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USD / JPY:

The pair continues to fluctuate around a level of 81.00 within the trading range which continued the week, as traders looking for any change in the news or current events in Japan to take a specific direction in the market based on it.

The dollar / yen pair closed Thursday's session at the level of 81.01, after recording the highest at 81.01 and the lowest at 80.75.

AUD / USD:

Australian Dollar rose sharply against the US dollar on Thursday after the increased risk appetite among investors for high yielding currencies breakthrough the level of 1.0200 before returning to close beneath it.

The AUD / USD pair closed Thursday's session at the level of 1.0198, after recording the highest at 1.0227 and the lowest at 1.0111.

NZD / USD:

The New Zealand dollar has risen dramatically boosted by GDP data that showed larger than expected growth of the New Zealand economy during the fourth quarter of 2010 which increased demand for currency.

The NZD / USD pair closed Thursday's session at the level of 0.7506, after recording the highest at 0.7519 and the lowest at 0.7432.