The Thursday trades were opened by the Germany inflation data report. Then, the Eurozone published the industrial production indicators. The main attention was drawn to the United States. In particular, traders were interested in the weekly jobless claims release. The data came out at 276 000. The Fed several representatives’ speeches set the tone for the evening trades.
The Germany wholesale prices report slowed down the October decline, the euro is focused on the ECB representatives’ statements where it was stated that the deposit rate should not be decreased in December that supported the European currency.
The Bank of England governor Carney‘s optimistic comments that the UK economy was able to cope with the external risks supported the pound purchases. The UK average salaries did not meet traders' expectations while the unemployment rate has fallen. The housing balance price indicator exceeded expectations and amounted to 49% for October.
The pair USD/JPY slightly corrected downwards when the Bank of Japan assured that there was no need for further monetary easing.
The New Zealand dollar fell against the Australian dollar that received some support after the October unemployment sharp decline. After the new jobs number increase the traders reduced the expectations regarding to the Australian Reserve Bank further interest rate decrease.