European shares slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited the first U.S. presidential debate and eyed progress of a fiscal stimulus package in Washington
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2020-08-07 • 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 makes another full retracement. It seems that each pullback for gold is a buying opportunity.
European Market View
Asian equity markets failed to sustain the positive tone from Wall Street where all major indices notched gains as technology sector outperformed for another day. Looking ahead, highlights from macroeconomic calendar include German Trade Balance, US and Canadian Labour Market Reports and Fed's Rosengren speech.
European Key Point
- Germany June industrial production comes at +8.9% vs +8.2% m/m than expected.
- Trump signs executive order to address threat of WeChat.
- Germany reports 1,147 new coronavirus cases in latest update today.
EUR/USD has violated the pivot point and stands next to the resistance area 1.1680
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