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At 8:30 am ET Wednesday, the first estimate of U.S. second quarter GDP data was released. After the data, the greenback strengthened against its major rivals. The greenback was quoted at 102.48 against the yen, 1.6904 against the pound, 1.3375 against the euro and 0.9095 against the franc around 8:31 am ET.

Following the release of U.S. ADP private sector employment report for July at 8:15 am ET Wednesday, the greenback eased slightly from early highs against the other major currencies. The greenback was trading at 102.24 against the yen, 1.6924 against the pound, 1.3398 against the euro and 0.9074 against...

The U.S. ADP private sector employment report for July is due at 8:15 am ET Wednesday. Economists expect an addition of 230,000 jobs in July, compared to an increase of 281,000 jobs last month. Before the data, the greenback advanced against the other major currencies. The greenback was valued...

German preliminary consumer price inflation for July has been released at 8:00 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the euro showed mixed trading against the other major currencies. While the euro rose slightly against the yen, it changed little against the rest of major currencies. The euro was trading...

The euro showed mixed trading against its major counterparts in European deals on Wednesday, after a report showed that Eurozone economic confidence index advanced in July driven by an improvement in industrial sentiment. The economic confidence index rose to 102.2 in July from revised 102.1 in June,...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the European session on Wednesday, as traders await U.S. data on private sector employment and gross domestic product, along with Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy announcement, due today. The central bank is expected to further...

The Swiss franc experienced mixed trading against its major rivals in early European deals on Wednesday, after the release of Switzerland's KOF leading indicator for July. The survey results from economic institute KOF showed that Switzerland's leading indicator declined unexpectedly in July, indicating...

Following the release of Eurozone economic sentiment index for July at 5:00 am ET Wednesday, the euro was trading mixed against its major opponents. While the euro ticked up against the yen and the franc, it changed little against the greenback and the pound. The euro was quoted at 1.3399 against...

At 5 am ET Wednesday, the European Commission is scheduled to release its business sentiment report for the eurozone. The economic sentiment index is estimated to edge down to 101.9 in July from 102 in June. The business climate index is expected to come in at 0.2 in July after the 0.22 score in June....

The Australian dollar weakened against most major currencies in early European deals on Wednesday. The aussie hit an 8-day low of 0.9366 against U.S. dollar, compared to Tuesday's closing value of 0.9383. The Australian currency that ended yesterday's trading at 1.4283 against the euro and 1.1031...

After the release of Switzerland's KOF leading indicator for July at 3:00 am ET Wednesday, the franc showed mixed trading against the other major currencies. While the franc dropped against the greenback, it changed little against the rest of major currencies. The franc was trading at 0.9071 against...

At 3 am ET Wednesday, the KOF economic institute is scheduled to release its report on the leading indicator for Switzerland. The KOF leading indicator is expected to rise to 101 in July from 100.4 in June. The franc showed mixed trading against the other major currencies before the data. While the...

The New Zealand dollar advanced against the Australian dollar ahead of European trading on Wednesday. The kiwi climbed to 1.1013 against the aussie, compared to 1.1031 hit late York Tuesday. The next likely upside target level for the kiwi is seen around the 1.09 level.

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen and the Swiss franc ahead of the European session on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar rose to more than a 3-week high of 102.15 against the yen and a 6-month high of 0.9073 against the Swiss franc, from early lows of 102.03 and 0.9064, respectively. If the...

At 2:00 am ET Wednesday, Switzerland's UBS consumption indicator for June was released. After the data, the Swiss franc changed little against its major opponents. As of 2:02 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.2160 against the Euro, 1.5367 against the Pound, 0.9069 against the U.S. dollar...