TRADING TIPS :
➔Forex – GBP/USD trims gains on U.K. construction data
➔Forex – EUR/USD steady, near 3-1/2 month lows
➔EUR/USD hit 1.3607 during late Asian trade,the session high;the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3605, easing up 0.06%.The pair was likely to find support at 1.3529,the low of January 23 and resistance at 1.3668, the high of May 27.Sentiment on the single currency was vulnerable after data on Friday showing that the annual rate of inflation in Italy and Spain slowed in May added to expectations that the ECB will take steps to tackle low consumer price growth, which is threatening the fragile recovery in the euro zone.Last week, ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank was aware of the risks of persistently low inflation and was prepared to take steps to get euro zone inflation back to its target, the latest indication that the bank is on course to ease monetary policy next week.
➔GBP/USD pulled away from 1.6782, the session high, to hit 1.6763 during European morning trade, still up 0.09%. Cable was likely to find support at 1.6693, the low of May 29 and resistance at 1.6816, the high of May 28. Markit research group said the U.K. construction purchasing managers’ index ticked down to a seven-month low of 60.0 in May, from a reading of 60.8 the previous month. Analysts had expected the index to remain unchanged last month.The report came a day after Markit said the U.K. manufacturing PMI fell to 57.0 this month, from a reading of 57.3 in May, in line with expectations.
1. Buy GBP/USD Above 1.6790- TG: 1.6810/ 1.6840 SL 1.6760
2. Sell GBP/USD Below 1.6730- TG: 1.6710/ 1.6670 SL 1.6760