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EUR-USD4-121417.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon. The buck is up against the Euro, but down against the British pound and the Japanese Yen. Central banks remain in focus a day after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, as expected. The European Central Bank...

The euro climbed against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi lifted the inflation and growth forecasts for the euro area citing higher oil and food prices. In his customary press conference, Draghi acknowledged that strong...

Following the release of U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended December 9, retail sales and import and export prices for November at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback climbed against its major rivals. The greenback was worth 1.1837 against the euro, 112.67 against the yen, 1.3430 against...

The euro turned mixed against its major opponents in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank left its key interest rates and its plan to continue its monthly asset purchases at half its current size from January unchanged, while reiterating that the rates will remain at their...

As expected, the European Central Bank retained its main refi rate at a record low of zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.40 percent. Following the decision, the euro changed little against its major rivals. The euro was trading at 1.1830 against the greenback, 133.27 against the yen, 1.1679...

At 7.45 am ET Thursday, the European Central Bank announces its rate decision. The main refi rate is expected to be retained at a record low zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.40 percent. The marginal lending facility rate is forecast to remain at 0.25 percent. Ahead of the decision, the euro...

The pound retreated from its early highs against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged following a hike last month to contain surging inflation. The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by Governor Mark Carney, unanimously...

At 7.00 am ET Thursday, the Bank of England kept the bank rate at 0.50 percent and the asset purchase programme at GBP 435 billion. Following the decision, the pound dropped against its major rivals. The pound was trading at 0.8805 against the euro, 1.3260 against the franc, 1.3430 against the...

At 7.00 am ET Thursday, the Bank of England is set to publish the decision of monetary policy committee and the minutes of the meeting. The bank is widely forecast to hold the bank rate at 0.50 percent and the asset purchase programme at GBP 435 billion. Ahead of the decision, the pound held steady...

The pound advanced against its major rivals in early European deals on Thursday, after a data showed that U.K. retail sales grew the most in seven months in November. Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that retail sales volume climbed 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in November,...

At 4.30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics has released UK retail sales for November. Following the data, pound advanced further against its major rivals. The pound was worth 0.8790 against the euro, 1.3286 against the franc, 1.3455 against the greenback and 151.73 against the yen around 4:33 am ET.

At 4.30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics is scheduled to release UK retail sales for November. Economists forecast retail sales to grow 0.4 percent on month in November, slightly faster than the 0.3 percent increase seen in October. Ahead of the data, the pound rose against its major...

At 4:00 am ET Thursday, IHS Markit has released Eurozone composite PMI for December. After the data, the euro changed little against its major rivals. The euro was worth 0.8801 against the pound, 1.1676 against the franc, 1.1824 against the greenback and 133.40 against the yen around 4:02 am ET.

At 4:00 am ET Thursday, IHS Markit will release Eurozone composite PMI for December. The index is seen at 57.2 in December versus 57.5 in November. Ahead of the data, the euro traded mixed against its major rivals. While the euro fell against the pound, the yen and the greenback, it rose against the...

As expected, the Swiss National Bank kept its rate on sight deposits at -0.75 percent and the target range for the three-month Libor between -1.25 percent and -0.25 percent. After the announcement, the franc dropped against its major rivals. The franc was trading at 1.1675 against the euro, 1.3253...

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