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U.S. initial jobless claims fall unexpectedly

Forexpros - The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week fell unexpectedly, official data showed on Thursday. In a report, the U.S. Department of Labor... Read >>

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Forex - Dollar stays higher after Japan move on strong yen

Forexpros - The U.S. dollar remained higher against all of its major counterparts on Thursday, after Japan intervened in the currency market to quash the strength of the yen and support... Read >>

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Forex - EUR/USD eases but remains broadly lower after Japan move

Forexpros - The euro eased off a daily low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, but remained under pressure after Japan's earlier intervention in currency markets lent support to the dollar and... Read >>

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U.S. Jobless Claims and ECB Comments Sway Markets

Initial Jobless claims printed better than expected at 400K versus 404K expected. The kicker is that last week's 398K was revised upward to 401K, meaning that the unbroken... Read >>

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European Central Bank keeps interest rate at 1.50%

Forexpros - The European Central Bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for the second consecutive month in August, it announced on Thursday. The ECB said it was maintaining the... Read >>

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Forex - GBP/USD trims losses while BoE keeps rates on hold

Forexpros - The pound trimmed losses against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, as the effects of Japan's currency intervention began to wane, while the Bank of England left interest rates unchanged... Read >>

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Bank of England holds benchmark interest rate at 0.50%

Forexpros - The Bank of England kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for the 29th consecutive month in August, it announced on Thursday. The BoE said it was maintaining the benchmark... Read >>

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Wheat drops as higher Russian exports, stronger dollar weigh

Forexpros - Wheat futures were down on Thursday, falling to a two-day low amid concerns that higher Russian wheat exports would reduce demand for U.S. supplies, while a broadly stronger... Read >>

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Forex - USD/CHF rises as Japan follows SNB into markets

Forexpros - The U.S. dollar was higher against the Swiss franc on Thursday, after Japanese authorities followed Switzerland's intervention in currency markets, easing policy and selling yen... Read >>

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German factory orders jump unexpectedly in June

Forexpros - German factory orders rose unexpectedly in June, increasing for the third consecutive month, official data showed on Thursday. In a report, Deutsche Bundesbank said factory... Read >>