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07:00 Germany CPI, m/m (finally) February -0.4% +0.7% +0.7%
07:00 Germany CPI, y/y (finally) February +2.1% +2.3% +2.3%
07:00 Germany Trade Balance January 13.9 14.3 14.2
07:45 France Industrial Production, m/m January -1.4% +0.6% +0.7%
07:45 France Industrial Production, y/y January -1.3% -1.2% +2.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Industrial Production (MoM) January +0.5% +0.4% -0.4%
09:30 United Kingdom Industrial Production (YoY) January -3.3% -3.1% -3.8%
09:30 United Kingdom Manufacturing Production (MoM) January +1.0% +0.4% +0.1%
09:30 United Kingdom Manufacturing Production (YoY) January +0.8% +0.2% +0.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (MoM) February +0.5% +0.7% +2.1%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (YoY) February +7.0% +7.1% +7.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (MoM) February +0.5% +0.4% +0.6%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (YoY) February +4.1% +3.9% +4.1%
09:30 United Kingdom Consumer Inflation Expectations Quarter I +4.1% +3.5%
The euro weakened after Greece said it triggered an option compelling investors to take part in its debt restructuring, damping demand for the region’s assets.
The common currency fell before the International Swaps and Derivatives Association meets to consider a “potential credit event” relating to Greece, following the results of the nation’s private-sector involvement plan.
The Dollar Index rose as economists said a U.S. report today will show employers hired more than 200,000 workers for a third month.
Greece said today that 95.7 percent of bondholders would participate in its debt swap after it used an option to force investors to participate. The government said holders tendered 152 billion euros of Greek-law bonds, or 85.8 percent, in response to the offer to swap their holdings.
The ISDA’s determinations committee will meet at 1 p.m. London time to determine whether a credit event has occurred, according to a statement posted on the group’s website. Euro- region finance ministers held a teleconference today to decide whether the swap was successful enough to warrant going ahead with a 130 billion-euro bailout package for Greece.
EUR/USD: the pair decreased, lead the most part of the European session in $1,3210-$ 1,3240.
GBP/USD: the pair showed low in1,5750 area. Later the rate restored in $1,5800 area.
USD/JPY: the pair was limitedwithin Y81,45-Y81,90.
The main US labor market data is due at 1330GMT along with trade data and non-farm payrolls are forecast to rise 208,000 in February, continuing a trend of strong payrolls gain. The unemployment rate is
forecast to hold steady at 8.3%, but the range of forecasts is fairly wide. Hourly earnings are expected to rise 0.2%, while the average
workweek is forecast hold steady at 34.5 hours.
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