EUR/USD resumed its upward movement today after losing its gains yesterday. The currency pair retreated after US President Donald Trump said that he wants stronger dollar. Today, EUR/USD rebounded, though is struggling to keep gains right now.
Advance estimate for US GDP showed growth by 2.6% in Q4 2017. That was below the average forecast of a 3.0% increase and the 3.2% growth registered in Q3. (Event A on the chart.)
Durable goods orders increased by as much as 2.9% in December, far more than analysts had predicted — 0.9%. Furthermore, the previous month’s increase got a positive revision from 1.3% to 1.7%. (Event A on the chart.)
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