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Forex Flash: US unemployment to shed 0.5% per year – UBS

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - According to Research analyst Gareth Berry at UBS, “The information value of the upcoming FOMC minutes release may have been reduced by the adverse employment report, but nonetheless markets are still closely watching for further clarity on the execution of the Fed's intermediate thresholds.”

At the current pace of employment declines, many will still wonder whether mid-2014 for 6.5% is realistic, and Cleveland Fed Chair Pianalto said earlier this week that averages of 7.5% and 7.0% should be expected for this year and next. In the first press conference after thresholds were announced, Fed Chairman Bernanke stated that he wished their introduction would allow markets to start responding more to data. In practice though, this will still be far from the case until further guidance is offered.

Forex Flash: EUR/USD would climb to 1.33 medium term – Danske Bank

The single currency is now hovering over the 1.3100 mark on Wednesday, correcting from intraday highs above 1.3120 after dovish comments by Luxemburg PM, J.C.Juncker. ...
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Forex: GBP/JPY eases off highs to 152.30/34

The GBP/JPY has fallen off a session high of 152.63 earlier today during European, easing slightly and paring some of its gains to trade presently at 152.30/34 in these moments. Despite the recent pullback, the cross remains robustly active in positive territory, securing an advance of +0.40% above its opening still.
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