Asian stock markets follow the US market Nikkei -1.2%,  ASX 200 -.5%, HSI -1.0%, KOSPI -1.35%

China GDP continues to grow +8.9% in line with market expectations. A fairly quiet session for currencies

GBPUSD Range: 1.6595 - 1.6637

GBP continues its bid tone with EUR/GBP still trading heavy

EURUSD Range: 1.4979 - 1.5035

Short term profit taking above 1.5000 resistance 1.5050 support 1.4970/80
 
AUDUSD Range: .9230 - .9298

USDJPY Range: 90.78 - 91.20

Talk of option expiry today at 91.00. Exporter offers 91.25/30