Forex market statistics on 16/6/2020
Gold dropped to fresh session lows, around the $1717-16 region in the last hour, albeit lacked any strong follow-through and was last seen trading in the neutral territory.
It later gained some ground to trade at $1727
GBP/USD retreats from highs after mixed UK jobs figures
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EUR/USD slides below 1.1300 as Fed’s Powell testifies, after robust retail sales
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