FXstreet.com (Buenos Aires) - Asian session begin with majors around New York closing levels, with dollar and yen mostly weak across the board. Local currencies lead the way with Australian dollar well bid above 0.8500 reaching the 0.8530 zone, pushing Euro and Gbp higher: EUR/USD quotes at 1.4310 consolidating around Friday's high, while GBP/USD at 1.6410, already above Friday's close. USD/JPY at 93.09, started the week above a daily descendant channel, suggesting a probable upside continuation, for the days ahead.
Regional shares markets have a positive cue from Wall Street after DJIA closed +1.0% and S&P 500 +1.3%, also supported by the declining pace of U.S. job losses in August. G20 finance ministers meeting over the weekend gave no surprise to markets as indications mostly focused on stimulus policy to stay in place for a while.