halts Recovery, Falls vs. Dollar & Euro

The Turkish lira halted its rebound and fell versus the US dollar and the euro today as concerns about the situation in Turkey resurfaced.

Canadian Dollar Among Weakest Currencies Despite Solid Data

The Canadian dollar was among the weakest currencies today despite solid macroeconomic data and gains of crude oil, Canada’s major export commodity. The possible reason for that were resurfacing concerns about the Turkish situation.

Euro Bounces from Lows, Waits for Economic Data

The euro bounced today after opening sharply lower due to the financial crisis in Turkey. The current trading session was light on other events, including economic releases, but tomorrow’s session will be different, with plenty of macroeconomic data from the eurozone.

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