Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
European and Asian equity markets are recovering this morning.
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AUD/JPY: The AUD/JPY pair is now testing the upper level of the Kumo. Any successful attempt to move higher will fuel the pair towards the Kijun sen level and even higher towards the previous peak. On the other hand, a reversal back would lead the market deeper within the cloud.
As the crisis continues in Turkey, yesterday USDTRY dropped from about 18.30 to 12.50 in a matter of hours. Finally, it settled at around 13.40 which marks a drop of about 30%. The drop came as a result of President Erdogan’s offering to floor lira deposits at zero percent returns again some other currency. There are not many details out in the media of how this offering will work, and if it has any material effect in the currency, remains to be seen.
In the equities space, markets dropped yesterday as Omicron cases are rising rapidly. In the United States, Omicron cases account about 73% of the total whereas only a week ago they accounted for 3%. It is important to mention that markets closed far off day lows and futures market shows that most of yesterday’s losses have been regained. Major indices in the U.S. closed as follows: Dow Jones down 1.2%, SP500 down -1.1% and NASDAQ down -1.2%. European and Asian equity markets are also recovering this morning.
In the middle of September 2022, the Canadian dollar has fallen to a 2-year low against the USD.
The US dollar index has all chances of reaching the 2000s high of 120.00.
Many investors treated gold as a protection against inflation. However, last week, gold lost its major support and dropped despite rising inflation. Why did it act like this?