20 Jan '11, 11pm

Euro-dollar stable on forex markets

NEW YORK: The euro stabilised against the US dollar on Thursday after a steady march upwards, with the dollar benefiting from worries about a Chinese slowdown and mildly positive economic news at home. At 2200 GMT, the euro rose slightly to $1.3472 compared to $1.3470 the day before. On Wednesday the European currency had traded above $1.35, a high since the end of November, before receding. The dollar pushed upward against the Japanese yen, buying 82.98 yen compared to 82.00 a day earlier. Traders had their eyes on possible moves to cool the Chinese economy amid inflation fears, as well as the first 2011 meeting of the Federal Reserve's Open Markets Committee, which sets benchmark US interest rates, next week. "The market is concerned about future (Chinese) rate hikes," said Jessica Hoversen of MF Global. "They are watching the growth figures that suggest growth continues...

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