Surging coronavirus cases and a stalemate in Washington over the next fiscal aid bill darkened the economic outlook in the run up to Nov. 3 presidential elections.
Japanese Yen Skyrockets
2020-09-21 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
EUR/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.
XAU/USD: Gold has made a full correction. The risk averse does not help gold today.
US Market View
Stocks are set to tumble on a cocktail of bad news: the virus is surging again in Europe, while the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg threatens to distract lawmakers from the business of passing a fiscal stimulus package.
US stock markets are set to open sharply lower on Monday, weighed down by a cocktail of news, not least by suspicions that the death of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the weekend will distract lawmakers from the urgent task of approving a new package of economic support measures
US Key Point
- The JPY is the strongest and the NZD is the weakest
- Fed's Kaplan supports that once US gets to the point of lower unemployment; not sure rates stay at zero
- UK chief medical adviser Whitty supports that it is difficult to balance between the virus and the economy
Gold moves to the 23.6% retracement level. It seems that gold loses strength under the current risk-off mood.
GBP/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.
Gold is trading sideways around the $1 900 level, but Biden’s victory will drive it upwards.
U.S. stock markets are set to open with a modest bounce after their worst day in over a month on Monday.
Asian equity markets resumed the weak performance seen across global peers which culminated in Wall St’s worst day in over a month