Starting today’s report with an important quote “The Bank of England could unleash fresh monetary stimulus this summer in an effort to support the economy after Brexit.’’ Bank of England's Mark Carney said. Mr. Carney also said, “The committee will make an initial assessment on 14th July and a full assessment complete with a new forecast will follow in the August inflation report.”
On Thursday, GBP fell by more than 1% negatively affected by Mark Carney’s statements.
Euro settled at $1.11 vs. USD and could be supported by such levels during the course of the day. On the other hand, claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose, but are still at a low level.
Gold traded above $1,320 backed by the Brexit news and global uncertainty. From a technical point of view, the yellow metal could extend its gains during the course of the day.
Oil prices declined, negatively affected by the end of the strike in Norway. U.S. crude traded below $48.50 and could settle around $48 by the end of the week.
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