予想外の米国経済指標を受けてGBPUSDが上昇

モハメド・アブデルハリク
2020年8月14日
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GBPUSD rose during trading today, Friday, in light of the uncertainty about global economy due to the continuing of “Coronavirus” crisis.

Russian President “Vladimir Putin” announced earlier this week that it had registered first vaccine in the world to prevent Coronavirus, but countries led by United States questioned its effectiveness and safety of use.

European Union signed a deal to buy 400 million doses from British biotechnology company “AstraZeneca”, a promising vaccine developed by the company in cooperation with University of “Oxford”.

It is reported that British Prime Minister “Boris Johnson” has warned that several European countries are vulnerable to a second wave of Coronvirus.

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In terms of trading, GBPUSD rose by 18:53 GMT by 0.2% to 1.3091, and the British currency recorded its highest price today counterpart at 1.3143, while the lowest price was recorded at 1.3048.

GBPUSD is increasing after US retail sales data

USD retreated against most of major currencies during trading today, Friday, following release of economic data below expectations, and kept its losses in light of continued failure to reach an agreement between Congress leaders regarding the second stimulus package to face repercussions of Coronavirus crisis.

Government data revealed that US retail sales index rose by 1.2% in July, below expectations ratio at 2% compared to a rise of 8.4% in June.

Negotiation continues in USA about incentive package

Leaders of Democrats and Republicans in US Congress continue their discussions in order to pass second package of incentives to confront Coronavirus consequences and severe economic damage in United States.

In terms of trading, dollar index fell (against a number of major currencies) by 18:04 GMT by 0.2% to 93.1 points, and recorded highest level at 93.4 points, while lowest level was recorded at 93.02 points.

著者 モハメド・アブデルハリク

プロのトレーダー兼アナリスト、2004 年から金融および外国為替市場のエコノミスト。エジプトのアメリカン大学で MBA を取得。モハメッドは、多くの国際外国為替および金融取引会社で経済ライターおよびテクニカルおよびファンダメンタルズアナリストとして、英語とアラビア語の両方で日々働いています。