Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
British pound reaches day’s peaks
On Wednesday, the British pound gained to the day’s peaks after survey data, which revealed that surge in the dominant British service sector picked up to a three month peak in March.
The currency pair GBP/USD inched up 0.27%, hitting 1.2473.
Financial data company Markit informed that the previous month its services purchasing managers' index inched up to 55.0, which is the highest value since February’s 53.3.
Financial experts had hoped for a reading of 53.5.
The report disclosed that businesses increased prices at the fastest pace for 8.5 years, thus indicating that inflation might go up above the 3% rate forecast by many experts this year.
Aside from that, the report also stressed that the rate of job creation in the sector leapt at the slowest pace for seven months.
The British pound managed to grow against the common currency, reacting to the data, with EUR/GBP slumping 0.27% at 0.8554 from about 0.8583 earlier.
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.