The euro erased a gain versus the dollar and pared an advance against the yen.
The 17-nation shared currency traded little changed at $1.2590 as of 12:10 p.m. London time, after earlier rising as much as 0.3 percent.
It traded 0.1 percent stronger at 98.69 yen, after climbing as much as 0.5 percent to 99.02.
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