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Japanese Yen Mixed amid Signs of Economic Slowdown

The Japanese yen was mixed today despite the relatively negative sentiment amid investors. Usually, the yen rallied amid risk aversion due to its status as a safe haven. But today, the currency was struggling to rise. Some analysts explained that by the rally of the stock market. Domestic economic indicators were not favorable to the currency of Japan either.

US Dollar Among Strongest on Coronavirus Fears

The US dollar was firm today, battling with the Great Britain pound for the title of the strongest currency during Wednesday’s trading. Market analysts explained the strong performance by risk aversion on markets.

Euro Rallies Against Dollar, Later Falls on Dovish Sentiment

The euro today extended its losing trend against the much stronger US dollar driven by the release of mostly negative euro area PMI prints by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell driven by the massive demand for the greenback amid fears that the rising coronavirus cases would derail the global economy.

Australian Dollar Weak on Interest Rate Cut Outlook

The Australian dollar was one of the weakest currencies on the Forex market during Wednesday’s trading. The Aussie fell even against its New Zealand counterpart, which itself was extremely soft, though by now the AUD/USD pair has almost erased its losses. Market analysts thought that the main reason for the currency’s weakness was the outlook for an interest rate cut in the near future.

Australian Dollar Weak After Trade Balance Shrinks

The Australian dollar was weak today, falling against almost all other most-traded currencies. Some market analysts blamed the decline on the disappointing trade data released in Australia during the trading session, while others thought that it might be just a corrective sell-off after the incredibly good performance last month.

Australian Dollar Among Strongest on Economic Data, Risk Appetite

The Australian dollar was among the strongest most-traded currencies today thanks to the risk appetite caused by the surge of the Nikkei stock index. Decent macroeconomic data in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, and in Australia itself also provided support to the Aussie.

Sterling Pound Crashes Against the Dollar as Risk Appetite Dissipates

The Sterling pound today crashed against the US dollar as investor sentiment turned decisively bearish favouring the safe-haven greenback, which rallied. The GBP/USD currency pair today fell despite the release of upbeat UK retail sales data earlier in the session as investors fled riskier assets, including equities.

Canadian Dollar Rallies Against US Peer on Strong Oil Prices, Later Falls

The Canadian dollar today rallied against its US peer as oil prices hit new multi-month highs before giving up its gains and heading lower. The USD/CAD currency pair later recouped most of its losses as oil lost its lustre at a crucial resistance level dragging the loonie lower.

Sterling Gets Help from Strong Rebound in Services, Rally of Stocks

The Great Britain pound demonstrated a decent performance during Wednesday’s trading session, even though it was not among the strongest currencies on the Forex market. The sterling got support from the strong rebound of the UK service industry as well as a rally of British stocks.

Euro Strong, Propelled by Domestic & US Macroeconomic Data

The euro was among the strongest currencies on the Forex market today, trading about flat against the Swiss franc and the Australian dollar, while rising versus other most-traded currencies. The currency got a boost from the recovery of the European services industries, though the weakness of the US dollar after an extremely disappointing employment report also helped the shared 19-nation currency.

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