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.
NZD/USD: the kiwi faces the uncertainties
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 0.6840 SL 0.6895 TP1 0.6760 TP2 0.6695 TP3 0.6630,
BUY 0.6895 SL 0.6840 TP1 0.6970 TP2 0.6990 TP3 0.7050
On the daily chart of NZD/USD, the "Three Indians" pattern is implemented. Bears managed to move the pair out of the upward channel. They plan to break the support at 0.6750, activate the "Shark" pattern and reach its 88.6% target.
On H1, the pair moves down due to the combination of the "Three Indians" and "Spike and Ledge" patterns. If the bearish pressure continues, the pair may retest the lower border of the "ledge". Otherwise, if its upper border is broken, bulls will push the pair up.
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.
Later today Tiff Macklem, the governor of the BoC (Bank of Canada) is expected to speak at the Riksbank's International Symposium as part of a discussion panel on 'Central Bank Independence'.
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.
Last year was tough for the Japanese yen. USDJPY gained more than 30% over 2022, striking above 150 in October. While anticipation of slower Fed rate hikes pulled the pair below the 130 level at the start of 2023, the speculations over the destiny of BOJ’s yield control policy grabbed the attention of the Japanese assets in the middle of January. What lies ahead for traders of the Japanese yen?
Today, at 5:00 pm (GMT +2), the Bank of Canada will publish the Overnight Rate, which represents short-term interest rates, and is pivotal to the overall pricing of the Canadian Dollar in the global markets. Let's look at how the markets are faring ahead of the BoC rates release.