The GBP/USD pair fell to the level of 1.2505

US dollar is strengthening against the majors. In the absence of significant releases from the United States, the movement of the instrument is primarily technical in natureand paired with the pound and the euro it was influenced by news regarding Brexit. Today the statistics on the Producer Price Index in the US (15:30 GMT+2) will be able to influence the rate.


The EUR/USD pair declined to the level of 1.1368 after news appeared that Theresa May postponed the Brexit vote in the UK Parliament for an indefinite period. Today at 12:00 (GMT+2) ZEW Economic Sentiment indicators will be published in Germany and euro area. The values of both indicators are expected to drop. If the forecast proves right, the instrument will fall under pressure.


The GBP/USD pair fell to the level of 1.2505 against the background of the decision of the British Prime Minister Theresa May to postpone Brexit parliamentary vote for an indefinite period. This decision is due to the lack of support from MPs. Today, investors are waiting for the publication of UK labor market data. It is expected that Unemployment Rate will remain unchanged at 4.1% in October, and Claimant Count Change will drop to 13.2K in November from 20.2K a month earlier. If this assumption is right, it will support the rate in the short term.


Against the background of the general strengthening of USD, as well as with the support of weak data on Japan's GDP for Q3 2018, quotes of USD/JPY pair rose to 113.22. Due to the absence of significant economic releases from Japan, the instrument movement will be affected by news from the US.


Quotes of the AUD/USD pair are moving within the narrow range of 0.7225–0.7187 having changed only slightly.


Quotes of gold are traded with moderate positive dynamics having risen to 1246.10 during the Asian session.

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