- The euro (EUR) continues its bearish trend against the US dollar (USD). The pair crashed yesterday towards 1.3409, while reaching a new 8-month low. The single currency is under pressure as US ADP Non-Farm Employment Change and FOMC Statement is coming ahead today.
- The US dollar (USD) climbed to 102.07 against the Japanese yen (JPY) as the US CB Consumer Confidence data was better than expected at 90.9. After last week’s US Unemployment claims, where data was at the lowest for the last three years, the dollar strengthened while the FOMC Statement will be announced today.
- US equities fell yesterday as the President of the US, Barack Obama, announced new sanctions against Russia while he warned Russia for their actions against Ukraine. The US 500 (SPI) fell to 1964, the US 30 (DOW) went to 16858 and the US Tech (NDQ) to 3956.