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Dollars Shoots to Upside After Stellar Non-Farm Payrolls

The US dollar soared today after US non-farm payrolls demonstrated amazing figures even though the unemployment rate increased. The greenback was especially strong against the Japanese yen.

Dollar Drops After Stellar NFP; What’s the Reason?

The US dollar dipped against its major peers today even though US non-farm payrolls came out even better than optimistic expectations. Can the weird behavior be explained? So happens, market analysts have a theory that justifies the poor performance of the US currency.

Dollar Settles Higher After Impressive NFP

The US dollar jumped to settle higher against the majority of other most-traded currencies due to overwhelmingly positive non-farm payrolls. While most analysts were optimistic about US employment, even they could not anticipate such impressive growth.

Euro Gains vs. Dollar on Back of Disappointing US Employment

The euro gained on the US dollar today after employment data from the United States missed analysts’ projections. The currency also rallied versus the Great Britain pound but was unable to advance against the Japanese yen.

Euro Falls for 12th Week

It was another poor trading week for the euro, which fell for the 12th straight week and reached a new multi-year low against the US dollar. While the European Central Bank policy announcement provided moderate support for the shared 18-nation currency, employment data from the United States did not allow the euro to hold onto gains.

CAD Ends Friday with Losses vs. USD, Gains vs. GBP & JPY

The Canadian dollar ended Friday with losses against its US peer due to overwhelmingly positive employment report from the United States. At the same time, the poor trade balance data from Canada itself did not prevent the currency from rallying against the euro and the Japanese yen.

Dollar Explodes to Upside After NFP

The US dollar surged today after non-farm payrolls came out even better than optimistic expectations, while positive trade data added to the upside momentum. The greenback reached a new multi-year high against the euro and the lowest level in almost 11 months against the Great Britain pound.

ECB Provides No Surprises, Euro Higher

The euro advanced today, rising against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, after the European Central Bank conducted its monthly policy meeting. The shared 18-nation currency also pared its previous losses versus the Japanese yen.

Euro Falls for Eight Week

The most important event this week turned out to be the monetary policy of the European Central Bank. Analysts expected it to be uneventful, but they were completely wrong. The resulting shock sent the euro down. While the currency managed to retain some of its gains versus the Great Britain pound by the weekend, it fell against most other major counterparts. It was euro’s eight week of losses versus the US […]

NFP Make Nasty Surprise for Dollar Bulls, USD Halts Rally

US non-farm payrolls provided nasty surprise for dollar bulls, sending the US currency down, as they came out much worse than was expected. The greenback halted its rally but not necessarily lost upward momentum completely, and it reached new highs for the year against some of its peers before retreating.

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