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The euro jumped about 80-pips to $1.1915 after the ECB upgraded the growth and inflation forecasts, before falling back to around $1.1830 as a U.S. equities slump lifted the dollar.
The cable slumped to a seven-week low of 1.2770 on Thursday, as the Brexit crisis deepened following the emergency meeting fallout. The European Union pressured Britain on Thursday to urgently scrap a plan to break their divorce treaty.
The Japanese Yen whipsawed around 106.20 against the greenback unimpressed by data published by the US Department of Labor showing that 884,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
The Aussie retreated from a high of $0.7323 to $0.7280 on reports that China accused Australia of hypocrisy and double standards amid escalating tensions between the two countries, while Australian journalists counter-attacked saying that Chinese authorities questioned them for an investigation into an Australian citizen's detention.
The rand plummeted to $16.81 as domestic data showing contractions in mining and manufacturing in July pointed to a slow recovery in the domestic economy.
The pair stay unchanged at 40.20(selling) on the local market.
10:00 - GBP - GDP(MoM), GDP(YoY)
10:00 - GBP - Manufacturing Production (MoM)
16:30 - USD - Core CPI (MoM)(Aug)