During the Asian trade, the euro weakly weakened against the US dollar. The tension in the relations of the great powers for the conflict in Syria, so far, does not leave a greater trace in the movement of this currency pair. At 11:00 hours, the figures on industrial production in the euro zone will be published, while at 13:30, notes from the ECB’s last meeting are expected. At around 8:20 pm, the euro is exchanged for $ 1.2364, which at the beginning of the European session shows a gain of 0.02%. At 14:30, data on inflation in the US will be measured at import-export prices.
During the Asian trade, the British pound strengthened against the US dollar. Tonight is expected to address the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney. At around 08:30, this currency pair is at $ 1.4190 per pound, which means a pound increase of 0.09%. At 14:30, data on inflation in the US will be measured at import-export prices.
During the Asian trade, the dollar slightly strengthened against the Japanese yen. The yen is still in the focus of the investor as a possible refuge for the possible (international) escalation of the conflict in Syria. At around 8:40 am, this currency pair is traded at 106.85 yen per dollar, which makes the dollar stronger at the beginning of the European session than the yen by 0.06%. At 2:30 pm, data on inflation in the US, ie the level of consumer price index for March will be published.
The price of gold is in a downward trend during the Asian trade since last night notes with hawkish conclusions from the last Federal Reserve meeting. At around 8:40 am, the price of gold is about $ 1351 for a fine ounce. The price of gold rose yesterday after US President Donald Trump’s statement that he would bomb the positions of the official Syrian army.
The price of crude oil has reached its highest level in the last three years in response to US President Donald Trump’s open statements that he will bomb the positions of the official Syrian army. Yesterday, the growth of crude oil stocks was recorded, but strong rhetoric and the situation on the ground in the Syrian region entailed worries about possible stalled supplies from the richest oil region. At 13:20, a regular monthly report of the OPEC is expected. At around 08:30, crude oil is traded for about $ 67.14 per barrel, which is a 0.48% increase this morning.