On Friday, a "green" pleased forex traders closed the week in the green zone. The core inflation indicator Core CPI came out 0.1% better than expected forex market participants, it has strengthened the demand for the US dollar. During the last week expressed the opinion that there was a reversal of the trend of "greenbacks", and during the summer likely to new highs for the index USDX. In the released negative euro dollar pair (EUR / USD), the pound and the dollar (GBP / USD) closed in the red 0.89 and 1%, respectively. The Bank of Japan announced the results of its meeting on monetary policy, but surprises traders and investors have not received.Stimulating base remained stable, while the forecast was raised GDP for the current year to 1%. At the moment the dollar, the yen (USD / JPY) reached the level of 120.63, but after the release of inflation data from the US pokumateli again took control of the situation. As a result, the yen is trading dollar (USDJPY) closed in positive territory at 0.43%.
Last week, gold against the dollar (XAU / USD) came under pressure from the increased demand for "greenbacks." Moderately positive data on US inflation for April cheered forex market participants at the opening of long positions on the US dollar, which impacted negatively on the course of the yellow metal, which lost 1.6%. The platinum group metals finished last week in the "red": platinum (XPT / USD) lost 1.86%, palladium (XPD / USD) 1.53%. The main reasons for this negative trend than the increase of "greenbacks" America, it is worth noting the weak macroeconomic statistics from China, which signals the decline of the manufacturing sector. US stock index S & P500 for three weeks in a row is closed in the "green" - at that time the index added 0.18%. Small growth is likely caused by investors' fears about the tightening of monetary policy the Fed.