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%.
USD/CHF: wave saved franc from the shark
2019-11-11 • Updated
TP1 0.993 TP2 0.9975
On the daily chart, USD/CHF bulls managed to keep the pair above important convergence area of 0.9775-0.9800 and counterattacked. A successful test of resistance at 0.9880-0.9890 and 0.9940 will increase the risks of continuation up to 200% target of AB=CD.
On H1, USD/CHF reached the targets of “Wolfe waves” pattern. A break of the upper border of the descending trend channel with the following retest create grounds for reaching 88.6% and 113% targets of the “Shark”.
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...
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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.