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At 4:30 am ET Thursday, Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Logistics are scheduled to release the results of their construction sector survey for the U.K. The construction purchasing managers' index, or PMI, is expected to fall to 63.5 in September from 64 in August. The...

The Japanese yen rose against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday and held steady thereafter, as weak PMI reports released yesterday from around the world triggered concerns over global growth. Investors sentiment fell on weak manufacturing activity reports from Eurozone and...

The U.S. dollar trimmed its early losses against European counterparts in early European deals on Thursday. The greenback was trading at 1.6182 against the pound, 0.9572 against the franc and 1.2613 against the euro, off early low of 1.6249, 2-day lows of 0.9525 and 1.2673, respectively.

The NZ dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday after weakening in the previous session. On Wednesday overnight, dairy prices fell to a five-year low at Fonterra Cooperative Group's Global Dairy Trade auction. Results of a survey by ANZ showed that...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session Thursday after data showed that Australia's building approvals rose more-than-expected in August, while trade deficit narrowed in the same month Data from Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that Australia...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar dropped against its major rivals in New York deals on Wednesday, as U.S. construction spending declined unexpectedly in August and ISM manufacturing missed forecast in September. The Commerce Department released a report showing an unexpected drop in U.S. construction...

The Japanese yen rebounded from its early lows against its major rivals in New York deals on Wednesday. The yen was worth 138.04 against the euro, 114.41 against the franc and 177.48 against the pound, off early lows of 138.79 and 115.05 and a 2-day low of 178.11, respectively. The yen came off...

The ISM manufacturing index for September and construction spending for August were released at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. After these reports, the greenback fell against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 109.39 against the yen, 1.2624 against the euro, 0.9556 against the franc and...

The U.S. ISM manufacturing index for September and construction spending for August are due at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. Before these reports, the greenback pulled away from its early highs against its major counterparts. The greenback was quoted at 109.52 against the yen, 1.2612 against the euro, 0.9564...

The U.S. dollar remained higher against its major rivals on Wednesday, after U.S. private sector employment showed an addition of more than 200,000 jobs for the sixth straight month in September. Report released by payroll processor ADP showed that employment in the U.S. private sector increased...

After the release of ADP's private payrolls report for September at 8:15 am ET Wednesday, the greenback inched up against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 109.93 against the yen, 1.2591 against the euro, 0.9588 against the franc and 1.6179 against the pound around 8:18 am ET.

ADP is set to release its private payrolls report for September at 8:15 am ET Wednesday. Economists expect the private sector to have added 200,000 jobs in September following the addition of 204,000 jobs in August. Ahead of the data, the greenback showed mixed trading against its major counterparts....

Reversing direction, the Indian rupee advanced against the U.S. dollar in evening deals on Wednesday. The rupee rose to 61.584 against the greenback, bouncing off from an early low of 62.01. The rupee is likely to challenge resistance around the 61.00 mark. The pair closed yesterday's deals at 61.95.

The Swiss franc continued its decline against its major opponents in European deals on Wednesday, after data showed that Eurozone manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in 14 months and German manufacturing contracted in September, ahead of the European Central Bank's decision on Thursday. The...

The euro weakened against most major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday after data showed that Germany's manufacturing activity contracted and Eurozone PMI fell to a 14-month low in September. Data from Markit Economics showed that the eurozone manufacturing Purchasing Managers'...