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Forex Flash: Japan's Kuroda headlines only confirms expectations - Societe Generale

The head of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Kuroda, which was placed as the most likely candidate by Nomura last week, "only confirms market expectations" says Sebastien Galy, currency strategist at Societe Generale. He adds that while JPY shorts have held well, "the risk is if EUR/USD breaks below 1.30 and sends EUR/JPY in a stop loss fest with it." However, for now, "the most likely victim is presumably GBP rather than EUR so that 1.30 should hold as the global economic background remains supportive for risk taking" he said.

Commodity Brief: Little change over the weekend

Little changes in commodity prices in the early start of the week so far, as Gold moves higher from previous weekly close Friday, last at $1583 in the spot rate, off session and weekly highs at $1585, bouncing from session lows at $1575, while Oil moves around the $93 level down -0.12%.
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