A 3% pullback this week in an exchange traded fund tracking the euro’s movement relative to the dollar has dragged the fund near its 50-day moving average. Traders will be watching Monday to see if the level holds.
Dovish comments from European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet this week knocked the euro. [Euro ETF Falls on Trichet Remarks.]
On Friday, rumors that Greece was existing the euro zone also hurt the currency heading into the weekend.
CurrencyShares Euro Trust (NYSEArca: FXE) lost more than 1% on Friday.
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