Forex. The forecast of the euro against the dollar (EUR / USD) as of today 12/21/2015
In forex trading Friday, the euro / dollar remained in the flat, trying unsuccessfully for a second day to break the key support level of 1.08.Bouncing up has also been capped at 1.0878. "The Bears' defense is holding firm, using the strong resistance of 55 and 233-day moving average trading activity ahead of the weekend remained low.
No important macroeconomic statistics that can significantly affect the mood of the players, has not been published. As a result, the euro closed the trading week of losses, having lost all the achievements of the last five days, and fixing the level of closing the week at 1.0866.
Today, the euro dollar forecast assume - the rise in the price zone couples 1.0880 ÷ 1.0910. If the weekly reversal 1.0910 is broken, the pair will continue further in the direction of the previous local maximum 1.1010.*** If the breakdown level 1.0910 will not take place, the euro / dollar resumed its decline in price levels: 1.0848; 1.0805; 1.0785 and possibly lower to the 1.0764 price level.
Forex. The forecast for the pound / dollar (GBP / USD) as of today
The positive economic statistics from the United Kingdom, published on the eve of the British allowed the currency to resume growth and the Asian session on Friday test day high at around 1.4948. However, there could not resist. An empty economic calendar and profit-taking ahead of the weekend led to the closure of transactions for the purchase of the British currency. The pair against this background began to decline again, fixing the date of closing at around 1.4884, close to Asian lows. However, the immediate prospects for the pound is the resumption of the long-term uptrend. The pair has almost completed the formation of a correctional model "Contracting Triangle" and tested its lower bound. Technical indicators and wave pattern indicate a reversal in the direction of a pair of the upper boundary of the triangle formation - the key resistance level of 1.51.
Pound dollar today in the forecast assumed - initial short-term decline in the pound - at the opening of trading, and then, the completion of corrective rise in price zone couples 1.4950 ÷ 1.4995. Next, look for a new depreciation of the British currency to the target levels: 1.4864; 1.4830 and 1.48. *** Close to the key support level of 1.48 implies the completion of a downward correction and reversal of the pair to a new cycle of upward movement.
Forex. Forecast the price of gold today 12/21/2015
Christmas rally intensified activity in the precious metals market. In addition, technical factors and at auction on Friday made a positive contribution to the strengthening of the gold. The course on the eve of the metal tested the lower boundary of the channel in which gold forms a motion in June of 2013. However, encountering stiff resistance here "bulls", quotes the metal rebounded from a minimum level of $ 1047.65 an ounce and headed up, fixing at the end of trading day high of $ 1071.51 per troy ounce. Against the background of negative statistics from the USA and extremely low metal prices, investors have decided to use the temporary weakness of the dollar after the Fed meeting, and have diversified their investments, yet having bought cheap gold. As a result, the cost of the February futures for gold in Friday trading has risen to $ 14.67, and at the close of the New York Stock Exchange «Comex» amounted to $ 1065.92 per troy ounce.
As of this morning near term resistance for gold passes through the price level - $ 1069.30 per ounce. The breakdown of this resistance during the upward movement will continue to rise to the metal following purposes - $ 1077; $ 1080 and $ 1088 per ounce. Immediate support for gold is at the level of weekly and daily reversals - $ 1064 per ounce. If it is passed it will be possible to further decrease in metal price levels - $ 1058; $ 1048 and $ 1044 per troy ounce.
Gold forecast for today assume - the rising cost of metal to target the above-mentioned resistance levels.
Forex. The forecast rate of silver at today 12/21/2015
Silver in yesterday's trading followed the dynamics of gold and influenced by the same factors increased in price by 39 cents, recording daily high at around $ 14.20 per ounce.
As of this morning near term resistance for silver passes on price level - $ 14.25 per ounce. If resumed the upward movement, and this resistance is broken, followed by continued rise to the target level - $ 14.40; $ 14.60 and $ 14.70. Immediate support for the silver is located at the level of daily and weekly reversals - $ 14 per ounce. If quotes overcome it - continue to decline further in the direction of the price levels of $ 13.80; $ 13.60 or less.
Course silver today expect - the rising cost of silver to the above target levels of resistance.
The economic calendar Monday, the focus of investors will attract publication in the Eurozone consumer confidence index for December.
In other news - Japan is to publish the October index of business activity in all sectors of the economy and the Bank of Japan will submit a monthly report on the current economic situation in the country. Germany will publish the index of producer prices for November. German Central Bank (Bundesbank) will publish a monthly report on the situation in the intervening period. UK will report on the dynamics of the index of retail sales for December, from the Confederation of British Industry. US is to publish the November economic activity index from the Chicago Fed. In addition, in France and vSShA held auctions for 3-, 6- and 12-month government debt.
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