EUR/USD traded lower yesterday as the positive announcements about the US services sector assisted the dollar against the euro. Up until now, the currency pair was trying to regain as not all of the US data was satisfactory. The trade balance, for instance, declined more than forecasts had anticipated.
Trade balance arrears were $47.1 billion in February, raise $1.2 billion from $45.9 billion in January, adjusted. That is in comparison to the median predicted of $46.3 billion. (Event A on the chart.)
Final Markit services PMI increased to 51.3 in March high from 49.7 in February while forecasts had anticipated it to be constant as the flash account of 51.0. (Event B on the chart.)
ISM services PMI was at 54.5% rate in March, greater than the February rate of 53.4% and the consensus projection of 54.1%. (Event C on the chart.)
Yesterday, an announcement on factory orders was announced, showing a decrease by 1.7% which was higher than the 1.5% drop anticipated by predictors. The indicator had an increase by 1.2% in the previous month. (Not shown on the chart.)