Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
GBP/USD: we are still selling
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GBP/USD is trading below the weekly pivot level at 1.2707. The pound is under pressure as the political future of the UK remains uncertain after Prime Minister announced that she would step down on June 7.
The pair formed a “dark cloud cover” pattern on the daily chart. It’s a sign that bears remain active and sell the pound on its attempts to correct higher. The sterling may retest the 78.6% Fibo level at 1.2625. The fall below the latter will open the way down for an even bigger decline to 1.25.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
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Asia-Pacific stocks lacked firm direction as momentum faded from the record-setting performance on Wall St, where the S&P 500 and Nasdaq printed fresh all-time highs
Fed's Powell said a slowing recovery and a surging pandemic meant the US was entering a "challenging" few months, with the potential deployment of a vaccine still facing hurdles.