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The Canadian dollar extended its early advance against the yen and the U.S. dollar in European deals on Wednesday, as nation's retail sales rose more-than-expected in May. Data from Statistics Canada showed that Canada's retail sales, on a seasonally adjusted basis, edged up by 0.7 percent on month...

Canada retail sales data for May was released at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the loonie rose against the other major currencies. The loonie was trading at 1.0713 against the greenback, 1.4430 against the euro, 1.0127 against the aussie and 94.63 against the yen around 8:33 am ET.

At 8:30 am ET Wednesday, Canada retail sales data for May is due. Ahead of the data, the loonie showed mixed performance against the other major currencies. While the loonie declined against the aussie, it advanced against the rest of major currencies. The loonie was worth 1.0718 against the greenback,...

The Indian rupee traded higher against the U.S. dollar in later deals on Wednesday, amid a gain in regional stocks. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended the session up 121.53 points or 0.47 percent at 26,147.33, while the broader CNX Nifty index closed up 27.90 points or 0.36 percent at 7,795.75. The...

The pound retreated from early highs against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday following the release of the Bank of England's minutes of its latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting showing that Bank of England policymakers were unanimous to keep interest rates unchanged. The...

The Canadian dollar climbed against most major currencies in European deals on Wednesday, as European stocks rose following corporate earnings results, though ongoing geo-political tensions in Ukraine and Gaza continued. Better-than-expected second quarter profit results from Daimler and Akzo Nobel...

After the release of the Bank of England's minutes of its July Monetary Policy Committee meeting and U.K. mortgage approvals data at 4:30 am ET Wednesday, the pound eased from early highs against the other major currencies. The pound was trading at 1.7074 against the greenback, 173.11 against the...

At 4:30 am ET Wednesday, the Bank of England's minutes of its July Monetary Policy Committee meeting and U.K. mortgage approvals data are due. Before these releases, the pound strengthened against the other major currencies. The pound was worth 1.7092 against the greenback, 173.30 against the yen,...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The Canadian rose to a 6-1-/2-month high of 1.4421 against the euro, from an early low of 1.4466. At yesterday's close, the loonie was trading at 1.4458 against the euro. Moving away from...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Wednesday. The yen rose to 5-1/2- month highs of 136.41 against the euro and 112.26 against the Swiss franc, from early lows of 136.74 and 112.51, respectively. At yesterday's close, the yen was trading...

The U.S. dollar firmed against the Swiss franc and the euro in early European deals on Wednesday. The greenback climbed to 1.3454 against the euro, its highest since November 2013, and a 1-1/2-month high of 0.9029 against the franc. The greenback may find resistance around 1.34 against the euro and...

Reversing from early lows, the New Zealand dollar advanced against most major currencies in early European deals on Wednesday. The kiwi strengthened to a 1-week high of 1.5492 against the euro, from an early low of 1.5553. The kiwi recovered from its prior lows of 0.8658 against the greenback and...

The pound strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday as the traders await the Bank of England's minutes of its July Monetary Policy Committee meeting. The minutes of the BoE's recent monetary policy committee meeting, due at 4:30 am ET, is likely to provide the details...

The euro fell against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday, as traders await Eurozone's consumer sentiment index for July, due later in the day. Economists expect the reading to remain in negative territory, with a score unchanged from May's 7.5. The euro was also weighed...

The Malaysian ringgit strengthened against the U.S. dollar in the Asian session on Wednesday. Against the greenback, the ringgit rose to nearly a 2-week high of 3.1687. At yesterday's close, the ringgit was trading at 3.1765 against the greenback. If the ringgit extends its uptrend, it is likely...