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Trading on the euro on Monday closed slightly up (+4 points). During trading in Europe, buyers were unable to renew the Asian maximum of 1.0633. Following the EUR/GBP cross's fall, and yesterday's national holiday in the US, the EUR/USD rate spent the day within a 30-point range, from 1.0603 to 1.0633.
On Friday, trading on the dollar closed down. The euro fell against the dollar as traders closed their long positions in anticipation of the long weekend. Euro-bulls didn't even react to the fall in US bond yields. By the end of the day, 10-year bonds had fallen by 1.22%, to 2.420%. By the end of the session, the euro had fallen to 1.0604.
Trading on the euro on Thursday closed in the green. The EUR/USD rate corrected to 1.0679 on the back on a fall in US bond yields. The US statistics released were kind to the dollar, but not enough to reverse the correction. After an unsuccessful attempt to rise above 2.4868% on the back of this news, US 10-year bond yields fell to 2.4386% (-1.94%).