Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
USD entering a short period of consolidation
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
CHF/JPY: The pair is trading below the cloud despite the strong bearish pressure of Japanese Yen since yesterday. Further bearish pressure will lead the currency pair to retest the previous lows.
XAU/USD: Gold moves below 38.2% retracement level. After a remarkable sell off during the last 24 hours, it seems that bulls return.
European Market View
Asian equity markets were mostly higher as the region took its cue from the predominantly strong performance stateside where the S&P 500 and DJIA rallied to fresh record highs. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include the UK labour market report, German ZEW, Fed's Rosengren, Quarles, Kaplan, ECB's Knot. Scientists, public health officials and investors welcomed the first successful interim data from a large-scale clinical test as a watershed moment that could help turn the tide of the pandemic if the full trial results pan out. President-elect Joe Biden said the news was excellent but did not change the fact that face masks, social distancing and other health measures would be needed well into next year. The World Health Organization called the results very positive but warned there was a funding gap of $4.5 billion that could slow access to tests, medicines and vaccines in low- and middle-income countries.
EU Key Point
- UK October jobless claims change -29.8k vs 28.1k prior
- BOJ introduces special deposit facility to ensure financial system stability
- Germany reports 15,332 new coronavirus cases in latest update today
- US coronavirus hospitalization number the highest since July 10
- On Tuesday Trump has no events scheduled, Biden to speak at 2pm ET
Last year was tough for the Japanese yen. USDJPY gained more than 30% over 2022, striking above 150 in October. While anticipation of slower Fed rate hikes pulled the pair below the 130 level at the start of 2023, the speculations over the destiny of BOJ’s yield control policy grabbed the attention of the Japanese assets in the middle of January. What lies ahead for traders of the Japanese yen?
Today, at 5:00 pm (GMT +2), the Bank of Canada will publish the Overnight Rate, which represents short-term interest rates, and is pivotal to the overall pricing of the Canadian Dollar in the global markets. Let's look at how the markets are faring ahead of the BoC rates release.
In a call scheduled for January 25, 00:30 am GMT+2, Microsoft will publish the company's earnings for the final quarter of 2022 and comment on the results, projections, and outlook for the nearest future of the company.