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.