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Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK Retail Sales as May Loses Indicative Vote

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar from the early European session following the release of upbeat UK retail sales data for January. The GBP/USD currency pair was trading in a see-saw fashion during the Asian session as investors remained indecisive regarding the Sterling.

Pound Falls on Weak CPI Data, Spikes Higher on Brexit Rumors

The British pound today traded in an erratic manner against the US dollar as it rallied higher in the Asian session, before falling, and then spiking higher on Brexit rumors. The GBP/USD currency pair was not done with its sudden moves as it quickly retraced all its gains and headed lower in the American session as the greenback recovered.

British Pound Declines on Weak UK Data as Brexit Jitters Persist

The British pound today dropped to new daily lows in the early European session following the release of weak UK manufacturing and GDP data at that time. The Sterling was further weighed down by the uncertainty surrounding the Brexit issue with only 46 days left before Brexit day.

US Dollar Pulls Back After Stellar Jobs Report

The US dollar is losing ground against its major currency rivals to finish off the trading week. After the latest jobs report still showed a robust labor market to kick off 2019, investors will now see if the Federal Reserve will revise its “patient” stance and return to its aggressive path to normalizing monetary policy.

Pound Trades Within Tight Range Ahead of Key Brexit Plan B Debate

The British pound today traded in a consolidative range as markets await the Parliamentary vote on Theresa May‘s Brexit Plan B scheduled for later today. Today’s debate is quite important, but it is not a meaningful vote like the 15 January vote, which handed the UK government a historic defeat.

Canadian Dollar Declines Against US Peer on Weak Crude Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar today fell against its US counterpart as investors reacted to a drop in global crude oil prices during today’s session. The loonie, whose performance is closely linked to crude oil prices, fell despite the lack of much activity around the greenback as US markets remain closed.

Euro Stabilizes as Investors Revise Their Expectations of an ECB Rate Hike

The euro today traded in a stable rage against the US dollar as investors revised their expectations of a rate hike by the ECB. The single currency was not appealing to investors who have had to deal with weak data releases from the eurozone and a dovish European Central Bank.

US Dollar Weakens As Wholesale Inflation Falls

The US dollar is trading lower against its major currency rivals on Tuesday after new US government data found that wholesale inflation declined at the end of 2018, recording its biggest drop in five months. The greenback is also tumbling on a variety of comments from the experts warning about the government shutdown’s impact on the US economy.

Euro Falls From Highs Triggered by Dovish Fed as US Dollar Rebounds

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early Asian session following yesterday’s dovish FOMC minutes and Fed comments. The single currency soon headed lower as the US dollar staged a rebound boosted by the risk averse market sentiment as the optimism around the US-China trade talks faded.

Euro Drops on Weak German Industrial Data and Strong US Dollar

The euro today dropped against the US dollar from the start of today’s session as the greenback rebounded on investors’ hopes about the outcome of the US-China trade talks. The rebound in US Treasury yields also boosted the greenback, which was under intense selling pressure since Friday last week following dovish Fed comments.

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