Fundamental analysis for April 12, 2016

12 April, 2016

Fundamental analysis for April 12, 2016

Cautious statements by William Dudley (the Fed representative) pressured the US currency. Dudley called for a cautious and gradual approach towards the interest rate hike.

No important news were published on Monday. Traders focused their attention on the Bonds Market dynamics which sent strong "bearish" signals: the 10-year German government bonds yield fell. The pair EUR/USD is trading in a flat.

The UK published some macroeconomic data, the weak data did not allow the bulls to return to the market. The industrial production volume for February decreased by 0.3%, in addition the index recorded a decrease of 0.1% for the first two months of the year. The same index in the USA for the same period showed an increase by 0.1%. Although the difference was small, still it was not in favor of the British currency. However by the end of the trades the pair GBP/USD strengthened.

Bearish sentiment within the USDJPY is very strong. The trading is defined by "risk appetite". The pair closed the trades with a decrease.


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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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