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Australian Dollar Soft After China’s Trade Surplus Grows

The Australian dollar was extremely weak against its most-traded peers today after China’s trade surplus rose much more than was expected.

Euro Falls on Weak German Data, Rallies to 10-Week High on US NFP

The euro today rallied to 10-week highs against the US dollar following the release of disappointing US non-farm payrolls report in the early American session. The EUR/USD currency pair had traded sideways for most of today’s session following the release of weak German data in the early European session before the spike higher.

Canadian Dollar Rises on Crude Rebound, Boost in Labor Productivity

The Canadian dollar is strengthening on Thursday, driven by the rebound in crude oil prices and an increase in quarterly labor productivity. Manufacturing and trade data were also published, contributing to the near-term direction of the loonie. Despite the disappointing numbers as of late, Canadians are less pessimistic about the economy, especially after the US recently lifted tariffs.

US Dollar Mixed on Widening Trade Deficit, Higher Initial Jobless Claims

The US dollar is mixed against a basket of currencies on Thursday as data has been both good and bad for the world’s largest economy. With the US-China trade war seemingly worsening, investors have been clamoring for some excellent data to offset the lackluster development in trade talks.

Japanese Yen Finds Support As Safe-Haven Trade in US-China Trade War

The Japanese yen is finding support midweek as investors are pouring into safe-haven assets amid the continuation of the US-China trade war. Despite traditional safe-haven assets, such as the yen and gold, surging throughout geopolitical tensions and market uncertainties, this investment play has not exactly panned out. With the trade spat escalating this month, are investors concerned that this is a battle that will linger into […]

US Dollar Ends Week Second Weakest After Great Britain Pound

The US dollar was one of the weakest currencies during the past trading week due to escalation of the trade war between the United States and China. While the greenback usually thrives in the environment of risk aversion, that was not the case this time. The weakest currency was the Great Britain pound, though.

Japanese Yen Flat amid Directionless Trading

The Japanese yen was largely flat today as trading was somewhat directionless during the current trading sessions, and markets were in a consolidation mode. Over the longer-term, though, the currency should be well-supported by factors that are negative to the risk sentiment.

Euro Falls to 9-Day Lows on Trade Concerns and Positive US Data

The euro today fell to 9-day lows against the US dollar in the American session following the release of upbeat US data and a rally in US equity markets. The EUR/USD currency pair attempted to rally earlier today following upbeat trade headlines regarding the eurozone, but the rally quickly fizzled out.

Euro Rallies on US Dollar Selloff Ignoring Trade Jitters, Later Drops

The euro today spiked to new weekly highs against the US dollar in the early American session as the greenback dropped significantly against its peers. The EUR/USD currency pair later retraced some of its gains, but remained in positive territory as high-level US-China trade talks resumed.

Australian Dollar Gains on RBA Surprise, Trims Gains Later

The Australian dollar jumped today after the nation’s central bank surprised markets, keeping interest rates unchanged. The currency has trimmed its gains by now, though, losing them against the Japanese yen completely.

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