FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - U.S. Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index has dropped to 53.1 in September, from 54.5 in August, against market expectations of an increase to 57.0. Dollar and Yen have been favoured.
GBP/USD retreat from 1.5990 has sharpened, and the pair has dipped to 1.5910. At the moment of writing, the Pound trades at 1.5935.
EUR/USD has dipped further and the pair reached a fresh 2-week low at 1.4525, although the pair has bounced up and trades around 1.4550 atr the moment of writing.
USD/JPY recovery from 88.20 has halted at 90.35 intra-week high, and the Dollar has eased after consumer confidence data, reaching levels right above 90.00 at the moment of writing.