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GBP/USD dips back below 1.6800

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The GBP/USD weakened slightly and retreated after the release of the Bank of England latest meeting's minutes. The BoE minutes showed the MPC voted unanimously to keep rates unchanged, having little impact on the pound.

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Euro Pops, Aussie Drops As FX Vol Returns

Euro popped through the 1.3850 barrier in morning European trade today after EZ Flash PMI printed better than expected allaying fears that ECB would have to resort to a more accomodative policy in order to stimulate growth in the region.

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Pair Price Hour Day Week Month
AUDUSD 0.9285 0.01 -0.86 -0.91 2.24
GBPUSD 1.6799 0.02 -0.15 0.01 1.88
USDJPY 102.23 -0.01 -0.38 0.01 -0.06
USDCHF 0.8816 -0.01 -0.36 -0.01 -0.14
EURUSD 1.3838 -0.01 0.22 0.16 0.30

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