Fed Chair Jerome Powell will testify today at 19:05 MT time. This event is crucial for traders as the tone of the speech may set the risk tone for the markets for the next two weeks.
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Non-farm payrolls, the most awaited economic report, will be out on March 5 at 15:30 MT time.
BoA has tracked signs of the upcoming stock market sell-off. While more expensive and at-risk stocks are set to fall, value stocks should survive.
Australian GDP rose by 3.1%, exceeding analysts’ forecasts of 2.5%. The Australian dollar climbed after the release, but then joined its peers in falling against the USD.
The US Services PMI will be out at 17:00 MT time on March 3.
On Saturday, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson&Johnson’s vaccine for emergency use against Covid-19. Will JNJ rise?
The Reserve Bank of Australia will make a rate statement on March 2, at 5:30 MT time.
Risk assets are recovering after a losing streak in the previous week as progress in the extra US stimulus package improved the market sentiment.
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The giant chip maker exceeded analysts’ expectations. Even with a global GPU shortage!
OPEC will hold a meeting on March 4, where it should announce its decision on further oil output.
The risk-on is back on the market as investors focus on the projections for a stronger-than-expected economic rebound and the Fed’s pledge to prolong support for the rest of the year.