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The Swiss franc strengthened against most major currencies in the European session on Monday. The Swiss franc rose to 0.9038 against the U.S. dollar and 112.67 against the yen, from early lows of 0.9050 and 112.42, respectively. At last week's close, the franc was trading at 0.9041 against the greenback...

The Japanese yen declined against the other major currencies in European deals on Monday, as sentiment improved on hopes of solid earnings reports from major Japanese firms. Nissan Motor Co. reported a better-than-expected income of 112 billion for the first-quarter, up from 82 billion yen a year...

The NZ dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, as the nation's Prime Minister John Key said he agreed with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's view that the currency is over-valued. In a post-Cabinet media conference, Key said "I would agree with the governor...

The pound climbed against the Swiss franc in the Asian session on Monday. The pound hit a session's high of 1.5367 against the franc, compared to 1.5353 hit late New York Friday. If the pound extends its uptrend, 1.557 is seen as its next possible upside target level.

The Australian dollar fell against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, as regional stocks traded on a lackluster note, with a weak lead from Wall Street last week and a dearth of economic data leaving investors uninspired. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index and the All Ordinaries...

The Chinese yuan firmed against the U.S. dollar on Monday's Asian deals, after data showed that nation's industrial profits climbed in June. A report from the National Bureau of Statistics showed that China's industrial profits rose 17.9 percent year-over-year in June, following the 9 percent increase...

The New Zealand dollar drifted lower against the U.S. dollar in Asian deals on Monday. The kiwi slipped to 0.8537 against the greenback, its lowest since June 12. If the kiwi continues slide, 0.84 is seen as its next possible downside target level. The pair closed Friday's trading at 0.8544.

Following the release of the U.S. durable goods orders data for June at 8:30 am ET Friday, the greenback extended early gains against is major rivals. The greenback was trading at 1.3440 against the euro, 0.9039 against the franc, 101.85 against the yen and 1.6982 against the pound around 8:34 am ET.

The U.S. durable goods orders data for June is due at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of the data, the greenback showed mixed trading against the other major currencies. While the greenback held steady against the yen and the pound, it climbed against the franc and the euro. The greenback was worth 1.3437...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in European deals on Friday, as traders await U.S. durable goods orders data for July, due shortly. Data from the Commerce Department is expected to show that U.S. durable goods orders may have risen by 0.4 percent in June, after falling...

The pound strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday after data showed that the U.K. GDP grew in the second quarter underpinned by services and manufacturing. The figure matched economists' expectation. Preliminary data from the Office for National...

The New Zealand dollar fell against the other major currencies in early European deals on Friday, as weak corporate earnings reports and ongoing concerns over Ukraine and Gaza weighed on investor sentiment. Shares of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton led declines as its first-half profit fell from...

U.K Office for National Statistics released its second quarter preliminary GDP data at 4:30 am ET Friday. After the data, the Pound rose against its major opponents. As of 4:31 am ET, the British currency was trading at 0.7913 against the Euro, 1.6991 against the U.S. dollar, 1.5358 against the...

The U.S. dollar recovered from its early lows against the other major currencies and rose in the early European session on Friday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 5-month high of 0.9043 against the Swiss franc, from an early low of 0.9017. The greenback closed yesterday's deals at 0.9022. The U.S. dollar...

U.K Office for National Statistics will release its second quarter preliminary GDP data at 4:30 am ET Friday. GDP is expected to grow 3.1 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, following the 3 percent rise in the previous quarter. On a sequential basis, GDP is estimated to increase at a stable...