TRADING TIPS :
➔Forex – GBP/USD pares losses after U.K. service sector data
➔Forex – EUR/USD edges lower ahead of E.Z. data, ECB
➔Forex – USD/CAD rises to 1-month highs, BoC holds
➔EUR/USD easing 0.02% to 1.3626.Payroll processing firm ADP said non-farm private employment rose by 179,000 in May, below expectations for an increase of 210,000. April’s figure was revised down to a gain of 215,000 from a previously reported increase of 220,000. A separate report showed that U.S. trade deficit widened to $47.24 billion in April, from $44.18 billion in March whose figure was revised from a previously estimated deficit of $40.40 billion. Analysts had expected the trade deficit to widen to $40.80 billion in April. Meanwhile, sentiment on the euro remained vulnerable after Eurostat on Tuesday said consumer price inflation in the euro zone increased by 0.5% last month, down from 0.7% in April and missing expectations for a reading of 0.7%. The rate stands well below the ECB target of near but just under 2%
➔GBP/USD pulled away from 1.6699, the pair’s lowest since May 29, to hit 1.6720 during European morning trade, still down 0.18% .Cable was likely to find support at 1.6697, the low of April 14 and resistance at 1.6816, the high of May 28.Markit research group said the U.K. services purchasing managers’ index slipped to 58.6 last month, from a reading of 58.7 in April. Analysts had expected the index to fall to 58.2 in May. The data came a day after Markit said the U.K. construction PMI ticked down to 60.0 in May, from a reading of 60.8 the previous month, compared to expectations for the index to remain unchanged.
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