Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
USD: vulnerable for further weakness
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Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
EUR/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAU/USD: Gold has broken down all the retracements areas, which warns of further weakness.
EU Market View
Most major Asian equity markets traded positively as the region took impetus from the record-setting session in the US where the S&P 500 notched a record close. US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said he will place the USD 455bln of unspent CARES Act money in a general fund, which would need congressional approval to be utilized. Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include US Durable Goods, GDP (2nd), Core PCE Prelim, University of Michigan Survey, ECB Financial Stability Review, UK Chancellor Sunak November Update, FOMC Minutes.
EU Key Point
- Tokyo governor Koike says to ask bars and restaurants to close by 10 pm starting from Saturday
- ECB's Mersch supports that It will probably be difficult to maintain positive growth going into Q4
- Germany reports the deadliest day of the virus pandemic, another 18 633 new cases
- Trump is expected to address a meeting Wednesday US time on his election fraud
- Federal Open Market Committee November meeting minutes due Wednesday
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.