Service Industries — News Archive

    Archives

Aussie Beats Rivals with Help from Domestic & Chinese Economic Reports

The Australian dollar rose today. In fact, it was the strongest among most-traded currencies on the Forex market. The Aussie got a boost from positive macroeconomic data, both domestic and Chinese.

Euro Advances on Upbeat Markit Flash PMIs and Positive Sentiment

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar boosted by the improved investor risk appetite, which saw investors pile into riskier assets. The EUR/USD currency pair’s rally was also fueled by the positive PMI prints released by Markit Economics.

Japanese Yen Attempts to Hold Ground After PMI Releases, Concerns About US-China Trade Deal

The main theme for today was the release of PMI reports for various parts of the world, though the topic of the US-China trade deal was also in the news. Overall, markets were in a positive mood, favoring high-beta currencies. Surprisingly, that did not result in a total sell-off of the Japanese currency. The yen fared rather well, holding its ground against most of its rivals and even gaining on some of them.

Aussie Comes to the Top After Positive PMI Releases

The Australian dollar was the strongest currency on the Forex market today, rising against all other most-traded counterparts after declining intraday. The rally was a result of risk appetite caused by positive PMI reports for various countries, including Australia itself.

Australian Dollar Strongest amid Risk Appetite, Traders Wait for NFP

The Australian dollar was the strongest currency on the Forex market today, rising to multi-month highs, amid risk appetite that returned to markets. Other riskier currencies were strong as well while safer ones were on the defensive. Traders wait for US nonfarm payrolls due for release at 12:30 GMT.

Euro Rallies to 2-Month Highs on Positive Euro Area Data, Sentiment

The euro today rallied to new 2-month highs against the US dollar boosted by the improved market risk appetite as most equity markets across the globe rally. The EUR/USD currency pair gains came at the greenback’s expense, which lost ground against other currencies as investor demand for safe-haven assets receded.

Japanese Yen Mixed After Services PMIs for China & Japan

The Japanese yen was mixed today after economic data that put markets in a risk-on mode. Markit released services Purchasing Managers’ Indices for a range of countries during the trading session. Of particular importance to the yen were the reports for China and Japan.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Euro Area PMIs, Falls on Strong US PMIs

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar earlier today lifted by positive PMI reports from across the euro area released by Markit Economics. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell after the release of positive PMI data from the US amid rising Sino-US tensions.

Australian Dollar Strongest After Australian & Chinese Trade Data

The Australian dollar rallied against all other most-traded currencies today after positive trade data released in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, and Australia itself. Reports about the services sector were rather bad in both Australia and China but that did not prevent the Aussie from logging substantial gains.

Euro Among Weakest After Dire Macroeconomic Data

The euro was among the weakest currencies on the Forex market today after the release of a bunch of extremely poor macroeconomic reports and a very pessimistic economic forecast. While the currency has trimmed its losses by now, it is still trading lower against the vast majority of the most-traded currencies. The one exception was the Great Britain pound, which was even weaker than the euro.

Navigation

Menu