Aug. 7: American session
Tatiana Norkina, an analyst of FBS Company
The number of unemployment compensations in the United States decreased to 289 thousand this past week, while analysts had been expecting the increase of 305 thousand. This information strengthened greatly the American dollar, which is currently being recovered by more than 0.20%.
The US stock markets were also opened with the bull rally. DJIA adds to its value about 0.30% and the S & P500 - more than 0.40%.
The currency pair EUR / USD has fallen to the yesterday's lows of 1.3335 at the session opening. The pair GBP / USD also has decreased to the level of 1.6820, but the bulls are trying to correct the prices to 1.6840 now. As to the currency pair USD / CHF, it has returned to the figure of 0.9100 after testing the support level of 0.9070. The bulls do not give up in the case of the pair USD / JPY, holding the prices above 102.20.