Most traders are enjoying a three-day weekend as markets observe Good Friday. Overnight, Asian markets finished higher as the Nikkei rose 0.5%, the Shanghai Composite closed 0.6% higher, the ASX 200 eked out a 0.1%, while the Hang Seng fell 0.5%.
In Europe, the release of Italian confidence came in softer than expected and economic outlook for the next 12 months continued to decline. EUR/USD trades in a tight 20 pip range and is slightly higher by 0.14% on the session.
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