The koruna gains 2 h and closes at 28,38 against the euro. The Czech currency stayed immune to negative sentiment on the central European region caused by a better outlook on ECB and Fed rates. Tomorrow, the Czech central bank holds a monetary meeting. Interest rates are expected to stay unchanged.
The koruna closes higher against the dollar at 22,81 CZK/USD. The dollar reacted positively on today´s macroeconomic data, but stays under pressure. The short-term bias though stays negative. Now, the dollar trades at 1,2438 USD/EUR, the markets await tomorrow´s Bernanke´s speech about US economic outlook.