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Japan housing starts data for October was released at 12:00 am ET Friday. After the data, the Yen changed little against its major rivals. As of 12:01 am ET, the Yen was trading at 147.23 against the Euro, 185.82 against the Pound, 118.29 against the US dollar and 122.48 against the Swiss franc.

Japan housing starts data for October is due at 12:00 am ET Friday. Housing starts are tipped to plunge an annual 15.0 percent after losing 14.3 percent in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the Yen fell against its major rivals. As of 11:55 pm ET, the Yen was trading at 147.24 against the...

The Malaysian ringgit weakened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Against the greenback, the ringgit fell to a new record low of 3.3761 from an early high of 3.3505. At yesterday's close, the ringgit was trading at 3.3455 against the greenback.

The Singapore dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Against the greenback, the Singapore dollar fell to a 3-day low of 1.3036 from an early high of 1.2980. At yesterday's close, the Singapore dollar was trading at 1.2990 against the greenback. If the Singapore...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. markets were closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving Day. Trading activity remained light due to the holiday but has picked up since the opening of the Asian session this morning. The news that OPEC...

The Chinese yuan strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Against the greenback, the yuan fell to nearly a 2-month low of 6.1480 from an early high of 6.1320. At yesterday's close, the yuan was trading at 6.1390 against the greenback. If the yuan extends its downtrend,...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday after data showed that the nation's retail sales growth and inflation data slowed in October. Data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan showed that retail sales growth in Japan slowed in...

The pound came off from its early highs against its major rivals in early New York deals on Thursday. The pound weakened to 0.7927 against the euro and 1.5160 against the franc, off early highs of 0.7905 and 1.5201, respectively. The pound eased from an early high of 185.90 against the yen and...

Reversing direction, the Canadian dollar edged up against its major rivals in European deals on Thursday. The loonie reversed from early lows of 1.1285 against the greenback and 1.4090 against the euro, advancing to 1.1237 and 1.4028, respectively. The loonie was trading at 104.54 against the yen...

Following the release of German preliminary consumer confidence index for November at 8:00 am ET Thursday, the euro showed mixed trading against its major counterparts. While the euro changed little against the franc, it rose against the rest of major currencies. The euro was trading at 1.2490 against...

German GfK consumer confidence index for December has been released at 7:00 am ET Thursday. After the data, the euro changed little against its major rivals. The euro was trading at 1.2482 against the greenback, 146.63 against the yen, 0.7918 against the pound and 1.2020 against the franc around 7:02 am ET.

German GfK consumer confidence index for December is to be released at 7:00 am ET Thursday. The euro traded mixed against its major rivals before the data. While the euro fell against the franc, it held steady against the rest of major currencies. The euro was quoted at 1.2482 against the greenback,...

The euro fell against its key counterparts in European deals on Thursday, after Spanish consumer prices fell at a faster-than-expected rate in November, aggravating concerns about low inflation in the euro area. Preliminary figures from the statistical office INE showed that the harmonized index of...

At 5:00 am ET Thursday, the European commission released its November economic sentiment index for the eurozone. After the data, the Euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 5:01 am ET, the Euro was trading at 0.7911 against the Pound, 1.2020 against the Swiss franc, 1.2469 against the...

At 5:00 am ET Thursday, the European commission will release its November economic sentiment index for the eurozone. The economic sentiment index is forecast to drop to 100.3 in November from 100.7 last month. Ahead of the data, the Euro showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the Euro...