America’s Roundup: Dollar falls as Fed talks about tapering but sets no timeline, Wall Street ends mixed,Gol
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Europe Roundup: Sterling edges up as UK COVID infections dips, European stocks dips, Gold rises, Oil falls $1 as coronavirus, slower China imports hit demand-26th July,2021
Europe Roundup:Euro falls ahead of ECB meeting, European shares fall, Gold prices at near 1-week low, Oil falls $2 after OPEC+ producers agree to raise output-19th July, 2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling dips against greenback, heads for worst week in a month, European shares rise, Gold slips, Oil up, but on track for biggest weekly drop in months-July 16th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro rebounds from 3-1/2 month lows ,European shares falls,Gold hits 1-month peak, Oil prices extend losses on expected supply increase-July 15th,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
America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar advances as Delta variant dampens risk appetite, Wall Street slips, Gold eases, Oil slumps as OPEC agrees output boost-July 20th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro gains as dollar dips on dovish Fed, European stocks rises, Gold gains, Oil edges higher on inventory drawdowns-29th July,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar edges lower on dovish Fed tone, mixed economic outlook, Wall Street ends mixed, Gold gains, Oil falls over 3% on concerns over demand and OPEC supply boost-August 3rd,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar edges lower ahead of Fed meeting, Wall Street gains, Gold eases ,Oil steadies in undersupplied market but coronavirus cases weigh-27th July,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling edges higher against dollar on optimistic view about UK COVID-19 outlook, European shares gain,Gold little changed, Oil rises as markets expect continuous fall of inventories-August 3rd,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling hits a 5-month low as COVID19 cases rise in the UK, European stocks stabilise, Gold rebounds, Oil rises after slide but COVID-19, supply concerns weigh-July 20th,2021
America’s Roundup : The dollar falls as investors await the outcome of the Fed meeting, Wall Street ends down, Gold firms, Oil prices remain steady as the spread of the virus counters supply bottlenecks-28th July,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro dips against dollar as markets await cues from Fed meet, European shares falls, Gold little changed, Oil steadies as supply shortages outweigh the spread of the virus-27th July,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro gains after upbeat Eurozone GDP data, European shares slip, Gold firms, Oil prices fall, but on track for weekly gain-July 30th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar little changed as traders seek direction from data, Wall Street gains, Gold gains modestly, Oil hits over 1-year high-June 3rd,2021-June 3rd,2021
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EUR/USD: The euro declined against dollar on Wednesday after data showed German retail sales fell more than expected in April. The Federal Statistical Office announced on Wednesday that in April 2021, retail sales in Germany had fallen by 5.5% compared to the previous month . In a quiet day for economic data, markets will pay attention to any comments from central bank speakers.ECB President Christine Lagarde will speak at an awards ceremony at 1710 GMT. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2192 (38.2% fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2257 (23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2145 (50% fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2100(61.8%fib).
GBP/USD: The pound edged higher against the dollar and steadied around $1.41 on Wednesday as investors weighed the possibility that a COVID variant, first found in India, could delay the final phase of reopening in Britain on June 21.After touching a three-year high of $1.4250 versus the dollar this week, sterling fell to $1.4113 in earlier trade. It reversed course to edge 0.2% higher at $1.4166 at 1505 GMT. Sterling is a top-performing G10 currency this year and has benefited from positive global investor sentiment towards the UK following Britain’s speedy vaccination programme. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.4174 (5DMA),an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.4214 (23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.4098 (38.2%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.4005(50%fib).
USD/CAD: The Canadian rose against its much stronger US counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices rose and a key level of technical support remained, and the currency neared to a six-year high it posted the day before . Oil, one of Canada's major exports, was aided by OPEC + 's decision to stick to its plan to gradually restore supplies to the market and the slow pace of Iran-US nuclear talks. The loonie traded 0.3% higher at 1.2037 versus the green, or 83.08 cents. On Tuesday it reached 1.2007, the highest level since May 2015.Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2051 (5DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2123 (38.2%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2032 (23.6%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2000 (Psychological level).
USD/JPY: The dollar was little changed against yen on Wednesday, as traders waited for employment data later in the week to paint a clearer picture of the state of the U.S. economic recovery. The previous jobs report, for April, came in much weaker than expected, sending the dollar sharply lower. Then earlier this week, manufacturing data showed that while activity spiked due to pent-up demand amid the reopening from COVID-19 shutdowns, labor shortages actually hampered the sector's growth potential. Strong resistance can be seen at 109.96 (Higher BB), an upside break can trigger rise towards 110.26 (23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 109.26(50%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 108.80(61.8%fib).
European stocks stayed close to record levels on Wednesday, helped by energy and client stocks, whereas robust economic information from the u. s. and Europe buoyed capitalist sentiment in a very largely quiet day of trading.
UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed up by 0.39 percent, Germany's Dax ended up by 0.23 percent, France’s CAC finished the day up by 0.50 percent.
Wall Street indices posted meager gains on Wednesday ahead of the release of key US economic data later in the week as investors weighed inflation concerns and a further surge in so-called "stocks of memes" .
Dow Jones closed up by 0.07 %percent, S&P 500 closed up by 0.14% percent, Nasdaq settled down by 0.14 % percent.
US bond yields fell moderately on Wednesday and traded in a narrow range as investors were cautious before Thursday’s private payrolls data and the monthly federal jobs report on Friday.
The 10-year Treasury bond yield fell 2.1 basis points to 1.594%. For more than a week, the benchmark rate of return has been trading in the range of 1.55% to 1.64%.
Gold rose on Wednesday and fell below the nearly five-month high touched on the previous trading day when U.S. Treasury yields plummeted as investors waited for key economic data this week to understand the outlook for inflation.
At (1743 GMT),% was quoted at US$1,906.80 per ounce. It hit US$1,916.40 on Tuesday, the highest level since January 8. Gold futures closed 0.3%, quoted at US$1909.
Oil prices rose Wednesday and hit highest level in more than a year amid the decision by OPEC and its allies to stick to the gradual restoration plan, coupled with the slow pace of the Iran-US nuclear talks.
Brent was up $ 1.1. or 1.6% to settle $ 71.35 a barrel; hit $ 71.48 a barrel, its highest level since January 2020; West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $ 1.11, or 1.6%, to settle at $ 68.83 a barrel and hit $ 69.00 during the session, its highest level since October 2018.