Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Dollar retreats from highs ahead of Yellen's testimony
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver breaks down many support levels but recently buyers achieved to send price above 23.6% retracement area.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets mostly rallied with risk appetite spurred as trade picked up from Monday’s holiday. Treasury Secretary nominee Yellen is expected to call for big action to spur a recovery. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include German ZEW, Yellen's Treasury Secretary confirmation hearing, BoE's Haldane, earnings from GS and Netflix.
EU Key Point
- Europe car sales plunged by the most on record in 2020
- Germany December final CPI comes at -0.3% vs -0.3% y/y
- USD/JPY continues to face stiff resistance just above the 104.00 area
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.