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EUR-USD5-121517.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against its major rivals Friday afternoon, despite a pair of weaker than expected U.S. economic reports. The gains are being driven by optimism over U.S. tax reform after some comments from President Trump this morning. "We're putting in a tremendous child tax credit,...

The pound declined against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned of tougher talks in second phase of Brexit negotiations than the first, as the discussions moved to the next stage. Juncker was speaking at the EU...

The pound slipped against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday. The pound dropped to a 2-day low of 1.3363 against the greenback and a 9-day low of 149.90 against the yen, from its early highs of 1.3447 and 151.02, respectively. The pound weakened to 1.3217 versus the Swiss...

The U.S. dollar weakened against its major counterparts in early European deals on Friday, as investors fret over the passage of the U.S. tax reform bill in Senate, after two Republican Senators raised opposition to the tax bill. Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee sought for changes to child...

Following the release of Eurozone trade data for October at 5.00 am ET Friday, the euro changed little against its major rivals. The euro was trading at 1.1796 against the greenback, 132.30 against the yen, 1.1651 against the franc and 0.8784 against the pound around 5:01 am ET.

At 5.00 am ET Friday, Eurostat is slated to release euro area foreign trade data for October. The trade surplus is forecast to fall to EUR 24.3 billion from EUR 25 billion in September. Ahead of the data, the euro traded mixed against its major rivals. While the euro rose against the greenback and...

The euro declined against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the central bank would provide ample degree of stimulus as inflation has not shown convincing signs of a sustained upward trend. Speaking at a customary...

EUR-USD4-121417.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon. The buck is up against the Euro, but down against the British pound and the Japanese Yen. Central banks remain in focus a day after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, as expected. The European Central Bank...

The euro climbed against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi lifted the inflation and growth forecasts for the euro area citing higher oil and food prices. In his customary press conference, Draghi acknowledged that strong...

Following the release of U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended December 9, retail sales and import and export prices for November at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback climbed against its major rivals. The greenback was worth 1.1837 against the euro, 112.67 against the yen, 1.3430 against...

The euro turned mixed against its major opponents in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank left its key interest rates and its plan to continue its monthly asset purchases at half its current size from January unchanged, while reiterating that the rates will remain at their...

As expected, the European Central Bank retained its main refi rate at a record low of zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.40 percent. Following the decision, the euro changed little against its major rivals. The euro was trading at 1.1830 against the greenback, 133.27 against the yen, 1.1679...

At 7.45 am ET Thursday, the European Central Bank announces its rate decision. The main refi rate is expected to be retained at a record low zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.40 percent. The marginal lending facility rate is forecast to remain at 0.25 percent. Ahead of the decision, the euro...

The pound retreated from its early highs against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged following a hike last month to contain surging inflation. The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by Governor Mark Carney, unanimously...

At 7.00 am ET Thursday, the Bank of England kept the bank rate at 0.50 percent and the asset purchase programme at GBP 435 billion. Following the decision, the pound dropped against its major rivals. The pound was trading at 0.8805 against the euro, 1.3260 against the franc, 1.3430 against the...

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