The pair EUR/USD was able to compensate some lost ground amid the Germany positive trade balance for December. The index went out significantly better than the forecasted medians that encouraged bulls to long. As a result, the trading day the pair euro/dollar finished with a growth after a slight decrease.
During the day the pair GBP/USD showed a lateral trend in the absence of the UK and the US important macroeconomic statistics. The UK and the US 10-year bond yields expansion encouraged bears to short and at the moment the price reached the level of 1.5200 after which there was a technical rebound upwards.
Yesterday there was a downward trend on the world's leading stock markets that had a negative impact on the USD/JPY. Traders fixed profits on the long positions after the rapid Friday growth. Nevertheless, the pair dollar/yen recovered lost positions after a decrease.