European shares slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited the first U.S. presidential debate and eyed progress of a fiscal stimulus package in Washington
NZD Strongest and AUD the Weakest Against the USD
2020-09-14 • Updated
Midday Market View
World stocks rallied on Monday on hopes for a coronavirus vaccine after Astra Zeneca resumed its phase-3 trial, but caution lingered before a host of central bank meetings this week.
Sterling, which has been hit by renewed Brexit turmoil, was on firmer ground before a vote on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to break international law by breaching parts of the Brexit divorce treaty with the European Union.
Midday Key Point
- Eurozone March industrial production comes at 1% vs 4.2% m/m than expected
- GBPUSD recovers some ground before key Commons vote
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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