Fundamental analytics


Oil prices continue to move up amid growing hopes that the US and some EU countries will begin using the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December this year. 


Gold prices are rising on Monday, driven by a weaker dollar and lingering economic and geopolitical risks.

GBP / USD is up by more than 0.3% today, while EUR / USD is up 0.2% amid reports that the UK-EU trade agreement is 95% complete. 

During the whole week, the market situation remained quite tense.


The EUR / USD pair is trading in the green zone on Friday. The main driver of the growth of the currency pair is the US dollar, the index of which has fallen in price by almost 0.1% since the beginning of the day.    


Gold traded moderately 0.25% higher on Friday, thanks to a weaker dollar.

On Thursday, new anti-records were installed in Germany and the United States for the daily registration of new cases of coronavirus infection. 


The GBP / USD pair is declining today under the onslaught of the dollar.


In Asia, the EUR / USD pair slipped by more than 0.1% after reports that Pfizer may begin shipping a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this year.