Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
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USD/JPY: The pair is trading in a bullish sentiment above the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bullish momentum.
XAU/USD: Gold stands on 61.8% retracement area despite last week’s NFP. Seems that some correction is taking place.
EU Market View
UK PM Johnson set a deadline of October 15th to secure a Brexit deal with the EU and both sides agreed to 11 days of “intensified” talks to finalize an agreement. Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include Final Eurozone, UK and US services PMIs, ISM non-manufacturing, BoE's Haldane, ECB's de cos, and Fed’s Evans speeches. President Donald Trump could be discharged from the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19 as soon as Monday, according to his doctors, although his condition remains unclear and outside experts warn that his case may be severe.
EU Key Point
- US Senate Majority Leader McConnell said we are getting closer to stimulus negotiations
- BOJ's Kuroda: Japanese economy in severe condition but picking up
- Eurostoxx is higher +0.9% in early European trading
- Germany's Altmaier supports that no taxes should be raised during the pandemic
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.
Many investors treated gold as a protection against inflation. However, last week, gold lost its major support and dropped despite rising inflation. Why did it act like this?