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Veselin Petkov

About the author

Veselin Petkov

With Alpari since 2017

Veselin received his higher education in Sofia, Bulgaria, at the University of National and World Economics, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 2003, and with a Master's in Finance in 2007. He received a second Master's degree from the University of Vienna's Economics department in 2008.

Veselin started working on financial markets in 2006, starting out as an analyst for an investment fund that managed assets on European stock exchanges.

From 2013 to 2016, he worked at Alpari as a teacher and Forex analyst.

In 2016, Veselin was writing analytical reviews of the currency market for a trading portal.

The analysis of fundamentals, candlesticks, and charts is central to Veselin's work.

His hobbies include running, cycling and travelling.

Analyst's publications

22 February 2018

Market sessions

Veselin Petkov

Forex market review (22/02/18)

On the morning of the 22nd of February, the EURUSD pair is continuing its slow decline and is trading at 1.2275 at the time of writing, marking a 39-pip drop over the last 24 hours.

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21 February 2018

Market sessions

Veselin Petkov

Forex market review (21/02/18)

The EURUSD pair is currently in the red, trading at around the 1.2324 mark as we await the opening of the European session. This marks a 64-pip drop for the euro for the euro from yesterday. The euro’s decline against the greenback over the last few days has facilitated a rise on the US dollar index (DXY) from 89.23 to 89.79.

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20 February 2018

Market sessions

Veselin Petkov

Forex market review (20/02/18)

As today’s European session approaches, the EURUSD pair is trading at 1.2388 (-0.14%), so the euro has been slowly declining against the dollar since the end of last week. The US dollar index (DXY) has been given a boost thanks to the dollar’s rise on multiple pairs and is now trading at 89.23 (+0.17%).

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19 February 2018

Market sessions

Veselin Petkov

Forex market review (19/02/18)

As today’s European session approaches, the EURUSD pair is trading around the 1.2408 mark (+0.02%). This is almost the same level at which trading closed at the end of the US session on Friday.

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16 February 2018

Market sessions

Veselin Petkov

Forex market review (16/02/18)

Ahead of today’s European session, the euro is continuing on its upwards trajectory against the US dollar. At the time of writing, the EURUSD pair is trading at the 1.2547 mark. This marks a rise of 0.9 cents for the euro against the dollar over the last 24 hours.

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