The S&P 500 had a good week due to the impressive start of Q1 earnings and favorable inflation data. In March, the consumer price index rose 5%, lower than the previous month's 6%, and met economists' expectations.
USD/CAD : Higher oil prices support Canadian dollar
2021-02-03 • Updated
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
USD/JPY: The pair is trading above the cloud. An upward pressure would lead the pair to exit further the cloud, confirming a bullish outlook.
XAG/USD: Silver yesterday faced a sharp sell off. Today buyers return and keep price above 61.8% retracement area.
EU Market View
Asian equity markets traded mostly higher as the region took impetus from global peers including the advances on Wall Street as governments around the world looked poised to boost spending to help economies recover from the coronavirus and vaccine roll-out programmes accelerated. Wall Street rallied on Tuesday on renewed hopes for U.S. President Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill as the Senate took steps to allow Democrats to pass Biden's package without Republican support.
The U.S. Treasury yield curve continued to steepen in Asian trading, reflecting expectations for more fiscal spending and growing economic optimism.
The roll-out of vaccines in many countries is gathering pace, earnings season in the United States and Japan has so far been bright, and oil prices are at their highest in a year, which are all positive signs for the global economy.
Looking ahead, highlights from the macroeconomic calendar include Eurozone, UK & US Markit PMIs (final), EZ CPI, US ADP, ISM services, OPEC+ JMMC, Fed's Kashkari, Bullard, Harker, Mester, Evans, Kaplan speeches.
EU Key Point
- Germany reports 9,705 new coronavirus cases, 975 deaths in latest update today.
- South Korea may decide to ban short selling as soon as today.
- RBA says need to keep loose monetary policy until people get jobs, higher wages.
- US Yellen calling a meeting of regulators to discuss market volatility driven by retail trading.
The previous year 2022, was undoubtedly tumultuous for the stock markets, with several stocks plummeting across multiple industries. Analysts have blamed the hard times on inflation, hawkish federal reserve policies, an impending global recession, and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. This year, however, we're beginning to see some recovery in the stock markets. This article will find a few stocks worth buying this year.
The Netflix stock (NFLX), with a market cap of $145.17B and a whooping 10 000+% rise since its inception 16 years ago, experienced some turbulence for a short period last year while trading around the $250 share price. However, the NFLX stock quickly recovered and rose to over $300 towards the end of the previous quarter of 2022.
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%.