On Wednesday, the US dollar weakened in anticipation of the US CPI data, which could influence market exposure. A Bloomberg survey predicts a year-on-year read of 5.0% to the end of April. Market sentiment is affected by the US debt ceiling and issues with regional banks. While the major APAC equity indices are...
Pound Is Rising Against Euro and Dollar
2021-10-01 • Updated
After GBP/USD hit the lowest level since December 2020, it has reversed up and gained some strength. It has managed to break above the psychological mark of 1.3500. A short pullback to 1.3500 may happen after such as strong breakout. However, the rally should last for longer. The doors to the high of September 29 at 1.3550 are open. The breakout above it will push the pair up to the psychological mark of 1.3600. Support levels are at the recent lows of 1.3450 and 1.3415.
The US dollar was strengthening amid rising energy prices, expectations of the soon Fed’s tapering, causing a risk-off mood in markets. However, the US dollar has lost steam and allowed risk-on currencies like the pound sterling to advance.
The UK has revealed Final Manufacturing PMI, which came out better than expected: 57.1 vs the forecast of 56.3. Besides, US jobless claims came out worse than expected. All eyes are now on US ISM Manufacturing PMI at 17:00 GMT+3, which can change the track for the GBP/USD pair. A better-than-expected US PMI may press GBP/USD down, while worse – up.
Gold prices have stabilized at around $2,020 ahead of Tuesday's trading session, following last Friday's dip. Recent fluctuations in risk sentiment have been the driving force behind the pricing of the precious metal. How does this look on the charts? Let’s find out.
The influence of the dollar as the world reserve currency is gradually falling. Is it possible that the euro will replace it? We are not so sure about that.
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.
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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%.