EU's von der Leyen: Europe’s vaccination campaign is a success


European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen praises EU’s covid vaccination campaign, in her latest statement reported by Reuters on Thursday.

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We're vaccinating 30 Europeans every second.

About 200 million vaccine doses have been distributed to the EU.

No rush to add money to France’s recovery fund.

Ready to discuss US proposal for a COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver.

EUR/USD recovers

von der Leyen’s comments seem to offer a much-needed boost to the euro, which drives EUR/USD higher towards 1.2030. Broad-based US dollar weakness also adds to the bounce in the major.

The spot was last seen trading at 1.2024, adding 0.18% on the day, having reversed from daily lows of 1.1993.

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