Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
Aussie and Kiwi rise vs. US dollar in late trade
On Monday, the Australian and New Zealand dollars rallied because Friday's dismal American economic reports kept weighing on the US dollar and financial markets started focusing on the Fed’s policy gathering scheduled later in the week.
The currency pair AUD/USD inched up 0.30% being worth 0.8028.
The major US currency was pressured after Friday’s data disclosed that American industrial and manufacturing output suddenly tumbled in August.
Additionally, the US Commerce Department reported that in August retail sales suddenly sagged by 0.2%.
Later this week, the major US bank was supposed to leave interest rates intact, but it could provide indications on when it actually intends to start unwinding its balance sheet.
The currency pair NZD/USD soared 0.36% being worth 0.7316.
Financial markets seemed to have revived from the fact that North Korea fired another missile over Japan. That’s the isolated regime’s second missile launch over Japanese territory for the last two weeks.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will publish its statement and announce the interest rate on July 7, at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment was mixed after the USA recorded the largest increase in virus cases since May 9. The data even offset the better-than-expected NFP.
The risk-on tone is back on the market again. Let’s look at main trading opportunities.