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  • Dollar Little Changed As Trading Week Draws To A Close The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Friday afternoon, but is little changed overall. Investors have been reluctant to make any major moves going into the weekend, as tensions between the United States and North Korea have worsened again. The leaders of both nations have traded verbal jabs and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said his country may consider testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The dollar slid to an early low of $1.2004 against the Euro Friday, but has since rebounded to around $1.1950. The eurozone private sector ended the third quarter on a strong note in September, with growth in activity picking up to its highest since May, flash data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The headline composite output index rose unexpectedly to 56.7 in September from 55.7 in August. The expected score was 55.6. Germany's private sector grew at the fastest pace in almost ..

    Dollar Little Changed As Trading Week Draws To A Close

    Dollar Little Changed As Trading Week Draws To A Close The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Friday afternoon, but is little changed overall. Investors have been reluctant to make any major moves going into the weekend, as tensions between the United States and North Korea have worsened again. The leaders of both nations have traded verbal jabs and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said his country may consider testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The dollar slid to an early low of $1.2004 against the Euro Friday, but has since rebounded to around $1.1950. The eurozone private sector ended the third quarter on a strong note in September, with growth in activity picking up to its highest since May, flash data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The headline composite output index rose unexpectedly to 56.7 in September from 55.7 in August. The expected score was 55.6. Germany's private sector grew at the fastest pace in almost ..
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  • *Pound Drops To 1.3527 Versus Dollar Amid U.K. PM's Speech Pound Drops To 1.3527 Versus Dollar Amid U.K. PM's Speech

    *Pound Drops To 1.3527 Versus Dollar Amid U.K. PM's Speech

    *Pound Drops To 1.3527 Versus Dollar Amid U.K. PM's Speech Pound Drops To 1.3527 Versus Dollar Amid U.K. PM's Speech
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  • Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data The Canadian dollar retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's consumer price inflation rose in line with forecasts in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in August. The reading was unchanged from last month and matched economists' expectations. Core inflation slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted terms. Separate data showed that retail sales rose more than expected in July, led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores. On month, retail sales increased 0.4 percent to C$49.1?billion in July. This follows a 0.1 percent uptick in June and exceeded expectations for a 0.2 percent gain. Core retail sales grew 0.2 percent on a monthly basis, compared to a 0.4 percent growth last month. Economists had foreca..

    Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data

    Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data The Canadian dollar retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's consumer price inflation rose in line with forecasts in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in August. The reading was unchanged from last month and matched economists' expectations. Core inflation slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted terms. Separate data showed that retail sales rose more than expected in July, led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores. On month, retail sales increased 0.4 percent to C$49.1?billion in July. This follows a 0.1 percent uptick in June and exceeded expectations for a 0.2 percent gain. Core retail sales grew 0.2 percent on a monthly basis, compared to a 0.4 percent growth last month. Economists had foreca..
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  • Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data The Canadian dollar retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's consumer price inflation rose in line with forecasts in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in August. The reading was unchanged from last month and matched economists' expectations. Core inflation slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted terms. Separate data showed that retail sales rose more than expected in July, led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores. On month, retail sales increased 0.4 percent to C$49.1?billion in July. This follows a 0.1 percent uptick in June and exceeded expectations for a 0.2 percent gain. Core retail sales grew 0.2 percent on a monthly basis, compared to a 0.4 percent growth last month. Economists had foreca..

    Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data

    Canadian Dollar Eases After Inflation Data The Canadian dollar retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's consumer price inflation rose in line with forecasts in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in August. The reading was unchanged from last month and matched economists' expectations. Core inflation slowed to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted terms. Separate data showed that retail sales rose more than expected in July, led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores. On month, retail sales increased 0.4 percent to C$49.1?billion in July. This follows a 0.1 percent uptick in June and exceeded expectations for a 0.2 percent gain. Core retail sales grew 0.2 percent on a monthly basis, compared to a 0.4 percent growth last month. Economists had foreca..
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  • *Euro Rises To 2-day High Of 1.1989 Against U.S. Dollar Euro Rises To 2-day High Of 1.1989 Against U.S. Dollar

    *Euro Rises To 2-day High Of 1.1989 Against U.S. Dollar

    *Euro Rises To 2-day High Of 1.1989 Against U.S. Dollar Euro Rises To 2-day High Of 1.1989 Against U.S. Dollar
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  • Australian Dollar Slides Against Majors The Australian dollar weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to more than 3-week lows of 1.5109 against the euro and 0.7908 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.5047 and 0.7931, respectively. Against the yen and the Canadian dollar, the aussie dropped to a 1-week low of 88.47 and a 4-day low of 0.9750 from yesterday's closing quotes of 89.21 and 0.9776, respectively. If the aussie extends its downtrend, it is likely to find support around 1.52 against the euro, 0.78 against the greenback, 87.00 against the yen and 0.96 against the loonie.

    Australian Dollar Slides Against Majors

    Australian Dollar Slides Against Majors The Australian dollar weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to more than 3-week lows of 1.5109 against the euro and 0.7908 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.5047 and 0.7931, respectively. Against the yen and the Canadian dollar, the aussie dropped to a 1-week low of 88.47 and a 4-day low of 0.9750 from yesterday's closing quotes of 89.21 and 0.9776, respectively. If the aussie extends its downtrend, it is likely to find support around 1.52 against the euro, 0.78 against the greenback, 87.00 against the yen and 0.96 against the loonie.
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  • *NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Australian Dollar NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Australian Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Australian Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Australian Dollar NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Australian Dollar
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  • *Amended: NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Euro Amended: NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Euro

    *Amended: NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Euro

    *Amended: NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Euro Amended: NZ Dollar Drops To 2-day Low Of 1.6419 Against Euro
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  • *NZ Dollar Edges Down To 1.0883 Against Australian Dollar NZ Dollar Edges Down To 1.0883 Against Australian Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Edges Down To 1.0883 Against Australian Dollar

    *NZ Dollar Edges Down To 1.0883 Against Australian Dollar NZ Dollar Edges Down To 1.0883 Against Australian Dollar
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  • *U.S. Dollar Slides To 2-day Low Of 1.2311 Against Canadian Dollar U.S. Dollar Slides To 2-day Low Of 1.2311 Against Canadian Dollar

    *U.S. Dollar Slides To 2-day Low Of 1.2311 Against Canadian Dollar

    *U.S. Dollar Slides To 2-day Low Of 1.2311 Against Canadian Dollar U.S. Dollar Slides To 2-day Low Of 1.2311 Against Canadian Dollar
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