The Crypto market usually also has a rough time in September. Bitcoin lost 12.7% in September 2021, 17.4% in 2020, 17.5% in 2018, 21.4% in 2017 and 45.4% in 2015. The main cryptocurrency increased by 13.3% and 3.95% in 2016 and 2019, respectively.
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.
US100 broke through the strong resistance trendline, following July's inflation numbers on Wednesday, which were less than analysts expected…
Powell wants a soft landing for inflation, as Greenspan did in 1994. But it looks like he will get a hard landing.
A United Nations agency is warning that the central bank’s actions create a high risk of pushing the global economy into recession.
Inflation in New Zealand is the highest since 1990, edging to 7.3% in Q2 2022. The currency is under heavy pressure as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to reverse the inflationary spiral. The week ahead will give us a valuable clue about the country’s monetary policy, and we are here to talk about that.
In the middle of September 2022, the Canadian dollar has fallen to a 2-year low against the USD