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The U.S. dollar continued to trade in negative territory on Wednesday, as first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in last week, while core durable goods orders fell unexpectedly and personal income and spending rose less-than-expected in October. The report released...

The U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended November 22, personal income and spending data and durable goods orders for October were released at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. The greenback slipped against its major rivals after these data. The greenback was trading at 1.2485 against the euro, 0.9634...

The U.S. weekly jobless claims for the week ended November 22, personal income and spending data and durable goods orders for October are due at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of these reports, the greenback traded mixed against its major rivals. While the greenback held steady against the yen, it declined...

The euro retreated from its early highs against its most major counterparts in European deals on Wednesday, after the European Central Bank vice president Vitor Manuel Constancio hinted at the purchase of sovereign bonds by next quarter, if current stimulus programs seem inadequate to rejuvenate the...

The pound trimmed its early losses against its major rivals in early European deals on Wednesday, after data showed that U.K. economy grew as estimated in the third quarter. The second estimates from the Office for National Statistics showed that gross domestic product grew 0.7 percent sequentially...

The Australian dollar extended fall against the other major currencies in the European session on Wednesday, in response to comments by the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of Australia Philip Lowe that the currency will decline in line with commodity prices. Speaking at a business conference in Sydney...

At 4.30 am ET Wednesday, U.K.'s second estimate of third quarter GDP data was released. Following the data, the pound fell against its major rivals. The pound was trading at 1.5695 against the greenback, 184.98 against the yen, 0.7946 against the euro and 1.5126 against the franc around 4:33 am ET.

At 4.30 am ET Wednesday, the Office for National Statistics is set to release second estimate for the U.K. GDP data. The economy grew 0.7 percent sequentially, according to initial estimate. The ONS is expected to confirm the flash estimate. The pound showed mixed trading against its major rivals...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the European session on Wednesday amid risk appetite, as stronger-than-expected U.S. GDP data spurred optimism the U.S. economy is on a solid footing despite an uncertain global economy. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index is currently up 0.34...

The Australian dollar dropped against its major counterparts in early European deals on Wednesday. The aussie declined to 0.8504 vs U.S. dollar, lowest since July 2010, while reaching a 2-week low of 100.13 versus the yen. Against the euro, the aussie hit near a 6-week low of 1.4680. The aussie...

The New Zealand dollar drifted higher against its major rivals ahead of European deals on Wednesday, extending previous session's gains, as positive GDP data released from the U.S. overnight offset concerns over global economic outlook. The Commerce Department released a report showing that gross...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies ahead of European session on Wednesday. The yen rose to a 2-day high of 117.60 against the U.S. dollar, from an early low of 117.97. Against the euro, pound and the Swiss franc, the yen edged up to 146.65, 184.79 and 121.95 from...

The Swiss UBS consumption indicator for October was released at 2.00 am Wednesday. Following the data, the franc changed little against its major rivals. The franc was trading at 0.9639 against the greenback, 122.17 against the yen, 1.2025 against the euro and 1.5143 against the pound around 2:03 am ET.

Destatis released the German import price index for October at 2:00 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the Euro changed little against its major rivals. As of 2:01 am ET, the Euro was trading at 0.7939 against the Pound, 1.2475 against the U.S. dollar, 1.2025 against the Swiss franc and 146.92 against the Yen.

The Swiss UBS consumption indicator for October is due at 2.00 am Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the franc traded mixed against its major rivals. While the franc came off from an early high against the pound, it held steady against the rest of major currencies. The franc was worth 0.9641 against the...