Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Global equities down 2% yesterday
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USD/JPY: The USD/JPY pair is set to eliminate the previous top. If that happens, the currency pair will reach fresh a high. Alternatively, a reversal back would push the market below the Tenkan sen level, towards the upper level of the Kumo.
The combination of higher energy prices and a weaker growth outlook put central banks in a tough spot. Yet with inflation spiking above most inflation targets and inflation expectations moving to decade highs in many countries most central banks have clearly indicated forthcoming tightening of monetary policy.
Global equities down 2% yesterday and down 5% in the last 5 trading sessions. Consumer discretionary and tech stocks were the two biggest losers and earnings reports yesterday did not make things any better. Yesterday in US, Dow Jones closed -2.4%, S&P 500 -2.8% and NASDAQ composite -3.9%. Markets in Asia this morning looking somewhat better with Chinese stocks slightly higher while most other markets lower. European futures slightly lower while US once slightly higher.
In the FX space, EURUSD moved lower that 1.06 this morning. JPY rebounded further yesterday but has lost most of the gains this morning.
Inflation in New Zealand is the highest since 1990, edging to 7.3% in Q2 2022. The currency is under heavy pressure as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to reverse the inflationary spiral. The week ahead will give us a valuable clue about the country’s monetary policy, and we are here to talk about that.
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.