FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Initial jobless claims have increased by 11K to 531 K in the week of October 17, against markets expectations of an increase of about 2K.

The Dollar has not been affected and after it rally on European morning trade, the USD is trimming gains on early U.S. trade.

EUR/USD has bounced at 1.4945 and trades at 1.5000 area, while the GBP/USD retreat from 1.6635 found support at 1.6485 to return to levels above 1.6550 at the moment of writing. USD/JPY has eased from 91.60 session high to 91.10 and, at the moment of writing, the Dollar trades at 91.25.