Eur/usd - 1.4955 ... The single currency continued to move higher in Asia on the back of dlr's broad-based weakness n rose to a fresh '09 high of 1.4961, however, the pair's upside is likely to be ltd somewhat as profit-taking may emerge on mix performance in region bourses (DJI futures was last trading in negative territory while Nikkei-225 gained 156 points). Traders are awaiting the release of eurozone HICP data at 09:00GMT but focus will be on U.S. jobless claims n CPI at 12:30MGT. At the moment, buying interest fm various accounts is seen in the region of 1.4900-1.4930 with mixture of bids n stops placed below 1.4900 n 1.4860/70. On the upside, some offers are located at 1.4970 with heavy selling interest fm option players (to protect stops abv the 1.5000 barrier) is building up ahead of 1.5000 lvl.