Market Overview 2018.04.16

16-04-2018 11:06:30
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EUR/USD

During Asian trading, this currency pair is mostly stagnating with a slight strengthening of the euro. The US, UK and France attacks on targets in Syria, timed to be played during the weekend when financial markets closed, showed that this was a limited and probably one-off action, at least for now. The investors did not react nervously. At around 8:40 am, the euro is exchanged for $ 1.2333, which at the beginning of the European session shows a strengthening of the euro by 0.02%. At 2:30 pm, retail data will be published in the United States.

EURUSD by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018 EUR/USD indicators by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018

GBP/USD

During the Asian trade, the British pound strengthened against the US dollar. This week’s meeting of the (Commonwealth) Group of States is held. Prime Minister UK, Theresa May, expects the body to enter a new dynamic in trade and cooperation issues, which is in the UK’s interest after leaving the EU. There are no major economic news from the UK today. At around 08:25, this currency pair is at $ 1.4267 per pound, which means the pound’s gain of 0.2%. At 2:30 pm, retail data will be published in the United States.

GBP/USD by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018 GBP/USD indicators by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018

USD/JPY

Tokom Asian Trading, the dollar weakened against the Japanese yen. The US, UK and France attacks on targets in Syria, timed to be played during the weekend when markets closed, showed that this was a limited and probably one-off action, at least for now. Investors did not react violently. At around 8:35 am, this currency pair is traded at 107.23 yen per dollar, which at the beginning of the European session makes the dollar weaker against the yen by 0.17%. At 2:30 pm, retail data will be published in the United States.

USD/JPY by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018 USD/JPY indicators by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018

GOLD

The price of gold is in a descending trend during Asian trading. The US, UK and France attacks on targets in Syria, timed to be played during the weekend when financial markets closed, showed that this was a limited and probably one-off action, at least for now. This has given vent to investors and the price of gold is falling. At around 8:40 am, the price of gold is about $ 1,343 for a fine ounce. At 2:30 pm, retail data will be published in the United States.

GOLD by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018 GOLD indicators by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018

OIL

The price of crude oil dropped from the highest levels because the US, UK and France attack on the targets in Syria showed that it was a limited and probably one-off action, at least for now. They have weakened the prospect of unleashing a conflict that would involve large powers on the opposite sides, primarily the United States and Russia. On Friday, Baker Hughes’s weekly report on the number of oil wells in the United States showed an increase of seven units (a total of 815). At around 08:30, crude oil is traded about $ 66.81 per barrel, which has been falling 0.86% since this morning.

OIL by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018 OIL indicators by SGT Markets Forex Broker and CFD | April 16, 2018