The German Courts ratification of the ESM, with conditions, saw a bullish charge following a pre announcement decline, which saw price move almost 60 pips in a short period. UK data came in mixed with Claimant Count Change figures better than forecasts whilst Average Earnings declined and Unemployment stayed in line. Commentary from the EU’s Junker stating that he sees ECB bond buying operations as starting on October 8th have boosted risk sentiment this afternoon as the pair currently trades at 1.6115.
European Equities are elevated but have moved off of their highs whilst commodities remain higher. Spanish and Italian yields are down 1.23% and 0.35% respectively.