26, June 2015

Fundamental analysis

EUR/USD (a 4-hour chart)

The EUR/USD was trading in a flat above the support level of 1.1150. Traders took a pause after euro strong sales in spite of the debt market negative trend.

The GBP/USD lost its ground after the negative government bonds yields expansion in the UK and the US. However the pair slightly increased at the end of the day.

The USD/JPY has set a new 5-day high of 124.38, after which traders decided to take some profits on long positions as a result the market made a technical correction to 123.50.

Rumors that Greece may again return to the EU leaving discussion led to a renewed euro decrease. In addition, the Greek Prime Minister Tsipras confirmed that the creditors rejected the list of proposals recently submitted by Athens.

The number of the USA unemployed who applied for unemployment compensation came to 271 000 with 273 000 forecasted. The previous record was 267 000.