Fundamental analysis for June 22, 2015

22 June, 2015

Last week the pair EUR/USD strengthened amid the May US inflation moderately negative data. The final indicator is higher by 0.1% that is worse than traders had expected that increased pressure on the dollar. However the euro showed a decreased on the Friday’s trades.

By the end of the day the pair GBP/USD had increased amid the May UK positive retail sales increased by 0.2% which is a positive factor for the British economy. Nevertheless the pair slightly fell.

By the end of the day the pair USD/JPY had decreased amid the profit taking on the carry trade transactions in the morning.

The situation with Greece continues to deteriorate investors' sentiment. If Athens is not able to negotiate with creditors, Greece will lose the new financial assistance tranche that is necessary for the debts repayment to the IMF in the amount of 1.6 billion euros ($ 1.82 billion).

The Euro group finance ministers meet in Luxembourg while Greece is on the agenda. However, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that he would reject any offers that would force him to go to the "catastrophic" measures. It aggravates the prospects of signing the agreement. Speaking in the German parliament, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the agreement with Greece was still possible.


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Brent maintained its ask tone

Sellers continued driving the benchmark lower after a brief pause at 50.80 dollars per barrel...

Gold prices remained in green

The bullish market structure remained in place on Thursday...

Gold prices traded in green

The gold recovery stalled around 1235 dollars per ounce on Monday. Buyers did not find any reason to move the price further. The precious metal was slowly declining...


Brent found a solid support after two day decline

Oil prices slightly rose on Friday morning due to the dollar's retreatment. However, Brent further growth was limited on the news that Russian oil production for February did change comparing to January...

Gold prices slightly fell

Gold prices retreated from fresh highs and spent the day in a consolidation. Sellers drove the spot to 1250 where the precious metal stayed in a tight range during the European session...

Oil prices recovered back

Oil prices rebounded from the oversold zone in the Asian session. Sellers failed to regain 55.50 and gave the way to buyers. Buyers took a chance and had reversed all Friday' losses by the Monday's noon...


Gold reached three-month highs

Spot gold remained on strong bullish footing on Friday. After an Asian flat the price got an upward impetus in the European morning...

The euro is under pressure amid growing concerns

The single currency regained a minor portion of its losses in the Asian session on Wednesday. The pair was able to reach 1.0550. However, the selling pressure around the euro remained unchanged pushing the spot to fresh lows...

EURUSD is having difficulties to go any higher

The dollar fell on Friday amid a light market due to US President's Day. Investors are monitoring the US political situation and waiting for a decision on financial aid to Greece...

  


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