Investing.com - The dollar was still broadly lower against other major currencies on Wednesday, despite the release of mostly positive U.S. data, as investors remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision due later in the day.
EUR/USD was up 0.27% at 1.0633.
Core consumer prices, which exclude food and energy costs, gained 0.2% last month, in line with expectations.
In addition, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said its Empire State manufacturing index slipped to 16.40 in February from 18.70 the previous month. Analysts had expected the index to decline to 15.00.
Investors were also focusing on Wednesday's Dutch election, which is considered as a bellwether for the spread of populism in Europe.
Opinion polls have suggested that Dutch nationalist Geert Wilders' right-wing Freedom Party, which wants to take the Netherlands out of the European Union and stop Muslim immigration, has lost its lead to more mainstream opponents.
Elsewhere, GBP/USD gained 0.50% to 1.2214.
The U.K. Office for National Statistics reported on Wednesday that unemployment rate dropped to a fresh 11-year low of 4.7% in the three months to January, compared to expectations for an unchanged reading of 4.8%.
USD/JPY held steady at 114.73, while USD/CHF slipped 0.28% to 1.0074.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars were stronger, with AUD/USD up 0.44% at 0.7593 and with NZD/USD gaining 0.49% to 0.6953.
Meanwhile, USD/CAD fell 0.23% to trade at 1.3448.
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback's strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was down 0.26% at 101.36.
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