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AUD Drops vs. USD, Gains on JPY

The Australian dollar dropped against its US counterpart due to negative economic data from Australia. At the same time, the currency managed to reverse its losses versus the Japanese yen and reached the highest level in a year and a half.

Loonie Gains a Bit Against Major Counterparts

Canadian dollar is heading a little bit higher today, gaining ground after weakening yesterday. A slight uptick in oil prices, along with better news in European and China, are helping the loonie a little bit. However, there are still challenges ahead for the Canadian dollar.

NZ Dollar Extends Bounce from October’s Lows

The New Zealand dollar rose today, getting help from positive economic reports from China. While the currency slowed its rise as of now, it still trades above the opening level, extending its bounce from fresh lows that the currency has reached earlier this month.

China’s Data Makes Aussie Stronger

The Australian dollar advanced against its US counterpart for the third straight session today and rose against other most-traded currencies as well with the help of positive economic data from China. The Aussie was unable to maintain its rally versus the Japanese yen but kept rising against the greenback and the euro.

Euro Trades Mixed on the FX Market

Euro is trading mixed today, gaining ground against low beta currencies, but losing ground against its high beta counterparts. There is a lot of concern about the euro right now, and the 18-nation currency is only getting a bit of a boost as risk appetite makes an appearance.

Aussie Losses Steam Following Yesterday’s Rally

The Australian dollar was retreating against its US counterpart today following yesterday’s huge jump. The currency also fell against other major peers even though Australia’s economic data was rather positive.

South Korean Won Joins Rally After China’s Data

Today’s trade data from China helped many currencies of emerging markets, especially Asian ones. The South Korean won was among winners, rising against the US dollar, which continues to struggle after it has halted its rally.

Australian Dollar Rises on China’s Trade Data

The Australian dollar rose as today’s trade data from China was generally well-received by Forex market participants, leading to fairly positive outlook for Australia’s economy that depends on trading with its Asian partner strongly.

South Korean Won Advances with Help from Chinese Data

The South Korean won rose together with other Asian currencies today with help of positive macroeconomic data from China, which made investors look more favorably on the currencies of emerging markets that are often associated with risk.

Yen Rises, Undeterred by Risk Appetite

The Japanese yen rallied today, rising for the second trading session against the US dollar, even though economic data from China resulted in risk appetite among Forex market participants that should have weakened the currency.

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