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The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The yen fell to 124.24 against the U.S. dollar for the first time since December 2002, from yesterday's closing value of 123.60. Against the pound, the yen dropped to 190.69 for the first time since...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, after data showed that the nation's private capital expenditure was down on quarter in the first quarter of 2015. Data from Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that private capital expenditure in...

EURUSD1-052715.jpg The dollar is adding to its recent gains against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen Wednesday, but has given back its early gains against the euro. There were no U.S. economic reports released today, following yesterday's large number of reports. However, investors will be watching for the...

The euro trimmed its early losses against its major rivals in New York deals on Wednesday. The single currency advanced to a 2-day high of 0.7101 against the pound, following an early 2-1/2-month low of 0.7055. The euro hovered at an early 5-day high of 134.77 against the yen, off early low of...

As expected, the Bank of Canada kept interest rates unchanged at 0.75 percent at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. Following the decision, the loonie eased from early highs against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.2445 against the greenback, 0.9613 against the aussie, 99.23 against the yen and 1.3528...

The Bank of Canada will announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. Economists expect the bank to retain interest rates unchanged at 0.75 percent. Ahead of the announcement, the loonie showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the loonie rose against the yen and the greenback,...

The U.S. dollar extended its rally against the other major currencies on Wednesday, as yesterday's slew of strong economic data reinforced hopes that the Fed will hike rates sooner rather than later. New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in April declined due to a pullback in orders for transportation...

The Japanese yen drifted lower against its major rivals in European deals on Wednesday, amid a rise in European stocks on easing concerns over Greece, after its Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis dismissed chances of IMF debt default on June 5. On Tuesday, Varoufakis said that the Mediterranean nation...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the European session on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar rose to an 8-year high of 123.42 against the yen and nearly a 1-1/2-month high of 1.2449 against the Canadian dollar, from early lows of 122.77 and 1.2394, respectively. Moving...

The Swedish krona weakened against the euro in the European session on Wednesday. In economic news, data from the National Institute of Economic Research showed that Sweden's economic sentiment rose more-than-expected to 101.4 in May from 99.2 in April. It was forecast to rise to 100.9. Also, the...

The euro strengthened against most major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday, as hopes concerning Greece's ability to fulfill its next IMF repayment bolstered sentiment. Greece's outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Tuesday that the country expects to finalize a...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The Australian dollar fell to a 5-day low of 1.4107 against the euro, from an early high of 1.4028. Pulling away from an early high of 0.7768 against the U.S. dollar, the aussie dropped...

The Swiss franc strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The Swiss franc rose to 1.0342 against the euro and 129.79 against the yen, from early lows of 1.0371 and 128.98, respectively. Moving away from an early 4-week low of 0.9538 against the...

The euro strengthened against most major currencies ahead of European session on Wednesday. The euro rose to 0.7078 against the pound and 134.29 against the yen, from early lows of 0.7062 and 133.76, respectively. Against the U.S., the Australia and the Canadian dollars, the euro edged up to...

The Japanese yen weakened against most major currencies ahead of European session on Friday. The yen fell to a 6-day low of 189.80 against the pound, from an early high of 189.21. Pulling away from early highs of 133.76 against the euro and 128.99 against the Swiss franc, the yen dropped to 134.29...

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