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The euro slid from a three- week high on signs European officials and Greek bondholders remained divided on a debt-swap deal to stem the region’s fiscal crisis.
The 17-nation currency weakened versus most major counterparts after Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker said talks aimed at relieving Greece’s debt burden were “off track.”
Demand for the dollar was limited before the Federal Reserve begins a two-day policy meeting, after which it will provide forecasts for its benchmark interest rate for the first time.
Australia’s dollar declined from the highest level in 12 weeks on speculation a report tomorrow will show gains in consumer prices are slowing, providing scope for the nation’s central bank to cut interest rates. Australia’s consumer prices climbed 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter from the previous three-month period, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg News before the Bureau of Statistics report tomorrow. That compares with a 0.6 percent gain in the third quarter.
An index of Australian leading economic indicators fell 0.3 percent to 128 in November, the New York-based Conference Board said in an e-mailed statement today. That follows a revised increase of 0.5 percent the previous month.
EUR/USD: during the Asian session the pair receded from yesterday's high.
GBP/USD: during the Asian session the pair receded from yesterday's high.
USD/JPY: during the Asian session the pair was in range Y76.95-Y77.05.
In Europe, this morning, the flash manufacturing/services PMIs are due, including France at 0658GMT, Germany at 0728GMT and the main
EMU data at 0758GMT. UK data sees the 0930GMT release of Public Sector Finances data. EMU Industrial Orders data is also due at 1000GMT. US data starts at 1245GMT with the weekly ICSC shopping mall sales data, followed by the weekly Redbook at 1355GMT. US data then continues with the Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index and also BLS State Unemployment data at 1500GMT. Also at 1500GMT, the IMF presents updates to the World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report. Overnight, from 0200GMT on Wednesday, President Obama delivers the annual State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress, followed by a Republican rebuttal delivered by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.
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