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Euro hits six-week maximum on surge outlook optimism
On Friday, the common currency reached a six-week maximum versus the evergreen buck, with traders optimistic about the strength of the euro zone's revival after firm economic data this week.
Since Monday the euro has gained approximately 0.7%, putting it on course for a third straight week of revenues versus the US currency.
The common currency had started the trading week on the back foot, affected by political uncertainty in Germany as coalition negotiations didn’t appear to be successful. Nevertheless, the euro recovered rapidly because traders focused on a robust surge outlook for the EU, while the greenback dipped broadly.
Issued on Thursday, the minutes from the ECB’s recent policy gathering showed that policymakers had generally agreed on extending the quantitative easing at a lower level, although a decision to keep the asset purchases open-ended generated fiercer debate.
In London trade the common currency hit $1.1865, which is its strongest outcome since October 13.
A lot of political uncertainties are driving the British pound down.
The United States anticipates the release of headline and core durable goods orders on May 24, at 15:30 MT time.
On Monday, gold declined notwithstanding a lower American currency because data underpinned hopes for a Fed interest rate lift…
On Friday, European stock indices fluctuated at the beginning of the trading session…
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold a meeting at 00:00 MT time on August 9.