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Euro steady after Paris shooting ahead of French elections

ForexApr 21, 2017 03:49AM ET
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Investing.com - The euro was steady Friday against the dollar ahead of French elections.
Theeuro came off three-week highs after a policeman was shot dead and two injured in central Paris.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
Polls showed a four-horse race in the first-round of French presidential elections on Sunday.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron would beat anti-euro candidate Marine Le Pen if they make it to the second round.
The euro was up 0.09% at $1.0727 at 03:15 ET, off an intraday high of $1.0732.
The dollar index was off 0.08% at 99.63 amid U.S. tax reform bets.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the Trump administration to present tax reform plan very soon.
The dollar was steady at 109 yen as BoJ chief Kuroda told Bloomberg accommodative policy to remain in place.
The pound was firm above $1.28 as the U.K. geared up for a general election on June 8.

Euro steady after Paris shooting ahead of French elections
 

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