The USD has become soft. What's the tactical outlook against its main counterparts?
Japanese Yen Moves Lower
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The pair is trading in a bearish sentiment below the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bearish momentum.
XAU/USD: Gold stands below 38.2% retracement area and bulls appear stronger.
US Market View
US futures fell early in pre-US market open trading as investors' hopes that earnings season would provide some upward impetus waned. Sentiment deteriorated on the news that coronavirus hospitalizations in the US hit their highest level in six weeks and as optimism of an economic stimulus package continued to evaporate.
US Key Point
- Fed's Barkin supports that unemployment adjusted for the drop in participation is around 11%
- GBPUSD back above 100 hour moving average and resistance near the 1.3000 level
- Cable back above 1.30
- Spain's Catalonia closes restaurants and bars for 15 days starting Thursday
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.