What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
Attention: risk sentiment is off
During the European trading session, both the US and the UK yield curves inverted. This is the sign of the recession. It pulled the risk-weighted assets down and increased the demand for the Japanese yen.
- USD/JPY has tested the ground below the 50-period SMA on H4. The pair has touched the support at 105.8. If this level is broken, the next support will lie at 105.52. From the upside, the resistance levels at 106.62 and 106.74 are in focus.
- USD/CAD has been among gainers. The pair has touched the 1.33 level, which lies close to the crossover of 100- and 200- period SMA on the daily chart. If this level is broken, the next resistance will be placed at 1.3338. If the Canadian dollar strengthens, bears will try to pull it back towards the 50-period SMA at the 1.3196 level.
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.
The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!
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The United States will publish the non-farm employment change, also known as non-farm payrolls or NFP at 15:30 MT (GMT+3) time on August 6.
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