US dollar declines moderately against the majors during the Asian session. Macroeconomic releases that can affect the rate of the instrument today include the publication of the FOMC minutes, which can shed light on the Fed's future monetary policy. It was decided to extend the trade negotiations between the United States and China, which lasted two days, by one more day.
The quotes of the EUR/USD pair after yesterday's decline, caused by weak data on the level of business confidence in the eurozone and the slowdown in industrial production in Germany, corrected in the Asian session to the level of 1.1457. Today, investors will pay attention to the EU Unemployment Rate (12:00 GMT+2). The indicator is expected to remain unchanged at the level of 8.1% in November.
Quotes of GBP/USD demonstrate moderate positive dynamics having risen to 1.2740 during the Asian session. Today, market participants will pay attention to the speech of the Bank of England’s Governor Mark Carney (17:30 GMT+2). His comments may lead to an increase in the volatility of the pound in the short term.
Quotes of USD/JPY rose to the level of 109.00. The pair is supported by positive investors’ expectations regarding the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China.
Quotes of the pair AUD/USD demonstrate moderate positive dynamics and are traded near the level of 0.7155.
The rate of gold declines during Asian trading and is testing 1281.14.
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