The market takes breath after the long rally. What opportunities do traders have today?
|The economy of the euro area is in a very good shape. However, the euro cannot strengthen. Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank, sounded cautious at the regulator’s last meeting. Although the European interest rate is expected to remain at the same level for a long time, Mr. Draghi may still give clues about the future rate hikes. Even a hawkish-sounding speech will support the single currency. The ECB will release its statement at 14:45 MT time on April 26. The traditional press conference will start at 15:30 MT time. As usual, great swings await EUR/USD and EUR/GBP.|
The market sentiment deteriorated amid increasing virus cases in the USA and Australia. Investors prefer safe-haven assets like gold, the US dollar and the Japanese yen.
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.
Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
Congratulations! Gold has just opened a new era... or, rather, reopened...
Canada will publish the employment change and the unemployment rate on July 10, at 15:30 MT time.