Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
USD/JPY consolidation period remains intact
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
AUD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. Further bullish pressure will lead the currency pair to retest the previous highs.
XAU/USD: Gold consolidates on the 38.2% retracement area the last day. Seems that bullish momentum declines recently.
European Market View
Asian equity markets traded mixed following a similar subdued performance on Wall Street. EU leaders agreed on a compromise involving the EU budget and rule of law with Poland and Hungary, unblocking the recovery package. US Senate Majority Leader McConnell reportedly doesn’t see a path on the two main sticking points (aid to states/cities and liability protections). Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include US PPI, Uni. of Michigan, Fed's Quarles, ECB's Lagarde, ECB Council Summit. The ECB increased the overall size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP) by 500 billion euros to 1.85 trillion euros and extended the scheme by nine months to March 2022.
EU Key Point
- The German government, states to discuss new virus measures this weekend
- ECB's Villeroy that ECB is vigilant about the euro exchange rate
- The BOJ is likely to extend corporate funding aid schemes
- Germany sees a jump to record daily coronavirus cases alongside the deadliest day of the pandemic
The US dollar index has all chances of reaching the 2000s high of 120.00.
Many investors treated gold as a protection against inflation. However, last week, gold lost its major support and dropped despite rising inflation. Why did it act like this?
First, "ETH merge" Google requests are on the rise. At the same time, "buy ETH" requests are at their two-year lows, which is quite a negative factor ahead of the vast update. The community either doesn’t believe in the success, or they are following the "buy the rumors – sell the news" rule and waiting for the massive dump after the merge.