Eur/usd - 1.2318 ... The single currency maintained a firm under tone after rising fm 1.2226 to 1.2326 ahead of the opening in European stock markets. Britain's FTSE 100

Germany's DAX and France's CAC-40 were seen opening up by more than 1%, following a sharp rally on Wall Street. Bids are located at 1.2280/85, 1.2240/50 n further out at 1.2230. On the upside, some profit-taking offers are tipped at 1.2340/50.