Fundamental analysis for October 23, 2015

23 October, 2015

The market approached the main day of the week with an activity absence. There was a sluggish trade before the ECB meeting. Investors were waiting for the new guidelines and stayed away from the large-scale transactions.

Mario Draghi hinted that the Bank was ready to take additional measures to stimulate the economy to increase the inflation in the euro area.

Draghi said the economic recovery and inflation were likely to be under pressure due to slow economic growth in emerging markets. The euro lost 1.8% when Draghi signaled that the ECB could announce the additional measures easing monetary policy launch until the end of the year. The ECB left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, as it was expected.

The EUR/USD remained in the narrow range before the meeting results announcement and sharply fell on the news.

Lack of support from the economic data and increased uncertainty, connected with the Central Bank leading economies monetary policy prospects continued to affect the pair GBP/USD activity. The pound was in the side range the whole day, but closed the session with the a little heavy losses against the US dollar compared to the other majors. The UK economic data have shown that the public sector net borrowings have been the lowest for the last eight years, 8.6 billion pounds against the previous 10.8 billion pounds when it was expected to see 9.1 billion pounds which can signal about the possible government plans to reduce the budget deficit.


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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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