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As expected, the Swiss National Bank kept the 3-month Swiss Libor rate target unchanged at 0 percent and retained the EUR/CHF exchange rate floor at 1.20. After the announcement, the franc climbed against the other major currencies. The franc was trading at 1.2067 against the euro, 1.5250 against...

The Swiss National Bank is due to announce its monetary policy decision at 3:30 am ET Thursday. The bank is expected to maintain the 3-month Swiss Libor rate target unchanged at 0 percent, while it is also likely to retain the EUR/CHF exchange rate floor at 1.20. Ahead of the announcement, the franc...

The Malaysian ringgit weakened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Thursday, following the hawkish tone that emerged from the FOMC meeting that concluded yesterday. Following the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Fed's Open Market Committee on Wednesday, the Fed reiterated its pledge...

At 2:00 am ET Thursday, the Swiss Federal Customs Administration released its trade balance report for August. After the data, the Swiss franc changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.2110 against the Euro, 1.5350 against the Pound, 0.9413 against...

At 2:00 am ET Thursday, the Swiss Federal Customs Administration is scheduled to release its trade balance report for August. In July, the trade surplus was at CHF 3.9 billion. Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the franc held steady against the...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday following the hawkish tone that emerged from the FOMC meeting that concluded yesterday. Dollar has gained strength recently, as traders bet that a strong U.S. recovery would prompt the Fed to send a signal...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday after the Federal Reserve reiterated on Wednesday its pledge to keep near-zero rates in place for a "considerable time" after its bond-buying stimulus program ends. Traders seemed pleased with the prospect...

The U.S. NAHB housing market index for September has been released at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the greenback exhibited mixed trading against its major opponents. While the greenback inched up against the yen, it changed little against the rest of major currencies. The greenback was trading...

At 10:00 am ET Wednesday, the U.S. NAHB housing market index for September is set for release. The greenback showed mixed trading against its major rivals prior to the data. While the greenback held steady against the euro and the yen, it fell against the pound. Against the franc, the greenback advanced. The...

The U.S. dollar traded mixed against its key counterparts on Wednesday, after data showed an unexpected decline in the U.S. consumer price inflation in August. Traders await the outcome of the Fed's two-day policy meeting, due later in the day, for signals on outlook for interest rates. With a substantial...

The New Zealand dollar fell against most major currencies in European deals on Wednesday. The kiwi edged down to 0.8166 against the greenback and 1.5865 against the euro, compared to Tuesday's closing values of 0.8196 and 1.5791, respectively. Reversing from an early high of 87.87 against the yen,...

Following the release of the U.S. CPI data for August at 8:30 am ET Wednesday, the greenback ticked down against the other major currencies. The greenback was trading at 107.20 against the yen, 1.6333 against the pound, 1.2970 against the euro and 0.9330 against the franc around 8:34 am ET.

The U.S. CPI for August is due at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the greenback showed mixed trading against the other major currencies. While the greenback held steady against the pound and the euro, it climbed against the franc and the yen. The greenback was worth 107.30 against the yen,...

The Indian rupee rose against the U.S. dollar in later deals on Wednesday, as the regional stocks ended higher on speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve would keep its accommodative stance for a considerable period. Investors keenly await the Fed's monetary policy decision due later in the day,...

The euro advanced against most major rivals in European deals on Wednesday, as Eurozone inflation was revised up in August, and amid a gain in European stocks. The final data from Eurostat showed that inflation in the euro area rose to 0.4 percent on year in August. This is up from a 0.3 percent gain...