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Wednesday, the U.S. dollar showed muted reaction to a speech by the Fed Chair Janet Yellen before the Congress, indicating the Fed's plan to impose stricter capital requirements on large U.S. banks to cope up with the effects of a downturn. "The existing capital conservation buffer would be replaced...

Following the release of U.S. durable goods orders data for August at 8.30 am ET Wednesday, the greenback erased its early gains against its major rivals. The greenback was trading at 1.1236 against the euro, 100.54 against the yen, 0.9693 against the franc and 1.3023 against the pound around 8:33 am ET.

The Commerce Department is scheduled to release the Durable Goods Orders data for August at 8.30 am ET Wednesday. Economist are looking for a month-over-month decline of 1.9 percent in new orders, compared to 4.4 percent growth in July. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major...

The New Zealand dollar continued to be lower against the other major currencies in European trading on Wednesday. The kiwi weakened to a new 6-week low of 1.0586 against the aussie, following a high of 1.0482 hit at 5:00 pm ET. The kiwi hit 2-day lows of 0.7240 against the greenback and 1.5493...

The British pound retreated from recent highs against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday, after the Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said that more easing will be required at some point to ensure that a slowdown in economic activity does not turn into...

The U.S. dollar drifted higher against the other major currencies in early European trading on Wednesday, as investors focus on semi-annual testimony by the Fed Chair Janet Yellen later in the day, which could give more clues about the Fed's outlook on rates and the economy. Janet Yellen is scheduled...

The British pound retreated from recent highs against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The pound fell to 1.2981 against the U.S. dollar, 1.2609 against the Swiss franc and 0.8639 against the euro, from recent 5-day highs of 1.3030, 1.2673 and 0.8589, respectively....

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 1-week high of 1.1182 against the euro and a 5-day high of 0.9737 against the Swiss franc, from early lows of 1.1219 and 0.9695, respectively. Against the yen, the greenback...

The euro drifted lower against its most major counterparts in early European deals on Wednesday. The euro pared gains to 112.53 against the yen, from a high of 112.89 hit at 12:50 am ET. The euro dropped to a 1-week low of 1.1182 against the greenback and a 5-day low of 0.8589 against the pound,...

The Swiss franc declined against the U.S. dollar in early European trading on Wednesday. The franc that ended Tuesday's trading at 0.9707 against the greenback fell to a 5-day low of 0.9732. On the downside, 0.985 is possibly seen as the next support level for the franc.

The British pound strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The pound rose to 5-day highs 1.3030 against the U.S. dollar, 1.2673 against the Swiss franc and 0.8589 against the euro, from early lows of 1.2991, 1.2621 and 0.8625, respectively. Against...

At 3:00 am ET Wednesday, Swiss KOF leading indicator is due. Economists forecast the index to improve to 100.5 in September from 99.8 in August. Ahead of the data, the franc showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the franc held steady against the yen, it declined against the pound, greenback...

Swiss UBS consumption indicator for August was released in the pre-European session on Wednesday at 2:00 am ET. After the data, the Swiss franc changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.0893 against the euro, 1.2641 against the pound, 0.9716 against...

Germany's GfK consumer confidence survey results for October were released in the pre-European session on Wednesday at 2:00 am ET. After the data, the euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the euro was trading at 0.8617 against the pound, 1.0893 against the Swiss franc,...

Swiss UBS consumption indicator for August is due to be released in the pre-European session on Wednesday at 2:00 am ET. The index stood at 1.32 in July. Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the Swiss franc fell against the euro and the pound, it...

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