Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Chinese Economic Prospects Boost Higher Aussie
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CHF/JPY: The pair is trading below the cloud. A downward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bearish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver’s volatility has increased. Despite the recent sharp selling pressure, bulls appear resilient and keep price at the 38.2% retracement area.
EU Market View
Asia-Pac stocks extend on gains after the fresh record levels on Wall St where cyclical outperformed on vaccine optimism following the announcement that Moderna's Phase 3 vaccine efficacy rate was at 94.5%. Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include US retail sales, industrial production, OPEC JMMC, ECB’s de Guindos, Lagarde, BoE’s Bailey, Ramsden, Fed’s Daly, Williams, Rosengren speeches. The vaccine news helped the risk-friendly Australian dollar, which climbed to a one-week high against its US counterpart. Rising virus case numbers in the United States clouded views on the dollar, which dropped against a basket of major currencies.
EU Key Point
- Germany's Braun says government to push for tighter virus restrictions next week
- US futures a little lower ahead of European morning trade
- Eurostoxx futures -0.4% in early European trading
- Fed chair Powell to speak later in the day
- Germany reports 14,419 new coronavirus cases in the latest update today
Last year was tough for the Japanese yen. USDJPY gained more than 30% over 2022, striking above 150 in October. While anticipation of slower Fed rate hikes pulled the pair below the 130 level at the start of 2023, the speculations over the destiny of BOJ’s yield control policy grabbed the attention of the Japanese assets in the middle of January. What lies ahead for traders of the Japanese yen?
Today, at 5:00 pm (GMT +2), the Bank of Canada will publish the Overnight Rate, which represents short-term interest rates, and is pivotal to the overall pricing of the Canadian Dollar in the global markets. Let's look at how the markets are faring ahead of the BoC rates release.
In a call scheduled for January 25, 00:30 am GMT+2, Microsoft will publish the company's earnings for the final quarter of 2022 and comment on the results, projections, and outlook for the nearest future of the company.