The euro gained on other majors on Monday amid light trading, with the European markets remaining closed for the Easter holiday. Investors continued to show some confidence in the higher yielding currency amid signs the economy could be on the road to recovery.
The euro climbed to a six-day high against the dollar, rising to 1.3379 in the late morning. The single currency hit a three-week low of 1.3126 last week against the greenback.
The European currency edged up to a four-day high against the sterling of 0.9020. The rally took the euro slightly off a monthly low of 0.8952 from last week.
The euro climbed to a six-day high of 133.94 against the yen. With the gain, the European currency moved to the higher end of a trading range that has lasted about a week.
Japan's corporate goods price index or the producer price index continued to fall in March, with the latest decline being the steepest in almost seven years, official data showed Monday.
The Bank of Japan said in a report that the corporate goods prices slipped 2.2% year-on-year in March, compared to a revised 1.6% decline in February.
There was no major economic news out of the Eurozone, UK or the U.S. on Monday.
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