Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Euro Drops ahead of German Key Figures. Latest Currency Market Update

Yesterday the EUR closed trades at 1.4769 versus the USD, the weakest level for the last two weeks. On Tuesday the European currency was at 1.4802, a little bit lower from Monday 14-month high of 1.5064 per Dollar on Monday morning. The EUR/JPY was 135.88, lower from 137.08 on the currency market.

The European currency drop is described by concern on negative German unemployment data due to be released tomorrow. The reading is expected to be 8.3 percent in the month of October, a 0.1 percent drop from September figures. Also the separate researches show that commodity and stock market is likely to peak as recovery in the USA seems to be fragile.

Among today`s important events in economic calendar the major one is the German CPI figures likely to deliver worsening of consumer prices. The Euro will probably lower a little bit moving away from 1.500 level versus the USD.

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