June 6th: American session
Tatiana Norkina, an analyst at FBS
NFP data for the last month was not quite so surprising, about the expected level. Number of non-agricultural sector employees of the U.S. economy increased by 217 thousand, while analysts suggested it to be increased by 214 thousand. It strengthened U.S. dollar a little, which moved up to the mark of 80.50, showing a gain of +0.15% today. Major U.S. stock indices are located in the green zone, they added 0.40%.
The currency pair EUR/USD fell to 1.3620 after the daily high in 1.3675. Pound slips to support $1.6775. It should be noted that the GBP/USD still checked resistance at 1.6840 today. Pair USD/CHF, hold above 0.8910, recovers near 0.8940. But USD/JPY felt support in 102.10 - here is the lower boundary of Ichimoku cloud at one-hour graph.