Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
US dollar strength as Trump gains on key states
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The USD/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo. Further bullish momentum will lead the currency pair to retest the previous high.
European Market View
- The main story in FX markets this morning is a broad strengthening of the USD while other safe havens have also benefitted on heightened uncertainty in regard to the US election outcome. RUB was the clear early in the morning.
- The odds of Trump re-taking the White House has risen quite substantially since yesterday. EUR/USD have dropped on this nearly a figure to from the 1.17's to 1.16's while now is trading in the middle of that range.
- The SP500 futures surged this morning as Trump leads in battleground states.
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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.