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Euro Rises to 2-Month High on ECB Inflation Outlook; Yen Falls

The euro rallied to a two-month high against the dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said inflation is expected to rise gradually, damping bets policy makers will introduce further monetary stimulus.

pound rises to 3-week high versus euro as jobless claims fall

the pound strengthened to a three-week high against the euro after a government report showed u.k. jobless claims fell more last month than economists forecast.

euro declines to 2-week low on spain growth concern

the euro fell to a two-week low against the dollar after spain’s bonds dropped and the central bank said gross domestic product declined this quarter, stoking concern the region’s debt crisis is worsening.

euro up on italian auction relief, but seen vulnerable

the euro rose on wednesday on relief that italy was able to sell bonds despite mounting political instability, though gains could be temporary with many investors looking to sell at higher levels.

euro rises most in a week on spain bailout speculation

the euro advanced the most in a week versus the dollar after a media report said euro-region policy makers will unveil a financial bailout program for spain as early as next week.

euro edges up, ecb view on currency's strength awaited

(reuters) - the euro rose on thursday on interest from asian sovereign investors and macro funds, but many refrained from aggressive buying as they anticipated european central bank comments on its strength.

the euro was little changed after ecb kept interest rates on hold, as expected, with investors on awaiting comments from president mario draghi at a 1330 gmt news conference about how the currency's gains might affect the fragile euro zone economy.

euro advances amid central bank stimulus speculation

the euro climbed to the strongest level against the dollar in almost seven weeks as speculation the u.s. and china will ease monetary policy spurred demand for currencies that perform better as the global economy expands.

euro advances for second day on europe speculation; rand slides

the euro gained for a second day versus the dollar and the yen amid speculation spain is moving closer to requesting a sovereign bailout and unlocking a european central bank program to curb the region’s debt crisis.

four of the best currencies to invest in for 2012

the best currencies for 2012

as was the case in the early part of 2012, the answer is to continue to look beyond the mainstream to find the best currencies to invest in.

in money morning's "outlook" series forecast for currencies, released in december, global investing strategist martin hutchinson predicted the three "must-own" currencies for 2012 would be the canadian dollar (cad), the chilean peso (clp) and the south korean won (krw).


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