Fundamental analysis for September 17, 2015

17 September, 2015

The US dollar rose against most currencies despite the US weak economic reports. Investors took a wait and see attitude ahead of the Federal Reserve System forthcoming meeting results.

The EUR/USD pair decreased amid the August US retail sales positive data. In addition, the Zew report put pressure on the euro to which the German economic confidence index weakened sharply in September having reached the 10-month low. The business sector sentiment index fell to 12.1 points in September compared to 25.0 points in August. However the euro slightly increased by the end of the trades.

The GBP/USD had decreased amid the US two year Treasury bond yields increase. In addition, the UK inflation report was in the center of attention having shown the August consumer price index growth by 0.2 %, still they were unchanged compared with the previous year. The last change coincided with the experts’ forecasts. Nevertheless, the pair pound/dollar sharply grew.

By the end of the day the pair USD/JPY increased amid the bullish sentiment in the Japanese and the US stock markets.


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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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