Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
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NZD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver after a remarkable sell off is trading significantly lower below the 23.6% retracement area.
US Market View
The global stock market rally weakened overnight after US markets soared to record highs on hopes for a vaccine-driven economic rebound in 2021. ECB warns that the banking situation in the eurozone isn't as good as third-quarter reports. Moreover, it's a heavy data day as the US moves up all of Thursday's usual releases to Wednesday because of Thanksgiving. Topping the bill, weekly jobless claims, and revised data for third-quarter GDP. The European Central Bank warned that Eurozone banks are by no means out of the woods, despite the prospects for a recovery next year.
The ECB warned in its semiannual Financial Stability Review that the risk of a broad asset price correction had risen after the rallies seen this year in markets from bonds to house prices and beyond. Crude oil continues to rally overnight, driven by the prospect of excess liquidity from central banks, but oil is also supported by hopes of a real rebound in demand next year.
USA Key Point
- US Oct prelim durable goods orders +1.3% vs +0.9% expected
- US initial jobless claims come at 778K vs. 730K than the estimate
- The NZD is the strongest and the AUD is the weakest
Last year was tough for the Japanese yen. USDJPY gained more than 30% over 2022, striking above 150 in October. While anticipation of slower Fed rate hikes pulled the pair below the 130 level at the start of 2023, the speculations over the destiny of BOJ’s yield control policy grabbed the attention of the Japanese assets in the middle of January. What lies ahead for traders of the Japanese yen?
Today, at 5:00 pm (GMT +2), the Bank of Canada will publish the Overnight Rate, which represents short-term interest rates, and is pivotal to the overall pricing of the Canadian Dollar in the global markets. Let's look at how the markets are faring ahead of the BoC rates release.
In a call scheduled for January 25, 00:30 am GMT+2, Microsoft will publish the company's earnings for the final quarter of 2022 and comment on the results, projections, and outlook for the nearest future of the company.