AiG Performance of Manufacturing Index for March is due out at 6:30 pm ET Tuesday. The Australian dollar eased from recent gains against major currencies ahead of the report. As of now, the Aussie is trading near 0.8734 against the Canadian dollar, 68.44 versus the Japanese yen, 1.9160 against the euro and 0.6919 versus the US dollar from earlier highs of 0.8800, 69.16, 1.9044 and 0.6973, respectively.

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