The S&P 500 had a good week due to the impressive start of Q1 earnings and favorable inflation data. In March, the consumer price index rose 5%, lower than the previous month's 6%, and met economists' expectations.
AUD/USD is dropping after the RBA decision and statement
2021-02-02 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
AUD/JPY: The pair is trading below the cloud. A downward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bearish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver after yesterday’s rally is trading above 38.2% retracement area.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets advanced after the firm handover from Wall St with the resurgence led by the tech sector. European stock markets are seen opening higher Tuesday, helped by signs of progress towards further U.S. stimulus, while concerns over volatile retail-led trading receded. U.S. President Joe Biden sat down late Monday with a group of ten Republican senators to discuss their proposal of a scaled-back Covid-19 stimulus package, in a welcome sign of bipartisan co-operation in Washington.
That said, Biden insisted on keeping the $1.9 trillion price tag that he proposed in January, saying that the downsized effort does not go far enough to solve the coronavirus crisis. And senior Democrats later filed a joint $1.9 trillion budget measure in a step toward aimed at bypassing Republicans.
Oil prices pushed higher Tuesday, helped by newswire reports that the major oil producers have shown restraint in terms of production levels in January even as prices rose.
Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include Eurozone GDP, OPEC JTC meeting, Fed's Kaplan, Williams, Mester, speeches.
EU Key Point
- Silver in retreat, falls by 4% back below $28.
- EU's von der Leyen: Target is to vaccinate 70% of adult population in Europe by summer.
- Germany reports 6,114 new coronavirus cases, 861 deaths in latest update today.
- The Reserve Bank of today Australia said the cash rate is not expected to rise until 2024.
The previous year 2022, was undoubtedly tumultuous for the stock markets, with several stocks plummeting across multiple industries. Analysts have blamed the hard times on inflation, hawkish federal reserve policies, an impending global recession, and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. This year, however, we're beginning to see some recovery in the stock markets. This article will find a few stocks worth buying this year.
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.
Let's dive into the world of gold. Currently, the price of gold, represented by XAUUSD, is stuck in indecision, hovering around the $1,975 mark. The market is anxiously awaiting two important factors: the release of the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes and the extension of the US debt ceiling.
Hey guys, this is the last full trading week in May, and many forward-looking individuals like myself are already preparing themselves to seize whatever opportunities June may have in store. On this note, I will review a few commodities that have satisfied my quest for swing-trading opportunities in the coming month. Follow me!
The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.