The euro fell half a percent to $1.3901 by 7:57 am in New York after touching a four-month high yesterday. The sell-off was triggered by Moody’s downgrading of Greece which brought the euro debt crisis back into focus.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“There is a risk that events in the euro zone will tilt the balanceÃ¢â‚¬Â for the currency, said Neil Mellor, a London-based strategist at Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I wouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t want to be particularly long the euro at the moment.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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