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Forex Flash: yesterday´s BoE Minutes show votes remain the same - BBH

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Brown Brothers Harriman analysts note that the Bank of England minutes from the April meeting released yesterday show that the vote for extending QE remained the same as the March meeting.

The add that Governor King voted with Fisher and Miles to expand gilt purchases by GBP25 bln and the UK also reported February labor market data, with unemployment rising to 7.9% vs. consensus for a steady rate at 7.8%. They write, “With the window effectively closed for any policy change ahead of Carney taking the helm, data over the coming months will be important in determining what, if anything, Carney will do.”

Forex Flash: EUR/USD headed to 1.20 - Societe Generale

Sebastien Galy, Senior FX Strategist at Societe Generale has taken a structural look at the prospects for EUR/USD looking forward and believes that price can move to 1.20.
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Forex: AUD/USD up to 1.0330 on NAB data and China housing

The AUD/USD is moving stronger today as investors are more prone to risk after a stronger housing price report in China, improving business confidence in Australia and ahead of the G20 meeting that starts today. The cross has been rising across the chart since the 1.0270 low printed just ahead of the NAB report. The market is already up by +0.28% and extending gains to 1.0330.
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