Euro kept rising on Thursday for the second day in a row to a one-week high on short-covering after hitting a five-week low yesterday, as the dollar fell and following the release of the European Central Bank's meeting minutes today.
EUR/USD last traded at 1.0666, up from the opening of 1.0602, with an intraday high at 1.0670, and a low at 1.0601.
The dollar fell today away from a five-week high hit yesterday, underpinning the common currency and triggering short-covering after recent tumbles.
The ECB's meeting minutes focused on inflation rates in the Eurozone, forecasting a rise in the medium term as oil prices rise, with the bank expecting a rate of 1.4% in 2017, and 1.5% in 2018.
Bullish outlook for inflation in the Eurozone buoyed the common currency to a one-week high even after odds rose for a Fed rate hike in the March meeting following Fed Chair Yellen's Congress testimony.