The base currency – EUR. The counter currency – USD. The EUR/USD pair is included in the list of Major currencies and often referred to as one of the most popular currency pairs throughout the globe. The popularity of the pairing is explained by the fact that the EUR/USD pair connects two big economies: the US and Europe. The pair is largely affected by the Federal Reserve of the United States and the European Central Bank. The EUR/USD rate can be also influenced by other currency pairs including GPB/USD and AUD/USD. To catch up on the latest euro dollar rate, follow Capital.com.