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US Dollar Ends Week Weakest Courtesy of Dovish Fed

The US dollar ended the past trading week as the weakest currency on the Forex market. The Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting was the major event affecting the greenback during the week, though plenty other events that were affecting other currencies.

Swiss Franc Strong as Conflict Between USA & Iran Heats Up

The Swiss franc was generally strong today as tensions between the United States and Iran continued to escalate.

Swiss Franc Strongest due to Middle East Tensions

The Swiss franc was in spotlight today, being the strongest currency on the Forex market. The reason for that was geopolitical tensions in Middle East.

Swiss Franc Rallies on Risk Aversion, Ignores SNB

The Swiss franc rallied today on the back of risk aversion on the Forex market. The currency largely ignored the monetary policy meeting of the Swiss National Bank and somewhat disappointing domestic macroeconomic data.

US Dollar Flat Following Release of US PPI

The US Dollar index was flat today as the greenback was somewhat directionless during the trading session. Overall though, fundamentals looked really negative for the US currency, meaning that it has room for downside.

US Dollar Gains vs. Riskier Currencies, Falls vs. Safer Ones During Week of Risk Aversion

Trade wars and the resulting risk aversion on markets were the main themes during the past trading week. The US dollar reacted in an expected manner, rising versus riskier currencies but underperforming against safer ones.

Franc Gains on US-China Trade War, Ignores Domestic Data

The Swiss franc gained on its most-traded peers today as the trade war between the United States and China continued to make investors nervous, driving them towards safer currencies. Wednesday’s negative domestic macroeconomic data did not hurt the Swissie much.

Swiss Franc Retreats From Safe-Haven Bolster As Foreign Investment Declines

The Swiss franc is sliding against some of its major currency rivals midweek. For the last week, the franc has been advancing as investors seek out safe-haven assets during the escalation in the US-China trade spat. The franc has ostensibly come back down to earth on recent economic data.

Swiss Franc Soft as Consumer Sentiment Deteriorates

The Swiss franc managed to gain on the euro today but was generally soft against other currencies. The deteriorating consumer sentiment was not helping the Swissie at all.

Swiss Franc Soft After Disappointing Macroeconomic Releases

The Swiss franc was soft today following the release of disappointing macroeconomic data in Switzerland.

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