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The Indian rupee strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the morning deals on Friday. Against the greenback, the rupee rose to a 2-day high of 61.8050 from an early low of 61.9305. At yesterday's close, the rupee was trading at 61.9250 against the greenback. If the rupee extends its uptrend, it...

The Malaysian Ringgit strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Against the greenback, the ringgit rose to a 2-day high of 3.3565. At yesterday's close, the ringgit was trading at 3.3665 against the greenback. If the ringgit extends its uptrend, it is likely to find...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as comments from nation's Finance Minister Taro Aso triggered buying. Speaking at a regular press conference in Tokyo, Finance Minister Taro Aso said, "Sudden currency changes aren't welcome, whether...

The Singapore dollar strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Friday. Against the greenback, the Singapore dollar rose to a 2-day high of 1.2972 from an early low of 1.3019. At yesterday's close, the Singapore dollar was trading at 1.2996 against the greenback. If the Singapore...

The U.S. dollar erased its early gains against its major rivals on Thursday, as jobless claims in the U.S. rose more-than-expected last week, while consumer price index was flat in October. The Labor Department report showed that initial jobless claims came in at 291,000 in the week ended November...

Following the release of U.S. consumer price index for October and weekly jobless claims for the week ended November 15 at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback rose against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 118.34 against the yen, 0.9592 against the franc, 1.2519 against the euro...

The U.S. consumer price index for October and weekly jobless claims for the week ended November 15 are due at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Ahead of these data, the greenback retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts. The greenback was worth 118.21 against the yen, 0.9580 against the franc,...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in European deals on Thursday, as oil prices rebounded ahead of the OPEC meeting next week. Crude for January delivery rose $0.21 to $74.71 per barrels. OPEC, or the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is scheduled to...

The Japanese yen came off from its early lows against its major rivals in European deals on Thursday. The yen reversed from an early record low of 124.15 against the franc, more than 6-year low of 104.70 against the loonie and a 2-day low of 93.12 against the kiwi and was trading at 123.17, 104.07...

The pound was higher against its major counterparts in early European deals on Thursday, after data showed that U.K. retail sales grew more than expected in October driven by sharp fall in store prices. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that retail sales volume including auto fuel...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the European session on Thursday after data showed that Germany's private sector activity expanded at the slowest pace since July last year. Data from Markit Economics showed that the composite output index fell to 52.1 in November from 53.9...

After the release of U.K. retail sales for October at 4:30 am ET Thursday, the pound climbed against its major opponents. The pound was trading at 1.5679 against the greenback, 185.94 against the yen, 1.5050 against the franc and 0.7980 against the euro around 4:31 am ET.

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics is due to release its U.K. retail sales report. Retail sales are expected to rise 3.8 percent annually in October after the 2.7 percent increase in the previous month. Ahead of the data, the pound showed mixed trading against its major opponents....

Reversing direction, the Swiss franc declined against the U.S. dollar and the pound in early European deals on Thursday. The franc edged down to 1.5024 against the pound from an early high of 1.4963. The franc slipped to a 2-day low of 0.9605 against the greenback, off early high of 0.9552. The...

At 4:00 am ET Thursday, Markit Economics released the results of its November preliminary private sector activity for eurozone. After the data, the Euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 4:01 am ET, the Euro was trading at 0.7998 against the Pound, 1.2011 against the Swiss franc,...