Last week several important economic updates influenced the Forex market. US preliminary GDP fell less than expected (0.6% actual vs. 0.7% forecast). Below you will find the key events to trade on during the week from August 29 to September 2.
Weaker risk sentiment pulls the AUD to its lowest levels since January
AUD/USD continues to move within the downward channel. At the moment, the aussie is testing the support at 0.6917. This is the lowest level for the pair since the flash crash at the beginning of January. The next support lies at 0.6871. The bearish weakness may help bears to push the Australian dollar back to the resistance at 0.6957. If this level is broken, the next resistance will lie at 0.7. RSI is currently testing the oversold zone, while the Stochastic indicator is already moving within this zone.
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Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.