Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
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NZD/JPY: The pair is trading below the cloud. A downward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bearish outlook.
XAU/USD: Gold continues to trade in a range bound mode while bulls hesitate to move market higher.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets weakened on spill-over selling from Wall Street; Hong Kong lagged. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include Eurozone Employment and GDP (Flash), US University of Michigan, Fed's Williams and Bullard speeches. The United States has reported fresh daily records for new COVID-19 case hospitalizations this week, prompting cities and states, including Chicago, Detroit and California, to re-impose public health restrictions.
European officials have also warned against complacency and said measures to control infections must continue despite hopes that vaccines under development could help to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Thursday during a discussion with other central bankers that progress in developing a coronavirus vaccine was welcome news but that near-term economic risks remain as infections accelerate, underscoring the likely need for additional government stimulus.
EU Key Point
- German health minister supports that it is too early to evaluate if restrictions should be extended or lifted
- Germany reports record 23,542 new coronavirus cases in latest update today
- Former China fin min says that US-China trade friction won't necessarily ease even with the new US president
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.