Anytime you redefine the boundaries, you are refining them for everyone else that follows you.
The single currency revived from $1.1778 to $1.1824 despite German ZEW Economic Sentiment for November showed evidence of a renewed slowdown in the German economy. The European Central Bank President Lagarde's speech, due at 13:00 GMT, may provide a clear directional bias to the common currency.
The British pound vaulted to $1.3273, due to growing optimism that Britain and the European Union will agree a long-sought-after trade deal.
The safe-harbour yen seesawed at 105.23 against the greenback as financial markets reaction has become more tempered because there are several logistical hurdles to making the drug available like shipping at extremely cold temperatures.
The Aussie soared to $0.7306 although Westpac Consumer Sentiment for November fell to 2.5%, 11.9% prior.
South Africa's rand plummeted to 15.57 per dollar, after local police issued a warrant for the arrest on corruption charges of Ace Magashule, a top official of the governing African National Congress party.
The Mauritian rupee stayed put at 40.35(selling) on the local market.
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