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UK: Services PMI rises against expectations in August

FXStreet (Łódź) - UK Services PMI grew to 60.5 points in August, from 59.1 points in July, according to data released today by Markit. Analysts expected a drop to 58.5.

GBP/USD got helped by UK PMI, above 1.6480

GBP/USD was more reserved than EUR/USD adding just about 15 pips to 1.6475 on news about Russian-Ukrainian agreement. The just released UK PMI moved the pair to 1.6492 initially.
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AUD/USD breaks above 0.9300

A bout of risk appetite is now pushing the AUD/USD back above the 0.9300 handle on Wednesday....
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