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What dollar strength? With no tier 1 data to liven up the markets, the Greenback was hit by a round of profit-taking.

EUR/USD reached a high at 1.3795 and Cable popped up to 1.6454 before the London session ended and profit-taking ensued. The dollar also hit lows against the franc and the yen with USD/JPY hitting 102.80 while USD/CHF fell to the .8850 area. The comdolls also enjoyed the rally since AUD/USD, USD/CAD, and NZD/USD all showed USD weakness.

Let’s see if the Asian markets will pick up the risk appetite vibe today at 12:30 am GMT when Australia’s Westpac consumer sentiment is due. Japan’s core machinery numbers will then make an appearance at 12:50 am GMT before we start the London session.

Good luck trading today, kids!

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London Session Recap

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