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The Malaysian ringgit weakened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Meanwhile, the Department of Statistics showed that Malaysia's unemployment rate remained unchanged in May. The unemployment rate came in at 2.9 percent in May, the same as in the previous month. A year ago,...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as regional stocks declined following a drop in commodity prices and reports about a likely strike in iron ore terminals. Australia's S&P 200 index is currently down 16.30 points or 0.29 percent at 5,571...

The Indian rupee weakened against the U.S. dollar in the morning deals on Friday. Against the greenback, the rupee fell to a 2-day low of 60.2000. At yesterday's close, the rupee was trading at 60.1140 against the greenback. If the rupee extends its decline, it is likely to find support around the 60.42 region.

The Japanese yen continued its downtrend against most major rivals in New York deals on Thursday. The yen slipped to a new 2-week low of 101.82 against the greenback, off early high of 101.41. Reversing from an early high of 112.27 against the franc and a 5-1/2-month high of 136.36 against the...

The U.S. new home sales data for June was released at 10:00 am ET Thursday. Following the data, the greenback ticked down against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 1.6979 against the pound, 0.9019 against the franc, 1.3470 against the euro and 101.72 against the yen around 10:03 am ET.

The U.S. new home sales data for June is to be released at 10:00 am ET Thursday. Before the data, the greenback advanced against the other major currencies. The greenback was worth 1.6973 against the pound, 0.9027 against the franc, 1.3465 against the euro and 101.78 against the yen at 9:55 am ET.

The pound continued its decline against its major rivals in New York morning deals on Thursday. The pound fell to a 6-day low of 0.7931 against the euro, 3-day low of 1.5321 against the franc and a 4-week low of 1.6973 against the greenback, retreating from its early highs of 0.7887, 1.5394 and 1.7052,...

The U.S. dollar climbed against its major counterparts in early New York deals on Thursday, following a report showing an unexpected fall in weekly jobless claims to more than an eight year low. The report from the Labor Department showed that the U.S. initial jobless claims slid to 284,000, a decrease...

Following the release of the U.S. weekly jobless claims data for the week ended July 19 at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback rose against the other major currencies. The greenback was trading at 1.7002 against the pound, 0.9024 against the franc, 1.3468 against the euro and 101.72 against the yen around 8:31 am ET.

The U.S. weekly jobless claims data for the week ended July 19 are due at 8:30 am ET Thursday. The greenback was trading mixed against the other major currencies ahead of the data. While the greenback rose against the yen, it held steady against the rest of major currencies. The greenback was valued...

The Indian rupee fell slightly against the U.S. dollar in evening deals on Thursday. The rupee was trading at 60.13 against the greenback, near where it closed deals yesterday. The next possible downside target for the rupee is seen at the 60.5 level.

Reversing direction, the Japanese yen declined against the Canadian and U.S. dollars in European deals on Thursday. The yen slipped to a weekly low of 101.62 against the greenback and an 8-day low of 94.76 against the loonie, off early highs of 101.41 and 94.43, respectively. The next possible downside...

The pound weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday, after data showed that the nation's retail sales rose less-than-expected in June. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that U.K. retail sales increased marginally in June as food sales recovered...

The euro climbed against its major rivals in early European deals on Thursday, as business activities across the euro area showed improvement in July, indicating signs of pick up in economic growth. The Eurozone private sector growth rebounded in July from a six-month low, flash survey data from Markit...

The pound weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday after data showed that the nation's retail sales rose less-than-expected in June. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that U.K. retail sales increased marginally in June as food sales recovered...