June 18th: American session
Tatiana Norkina, an analyst at FBS
The index of the U.S. dollar does not stand the pressure today, after the disappointing data on the U.S. balance of payments, which already suffers from a lack of more than 111 billion dollars. Analysts also expect growth in the deficit to $ 97 billion a result, the index today is losing about 0.14%, going down to around 80.60. Stock markets opened mixed today in anticipation of the upcoming Fed meeting, where the interest rates issue will be resolved as well. Dzh.Yellen is expected to perform.
U.S. dollar falls against most currencies. Thus, the pair EUR/USD is back to yesterday's highs of 1.3580; obviously support 1.3520/1.3530 has resisted. Currency pair USD/CHF fell to 0.8960/0.8970 support, threatening corrective decline in the medium term. USD/JPY pair has returned to the figure of 102.00 after the maximum 102.30 for the last five days. Pair GBP/USD has been taken out of context: after the next testing of 1.7000 figure it fell to 1.6940 support.