The Czech koruna ends slightly stronger againt the euro at 28,08 CZK/EUR. Today session was rather quiet, Czech retail sales released today didn´t influence the trading, although they were a bit lower than market estimates. The CZK tracks regional mood, which has been improved by Slovak GDP growth in 3Q (+9,8 % y/y) that beated expectations.
The CZK has firmed against the USD, too, and closes at 21,92 CZK/USD. Despite interim moves of the USD/EUR, the rate stays in range, awaiting the Fed minutes. These may indicate Fed´s future monetary actions.