As you must already know, the direction of Gold is mainly dependent on the Price action of DXY (US Dollar index). So first, we take a look at the US Dollar index.
GBP/USD is aiming for new highs
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 1.3375 TP2 1.355 TP3 1.3785
On the daily chart, GBP/USD pulled back after 88.6% target of the “Bat”. Bulls managed to defend 1.3050-1.3065 and play the Inside bar. The odds of AB=CD pattern and its 200% target increased.
On H1, GBP/USD rose from the upper border of the downtrend channel and support at 1.3085. This means that bulls are still having the initiative. They aim to continue the rally towards 161.8% of the “Crab”.
On January 12, the Bureau of Statistics will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures, a key index for determining interest rates. While we await the release, experts forecast a decline in the CPI data, a hint at weaker Dollar values in the global markets.
Hello, my beautiful readers. This week, we continue our critically detailed look at the markets in hopes of getting profitable trading opportunities. As usual, I'll be starting with the DXY (US Dollar Index) since it holds considerable sway over the Major currency pairs.
On Thursday, the 2nd of February, the Bank of England will publish its report concerning interest rates and inflation data for the Eurozone. Professionals and investors anticipate that Andrew Bailey’s lead team of policy makers will likely raise interest rates to 4%; the highest in over a decade, for the tenth time in a row.
The first FOMC meeting comes after a buildup of anticipation from traders and investors alike, as the markets await what posture the Fed will take regarding the interest rates; would there be a hike or a cut in interest rates?
Western countries are trying to find other options for oil and gas supplies after a 10th package of sanctions, which will put more pressure on Russian oil and decrease global oil supply. Italy, for example, is in talks with Libya.