The 13-nation currency bought US$1.4768 in morning trading, up slightly from US$1.4753 late the day before in New York. The British pound rose to US$2.0686 from US$2.0613 on Thursday, while the dollar rose to purchase 110.57 Japanese yen from 109.84 yen in New York.
The euro's rise came after the EU statistical agency Eurostat reported that annual inflation in the nations sharing the currency surged to 3 percent in November, up from 2.6 percent in October.
The report will likely put added pressure on the European Central Bank to consider an interest rate rise when it meets next week to curb the hike in costs.
Higher interest rates can bolster a currency by increasing returns on certain kinds of investments.
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