Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
Aussie rallies on mixed regional data
On Friday, the Australian dollar ascended and the Japanese yen held revenues following mixed data in Asia, with China trade figures staying in line with hopes expectations, although demonstrating descending exports.
The currency pair USD/JPY hit 108.19, sliding 0.24%. Meanwhile, AUD/USD reached 0.8095, rising 0.58%.
With a surplus of $41.99 billion the trade balance data in China appeared to be narrower than the anticipated $48.6 billion for August. The country’s imports gained 13.3%. It surpassed than the 10% leap observed. As for experts, they demonstrated a 5.5% surge versus the anticipated 6 jump.
As Australia reported, July’s home loans data rallied 2.9% versus a 1% profit observed.
Overnight, the US currency sagged to 32-month minimums versus the other key currencies reacting to the publication of dismal American jobless claims data as well as remarks by ECB Governor Mario Draghi, which sent the common currency higher.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will publish its statement and announce the interest rate on July 7, at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment was mixed after the USA recorded the largest increase in virus cases since May 9. The data even offset the better-than-expected NFP.
The risk-on tone is back on the market again. Let’s look at main trading opportunities.