On Thursday, June 2, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Plus (OPEC+) agreed to boost output by 648 000 barrels per day (bpd) in July and August…
EURUSD remains largely range bound in the area of 1.13
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The USD/JPY pair has just eliminated the lower level of the Kumo. Further bearish sentiment will push prices towards the previous bottom. On the other hand, an upward wave would lead the exchange rate to enter the cloud.
Today's key release is the US jobs report.
Equity markets fell yesterday but sector/style rotation remains the big story with 10%-point performance difference between energy and tech with the New Year. Major indices closed as follows in the US: Dow Jones down by -0.5%, S&P 500 -0.1% while NASDAQ closed marginally up +0.1%. Sentiment in Asia this morning with Hang Seng leading the way. Futures in Europe and US in marginally higher.
EURUSD remains largely range bound in the area of 1.13, as weak equities are negative for the USD whereas strengthening commodities are negative for the EUR.
Yes, oil prices are burning right now, and inflation is getting hotter along with it worldwide. However, the oil's bullish momentum is under threat.
A month after Russia invaded Ukraine, oil markets are still more volatile than ever, with little clarity on how the sanctions will affect Russian crude production as well as global oil demand.
The US dollar index rose to 105.40 after the Fed’s 75-basis-point key rate hike, while the stock and the crypto markets fell. However, during the past few days, investors and traders returned to risk assets as they expect inflation growth to slow. Moreover, Jerome Powell, the head of the Federal Reserve, announced the Fed might start cutting the key rate by 2024, which is the most evident hint of an upcoming market reversal.
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