11, May 2015

Fundamental analysis

 EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

The US dollar was able to compensate some of the lost positions - the dollar index basket (USDX) finished the trading day at the mark of 94.71. The pair EUR/USD set up the maximum near the mark of 1.1391 in the morning after which there was the long positions profit-taking wave amid the US jobless claims positive report. As a result, the trading day ended with the quotations decrease.

On the contrary, the pair GBP/USD set up the minimum at the level of 1.5162 in the morning after which there was quotations increase amid the pair EUR/GBP cross-rate decrease because of the long positions profit-taking. By the end of the day the pair GBP/USD had increased.

During the day the pair USD/JPY was in demand amid the US stock market positive trend. Nevertheless by the end of the day quotations had decreased.