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The Australian and NZ dollars weakened against their major counterparts in the European session on Monday, as a surge in coronavirus cases across Europe triggered fears over another lockdown. Authorities have imposed restrictions in various parts of Europe to contain outbreaks of infection. Parts...

The Russian Ruble fell against the U.S. dollar in the European session on Monday, as a rise in COVID-19 cases and hopes of resumption of Libya production weighed on oil prices. Sharara field have restarted operations, but it was unclear when the production would begin. The Russian currency dropped...

The Japanese yen spiked up against its key counterparts in the European session on Monday, as rising coronavirus cases in Europe and a lack of progress on U.S. stimulus package sparked risk aversion. Europe's weekly Covid-19 infections are now higher than the continent's first coronavirus peak in...

The U.S. dollar fell against its major opponents in the Asian session on Monday, as investors await a slew of Fed speeches including Chairman Jerome Powell for clues on monetary policy. Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will speak before the House Financial Services Committee on the CARES...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its most major opponents in the New York session on Friday amid safe haven appeal, as a second wave of the coronavirus infections raised fears about the pace of economic recovery. Risk sentiment deteriorated after France registered 10,593 fresh cases on Thursday,...

The University of Michigan's preliminary consumer sentiment index for September has been released at 10:00 am ET Friday. After the data, the greenback changed little against its major opponents. The greenback was trading at 1.1836 against the euro, 1.2947 against the pound, 0.9108 against the franc...

The University of Michigan's preliminary consumer sentiment index for September is due at 10:00 am ET Friday. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major opponents. While it rose against the franc and the pound, it held steady against the euro and the yen. The greenback was worth...

The Canadian dollar moved down against its most major rivals in the European session on Friday. The loonie dipped to 1.5625 against the euro and 1.3199 against the greenback, easing from its early high of 1.5578 and a 2-day high of 1.3137, respectively. The loonie touched 79.05 against the yen,...

Following the release of Canada retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie changed little against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.5616 against the euro, 79.10 against the yen, 0.9611 against the aussie and 1.3194 against the greenback around 8:32 am ET.

Canada retail sales for July are due from Statistics Canada at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the loonie rose against the aussie, it dropped against the rest of major rivals. The loonie was worth 1.5609 against the euro, 79.11 against...

The Japanese yen firmed against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, as worries about the second wave of coronavirus infections in the Europe lifted demand for safe-haven assets. Spain is currently battling a resurgent second wave of Covid-19 although the mortality levels are far...

The pound advanced against its major rivals in the European session on Friday, as U.K. retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month in August and fresh Brexit hopes overshadowed worries about the the possibility of a negative interest rate policy by the Bank of England in coming months. Data...

At 2.00 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics has released UK retail sales data. The pound changed little against its major rivals after the data. The pound was trading at 1.2971 against the greenback, 135.86 against the yen, 1.1779 against the franc and 0.9141 against the euro around 2:03 am ET.

At 2.00 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics is slated to issue UK retail sales data for August. Sales are forecast to grow 0.7 percent on month, slower than the 3.6 percent rise seen in July. Ahead of the data, the pound held steady against its major rivals. The pound was worth 1.2965...

The Australian and NZ dollars firmed against their major counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision amid hopes that it will maintain its accommodative stance for the foreseeable future. The Fed is widely expected to leave...

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