The US dollar and the US stock markets weakened sharply, risk appetite fell following the news about the beginning of the procedure of impeachment of the potential Trump US president. Impeachment outlook remains at this stage quite weak, but the fact has caused nervous market reaction. Today, the US dollar regained some lost ground, marked the consolidation around the old ranges. Stats of the Day unimportant, the attention of market participants will focus on news headlines.
EURUSD - pair rose above the 1.1000 on the news about the impeachment, but sales at 1.1020-25 kept growing. Today 1.0980-1.1020 range to continue.
GBPUSD - rise to 1.2500 not continued, the range of 1.2400-1.2500 in the near future will limit the vibrations all couples.
USDJPY - the pair fell to 107.00, but so far refrained from further decline. The range of 107.00-107.50.
EURCHF - the pressure is maintained, steam is shifted below the range of 1.0830-1.0880.
AUDUSD - 0.6800 mark remains at the top of the barrier, the range of 0.6770-0.6800.
NZDUSD - a rise above 0.6300 held, the technical outlook has improved. Range of 0.6300-0.6350.
USDCAD - range 1.3230-1.3280 today remains unchanged.
Gold - a break above 1525 quickly reached in 1535, where he joined the business sale again. Range of 1525-1535. Rising above the 1535 send gold to 1545-1550.
Brent crude oil - the decline continues, the range today - 61-62. In the case of oil drops below 61 will move into the old range of 58-61.
USDRUB - 63.60-64.10 range is still in force, the likely break above 64.10 could reach 64.30-40, but further progress will be limited.
BTCUSD - sharp dip below the zone of 9000-9200 led to the triggering of sell orders and a strong reduction in 8000 reach $ 7920 before fixation of short positions and the new demand helped Bitcoin rebound. Specific reason for the failure is not present, most likely played a role a combination of factors - frustrated bulls that are configured on the growth and liquidation of long positions, reduced market liquidity and the possible actions of the major players on the decline, as well as a negative technical picture. To rebound today is limited to a mark of 8750, and the main resistance level is now the band 9000-9200. Range of 8300-8750, with a new wave of reduction potential for 7950-8000. The long-term goal of the fall could well be the area 7000-7100.
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