Today traders await the European Central Bank to make a policy statement at 14:45 MT (GMT+3).
AUD is in focus
Follow the Australian private capital expenditure report on August 27 at 4:30 MT time!
Instruments to trade: AUD/USD, AUD/NZD, AUD/CHF, EUR/AUD
It's a key indicator of economic health. Businesses are the first affected by market changes. They have to quickly adapt to the new market environment. Therefore, changes in their investment levels may be an early sign of future economic activity. They will have a direct impact on hiring, spending, and earnings. Australian private capital expenditure slumped by 1.6% in the three months to March. It was the fifth quarter of decrease in a row. Thus, there is an intrigue will the report be positive this time or not. Follow the release!
- If the Australian private capital expenditure is better than the forecast, the AUD will rise.
- Otherwise, the AUD will fall.
Oil dropped to the lows unseen since late May. Bitcoin has dropped below $30,000, while gold has reversed up from a dip under $1,800.
Australian monthly retail sales will be announced at 04:30 MT time (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 21. T
The overall market sentiment is risk-on. The S&P 500 index (US 500) is getting close to the all-time high. Oil is recovering quickly from its recent losses.
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!