Final Eurozone PMI - Below Expectations

5 April, 2016

Final Eurozone PMI - Below Expectations

Eurozone final services PMI revised down to 53.1 from 54.0 reported initially and versus 53.3 in February. The composite was revised up to 53.1 from 53.0 reported initially on the back of the stronger manufacturing number, but this still leaves the index down from 53.7 in the previous month. So the improvement in confidence that the PMI suggested for the end of the first quarter looks shakier than thought and the country breakdown highlights that even the big four are drifting apart again, with the weakness mainly felt at the core. France in particular continues to underperform amid the lack of structural reforms.

EURJPY continued its decline from Fridays high to the psychological 125.50 level and the 4 Hour 200 Day MA. The JPY has been particularly strong over night as risk off takes hold. There was also a meeting convened between the BOJ, the Japanese finance ministry and the financial regulator, following the meeting Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga said FX levels were being watched with “a sense of urgency”.


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Euro extended its bullish momentum

The line rejected the pair which eased towards 1.1650 afterwards. If the price breaks below 1.1650 sellers may push the euro to 1.1600...

Gold trades mixed in a narrow range

However, the level 1280 is on its way and won’t let the spot further. A rebound from 1270 pointed to strong buyers who will not give up their attempt...

Euro met an obstacle around 1.1700

The spot recovered to 1.1750 where the euro spent the first part of the night. An increased selling pressure weighed on the major in the mid-Asian session...


Gold keeps losing ground

The previous upward momentum lost strength at 1330 dollars per once. After facing selling resistance at the level the pair turned around and softened...

Gold started week with a gap downwards

The precious metal is around the lower boundary of the upward channel now. If sellers remain in the driver’s seat the spot may continue...

XAU/USD pair keeps its buy mode intact

The spot broke above previous day’s top and climbed to 1355 over the night trades. Gold is likely to continue its growth. Buyers aim at 1360 now...


Rebound from 1280 lifted gold prices

The spot jumped to 1290 and broke the level soon after testing it. As the most probable scenario, we consider further moving upwards towards...

Gold price sharply dropped

Buyers continued to struggle with 1290. However, all their attempts faced sellers' resistance around the hurdle. The level rejected the price...

Sellers continued to dominate

The euro bounced from 1.1750 and weakened to 1.1700 during the night and morning trades. The resistance resides at 1.1750, the support comes in at 1.1700...

  


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