The baht opened at USD/THB 30.00/02, a bit stronger than yesterday’s closing level of USD/THB 30.03/05. The greenback fell on its overnight trade after U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rose by 26,000 to 436,000.
The ECB, moreover, held its rate at 1.0%, as expected. The JPY opened at USD/JPY 83.70/74, stronger than yesterday’s closing level of USD/JPY 84.12/12 after market disappointment over the U.S. jobless claims. At 10.45 a.m., the baht was trading at 30.06/07.