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The Swiss franc extended its early lows against the other major currencies in the early European session on Tuesday. The Swiss franc fell to more than 1-1/2-month lows of 0.9612 against the U.S. dollar and 1.4774 against the pound, from early highs of 0.9553 and 1.4690, respectively. Against...

The Japanese yen gained ground against its major rivals in late Asian deals on Tuesday, in reaction to comments by an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister that the dollar-yen pair's present levels are "upper limit of comfort zone." In an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Etsuro Honda,...

The Swedish krona strengthened against the U.S. dollar ahead of European deals on Tuesday. Against the greenback, the krona rose to a 4-day high of 8.3142 from an early low of 8.3412. At yesterday's close, the krona was trading at 8.3304 against the greenback. If the krona extends its uptrend,...

Following the release of German retail sales data for January at 2.00 am ET Tuesday, the euro edged up against the greenback, yen and the pound but changed little against the Swiss franc. The euro was trading at 1.1205 against the greenback, 1.0717 against the franc, 0.7283 against the pound and 134.10...

Destatis is slated to release retail sales data for January at 2.00 am ET Tuesday. Economists forecast German retail sales to rise 0.4 percent month-on-month in January, following a 0.6 percent rise in December. The euro traded mixed against its major rivals before the data. While the euro advanced...

At 1:45 am ET Tuesday, Switzerland's Federal Statistical Office published quarterly national accounts for the fourth quarter. After the data, the Swiss franc changed little against its major rivals. As of 1:46 am ET, the Swiss franc was trading at 1.0722 against the Euro, 1.4734 against the Pound,...

At 1:45 am ET Tuesday, Switzerland's Federal Statistical Office is scheduled to publish quarterly national accounts for the fourth quarter. The economy is expected to expand 0.3 percent sequentially after rising 0.6 percent in the prior quarter. Ahead of the data, the Swiss franc fell against its...

The Swiss franc weakened against the other major currencies in the late Asian session on Tuesday. The Swiss franc fell to a 5-day low of 124.84 against the yen, from an early high of 125.53. Against the U.S. dollar, the euro and the pound, the Swiss franc edged down to 0.9575, 1.0723 and 1.4736...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar declined against the pound and the Canadian dollar in late Asian deals on Tuesday. The greenback edged down to 1.2505 against the loonie and 1.5393 against the pound, from early highs of 1.2542 and 1.5354, respectively. The next possible downside target for...

The Japanese yen rose further against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Tuesday. Against the greenback, the yen rose to a 4-day high of 119.58 from an early near 3-week low of 120.25. At yesterday's close, the yen was trading at 120.11 at against the greenback. If the yen extends its uptrend,...

The New Zealand dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The NZ dollar rose to 1.4831 against the euro, from yesterday's closing value of 1.4886. Moving away from an early 6-day low of 0.7497 against the U.S. dollar and a 4-day low of 89.97 against the...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, following the announcement of the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave its cash rate unchanged at its March meeting. The monetary policy board maintained the cash rate at 2.25 percent after lowering...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The yen rose to 4-day highs of 183.89 against the pound and 125.05 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 184.54 and 125.26, respectively. Moving away from an early near 3-week...

The Reserve Bank of Australia maintained interest rates unchanged at 2.25 percent. After the announcement, the Australian dollar rose against its major rivals. As of 10:31 pm ET, the Australian dollar was trading at 1.4305 against the Euro, 0.7828 against the U.S dollar, 93.57 against the yen...

eurusd-030215.jpg The dollar is gaining ground against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen at the start of the new trading week, but is little changed in comparison to the Euro. U.S. economic data proved largely disappointing this morning. Consumer spending and personal income were slightly lower than anticipated...

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