Fundamental analysis for December 29, 2015

29 December, 2015

Fundamental analysis for December 29, 2015

The major pairs were traded without significant drivers. The pair EUR/USD showed the bullish sentiment on Monday. Last week, investors completely ignored the positive news flow on the US dollar which indicates the strong buyers presence. The important macroeconomic statistics is not expected before the NY and the bulls are trying to disperse the quotes up on less liquid markets. The trades on the pair euro/dollar closed with a growth.

The pound remained under pressure amid a general distancing prospects of the Bank of England rate hike. Traders expected it to happen in the first quarter of next year. However, the weak UK statistics brought some changes in the forecasts. The UK published the secondary housing market report - according to the BBA, the number of approved mortgage loans fell to 44,960 from 45,463 vs. 46,200 in the country. The pair pound/dollar fell by the end of the trades.

The initial catalyst for the yen strengthening was the Kuroda's comments where he expressed confidence that the economy was on track to achieve the 2% target level of consumer prices. However, he made it clear that the regulator would continue to stay within the QQE framework. The pair dollar/yen showed a slight decrease amid this background.


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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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