FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - U.S. Jobless claims have increased by 27 K in the week of April the 18th to a total amount of 640K from upwardly revised 613K on the previous week.

The Euro has dropped slightly immediately after claims figures were released dropping to levels below 1.3050 after having reached an intra-week high at 1.3088.

GBP/USD has been rejected by the downward trending resistance line off 1.5065 high on April 16, currently around 1.4570, although the Pound remains above 1.4520 level.

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