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The U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended February 28 were released at 8:30 am ET Thursday. The greenback changed little against its major rivals after the data. The greenback was trading at 1.1069 versus the euro, 1.5259 against the pound, 0.9657 against the franc and 120.25 against the yen around 8:33 am ET.

The euro trimmed its early losses against its major rivals during European deals on Thursday, as the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is expected flesh out more details of the bank's quantitative easing program at his press conference at 8.30 am ET. The expanded asset purchase program...

The European Central Bank maintained refinancing and deposit rates at 0.05 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively as per expectations. The euro was trading mixed against its major opponents after the decision. While the euro ticked up against the greenback and the yen, it changed little against the...

At 7.45 am ET Thursday, the European Central Bank is set to announce its interest rate decision. The benchmark refinancing rate is expected to be maintained at 0.05 percent. Economists expect the bank to keep the deposit rate at 0.2 percent. The euro recovered from early lows against its major opponents...

As expected, the Bank of England retained key bank rate at 0.50 percent and quantitative easing at GBP 375 billion. The pound changed little against its major rivals following the announcement. The pound was trading at 0.7248 against the euro, 1.4770 against the franc, 183.17 against the yen and 1.5244...

The Bank of England is set to announce the outcome of the two-day rate setting meeting at 7.00 am ET Thursday. The bank is widely expected to hold its key bank rate at 0.50 percent and quantitative easing at GBP 375 billion. The pound traded mixed against its major rivals ahead of the announcement....

Reversing direction, the Japanese yen slipped against its major rivals in European deals on Thursday. The yen declined to 132.87 against the euro, 124.11 against the franc and 183.36 against the pound, off early multi-week high of 132.14, near 2-month high of 132.58 and near a 2-week high of 182.38,...

The Swiss franc extended fall against its major counterparts on Thursday's European deals, as European markets rose ahead of outcome of the European Central Bank meeting and on encouraging corporate results. Retail company Carrefour reported higher profits in 2014 and said it would raise capital...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The Canadian dollar rose to 96.69 against the yen for the first time since January 21, from an early low of 96.22. The loonie advanced to 1.3693 for the first time since September 2013,...

The Russian rouble strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the early European session on Thursday. Against the greenback, the rouble rose to a 6-day high of 60.35 from an early low of 62.24. At yesterday's close, the rouble was trading at 61.79 against the greenback. If the rouble extends its...

The Swedish krona strengthened against the euro in the early European session on Thursday, after nation's industrial production rose more than expected for January. Data from Statistics Sweden showed that Sweden's industrial production increased more than expected in January. Industrial production...

The New Zealand dollar extended decline against its key counterparts in early European deals on Thursday. The kiwi hit a 2-day low of 1.0387 against the aussie, off early session's high of 1.0283. Retreating from early highs of 0.7596 against the greenback and 90.94 against the yen, the kiwi slipped...

The Swiss franc edged down against the pound and the euro in early European deals on Thursday. The franc dropped to 1.4761 against the pound and 1.0695 against the euro, off early highs of 1.4695 and 1.0651, respectively. The next possible support for the franc is seen around 1.49 against the pound...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the late Asian session on Thursday, as traders waited for European Central Bank monetary policy announcement for details about the quantitative-easing program measure announced in January. At a European Central Bank meeting due later in the day,...

Following the release of U.K. Halifax house price index for February at 3:00 am ET Thursday, the pound gained against its major rivals. The pound was worth 1.5261 against the greenback, 182.80 against the yen, 1.4752 against the franc and 0.7247 against the euro around 3:04 am ET.

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