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July 12, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 12 July
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July 12, 2024 10:04 AM UTC

The USD was generally a little weaker against the riskier currencies through the European morning, with GBP the best performer.

July 11, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 11 July
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July 11, 2024 10:08 AM UTC

The USD was generally a little weaker through the European morning, losing around 0.1% across the board.

July 10, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 10 July
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July 10, 2024 10:15 AM UTC

The USD was generally a little firmer through a quiet European morning, particularly against the JPY.

July 09, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 09 July
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July 9, 2024 10:21 AM UTC

The USD was generally a little firmer through a quiet European morning, EUR/USD losing around 10 pips to 1.0820 and USD/JPY gaining 20 pips to trade above 161.

July 08, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 08July
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July 8, 2024 10:08 AM UTC

The EUR initially fell back in the European morning, mainly against the CHF, following the unexpected victory for the Left Alliance in the second round of the French parliamentary election. 

July 05, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 05July
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July 5, 2024 10:12 AM UTC

GBP moved slightly higher through the European morning, with EUR/GBP dropping 10 pips to 0.8465 following the confirmation of a victory for the Labour party in the U general election held on Thursday. 

July 04, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 04July
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July 4, 2024 10:04 AM UTC

The USD edged lower in a quiet European morning session, falling around 0.1% across the board.

July 03, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 03July
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July 3, 2024 10:06 AM UTC

EUR/USD gained 20 pips to 1.0760 in the European morning, with the USD generally weaker against the European currencies, with GBP, CHF and the scandis broadly matching EUR gains. 

July 02, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 02July
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July 2, 2024 10:12 AM UTC

The EUR fell back through the European morning, reversing all the gains seen after the French election on Monday.

July 01, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 01July
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July 1, 2024 10:09 AM UTC

There was little change in any of the major currencies in a quit European morning session. 

June 28, 2024

Europe Summary and Highlights 28 June
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June 28, 2024 1:38 PM UTC

Subdued summer trading in Europe. 

June 26, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 26 June
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June 26, 2024 10:33 AM UTC

The USD traded generally firmer through the European morning, rising around 0.15% across the board. 

June 25, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 25 June
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June 25, 2024 11:12 AM UTC

The USD traded sideways in Europe, with the market searching for short-term direction.

June 24, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 24 June
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June 24, 2024 11:00 AM UTC

The EUR extended gains seen in late Asia with EUR/USD reaching a high of 1.0729 after opening near 1.0700.

June 21, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 21 June
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June 21, 2024 10:59 AM UTC

The EUR fell back through the European morning after weaker than expected June PMIs. 

June 20, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 20 June
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June 20, 2024 11:15 AM UTC

The CHF fell back and the NOK gained through the European morning after the SNB cut then policy rate 25bps and Norges Bank left rates unchanged.

June 19, 2024

Europe Summary and Highlights 19 June
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June 19, 2024 9:59 AM UTC

Quite Europe saw GBP drift higher. 

June 18, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 18 June
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June 18, 2024 10:32 AM UTC

USD/JPY gained around 50 pips through the European morning, while most other pairs were not much changed.

June 17, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 17 June
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June 17, 2024 11:11 AM UTC

After initial dips, both EUR/USD and USD/JPY gained ground through the European morning, so that EUR/JPY finished up as the main mover, rising around 30 pips from opening levels to 168.80, with both EUR/USD and USD/JPY gaining around 10 pips.

June 14, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 14 June
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June 14, 2024 11:06 AM UTC

The JPY recovered in the European morning after the overnight sell off, with USD/JPY dropping a big figure to just above 157, while EUR/JPY fell more than 150 pips to trade below 168.

June 13, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 13 June
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June 13, 2024 11:05 AM UTC

A generally quiet European morning saw little net change in any of the major currencies and no data of any real note. 

June 12, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 12 June
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June 12, 2024 11:05 AM UTC

A generally quiet European morning ahead of the US CPI data saw some modest gains for EUR/JPY, which gained around 20 pips to 169.10 as both EUR/USD and USD/JPY edged up around 10 pips. 

June 11, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 11 June
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June 11, 2024 10:26 AM UTC

EUR/GBP managed some initial gains in the European morning, benefiting from generally weaker than expected UK labour market data.

June 10, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 10 June
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June 10, 2024 11:54 AM UTC

USD/JPY and GBP/USD both slipped a little lower in the European morning, but EUR/USD was little changed. 

June 07, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 07 June
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June 7, 2024 10:53 AM UTC

The USD was sideways in Europe, with the approach of the U.S. employment report being key. 

June 06, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 06 June
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June 6, 2024 10:52 AM UTC

The EUR has been subdued ahead of the ECB meeting, with a 25bps cut in official rates now fully discounted.  

