We've got one shot at this life, and not to be productive with what we've been given, to me, is a travesty.
The single currency climbed to $1.2143, ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting ending Wednesday where policymakers are expected to increase purchases of longer-dated Treasuries to contain a rise in yields.
The cable rocketed to $1.3375 on hopes that Britain and the European Union will secure a free trade agreement after their decision to extend negotiations, before retreating to $1.3327.
The Japanese Yen surged to 104 against the greenback as sentiment amongst the Japanese manufacturing and services firms improved for the second straight month this year according to the latest survey conducted by the Bank of Japan on Monday.
The Australian dollar seesawed at $0.7550 on Monday, as higher commodity prices and positive sentiment in their home markets were offset by uncertainty about U.S. fiscal and monetary stimulus. Australian central bank minutes on Tuesday could prompt investors to scale back bets for additional monetary easing.
The South African rand edged higher to 15.07 against the dollar, despite a new wave of coronavirus infections locally and abroad brought underlining economic risks back into play.
The dollar-rupee unchanged at 40(selling) on the local market.