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Aug. 26: American session


Tatiana Norkina, an analyst of FBS Company

Today the American trading session was opened relatively quietly. The US dollar index fell slightly down ( to -0.10%) after publishing generally weak information about orders for durable goods (-0.8% instead of the forecasting 0.5%). 

Stock markets show a slight runup. DJIA index adds about 0.21% and S & P500 - 0.17%.

Currency markets are consolidated on yesterday's levels. Thus, the pair EUR / USD is still trading below 1.3200 figure. As to the currency pair GBP / USD, it has  increased to 1.6600 oce again, however bulls have difficulties with the handle violation.  USD / CHF has restored the resistance level of 0.9160 and bulls are able to resume the uptrend. Though the bearish pressure is still felt in the case of the pair USD / JPY, that was traded under the figure of 104.00 that day.

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