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01:00 Japan BOJ Governor Shirakawa Speaks -
08:15 Switzerland Employment Level Quarter III 4.07 4.09 4.12
09:00 Eurozone Eurogroup Meetings -
12:00 Germany Gfk Consumer Confidence Survey December 6.1 6.3 5.9
The euro fell for the first time in six days against the yen as European Union finance ministers will meet today at the meeting, which will be the third this month, and in which they try to reach an agreement on assistance to Greece.
The single currency fell to a three-week high against the dollar after it was announced that the elections in Catalonia announced the victory of the nationalist coalition "Convergence and Union", which gained 30% of votes. The party won 50 of 135 seats in parliament, has obtained an absolute majority - 68 seats.
The yen rose against all 16 major currencies, as the drop in European stocks boosted demand for safer assets, and after a technical indicator shows that the recent decline was excessive.
The pound retreated from a three-week high against the dollar as market participants are waiting for a meeting of EU finance ministers. Also note that the yield on 10-lntnih Gilts fell today to the lowest level in nearly a week after the Institute for Fiscal Studies said the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, may have to expand its program of austerity for another year until 2018.
EUR/USD: during the European session, the pair is trading without a certain dynamics, setting all-time low of $ 1.2942 and a high of $ 1.2985, and then fell to $ 1.2965
GBP/USD: during the European session, the pair set a minimum level of $ 1.6000, and then rose to $ 1.6032, and now fell again to session low
USD/JPY: during the European session, the pair is trading down close to the minimum values of the day at Y82.10
At 21:45 GMT New Zealand provide data on the trade balance for October. At 23:50 GMT, Japan will issue a price index for corporate services in October.
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