In the midst of positive economic forecasts, the dollar reinforced its positions. As stated by the Fed, the US regulator may heightened the rates at its conference this coming June. Meanwhile, in the economic news, the United States presented the Initial Jobless Claims wherein the volume appeared at 268,000 against the report of 275,000.
The euro was bolstered by the agreement happened between the Eurozone and the Greece. The latter attained an agreement with its creditors and shall take a new tranche of loans in the amount of 10 billion euro.
It has been inveterated that the recoupment of the British economy became sluggish by the second Gross Domestic Product estimate for the first quarter in the UK. The economy showed a growth by 0,4% in the first quarter from 0,6% in Q4 2015. The economy of Britain encountered a difficulty with a devitalized growth in emerging markets particularly in China. The approaching referendum also decelerated the growth.
The dollar stick around in a range waiting for the statement of Janet Yellen. The market is anticipating hints from the regulator about the probable rate hike in June. The yen raised and bereaved the dollar from its recent gains. The investors involuntarily close positions before there are any probable risk that may occur.