June 05, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 05 June
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June 5, 2024 11:00 AM UTC

USD/JPY gained around half a figure through the European morning, continuing the overnight JPY decline as Tuesday’s strong JPY gains were reversed as risk sentiment recovered.

June 04, 2024

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June 4, 2024 11:13 AM UTC

JPY strength was the main feature of the European morning. 

June 03, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 03 June
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June 3, 2024 10:57 AM UTC

EUR/JPY was the biggest mover in the European morning session, dropping around 60 pips to 170.20 after making new post-intervention highs at 170.89 overnight. 

May 31, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 31 May
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May 31, 2024 10:57 AM UTC

EUR/USD gained 25 pips and USD/JPY gained half a figure through the European morning session.

May 30, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 30 May
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May 30, 2024 11:02 AM UTC

The USD was generally lower through the European morning, losing around 0.1-0.2% against the majors.

May 29, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 29 May
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May 29, 2024 10:23 AM UTC

The USD was not much changed through the European morning, falling back after a brief rise against the EUR following the German state CPI data.

May 28, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 28 May
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May 28, 2024 10:14 AM UTC

In a quiet European morning, EUR/USD was little changed near 1.0875 while USD/JPY gained around 20 pips to trade above 156.90. 

May 27, 2024

Europe Summary and Highlights 27 May
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May 27, 2024 10:05 AM UTC

The JPY has held onto marginal gains in Europe in holiday thinned trading with the U.S. and UK on holiday today. 

May 24, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 24 May
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May 24, 2024 10:26 AM UTC

In a quiet European morning, EUR/USD gained 20 pips to 1.0830, USD/JPY slipped 10 pips to 157, EUR/CHF gained around 15 pips to test the recent highs, and EUR/NOK fell 4 figures to its lowest since March near 11.50.

May 23, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 23 May
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May 23, 2024 10:33 AM UTC

EUR/USD gained around 15 pips to 1.0845 in the European morning helped by slightly better than expected Eurozone PMI data.

May 22, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 22 May
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May 22, 2024 11:31 AM UTC

EUR/GBP dropped 20 pips in the European morning following the stronger than expected UK April CPI data.

May 21, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 21 May
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May 21, 2024 10:48 AM UTC

The USD edged a little lower in a quiet European morning. 

May 20, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 20 May
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May 20, 2024 10:33 AM UTC

EUR/USD lost around 15 pips to 1.0870 in a quiet European morning.

May 17, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 17 May
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May 17, 2024 10:46 AM UTC

The USD was generally firmer through the European morning, with EUR/USD losing around 15 pips to 1.0845, USD/CAD rising 15 pips to 1.3640 and AUD/USD slipping 10 pips to 0.6655. 

May 16, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 16 May
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May 16, 2024 10:46 AM UTC

The USD was generally firmer through the European morning, with EUR/USD losing around 15 pips to 1.0870 but USD/JPY seeing the biggest move, rising around 80 pips to 154.65.

May 15, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 15 May
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May 15, 2024 10:08 AM UTC

USD/JPY dropped around 60 pips through the European morning, falling back from the 156.40 area at the open, and GBP almost kept pace with JPY strength, with GBP/USD gaining 30 pips to 1.2625.

May 14, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 14 May
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May 14, 2024 12:44 PM UTC

GBP gained in early trade after UK labour market data showed a stronger than expected rise in average earnings, both on the official oNS measure and the more up to date HMRC measure. 

May 13, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 13 May
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May 13, 2024 10:18 AM UTC

EUR/USD gained around 15 pips and USD/JPY gained around 10 pips in a quiet European morning session.

May 10, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 10 May
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May 10, 2024 10:12 AM UTC

GBP was slightly firmer in the European morning, following the stronger than expected Q1 UK GDP data which showed a rise of 0.6% against market expectations of a 0.4% increase.

May 09, 2024

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May 9, 2024 11:12 AM UTC

The USD edged higher through the European morning, gaining a little ground against everything but GBP, with GBP/USD little changed. 

May 08, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 08 May
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May 8, 2024 11:01 AM UTC

EUR/USD and USD/JPY both gained around 10 pips through the European morning.

May 07, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 07 May
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May 7, 2024 10:27 AM UTC

A fairly quiet European morning saw a modest dip in EUR/USD early on as German factory orders data showed a weaker than expected 0.4% decline in March.

May 06, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 06 May
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May 6, 2024 10:05 AM UTC

USD/JPY remains in focus in holiday thinned European trade.  

May 03, 2024

European Summary and Highlights 03 May
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May 3, 2024 11:02 AM UTC

EUR/USD gained around 10 pips through the European morning, with similar gains for most of the other European currencies.