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The Swedish krona weakened against the U.S. dollar in the European session on Friday. Against the greenback, the krona fell to a 9-day low of 8.1192 from an early high of 9.0934. At yesterday's close, the greenback was trading at 8.1038 against the greenback. If the krona extends its downtrend,...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar slipped against its key counterparts in early European deals on Friday. The greenback edged down to 1.1425 against the euro, 1.4498 against the pound, 106.87 against the yen and 0.9670 against the franc, from its early highs of 1.1393, 1.4456, 107.42 and 0.9694,...

The Canadian dollar came off from its previous lows against most major rivals in early European deals on Friday. The loonie recovered to 1.4665 against the euro, 1.2845 against the greenback and 83.29 against the yen, from its early low of 1.4733, more than a 2-week low of 1.2900 and more than a 3-week...

Commodity currencies such as the Australian, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars weakened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, as investors turned cautious ahead of the release of the closely watched April U.S. non-farm payrolls report later in the day. The U.S. Labor...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The yen rose to a 2-1/2-year high of 110.53 against the Swiss franc and a 4-day high of 122.06 against the euro, from yesterday's closing quotes of 110.82 and 122.32, respectively. Against the pound...

The Canadian dollar weakened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Canadian dollar fell to a 2-day low of 1.2881 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 1.2853. Against the euro and the yen, the loonie dropped to 1.4692 and 83.10 from yesterday's...

The New Zealand dollar weakened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The NZ dollar fell to an 8-day low of 0.6848 against the U.S. dollar and a 3-day low of 73.35 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 0.6882 and 73.81, respectively. Against the euro, the...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to more than a 2-month low of 1.0771 against the NZ dollar and a 2-month low of 0.7382 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0839 and 0.7463, respectively....

EUR-USD2-050516.jpg The dollar is climbing against all of its major rivals Thursday afternoon. Investors are looking forward to the release of the U.S. employment report for April tomorrow. The highly anticipated report could have a significant impact on the outlook for whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates...

The Swiss franc continued its early decline against its most major rivals in New York trading on Thursday. The franc fell to a 2-day low of 1.4027 against the pound, near 3-month low of 1.1040 versus the euro and a weekly low of 0.9685 versus the dollar, off its early highs of 1.3874, 1.0995 and 0.9569,...

The Japanese yen extended its early rally against its key counterparts in early New York deals on Thursday. The yen advanced to 3-day highs of 110.84 against the franc and 122.10 against the euro, off its early lows of 111.93 and 123.13, respectively. The yen edged up to 154.87 against the pound...

At 8:30 am ET, Canada building permits for March has been released. Following the data, the loonie changed little against the other major currencies. The loonie was trading at 83.57 against the yen, 1.4650 against the euro, 0.9608 against the aussie and 1.2816 against the greenback around 8:35 am ET.

Following the release of weekly jobless claims report for the week ended April 30th at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the greenback traded mixed against the other major currencies. While the greenback changed little against the euro, it slipped against the rest of major currencies. The greenback was worth 107.06...

Statistics Canada releases Canada building permits for March at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Economists expected the value of building permits to have fallen to 4.6 percent, compared to an increase of 15.5 percent last month. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against the other major currencies. While...

The Labor Department is scheduled to release its jobless claims report for the week ended April 30th at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Economists expect claims to have risen to 262,000 from 257,000 in the previous week. Ahead of the data, the greenback showed mixed trading against the other major currencies....

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