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EUR supported by the European Commission
The economic situation in the Eurozone is as bad as the ECB’s worst forecasts as reported by the bank’s president Christine Lagarde today. Nevertheless, the EUR is willing to overlook this news and pay more attention to the stimulus extension plans as the European Commission informs. The currency took that as a strong sign that hopes for a better recovery may be fulfilled and rallied against the USD and the GBP. That, however, may be just a temporary rise which will change no larger trend unless there is more fundamentally positive input. Watch for the resistance levels to be crossed or reverse the upswing and adjust your positions accordingly.
Once in a month, the euro has a very special day of increased volatility at the start of the European trading session.
The relationship between the US and Turkey is not going well. Neither do things for the Turkish lira.
The main focus of traders will be on US inflation at 15:30 GMT+3. Analysts expect the huge spike of the US inflation.
The United States will release the weekly Initial Jobless Claims on May 13, at 15:30 MT time
The United States will publish a monthly Inflation Rate and Core Inflation Rate on May 12, at 15:30 MT time.