Japan is set to release February unemployment report at 7:30 pm ET. The unemployment rate is expected to come in at 4.3 percent, up from 4.1 percent in January.

The Japanese yen gained slightly against its major counterparts ahead of the report. As of 7:25 pm ET, the yen was worth 138.75 against the pound, 128.30 versus the euro and 97.31 against the dollar.

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