Elsewhere, equities are also looking fairly tentative while Treasury yields are little changed. This is shaping up to be a typical placeholder session awaiting the US jobs report later in the day.
Going back to FX, EUR/USD is still caught around 1.1300 with large expiries holding close to the figure level today. Meanwhile, USD/JPY is also still toying with a potential break of 116.00 as buyers seek validation from the key risk event later. GBP/USD is holding just below its 100-day moving average at 1.3552 but above its key hourly moving averages at 1.3497-20.
As for commodity currencies, AUD/USD is pinned down around 0.7150-60 as sellers stay in near-term control in the hunt towards 0.7100. Large expiries at 0.7160 and 0.7200 are ones to take note of for today.
Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel on Thursday said the efficacy of boosters against Covid-19 will likely decline over time, and people may need a fourth shot in the fall of 2022 to increase their protection.
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Israel is already providing a fourth shot to at-risk people. This for way back in mid-December:
Immunization Committee in Israel votes for the provision of a fourth vaccine dose to at-risk groups