The USD has become soft. What's the tactical outlook against its main counterparts?
Stimulus hopes remain to keep markets strong
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
EUR/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.
XAG/USD: Silver stands above 23.6% retracement area and signs a strong bullish trend.
EU Market View
US House Speaker Pelosi said we remain at an impasse in COVID-19 aid talks; Trump admin has called on Congress to pass a stripped-down version of the relief bill.
Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include ECB’s Lagarde, de Guindos, Schnabel, Panetta, BoE’s Bailey, Haskel and US Columbus Day Holiday. EU leaders are to insist on tough enforcement for any UK trade deal; UK PM Johnson said Britain is committed to exploring every avenue to reach an agreement
EU Key Point
- European equities open slightly higher to start the day
- Germany September wholesale price index comes at 0.0% vs -0.4% m/m prior
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.