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Aila Mihr, Analyst at Danske Bank, does not rule out further weakness around the single currency in the near term.

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“Muted moves in majors yesterday despite renewed worries over what the new Italian government could imply in terms of debt dynamics”.

“Notably, CHF has continued to strengthen but we stress that the situation in Italy still remains far from leading to a new euro debt crisis”.

“That said, it is set to weigh on the single currency at least until more clarity on the actual political programme is achieved over the coming weeks”.

“Today, focus on the relative stance of PMIs: if the US maintains its favourable cyclical position, it could fuel further EUR/USD downside near term”.