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Forex: EUR/JPY at highs after ECB

The shared currency edged slightly higher versus the yen and touched a fresh daily high after the European Central Bank decided to keep its main rate unchanged at 0.75% as expected.

EUR/JPY rose nearly 30 pips and hit its highest in 10 days at 122.94. At time of writing, the cross is trading around 122.85, where it is 0.7% above its opening price.

Attention now turns to the upcoming press conference by ECB President Mario Draghi at 13:30GMT.

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