The strongest and weakest currencies as NA traders enter for the day

The GBP is the strongest, while the EUR is the weakest.
As North American traders enter for the day, the GBP strongest currency of major currency pairs, while the EUR is the weakest.  The GBP has benefited from better-than-expected retail sales (+2.3% vs 1.0% estimate).  That news  help to send  the EURGBP tumbling lower and weaken the EUR in the process.