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EUR/USD catches a ride on broad-market Greenback weakness

EUR/USD catches a ride on broad-market Greenback weakness

EUR/USD drifted up in a mild recovery from last Friday’s dip into 1.0670. The new trading week is kicking things off with risk appetite firmly pinned higher, sending the US Dollar lower and bolstering the Euro as investors head into a relatively quiet Tuesday.

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GBP/USD rises toward 1.2700 on renewed USD weakness

GBP/USD rises toward 1.2700 on renewed USD weakness

GBP/USD trades in the green near 1.2700 in the second half of the day on Monday. After outperforming its rivals on upbeat PMI data on Friday, the US Dollar stays on the back foot amid a positive shift in risk sentiment, allowing the pair to extend its rebound.

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USD/JPY remains offered near 159.50 amid Japanese verbal intervention

USD/JPY remains offered near 159.50 amid Japanese verbal intervention

USD/JPY stays pressured near 159.50 early Tuesday, as the Japanese Yen benefited from the verbal intervention. Japan's Hayashi said he will closely monitor the FX moves and take necessary steps. Meanwhile, the US Dollar licks its wounds ahead of sentiment data. 

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AUD/USD consolidates near 0.6650 ahead of US data, Fedspeak

AUD/USD consolidates near 0.6650 ahead of US data, Fedspeak

AUD/USD is consolidating the previous rebound near 0.6650 in Tuesday's European morning. The pair fails to capitalize on improved Australian sentiment data and a risk-on mood, as the focus shifts to the US data and Fedspeak for fresh trading impetus. 

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USD/JPY remains offered near 159.50 amid Japanese verbal intervention

USD/JPY remains offered near 159.50 amid Japanese verbal intervention

USD/JPY stays pressured near 159.50 early Tuesday, as the Japanese Yen benefited from the verbal intervention. Japan's Hayashi said he will closely monitor the FX moves and take necessary steps. Meanwhile, the US Dollar licks its wounds ahead of sentiment data. 

USD/JPY News

Gold price retreats from two-week highs amid cautious Fed rhetoric

Gold price retreats from two-week highs amid cautious Fed rhetoric

Gold price trades in negative territory on Tuesday despite the weaker Greenback. The stronger-than-expected US Purchasing Managers Index released last week triggered Federal Reserve officials to push out the timing of the first interest rate cut this year, which continues to cap the gold’s upside.

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Bitcoin may be set for a price rebound amid alleged Trump's plan to speak at Bitcoin convention

Bitcoin may be set for a price rebound amid alleged Trump's plan to speak at Bitcoin convention

Bitcoin's price dropped below the $60K level briefly on Monday following news of defunct exchange Mt Gox beginning to pay its creditors in July. However, Santiment data reveals that the recent spike in social volume of the phrase "bottom" could signal a potential price rebound.

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Trading the week ahead

Trading the week ahead

Starting Tuesday, we're watching the Canadian CPI print closely. The Bank of Canada's recent minutes suggested hesitation about the last rate cut, hinting they might delay further cuts. This makes the upcoming inflation data crucial.

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