It's time for the Dukascopy Midday Snapshot for Thursday. Let's take a look at how market players have worked out the rate movements by 12 o'clock. Euro/Dollar rose by 67 pips after 8 o’clock and rise puts the pair point 22% in the green. Traded volume is average and sentiment of the traders is neutral, but leaning towards the bearish side by 8%. Late rise makes a successful start of the day... Еще more likely for those who had long positions. Pound/Dollar moved up hours into the trading day as well and the pair stood point 3% up from the opening level at noon. The Cable sees a typical amount of funds and most of them have been driven by bullish expectations. Late rise suggests a successful morning session for market players. Dollar/Yen rose sharply and a gain of point 49% was posted at midday as the pair retreated from the daily high. Turnover is high and sentiment of the market players is neutral, short positions are up by 8%. Bulls have been in better positions so far, but the pull back provided bears with some chances as well. Pound/Yen has been on a rise and a gain of point 79% was posted at 12 o’clock. Traded volume is average and neutral sentiment of the traders is just 4% short. Rate has been moving in one direction and that’s higher, so those who had long positions should enjoy profits. Euro/Yen’s steep rise puts the pair point 7% in the green at noon. Trading has been active, volume is a massive 132% up from the pair’s average and sentiment of the traders is strongly bearish, short positions dominate by 49%. Steep rise makes losses more likely for investors. I’m Jack Everitt and that's all for Thursday's Midday Snapshot, but these stats are updated throughout the day, so check back.