Europe Roundup: Sterling dips as traders assess inflation impact, European shares gain,Gold dips, Oil holds above $75 as U.S. inventory drop supports-September 16th,2021
Europe Roundup:Sterling hits two-week high against dollar, European stocks gain,Gold rises, Oil dips on hurricane impact on U.S. refining, weak China data-August 31st,,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar dips on weak U.S. jobs growth, Wall Street mixed, Gold climbs, Oil slips as COVID variant weighs on U.S. jobs-September 4th,2021
America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar strengthens against rivals as Fed's taper talk gathers pace, Wall Street ends mixed, Gold gains, Oil rises to six-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate-September 14th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar brushes aside jobs report losses, Gold eases, Oil falls after Saudi price cuts-September 7th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro near 1-month peak versus dollar , European stocks edge higher, Gold firms, Oil rises on declining inventories and weaker dollar-September 2nd,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar turns negative on inflation data, Wall street dips,Gold climbs, Oil settles unchanged as latest storm spares U.S. energy sector-September 15th,2021
Europe Roundup; Sterling steadies near 5-week highs against dollar, European shares dips,Gold little changed, Oil hits 6-week high as U.S. Gulf braces for another hurricane-September 14th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro dips ahead of Thursday’s ECB meeting, European stocks gain, Gold steadies, Oil down after deep Saudi price cuts spur demand concerns-September 6th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains as U.S. yields rise before ECB meeting, Wall Street falls, Gold retreats, Oil slides on demand concerns-September 8th,2021
Europe Roundup:Euro inches higher in run-up to ECB verdict, European shares dips,Gold rises, Oil prices firm as U.S. output struggles after storm-September 9th,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling dips for second day against dollar,European stocks slip, Gold slips, Oil mixed, fears of slower demand weigh on sentiment-September 7th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro dips as safety flows extend dollar rally ahead of Fed, European shares slide,Gold little changed, Oil falls below $75 on risk-averse mood, U.S. Gulf output-September 20th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar skids as soft U.S. inflation weighs, Wall Street ends higher, Gold retreats, Oil prices jump over $2/bbl after drawdown in U.S. stocks-September 16th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro steadies against dollar as investors eye German inflation data, European stocks gains, Gold prices ease, Oil drops as Hurricane Ida weakens, OPEC in focus-August 30th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar extends gains, Wall Street ends lower, Gold hits two-week low, Oil settles up 1% on low U.S. output after hurricane, Oil settles up 1% on low U.S. output after hurricane-September 9th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar bounces after U.S. consumer spending rises strongly in June ,Wall Street falls, Gold retreats, Oil climbs, notches fourth monthly gain on growing demand-July 31st,2021
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EUR/USD: The euro dipped against dollar on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data helped reverse some of its earlier losses. Data showed a higher-than-expected rise in U.S. consumer spending in June as COVID-19 vaccinations boosted demand for travel-related services and recreation, even though part of the increase reflected higher prices, with annual inflation accelerating further above the Fed’s 2% target. The euro eased 0.26% against the greenback but remained near a 1-month high. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.1911(38.2%fib),an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.1966 (23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.1863 (50%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.1828 (61.8%fib).
GBP/USD: Sterling declined versus the dollar on Friday as upbeat economic data helped dollar reverse some of the losses from earlier this week when dovish remarks by the Federal Reserve scuttled a month-long rally in the U.S. currency. Data showed the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index, excluding the volatile food and energy components, rose 0.4% in June, or 3.5% in the 12 months through June. Economists polled had forecast the monthly core PCE price index, the Fed's preferred inflation measure, to rise 0.6% and surge 3.7% year-on-year. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.3941(50DMA),an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.3994 (23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.3888 (38.2%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.3833 (30DMA).
USD/CAD : The Canadian dollar fell against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday but held on to much of this week's gains as oil prices rose and a preliminary estimate showed Canada's economy rebounding in June. The Canadian economy most likely expanded by 0.7% in June as businesses reopened after shutdowns imposed to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, Statistics Canada said. The economy shrank by 0.3% in May, matching a forecast. The loonie was last trading 0.1% lower at 1.2469 to the greenback, after trading in a range of 1.2423 to 1.2492. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2484 (38.2%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2517 (5DMA).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2425 (50%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2370 (61.8%fib).
USD/JPY: The dollar strengthened against the Japanese yen on Friday as dollar bounced from its lows after data showed consumer spending increased in June.Consumer spending spiked in June as COVID19 vaccines boosted demand for travel-related services, but part of the increase reflected higher prices, with annual inflation continuing to rise above the Federal Reserve's 2% target. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, rebounded 1.0% last month after dipping 0.1% in May, the Commerce Department said. Economists polled had forecast consumer spending rising 0.7%. Strong resistance can be seen at 109.78(38.2%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 109.96 (14DMA).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 109.38 (50%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 109.04(61.8%fib).
European stocks fell from record highs on Friday as concerns about the fast-spreading Delta variant and regulatory actions in China outweighed optimism around the quarterly earnings season and an economic recovery.
UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed up by 1.83 percent, Germany's Dax ended up by 1.84 percent, France’s CAC finished the day up by 2.03 percent.
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a glum quarterly earnings report from Amazon.com, while data showing a strong rise in June consumer spending reinforced optimism about a steady economic rebound.
Dow Jones closed down by 2.44%percent, S&P 500 closed down by 1.79% percent, Nasdaq settled down by 1.03 % percent.
U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday, as softer-than-expected inflation data fed the view that the Federal Reserve could delay its exit from quantitative easing, while investors also worried about the raging Delta coronavirus variant.
In afternoon trading, the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield was down at 1.238%, compared with 1.269% late on Thursday.U.S. 30-year yields fell to 1.894% from Thursday's 1.916%.
Gold prices eased on Friday, with a firmer dollar curtailing the precious metal’s brief rally spurred by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s reassurance that a rate hike was not on the cards for the time being.
Spot gold slipped 0.8% to $1,814.00 per ounce by 1:48 pm EDT. U.S. gold futures settled 1% down at $1,817.20.
Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with global benchmark Brent posting a fourth monthly gain, with demand growing faster than supply and vaccinations expected to alleviate the impact of a resurgence in COVID-19 infections across the world.
Brent crude futures for September , which expired on Friday, rose 28 cents, or 0.4%, to settle at $76.33 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 33 cents, or 0.5%, to end the session at $73.95 a barrel.