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Pound Rallies on Upbeat Jobs Data Amid Leadership Concerns

The British pound today rallied higher following the release of upbeat UK jobs data in the early London session despite the political uncertainty in the country. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was limited by investor fears that a pro-Brexit leader could succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister and push for a hard Brexit.

Canadian Dollar Rallies After Good Jobs Data

The Canadian dollar rallied today after the release of domestic employment data. The currency logged especially big gains versus its US counterpart as US jobs data was far worse than the Canadian one.

Euro Drops From Post-US ADP Highs on Upbeat US Services PMI

The euro today fell from almost 7-week highs against the greenback triggered by weak US employment data following the release of upbeat US services PMI data. The EUR/USD currency pair rallied to the new highs driven by upbeat market sentiment and disappointing US ADP employment change report before falling to new lows.

Euro Falls From 3-Week Highs, Later Recovers to Trade Flat

The euro today rallied to new 3-wek highs earlier in the session driven by improved risk sentiment and broad US dollar weakness before retreating later in the session. The EUR/USD currency pair fell from its highs as the European session progressed driven by the greenback’s resurgence and the disappointing eurozone employment and inflation data.

Yen Thrives amid Risk Aversion, Ignores Domestic Data

There were plenty of macroeconomic reports released in Japan today. They were mixed, failing to provide a clear picture of Japan’s economic well-being. But as it often happens, the yen largely ignored domestic data. Instead, the currency surged against other most-traded currencies due to risk aversion on the Forex market.

Euro Drops on Weak German Jobs Data, and Cautious ECB Report

The euro today fell against the US dollar driven by negative investor sentiment, weak German jobs data as well as the ECB’s cautious review. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell to new weekly lows in the American session as Sino-US trade tensions dominated the markets affecting investor risk sentiment.

Chinese Yuan Suffers from Poor Data, Sino-US Trade Quarrel

The Chinese yuan declined against the US dollar today after almost all Chinese macroeconomic indicators released today missed expectations. The developments in the US-China trade negotiations were not good for the currency as well.

Pound Soft After Mixed Employment Data

The Great Britain pound was generally soft today, dragged down mostly by the market sentiment. Domestic employment data was mixed, providing both positive and negative surprises, and therefore giving no help for the currency in finding direction.

US Dollar Sideways on Renewed Tariffs on China

The US dollar is trading sideways against several major currencies, suggesting that investors are waiting to see the fallout from an announcement that the White House is raising tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese imports by the end of the week. With data light on the calendar in the coming days, traders are focused primarily on geopolitical events surrounding the buck.

US Dollar Surges on Strong April Jobs Report

The US dollar is surging to finish the trading week, buoyed by an incredible April jobs report and other data that suggests the economic slowdown worries may be unfounded after all, even with some weak pockets. The greenback is making solid gains against multiple currencies on Friday.

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