The euro is ticking up


The euro is still slightly stronger following earlier inflation data.

The currency is up 0.2% at 1.0993 against the dollar as of 12:34 p.m. ET.

Earlier, data showed that eurozone CPI rose by 0.4% year-over-year in September, in line with expectations.

As for the rest of the world, here’s the scoreboard as of 12:35 p.m. ET:

    The Chinese yuan is at a 6-year low against the US dollar. The People’s Bank of China set the yuan’s mid-point at 6.7379, weaker than previous fix of 6.7157 and the last traded price of 6.7271 on Friday. The British pound is virtually unchanged at 1.2187 against the dollar. “Given that the market focus remains firmly on the Brexit it is a surprise that the pound hasn’t seen a more dramatic drop (yet) this morning,” Connor Campbell, financial analyst at SpreadEx, said in an email. The US dollar index is little changed at 97.94 after the Empire State manufacturing index unexpectedly collapsed to -6.8 in October, and industrial production missed expectations.The Russian ruble is down by 0.2% at 63.0675 per dollar, while Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, is down by 1.2% at $51.33 a barrel. The Japanese yen is up by 0.2% at 103.96 per dollar.