Dec. 17: MARKET OVERVIEW
GBP/USD: weakened to 1.5715. Britain will release unemployment claims data and the Bank of England’s meeting minutes at 09:30 GMT.
USD/JPY: rose back to 117.00 after weakening to 115.60 yesterday. US dollar strengthened before the Fed announces the results of its meeting today.
AUD/USD has finally broken below the 0.8200 and reached 0.8150 in the Asian trade. There was no particular news for that, market focus on the negative factors has intensified.
NZD/USD under pressure around 0.7730. RBNZ said the kiwi rate remains “unjustifiable, unsustainable”.