London (AWP / AFP) – The euro extended gains against the dollar on Tuesday after after the best European performance than expected.
By 0900 GMT (11:00 CET), the euro bought 1.1208 dollars against 1.1186 dollars on Monday at 2100 GMT.
While many events on the dollar this week, on Tuesday, "a & # 39 is the euro, which will be on center stage," said Konstantinos Anthis, ADS Securities analyst.
Merchants currency, in particular, knowing the increase in the Euro zone, gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.4% in the first quarter. Analysts predicted 0.3%.
Previously, publication EUR rose to a higher inflation than expected in April in North Rhine-Westphalia, to + 1% per month (versus 0.4% expected) and 2.1% annualized (+ 1.5% expected). In Spain, the accelerated growth by 0.1 point in the first quarter, to 0.7%.
Later this week, and on the dollar, traders especially control Wednesday closing US press conference at the Committee meeting on monetary policy of the central bank (the Fed).
According to Wilson Neil, meeting, probably should not be too many surprises.
"Without real inflation, there is no pressure on the Fed increases its rates," he explained, referring to data released on Monday, which reported a rise in prices in March to 1.5% year on year, well below the target of 2% the central bank.
The Institute was surprised in March, declaring want to pause in the growth of interest rates.
Another important event of the week, Friday the publication of the monthly employment report, the document is considered a good gauge health of the world's largest economy.
And finally, the "Sino-US trade talks resumed, we should expect an abundance of suggestions that will keep investors on their toes," said Mike van Dulken, analyst Accendo Markets.
While Japan launched Saturday an exceptional period of ten days off, the yen is supported against the European currency to 124.84 yen per euro at 0900 GMT against 124.89 yen late Monday, and rose against the currency of an American in the 111.40 yen to the dollar against 111.65 yen late Monday.
For its part, the British pound was slightly higher against the euro, trading at 86.38 pence per euro versus 86.47 on Monday at 2100 GMT. It also rose against the dollar at 1.2976 dollar instead of 1.2937 on Monday.
The Swiss franc fell slightly against the euro at 1.1414 Swiss francs per euro against 1.1406 on Monday and strengthened against the US dollar at 1.0184 Swiss francs to the dollar, against 1.0197 Tuesday,
China's currency is traded at 6.7364 yuan per dollar, against 6.7336 yuan on Monday at 1530 GMT.
An ounce of gold is $ 1284.28 against 1279.85 dollars on Monday at 2100 GMT.
Finally, if Bitcoin monnayait to 5155.85 instead of $ 5129.68 dollars on Monday evening, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Tuesday through Monday
0900 GMT 2100 GMT
EUR / USD 1,1208 1,1186
EUR / JPY 124,84 124,89
EUR / CHF 1,1414 1,1406
EUR / GBP 0,8638 0,8647
USD / JPY 111,40 111,65
USD / CHF 1,0184 1,0197
GBP / USD 1,2976 1,2937
CTE / JS / MRA