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US Dollar Declines amid Falling Treasury Yields, Disappointing Employment Data

The US dollar declined against its major peers today despite the risk-negative sentiment. Market analysts explained the drop by falling Treasury yields and disappointing employment data.

NZ Dollar Surges on News About US-China Trade War Truce

The New Zealand dollar surged along with other commodity currencies today on the news about a temporary truce in the trade war between the United States and China. The kiwi was unable to beat its Australian counterpart, which emerged as the strongest on the Forex market.

US Dollar Ends Week Firm on Interest Rate Outlook

The US dollar slumped during the week after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made a U-turn, saying that interest rates close to neutral levels. The currency recovered later following the Fed policy minutes. Commodity currencies were strongest during the week, with the exception of the Canadian dollar.

Dovish Fed Chair Powell Makes Greenback Sink

The US dollar was trading mostly sideways during the Wednesday’s trading session despite disappointing macroeconomic data. But that changed after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered a surprisingly dovish speech, after which the greenback plunged.

US CPI Accelerates Within Expectations, US Dollar Index Falls Slightly

The US dollar gained on some of its major rivals, including the euro and the Great Britain pound, after consumer inflation in the United States accelerated in line with market expectations. Overall, though, the currency traded slightly lower.

US Dollar Ends Week of FOMC Decision on Strong Footing

The US dollar performed decently over the past trading week but was outperformed by the Australian and New Zealand currencies, which were the strongest on the Forex market during the week.

US Dollar Ends Week Strong, Commodity Currencies Outperform

The US dollar ended the week relatively strong against most other major currencies thanks to the hawkish minutes of the Federal Reserve. Yet commodity currencies, including the Australian and New Zealand dollars but excluding the Canadian dollar, outperformed the greenback.

US Dollar Gains on Fed Hikes Speculations, Positive Data

The US dollar was rather strong today, though it was unable to outperform safer currencies like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc. The greenback was also surprisingly weak against the Australian and New Zealand dollars intraday but managed to rebound by now.

US Dollar Mostly Weak but Gains on Safe Currencies

The US dollar was generally weak today as risk appetite made investors seek riskier currencies with higher yield. For the same reason the greenback gained on safe currencies, like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc.

US Dollar Soft After Retail Sales Miss Expectations

The US dollar opened sharply higher against a range of other most-traded currencies today on the back of risk aversion. Currently, though, the greenback is weak due to retail sales missing expectations and geopolitical tensions.

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