Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Stocks futures rose on Monday
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
GBP/JPY: GBP/JPY is now trading within the cloud. A successful attempt to exit the Kumo will trigger the market to higher ground, signaling a new bullish sentiment.
XAG/USD: Silver is hovering between the level 38.2% and 23.6% since the beginning of the Australian session. An upward wave will push prices towards the previous top at 24.901.
US Market View
- Stocks futures rose on Monday, indicating a higher start to the first session of August. Investors are looking forward for a another set of corporate earnings reports and more news about coronavirus cases around the globe.
US Key Point
- Stocks futures rose on Monday.
On Thursday, the 2nd of February, the Bank of England will publish its report concerning interest rates and inflation data for the Eurozone. Professionals and investors anticipate that Andrew Bailey’s lead team of policy makers will likely raise interest rates to 4%; the highest in over a decade, for the tenth time in a row.
The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates? Recall that the Federal Open Market Committee had previously ended the year 2022 with a 50bps hike, and an indication from Powell, the committee chairman, that the Fed could consider raising interest rates by 75bps in the course of the year 2023.
Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.