Earnings season is a crucial time for investors and analysts, as it provides insights into how well companies have performed over the past quarter and gives indications of their future earnings. In 2023, expectations for US Q1 earnings were low due to economic challenges and rising interest rates. Surprisingly, many companies beat these low expectations, with 75% of S&P 500 companies surpassing forecasts.
Bank of England makes no changes to monetary policy
2020-08-06 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
AUD/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.
XAG/USD: There is not a retracement for silver. One bullish rally is followed by another one.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets traded mixed amid a lack of fresh catalysts and with the region failing to take advantage of the mild tailwinds from Wall Street. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include BoE and RBI Monetary Policy Decisions, US Initial Jobless Claims, Fed's Kaplan.
EU Key Point
- Germany June factory orders comes at +27.9% vs +10.1% m/m expected.
- BOE leaves bank rate unchanged at 0.10%.
- Tokyo coronavirus panel worrying about infection spread in all areas of the city.
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