FXstreet.com (Jakarta) - The euro appreciated vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the single currency tested offers around the US$ 1.4875 level and was capped around the $1.4760 level. The common currency continues to inch towards the psychologically-important $1.50 figure and the U.S. dollar it now at its weakest level since before the Lehman bankruptcy.

Data released in the eurozone today saw French September consumer prices decline 0.2% after climbing 0.5% last month, and were off 0.4% y/y, said GCI Financial Team.