Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
USD is the Strongest and the AUD is the Weakest Today
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
CAD/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.
XAU/USD: Gold struggles to move above 23.6% level. The current risk off mood does not help gold to move higher.
US Market View
The number of Americans applying for initial unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased to 898,000 last week, its highest since late August, compounding fears that the recovery in the labor market is stalling. China saw annual factory gate prices fall at a faster-than-predicted pace, while consumer prices rose at their slowest pace in 19 months, highlighting the challenges facing the nation in its economic recovery from COVID-19.
US Key Point
- ADP Canada Sept employment comes at -240.8K vs -205K prior
- Mnuchin supports that Trump determined to get a stimulus deal
- Initial jobless claims come at 898K vs. 825K than estimate
This week, there are a few high-probability trade ideas I'd like to recommend to you. Trading these setups, be sure to implement a proper risk management approach.
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.