Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
Greenback leaps, on track for weekly revenues
On Friday, the evergreen buck added during Asian trading, heading for weekly profits after solid American economic data contrasted with figures demonstrating euro zone inflation cooling.
The dollar index, evaluating the greenback against a basket of six crucial currencies, soared 0.1%, being worth 100.50. It gained 0.9% for the week and it’s currently not far from a two-week peak of 100.60 reached overnight.
The common currency nursed losses, ascending 0.1% on the day, hitting $1.0681, though tumbling 1.1% for the week.
Thursday’s Spanish and German consumer price data showed that in March inflation slowed more steeply than expected, as crude priced sank, offering some respite to the ECB because it’s pressured to wind down its monetary stimulus.
Against its major Japanese counterpart, the US dollar was intact on the day at 111.98 yen, gaining 0.5% for the week.
Meanwhile, the British pound headed north 0.2%, being worth $1.2490.
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.