EUR

We see no direction in the EUR today, EUR/USD trades in a 15 pip range since this morning.CPI data from Germany came in a bit higher than analysts had expected but the impact on the EUR was limited.

USD

It is very quiet in the Greenback as well so far on the last day of the trading week. The revised University of Michigan consumer confidence index might trigger some volatility though.

GBP

The current account deficit in the UK was published larger than expected this morning, Sterling held up pretty well though.

CHF

The KOF economic barometer from Switzerland came in slightly above expectations this morning. The Swissi is higher and trades at the high of the day against the EUR at the moment.

JPY

USD/JPY trades in a 10 pip range during the European session. Simply nothing going on there so far today.

CAD

Canadian price data came in well below expectations, USD/CAD gained 5 pips after the data but trades now back at pre-data levels in a lethargic market.

AUD

The commodity currency bloc consolidates yesterdays profits against the Greenback.

NZD

After trading close to a record high the kiwi dollar comes down again and is testing the 0.8750:60 support level.

XAU

Gold is a tad higher today but still trades well below this weeks high of 1325 USD.