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Pound Trades Sideways Against the Dollar, Later Edges Higher

The British pound today traded sideways against the dollar alternating between losses and gains before rallying higher to post gains amid hopes for further UK stimulus measures. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to its daily highs after the Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled measures to directly support British workers.

US Dollar Weak, Ignores Good Inflation Data

The US dollar was among losers today, falling against most other major currencies and trading on par with the weakest of them, like the Japanese yen, the Great Britain pound, and the Canadian dollar. It looked like the release of US inflation data should be the major event on Friday but traders largely ignored it. The report came out better than expected but had hardly any positive impact on the greenback.

Euro Rallies Against the Dollar on In-Line Eurozone Q2 GDP Data

The euro today edged higher against the dollar after an initial slump as investors remained concerned about the political stalemate in the US regarding further stimulus. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher as the greenback headed lower and investor sentiment shifted in favour of the riskier single currency, but gains were limited.

Euro Falls, Rallies, Then Falls Again While Trading Against the Dollar

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off investor sentiment, which fueled the greenback’s resurgence coupled with Friday’s upbeat US non-farm payrolls. The EUR/USD currency pair later found support and rallied higher amid improving sentiment as investors hoped for a resolution of the impasse on the US stimulus bill in Congress.

Sterling Pound Falls on Brexit Jitters, Later Rallies on Reassurances

The sterling pound today alternated between losses and gains against the US dollar driven mostly by market sentiment given the empty UK dockets. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied after the British government confirmed that it was committed to sealing a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.

Australian Dollar Rises amid Generally Positive Market Sentiment

The Australian dollar rose against almost all major currencies today amid generally positive market sentiment. It looks like hopes for a coronavirus vaccine outweighed concerns about the surge of new coronavirus cases.

Pound Rallies Against Weak Dollar on New £30 Billion Stimulus Plan

The pound today rallied higher against the US dollar, driven by positive investor sentiment and the weakening of the greenback against most of its peers. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs as investor risk appetite soared buoyed by the government’s new fiscal stimulus plan.

Euro Falls as Money Flows Into Dollar Amid Mixed Euro Area Macro Data

The euro today fell against the US dollar as investors moved money from currencies to other assets such as stocks given that most European equities closed higher. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell as investors moved capital into the safe-haven dollar causing it to rally against most other currencies as investors reacted to the Fed’s latest moves.

Euro Hits 8-Week Highs on Investor Optimism, Later Falls Then Rallies

The euro today rallied to new 8-week highs against the US dollar as the bullish sentiment carried over from yesterday’s rally before reversing course and heading lower. The EUR/USD currency pair later fell amid fears of an escalation in US-China trade tensions that could trigger a new trade war before reversing course and heading higher.

Euro Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and COVID-19 Vaccine Hopes

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar breaking out of the sideways trading range it was stuck in yesterday driven by the prevailing risk-on market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied higher driven by the prevalent optimism among investors regarding the reopening of European countries and a CVOID-19 vaccine.

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