U.S. durable goods rose by more than double forecast in February, giving slight support to the U.S. dollar.
Durable goods orders soared 3.1 percent last month, following a revised of -3.6 percent. Analysts had predicted a 1.6 percent increase.
The core reading showed a 1.2 percent advance after a 0.2 percent plunge in January, compared to median estimates of 0.5 percent increase.
As of 12:37 GMT, the dollar traded lower at 89.17, ahead of U.S. new
home sales due after 90 minutes.