Fundamental analysis for January 12, 2016

12 January, 2016

Fundamental analysis for January 12, 2016

The US dollar again showed mixed dynamics against its major rivals, having shown weakening against the yen the sixth day in a row. In general, there was an attempt to restore the US currency positions amid the global markets improved sentiment. Last week the Chinese government decided not to suspend trading anymore that helped stock indexes to recover. This fact played into the dollar hands against the euro, still the pair loss appeared to be symbolic. At the same time unexpectedly strong USA employment report has not given to a greenback a substantial support.

The low inflation expectations, combined with the Chinese problems can make FOMC refrain from monetary policy tightening at the meeting on 27th of January, which will deprive the US dollar strong support. Yesterday the trading was defined by risk appetite amid lack of macroeconomic statistics. After a slight correction growth the pair euro/dollar decreased.

The British pound finished last week in the "red zone", still the smooth sterling devaluation is a positive factor for the United Kingdom economy. The UK trade balance release again points to the “strong pound” negative effect: the deficit amounted to 10.64 billion pounds in November which is by 1.08% more than in the same period in 2014. The pair pound/dollar decreased on Monday.

The major stock indices in Asia, Europe and North America lost more than 6% at the end of last week. The trend is in favor of the Japanese yen in the credit market: the yield differential of 10-year US and Japanese government bonds is decreasing that may attract investment to the US assets. The pair dollar/yen showed a decrease


Source link  
Positive market sentiment persists

On Tuesday, US markets continued to gain, after a positive start of the trading week on Monday. It is characteristic that on the positive sentiment...

Equity markets continue to decline

The last two trading days are marked by negative market dynamics, as equity indices are under pressure. On Wednesday, Europe was under pressure...

Asian equity indexes mixed

Asian indexes were mixed on Thursday following a soft close in Wall Street following a widely anticipated tax reform approval by Congress...


Mixed sentiment takes on in Asia

Asia markets were mixed on Monday, following a strong lead from Wall Street last week as market players looked ahead to fresh economic data, while...

Euro is firm at current levels

The preliminary estimate of the consumer price index in November rose to 1.5% from 1.4%. The data turned out to be less than expected...

Gold reversed some losses

The softer tone in the US Dollar allowed gold prices to reverse some losses. Buyers broke the upper limit of the selling channel and almost...


Pound tested 1.3200 and stopped

The buying interest persists in the market. All technical indicators are positive supporting buy orders. The resistance lies at 1.3300, the support comes...

Brent failed to approach 49.50

Sellers kept driving the benchmark lower the whole night and found an obstacle at 48.50. The resistance lies at 49.50, the support lies in at 48.50 dollars...

DAX index turned bearish

The benchmark broke 12600 first and then weakened down to 12527. Bulls returned control in the early European session and returned the price to 12600...

  


Share: