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EUR-USD-020516.jpg The dollar is rising against its major European rivals Friday afternoon and is holding onto slight gains against the Japanese Yen. The U.S. currency began to rise following the release of the highly anticipated employment report for January. Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the...

The Canadian dollar showed mixed performance against its major rivals in New York deals on Friday, after the release of dismal domestic jobs data in January. Data from the Statistics Canada showed that the economy shed 5,700 jobs in January, compared to expectations for a creation of 6,000 jobs....

The U.S. dollar came off from recent losses against its major counterparts in European deals on Friday, as jobless rate declined in January to lowest since February 2008. Data released from the Labor Department showed that the unemployment rate edged down to 4.9 percent in January from 5.0 percent...

Statistics Canada has released Canada jobs data for January and trade balance report for December at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following these data, the loonie dropped further against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.3786 against the greenback, 84.77 against the yen, 1.5419 against the...

The U.S. non-farm payrolls report for January and trade balance report for December have been released at 8:30 am ET Friday. After these releases, the greenback recovered from early lows against the other major currencies. The greenback was trading at 1.4529 against the pound, 1.1187 against the euro,...

The U.S. non-farm payrolls report for January and trade balance report for December are set for release at 8:30 am ET Friday. Economists expect the economy to have added 188,000 jobs, a slowdown from the run rate of 292,000 for the previous month. Ahead of these releases, the greenback traded mixed...

Statistics Canada is set to release Canada jobs data for January and trade balance report for December at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of these reports, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the loonie held steady against the greenback, it declined against the euro, aussie and the...

The pound bounced off from its early lows against most major counterparts in Europe on Friday. The pound recovered to 1.4559 against the greenback, 1.4445 against the franc and 0.7688 against the euro, from its early 2-day low of 1.4508, 10-day low of 1.4387 and more than a 2-week low of 0.7714, respectively.

The Canadian dollar trimmed its early gains against the other major currencies in Europe on Friday. The loonie pared gains to 0.9879 against the aussie and 84.86 against the yen, from its early highs of 0.9854 and 85.31, respectively. The loonie was trading lower at 1.3753 against the greenback...

The Swiss franc continued to be higher against its key counterparts in early European deals on Friday. The franc climbed to a 4-day high of 1.1089 against the euro and a 3-day high of 117.95 against yen, off its early lows of 1.1135 and 117.30, respectively. The franc strengthened to a 10-day high...

The New Zealand dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The NZ dollar rose to 0.6723 against the U.S. dollar, from an early low of 0.6681. Against the yen and the euro, the kiwi advanced to 78.59 and 1.6645 from early 2-day lows of 77.99...

The British Pound weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday, after Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said there is no urgency to raise U.K. interest rates at present and the recent oil prices drop may keep the British inflation below the target level....

The Russian Ruble drifted lower against the U.S. dollar in European morning deals on Friday. The ruble declined to a 2-day low of 77.63 against the greenback, compared to 76.17 hit late New York Thursday. The ruble is likely to find support around the 80.00 zone.

The Swiss franc strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The Swiss franc rose to a 10-day high of 1.4425 against the pound, from an early low of 1.4490. Against the yen and the euro, the franc advanced to 117.70 and 1.1115 from early lows of 117.29...

The New Zealand dollar came off from its early lows against most major currencies in pre-European deals on Friday. The kiwi bounced off to 0.6704 against the greenback and 78.32 against the yen, from its early low of 0.6681 and 2-day low of 77.99, respectively. The kiwi rose back to 1.0719 against...

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