StockMarketWire.com - The US dollar remains in a net-positive position in the currency markets versus the majority of it's counterparts ahead of US jobless claims data release at 13:30GMT, of which expectations are for a positive change month-on-month.

US initial jobless claims are expected to contract by three thousand workers month-on-month, while continuing jobless claims are expected to contract by twenty-four thousand over the same time frame.

Ahead of this important data, the dollar has pushed higher against AUD/USD -0.30%, EUR/USD -0.98%, GBP/USD -0.24%, but lost ground to USD/CAD +0.03%, USD/CHF +0.63% and USD/JPY -0.19%.

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