European shares slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited the first U.S. presidential debate and eyed progress of a fiscal stimulus package in Washington
EUR/USD, USD/CHF and corection in gold
2020-08-12 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
CAD/JPY: The pair is trading in a bullish sentiment above the cloud. The currency pair has just surpassed the Kijun-sen and the Tenkan-sen, confirming a bullish momentum.
XAU/USD: Gold after a remarkable bearish correction finds buyers close to 23.6% retracement area.
European Market View
Asian equity markets traded with a lacklustre tone following on from a weak lead from US where the major indices faltered in late trade. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include UK GDP, Swedish CPI, US CPI, DoEs, Fed's Rosengren and Kaplan speeches. Asian stocks dipped today on growing uncertainty over whether the US lawmakers would agree on an additional round of big fiscal stimulus to support an economy still struggling with the novel coronavirus.
European Key Point
- Eurostoxx futures at -0.5% in early European trading.
- German health minister says that he is 'very skeptical' about Russian coronavirus vaccine.
- China's People's Daily supports that "Taiwan is an inseparable part of the Chinese territory".
EUR/USD has violated the pivot point and stands next to the resistance area 1.1680
So the pound went all-in bullish yesterday on Brexit hopes. While these hopes still have to manifest, the GBP will have to defend its positions now.
USD/JPY has been rising for almost a week except for Monday, but the strong resistance of the 50-day moving average at 105.80 may stop it from moving higher.
BoA released the report with the bullish forecast for the S&P 500 and shared its technical analysis. Let's discuss it in detail.
EUR/USD has violated the first resistance trendline area 1.1680