LONDON Aug 31 The euro rose to a session high
against the dollar on Friday in nervous trade before a speech by
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, with traders citing
buying by Middle East and east European names which triggered
stop loss buy orders.
The euro rose to $1.25580 on EBS trading platform,
with traders saying it broke above stop loss orders at $1.2540.
More gains could see it target the 100-day moving average at
Some traders said figures showing euro zone inflation jumped
more than expected in August helped encourage euro buying.
Sterling also rose to a session high of $1.5827.