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The European currency strengthened against the U.S. dollar and the Pound ahead of European deals on Friday. The euro rose to 1.2292 against the U.S. dollar and 0.7850 against the pound, from early lows of 1.2272 and 0.7837, respectively. If the euro extends its uptrend, it is likely to find resistance...

German producer price index for November and GfK consumer sentiment index for January were released at 2:00 am ET Friday. After the data, the Euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the Euro was trading at 0.7849 against the Pound, 1.2041 against the Swiss franc, 1.2289...

Destatis released German producer price index for November and market research group GfK release consumer sentiment for January at 2:00 am ET Friday. Producer prices are estimated to fall 1.1 percent annually in November following the 1 percent drop in October. On a month-over-month basis, producer prices...

The Canadian dollar extended gain against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as commodity currencies got a boost after the Federal Reserve provided an upbeat assessment for the U.S. economy and said it would remain "patient" in its approach to raise interest rates. Oil prices rebounded,...

The Chinese yuan declined against the U.S. dollar in Asian deals on Friday, as broad dollar strength and signs of slowing economic growth in China put pressure on the currency. China's factory activity slipped to a negative territory in December, data showed this week, another sign that the economy...

The NZ dollar extended its gains against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as traders consider Australasian nations as a safe place to invest over the holiday period following the Swiss National Bank's surprise announcement of taking rates to negative territory on Thursday. At...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday following the Bank of Japan's announcement to leave its monetary policy unchanged in its December meeting. The bank decided by a 8-1 vote to raise the monetary base at an annual pace of about JPY 80 trillion....

As expected, the Bank of Japan maintained target for monetary base expansion at an annual pace of about 80 trillion yen. Following the announcement, the yen changed little against other major currencies. As of 10:35 am ET, the Yen was trading at 146.22 against the Euro, 186.41 against the Pound,...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Canadian dollar rose to a 9-day high of 1.4216 against the euro and a 4-day high of 102.81 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.4222 and 102.62, respectively. Against the greenback,...

The NZ dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The NZ dollar rose to nearly a 4-week high of 1.5766 against the euro, from yesterday's closing quote of 1.5811. The kiwi, which ended yesterday's deals at 92.18 against the yen strengthened to a 1-week...

The Japanese yen declined against its key counterparts in early New York deals on Thursday. The yen fell to a 1-week low of 119.30 against the greenback, 3-day lows of 186.35 against the pound, 102.78 against the loonie, 97.60 against the aussie and 92.26 against the kiwi. The yen fell back to...

The U.S. dollar resumed early rally against the euro and the yen in New York morning deals on Thursday, as initial jobless claims in the U.S. saw an unexpected decrease in the week ended December 13th. According to a report released by the Labor Department, the jobless claims slipped to 289,000, a...

Continuing early gains, the NZ dollar rallied against the yen and the euro in European deals on Thursday. The kiwi advanced to 1.5846 against the euro, a weekly high, from yesterday's closing quote of 1.6018. The kiwi, which ended yesterday's trading at 91.34 against the yen, hit a 3-day high of...

The U.S. jobless claims for the week ended December 13 have been released at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Following the data, the greenback edged up against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 1.5618 against the pound, 118.87 against the yen, 1.2280 against the euro and 0.9815 against the...

The U.S. jobless claims for the week ended December 13 are due at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Ahead of the data, the greenback held steady against its major counterparts. The greenback was worth 1.5624 against the pound, 118.82 against the yen, 1.2294 against the euro and 0.9799 against the franc as of 8:25 am ET.