Euro zone July unemployment 11.3%

View Comments

Unchanged from revised 11.3% in June (prev 11.2%) and in line with median forecast.

Euro zone August inflation estimated at 2.6% y/y vs 2.4% in July, stronger than median forecast of 2.5%.

Euro bulls have managed to trip buy stops through 1.2540 and we’ve moved quickly to 1.2558.

Sell orders remain up at 1.2580/00 ahead of 1.2600 barrier option interest.  More buy stops above there.

At the end of the day we remain ensconsed within 1.2450-1.2600 range.


All|Economic Analysis|Europe|Regions

EU economy

Gerry Davies


  1. Pretty bad number in my opinion anyway. People just got desensitised.
    Also the demographic profile of the unemployed is skewed towards young people – the ones who fill up the streets.

  2. That was the first time unemployment rate didn’t spread after many consecutive rises, I just wonder if you have sold some USD Gerry ;)


© Copyright 2015 ForexLive™  |  Advertise With Us  |  Login To Comment  |  Sitemap

HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Educate yourself on the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial or tax advisor if you have any questions.

ADVISORY WARNING: FOREXLIVE™ provides references and links to selected blogs and other sources of economic and market information as an educational service to its clients and prospects and does not endorse the opinions or recommendations of the blogs or other sources of information. Clients and prospects are advised to carefully consider the opinions and analysis offered in the blogs or other information sources in the context of the client or prospect's individual analysis and decision making. None of the blogs or other sources of information is to be considered as constituting a track record. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and FOREXLIVE™ specifically advises clients and prospects to carefully review all claims and representations made by advisors, bloggers, money managers and system vendors before investing any funds or opening an account with any Forex dealer. Any news, opinions, research, data, or other information contained within this website is provided as general market commentary and does not constitute investment or trading advice. FOREXLIVE™ expressly disclaims any liability for any lost principal or profits without limitation which may arise directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance on such information. As with all such advisory services, past results are never a guarantee of future results.