Fundamental analysis for October 05, 2015

5 October, 2015

Last week the major pairs were in the flat. Fears for the industrial sector state have been intensified even more in the US. The September manufacturing sector business activity index (ISM Manufacturing PMI) came out worse than the forecast: 50.2 against 50.8 and 51.1 in August. The number of jobless claims increased from 267K to 277K. The US issued the employment outside agricultural sector release. The data came lower than expected 203 thousand. The number of employees amounted to 142 thousand.

By the end of the week the pair EUR/USD had decreased. The euro zone manufacturing sector business activity final assessment remained unchanged at the level of 52.0 in September and the auctions, designed for placing the Spain and France 10-year government bonds have decreased: from 2.15% to 1.84% in Spain, from 1.21% to 0.98% in France.

The pair GBP/USD showed the growth amid the British government bond yields increase relative to their US and Germany counterparts. However the pair finished the week with a decrease.

The pair USD/JPY closed the Friday with the growth despite the carry trade transactions closure in the US trading session.


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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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