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How to trade on July 7?

How to trade on July 7?

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Main fundamentals

  • The market sentiment deteriorated today amid increasing new virus cases in the USA and Australia. Investors prefer safe-haven assets like gold, the US dollar and the Japanese yen. Stocks and riskier currencies are loosening.
  • The US PMI came yesterday better than expected. It turned out 57.1, while the forecast was 50.0. It marked the industry expansion and gave an additional stimulus to the US dollar.
  • The reserve bank of Australia made a rate statement. Officials left everything unchanged. According to them, the worst is over, but the outlook is uncertain and the recovery will be bumpy. The Board will not increase the cash rate until Australia reaches full employment and the target rate of inflation. They have stopped asset purchases, but they will resume them, if needed.
  • The German industrial production came worse than analysts anticipated and weighed on the Euro. It rose only by 7.8% while the forecast was 11.0%.
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 Technical tips

AUD/USD

After the RBA statement, the Australian dollar reversed from the resistance at 0.6990 and slumped. It will meet the next support at 0.6935. If it breaks it down, it may fall deeper to the 50-day moving average at 0.6910. Resistance levels are at 0.6990 and 0.7015.

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XAU/USD

Let’s move on to gold. It caught the overall risk-off mood and gained on it. XAU/USD has just crossed the strong resistance at $1 780. It basically means it may reach soon $1 800 – the level that analysts widely expect. Support levels will be at $1 770 and $1 760.

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EUR/USD

EUR/USD has just bounced back from the strong resistance at 1.330, that it has touched already once. Thus, it has formed a double top pattern, which is an extremely bearish signal. It will meet soon the support at 1.1300. If it manages to cross it, it will open doors towards the next support at the low of July 2 at 1.1265.

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S&P 500

Finally, let’s have a look what’s happening with the S&P 500. It has been trading in a range between 3 000 and 3 225 for over a month. However, this range is narrowing, and we could easily draw a triangle. The stock index may fall to the support at 3 110 today. If it breaks it down, it may fall even deeper to the 200-day moving average at 3 025 and continue its zig-zag movement.

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