TRADING TIPS :
Forex – EUR/USD extends losses as U.S. Treasury yields rise
Forex – GBP/USD slips lower despite strong U.K. Data
Forex – U.S. dollar almost unchanged against Canadian dollar
In U.S. trading, EUR/USD was down 0.38% at 1.3541, up from a session low of 1.3534 and off a high of 1.3602. The pair was likely to find support at 1.3503, Thursday’s low, and resistance at 1.3677, Friday’s high. Rising Treasury yields, four months of solid monthly jobs reports and other upbeat economic indicators in the U.S. sent investors chasing the dollar on Tuesday. On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department reported that the economy added 217,000 in May, close to expectations for a 218,000 increase. It was the fourth consecutive month in which the U.S. economy added more than 200,000 new nonfarm payrolls. The private sector added 216,000 jobs last month, exceeding expectations for a 210,000 gain.
GBP/USD hit 1.6759 during U.S. morning trade, the pair’s lowest since June 5; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.6767 shedding 0.21%. Cable was likely to find support at 1.6699,the low of June 4 and resistance at 1.6845, the high of June 6. The pound shrugged off an earlier report by the Office for National Statistics showing that U.K. manufacturing output rose 0.4% in April from a month earlier, as expected. On a year-over-year basis manufacturing production rose 4.4% ahead of forecasts for a 4% increase. It was the largest annual increase in output since early 2011
1. Buy GBP/USD Above 1.6780- TG: 1.6810/ 1.6830 SL 1.6750
2. Sell GBP/USD Below 1.6720- TG: 1.6680/ 1.6660 SL 1.6750