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EUR/USD is not in the best conition
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The market has shown that EUR/USD remains a sell on its attempts to recover. The pair is currently correcting up after yesterday’s selloff which was caused by the weak European PMI and strong US retail sales. There are two areas at which bears will likely resume selling: 1.1255 and 1.1280. We’ll pick the lower one for the trade but you can monitor the market and enter higher if possible. Downside targets are at 1.1215 and 1.1200.
On Thursday, the 2nd of February, the Bank of England will publish its report concerning interest rates and inflation data for the Eurozone. Professionals and investors anticipate that Andrew Bailey’s lead team of policy makers will likely raise interest rates to 4%; the highest in over a decade, for the tenth time in a row.
The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates? Recall that the Federal Open Market Committee had previously ended the year 2022 with a 50bps hike, and an indication from Powell, the committee chairman, that the Fed could consider raising interest rates by 75bps in the course of the year 2023.
Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.