Forex News: The U.S. Consumer Confidence survey released yesterday showed a reading of 125.6, above analysts’ expectation of just 113.9 but surprisingly the release didn’t create strong movement and the pair drifted sideways almost the entire day.
Daily FX Analysis
Forex News: The US Dollar was battered into a corner during yesterday’s trading session, following healthcare discussions in the U.S. over the weekend. The Euro benefited from a higher reading for the German IFO survey and all this took the pair significantly higher.
Forex News: German PMI surveys released Friday showed better readings than analysts had expected and on the other hand the US Dollar remained mostly unaffected by the Durable Goods Orders. All this generated another bullish session, with the pair testing resistance.
Forex News: The US Dollar remained mostly indifferent to Yellen’s speech and to the better than expected figure posted by the U.S. New Home Sales. All this combined with the lack of major news from the Euro side, generated a slow and choppy trading session.
Forex News: The pair slowed down yesterday as the upside momentum faded and the bears stepped in, creating a pullback. The U.S. House data was softer than anticipated but the impact was mild and this contributed to the overall slow session.
Forex News: After moving very close to 1.0710 support yesterday, the pair jumped higher and briefly took out 1.0800 resistance, in a session that was controlled by the bulls almost entirely.
Forex News: Yesterday’s price action slowed down and the pair retraced after making another attempt to break last week’s high. The fundamental scene was lacklustre, without major announcements.
Daily Analysis: The Consumer Sentiment survey released Friday by the University of Michigan didn’t have a strong impact on the US Dollar, mostly because it came very close to analysts’ expectations, but the pair retraced lower due to overbought conditions signalled by both oscillators.
Forex News: The pair pushed higher yesterday, above 1.0710 and returned to re-test the level from above, thus establishing it as support. The economic data released yesterday was mixed and didn’t have a substantial impact on the pair.
Forex News: The US Dollar came under heavy pressure yesterday as the Fed decided to hike from <0.75% to <1.00% but expectations for 2017 remained at only 2 more hikes, which was generally perceived as dovish and was the main reason for greenback weakness.