Forex Flash: FED to keep easing in the near term - NAB (Barcelona) - With FOMC statement to be released Wednesday at 19:15 GMT in the US, NAB's FX Strategy Team believes: "The January 30th US FOMC meeting should help further ease fears of an early end to non-standard monetary accommodation;” the bank says, “thus keeping asset markets well-bid," the analysts conclude.

US 10 year bond yields though reached yesterday a record 9-month high at 2%, leaving behind the 1.9% line had been capping the upside since mid Aug 2012.