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The Swiss franc weakened against most major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The Swiss franc fell to 0.9694 against the U.S. dollar, from an early high of 0.9648. Against the yen and the pound, the franc edged down to 104.00 and 1.2554 from an early more than 2-week high of...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The euro fell to nearly a 2-month low of 1.0811 against the Swiss franc, a 9-day low of 1.1168 against the U.S. dollar and a 2-day low of 112.59 against the yen, from early highs of 1.0842, 1.1227 and 114.12,...

The Canadian dollar drifted lower against its major counterparts in pre-European deals on Friday, as oil prices declined amid skepticism over whether the OPEC deal agreeing for modest production cuts would address massive supply glut. Crude for November delivery declined $0.46 to $47.37 per barrel. The...

At 3:00 am ET Friday, Zurich-based KOF Swiss Economic Institute released its leading indicator figures for September. After the data, the Swiss franc changed little against its major rivals. As of 3:01 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.0827 against the euro, 1.2511 against the pound, 0.9656...

At 3:00 am ET Friday, Zurich-based KOF Swiss Economic Institute is due to release its leading indicator figures for September. The leading index is expected to rise to 100.5 in September from 99.8 in August. Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the...

Following the release of U.K. Nationwide house prices for September at 2:00 am ET Friday, the pound ticked down against its major rivals. The pound was worth 1.2959 against the greenback, 130.92 against the yen, 1.2517 against the franc and 0.8654 against the euro around 2:05 am ET.

Destatis published Germany's retail sales for August in the pre-European session on Friday at 2:00 am ET. After the data, the euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the euro was trading at 0.8656 against the pound, 1.0835 against the Swiss franc, 1.1217 against the U.S....

The Swiss franc continued to be strong against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday on risk aversion, as rising worries about the financial health of German lender Deutsche Bank dented investor sentiment. Bloomberg reported Thursday that several hedge funds have withdrawn excess...

Destatis is scheduled to publish Germany's retail sales for August in the pre-European session on Friday at 2:00 am ET. Sales are forecast to rise 1.8 percent on a annual basis, reversing a 1.5 percent drop in July. Ahead of the data, the euro held steady against its major rivals. As of 1:55 am...

Japan housing starts data for August was released at 1:00 am ET Friday. After the data, the yen changed little against its major rivals. As of 1:01 am ET, the yen was trading at 113.51 against the euro, 131.21 against the pound, 104.75 against the Swiss franc and 101.17 against the U.S. dollar.

Japan housing starts data for August is due at 1:00 am ET Friday. Housing starts are seen to rise an annual 7.2 percent after gaining 8.9 percent in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the yen held steady against its major rivals. As of 12:55 am ET, the yen was trading at 113.64 against the...

The Swiss franc strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Swiss franc rose to nearly a 1-1/2-month high of 1.0832 against the euro, from an early low of 1.0842. Against the yen and the pound, the franc advanced to more than a 2-week high of 105.28 and...

The New Zealand dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The NZ dollar rose to a 2-day high of 1.0496 against the Australian dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 1.0525. Against the euro and the U.S. dollar, the kiwi advanced to 1.5435 and 0.7266...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The yen fell to more than a 2-week low of 105.28 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing value of 104.55. Against the euro and the pound, the yen dropped to 114.12 and 131.95 from yesterday's...

Eurousd2-092916.jpg The dollar is trading modestly higher against all of its major rivals Thursday afternoon. Better than expected weekly jobless claims and GDP data has overshadowed the weaker than expected pending home sales report. Primarily reflecting upward revisions to non-residential fixed investment, private...

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