Fundamental analysis for May 02, 2016

2 May, 2016

Fundamental analysis for May 02, 2016

Last Friday was filled with events. The US published Personal Consumption Expenditures (at the forecasted level of 0,1%), Personal Spending (0,1% against the forecasted 0,2%), and Reuters/Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (77,6 against the forecasted 80,2).

Despite the strong economic growth in the region, the euro lost some gains against the US dollar, amid the weak inflation report in the Eurozone. The index fell to -0.2% y/y in April after the previous 0.0% y/y.ВВ The Eurozone GDP grew both in annual and quarterly terms in April: Annualy 1.6% with no changes from the previous value, quarterly 0.6% vs the previous 0.3%.

The pound stopped growing against the US dollar. The sterling fell after the ambiguous economic data from three-month high. The UK published Net Lending to Individuals and Mortgage Approvals reports (1,883B, 71.360K respectively).

There was a day off in Japan. The USD/JPY pair continued falling after the Bank of Japan decision to maintain its current monetary policy. That was contrary to the market expectations, which expected a further easing.


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Gold price reached important target

The prices have reached their important target of 1260 and this was only a bounce and a correction of the downtrend...

Dollar setback due to recent PCE date

Today is last day of the month and FED's members speeches are to be announced therefore the market volatility growth is expected...

Gold has jumped to 1265 level

The resistance holds at 1280, support comes in at 1245.9. Major resistance is highlighted at 1295.4. Next target is set at 1350...


Gold prices bounced off

The spot was struggling to build onto the recovery during the night trades. Buyers lost their steam at 1265 where the pair found some fresh offers....

Golld turned around and reversed

The bullish trend remained intact on Tuesday. The price bounced from the upper limit...

Gold prices remained in a consolidation phase

Sellers led the spot to 1250 the other day but failed to break below the level. The price remained sandwiched between 1250 - 1255...


DAX grew amid a fresh buying interest

European stocks opened in green when markets recovered from Trump’s failure in Congress. Investors focused on Brexit...

Pound reached its monthly high

The pound remained in an upward channel on Tuesday. The price pulled back from its upper limit...

Brent maintained its ask tone

Sellers continued driving the benchmark lower after a brief pause at 50.80 dollars per barrel...

  


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