The green currency rose against majors in the first trading day in 2011, especially after the improvement in manufacturing data.

ISM manufacturing rose to 57.0 in December from 56.6 in November to match forecasts.

The dollar index, which tracks the dollar movements versus a basket of major currencies, pared some of the losses incurred over the last three sessions in 2010 as it rebounded to a high of 79.52 compared with the day's opening at 79.13, yet volume remains low due bank holidays and amid the new-year celebrations.

In the manufacturing day, PMI final reading in the euro area rose to 57.1 in December from 55.3 recorded in November. In Switzerland, manufacturing augmented 1.1%, whilst China's index slowed in December to 53.9 from 55.2.

Concerning the euro-dollar pair, it is currently showing a slight decline on the daily charts where the pair fell from resistance 1.3365 to 1.3320.

So far, the pair has recorded a high of 1.3364 and a low of 1.3248, while the trading range for today is among the key support at 1.3000 and the key resistance at 1.3460.

Moving to the royal pair, it slipped sharply on the daily basis to pare most of the prior session's gain.

Meanwhile, the pair is traded at 1.5441 after recording a high of 1.5584 and a low of 1.5435, whereas the trading range for today is among the key support at 1.52315 and the key resistance at 1.5660.

With regard to the dollar-yen pair, it rebounded today to stop its downside direction that started after the breakout of crucial level of 83.70.

The pair is currently trading at 81.65 while it recorded a high of 81.73 and a low of 80.91.

The trading range for today is among the key support at 80.35 and the key resistance at 83.70.