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The pound fell to a multi-day low versus the U.S. dollar in European trading on Thursday, after data showed that the U.K. service sector activity expanded at the slowest pace in more than three years in April. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply/Markit services Purchasing Managers' Index...

The euro declined against its major counterparts in European trading on Thursday, after the European Central Bank warned over downside risks to the economy and reiterated that it is ready to use all available instruments to stimulate growth in the bloc. In its economic bulletin, the ECB said that...

The U.S. dollar advanced against its major rivals in early European trading on Thursday, with sentiment underpinned by a rally in oil prices, and investors await weekly jobless claims and a slew of Fed speeches later in the day. Oil prices rose as a huge wildfire reduced production in Canada's oil...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The euro fell to 6-day lows of 1.1438 against the U.S. dollar and 0.7883 against the pound, from early highs of 1.1494 and 0.7925, respectively. Against the Australian dollar, the euro dropped to a...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, U.K. CIPS/Markit services PMI data for April was released from Markit. After the data, the pound changed little against its major rivals. As of 4:31 am ET, the pound was trading at 0.7907 against the euro, 1.3916 against the Swiss franc, 1.4475 against the U.S. dollar...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, U.K. CIPS/Markit services PMI data for April is due from Markit. The indicator is seen easing to 53.5 in April from 53.7 in March. Ahead of the data, the pound showed mixed trading against its major rivals. While the pound rose against the euro and the Swiss franc, it fell...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar climbed against its key counterparts in early European deals on Thursday. The greenback advanced to a 6-day high of 0.9606 against the franc and a 3-day high of 1.1450 versus the euro, off its early lows of 0.9569 and 1.1494,respectively. The greenback edged...

Commodity currencies such as the Australia, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars strengthened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, as oil price rose on concerns about production cuts after a massive fire swept through the Canadian oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Crude...

The Swiss franc weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Swiss franc fell to a 2-day low of 1.1008 against the euro, from yesterday's closing value of 1.0999. Against the U.S. dollar and the pound, the franc edged down to 0.9584 and 1.3917 from yesterday's...

The British pound strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The pound rose to 1.4524 against the U.S. dollar and 155.58 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.4492 and 155.03, respectively. Against the euro and the Swiss franc, the pound...

Corrects Currency to 'loonie' in para 4 The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Canadian dollar rose to 1.2825 against the U.S. dollar and 83.53 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.2867 and 83.11, respectively. Against...

The New Zealand dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The NZ dollar rose to 0.6905 against the U.S. dollar and 73.97 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 0.6876 and 73.55, respectively. Against the euro, the kiwi edged up to 1.6629...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Australian dollar rose to a 2-day high of 0.9627 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 0.9588. Against the euro and the yen, the aussie edged up to 1.5319 and 80.31...

EURUSD2-050416.jpg The dollar is up slightly against all of its major rivals Wednesday afternoon. A large amount of U.S. economic data was released this morning and the results were mixed. The disappointing private sector employment report has left investors with some uncertainty ahead of Friday's employment report. Private...

The U.S. ISM non-manufacturing composite index for April, factory orders and durable goods orders for March have been released at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. The greenback rose against its major rivals following the data. The greenback was trading at 1.1484 against the euro, 106.94 against the yen, 0.9572...

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