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US Dollar Gains on Major Rivals, Retreats vs. Commodity Currencies

The US dollar gained on most major currencies during the past trading week but fell against commodity currencies. The reason for that was optimism about Sino-US trade talks, which led to risk appetite on markets.

Loonie Tumbles After Surprising Drop of Manufacturing Sales

The Canadian dollar declined against all other most-traded currencies today as poor macroeconomic data in Canada and the United States weighed on the loonie. The Canadian currency has trimmed its losses by now but still remained far below the opening level.

US Dollar Rebounds Despite Headline Inflation Miss

The US dollar was weak in the first half of Wednesday’s trading session but reversed losses versus some currencies later, erasing them against others outright. Slight miss of inflation print did not prevent the rebound. In fact, the greenback climbed after the worse-than-expected data.

US Dollar Ends Week Strongest amid Slowing Global Growth

The US dollar ended the week as the strongest currency on the Forex market even though fundamentals were not particularly supportive to the currency. It is just things in other parts of the world were even worse, with many countries forecasting slowing economic growth. Commodity currencies were leading the decline due to risk aversion caused by the economic slowdown.

US Dollar Rallies on Sino-US Trade Talks Optimism & Good US Data

The US dollar rallied against most other currencies today. The major reasons for the rally were positive macroeconomic data released in the United States on Wednesday and optimism about the trade talks between the USA and China.

US Dollar Ends Week with Losses due to Dovish Fed

The US dollar fell against most of major counterparts during the past trading week largely due to the relatively dovish stance of the Federal Reserve. The losses were not particularly big, though.

US Government Shutdown Ends Temporarily, Dollar Unimpressed

The US dollar had muted reaction to the announcement of a stop-gap agreement between President Donald Trump and the Congress to end the government shutdown without funding the wall with Mexico.

US Dollar Ends Week Strong on Hopes for Improvement in Sino-US Trade Relationships

The US dollar was one of the strongest currencies during the trading week, mostly due to the optimism about Sino-US trade negotiations. Surprisingly, the Great Britain pound was also strong despite the unfolding Brexit drama.

US Dollar Ends Week Soft amid No Rate Hikes Outlook

The US dollar fell against most other currencies over the week as traders were becoming more and more convinced that the Federal Reserve may perform no interest rate hikes at all this year.

Dollar Mixed After Headline Inflation Slows

The US dollar was mixed following the release of an inflation report. Market analysts were still bearish on the currency, saying that there are not many factors that will support the greenback over the long term.

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