Brief overview of Asian market
- Australian jobless rate falls to 5.2%, helping AUD/USD to an intraday high above 1.0480:
- Closer look at data showed full-time jobs being replaced by part-time and the AUD has slid back to opening levels:
- Japanese opinion polls have LDP well ahead in general election race, helping Yen crosses to find fresh buyers:
- Corporate sellers capped USD/JPY between 82.50/60:
- Nikkei rose by almost 1% but most other markets were flat.