17, February 2015

Fundamental analysis

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

The euro exchange rate rose against the US dollar on Monday; the market's attention was directed to the Euro group meeting on Greece. The euro area finance ministers held a regular meeting on Monday evening where they discussed the Greek problem. Meanwhile, the European Financial Stability Fund governor (ESM), Klaus Regling stated on Sunday that the Greek exit from the euro zone would be the worst way out of the situation. The euro fell at the end of the trading day.

It is possible the price output from the range of 1.5320-5420 upwards within the British pound, but the movement can be muted by the expectations concerning the Tuesday inflation indices and the Wednesday Bank of England last meeting minutes publication - as the Monetary Policy Committee members supported the M.Karni’s idea to raise interest rates in the medium term.

The yen is becoming more expensive against the US dollar and the euro amid the Japan's GDP positive data that weakened expectations for taking stimulating measures by the Japanese Central Bank.