The market sentiment is mixed. Let’s look at most interesting movements on the market today.
British services activity reports strongest surge so far in 2017
Activity in the British service sector reported its strongest ascend this year. Undoubtedly, it bolstered optimism over the UK economy due to the fact that the sector makes up nearly 80% of Britain’s GDP, as industry data disclosed on Wednesday.
In a recent report, market research group Markit told that the seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers’ index edged up to 55.0 the previous month from an outcome of 53.3 in February.
In addition to this, market experts had expected the index to ascend to 53.5.
By the way, on the index, a value above 50.0 stands for expansion in the industry, while a value below 50.0 drops a hint at contraction.
Markit pointed out that new work increased at rather a strong pace. At the same time job creation slowed.
Aside from that, the research company drew attention to the fact that the strongest prices since September 2008 powered inflation.
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.