Keep Your Eye On U.S. Inflation Data

Today, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its job opening survey for November. On average, economists expect that the job vacancies ease to 6.420 million in November from 6.650 million in October.

Focus on the US inflation figures on Wednesday. Consumer prices are expected to come out at 0.4% last month and 1.3% over the prior year, according to estimates. Excluding the cost of food and fuel, core inflation is projected to be 1.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Watch out for US on Friday. The US PPI is predicted to come out at 0.8% year-on-year basis. While the inflation is expected to be 1.4%. A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive for the .

Moreover, US figures will be closely watched on Friday. Economists predict that retail sales be at -0.2% in December. On the other hand, Core retail sales, which exclude autos, are expected to have decreased by -0.1%.

Technical Analysis

EUR/USD

The pair showed a downward movement below the 1.2214 main resistance level. As long as the pair stays below 1.2214 on a daily basis, we will watch the support levels at 1.2046. On the other hand, If the pair rises above 1.2214, the next resistance level is holding at 1.2391

Support : 1.2046 – 1.1819 – 1.1744
Resistance : 1.2214 – 1.2391 – 1.2536

GBP/USD

Keep your eye on the 1.3517 main support level in the pair. If the pair trades above 1.3517 on a daily basis, the resistance level can be found at 1.3599 again. On the other hand, if the pair falls below 1.3517, the next support level is holding at 1.3392

Support: 1.3517 – 1.3392 – 1.3313
Resistance: 1.3599 – 1.3688 – 1.3784

Gold

The price moved up above the daily level of 1854. If the price stays above 1854, on a daily basis, we will see the key resistance level at 1873. On the downside, if the price breaks down below 1854, the next support level will be at 1829.

Support: 1854 – 1829 – 1805
Resistance: 1873 – 1904 – 1932

EUR/JPY

The pair moved down below the 126.69 main resistance level. If the currency stays below 126.59 on a four hourly basis, we will watch the support levels at 125.85 and 125.07. On the other hand, If the pair rises above 126.69, the next resistance level is holding at 127.52.

Support: 125.85 – 125.07 – 124.24
Resistance: 126.69 – 127.52 – 128.39

Brent Oil

Focus on the key resistance level of 56.47 in the Price. As long as the pair stays below 56.47, on a four hourly basis, the upward movement may be limited and we will see 53.38 as a support level. Otherwise, if the price rises above 56.47, the next resistance level can be seen at 57.61.

Support: 53.38 – 49.67 – 45.28
Resistance: 56.47 – 57.61 – 59.25

GBP/JPY

The pair stayed strong above the key support level of 140.59. As long as the pair stays above 140.59 on a daily basis, the upward movement may gain more momentum, we will see the resistance level at 142.62. On the other hand, if the pair fall back below 140.59, the next support level will be placed at 139.24

Support: 140.59 – 139.24 – 138.25
Resistance: 142.62 – 143.69 – 145.24

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