Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Equity futures in the U.S. were flat on Wednesday
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CAD/JPY: The CAD/JPY pair is now trading between the Tenkan sen and Kijun sen level. A failed attempt to move lower will push prices above the Tenkan sen level. Further bullish sentiment would lead the exchange rate into fresh highs.
US Market View
Equity futures in the U.S. were flat on Wednesday as investors took a pause a day after the Nasdaq Composite closed above 15,000 for the first time.
Futures on the Nasdaq-100 were flat. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 7 points. S&P 500 futures were also flat.
The NASDAQ Composite rose on Tuesday for the fourth session in a row to a record close of 15,019.80, bringing it year-to-date gains to more than 16%. Amazon led the gains on Tuesday. It was the NASDAQ’s 29th record close of 2021. The tech-heavy benchmark is now up more than 126% from its pandemic low. The S&P 500 also hit a record on Tuesday.
Markets have been boosted by signs that delta variant cases could be peaking.
The much-anticipated Jackson Hole symposium kicks off on Thursday, where central bankers will potentially provide updates on their plan around tapering monetary stimulus.
The Federal Reserve has been purchasing at least $120 billion of bonds per month to curb longer-term interest rates and jumpstart economic growth.
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are virtual national money. The idea of creating such currencies came to the authorities after the success of cryptocurrencies, which also exist only in digital form.
Suddenly, the US Dollar Index fell 6.70% over the last two weeks, marking the biggest decrease in the currency since 2020.
The G20 summit took place in Bali, Indonesia, on November 2022…