The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
ECB Meeting & Press Conference
|Traders are now extremely alerted to any comments from the European Central Bank as they expect the regulator to announce the scaling back of its 2.3 trillion-euro bond-buying program in September or October. That’s why the ECB meeting on September 7 will draw a lot of attention.|
|The minimum bid rate will be announced at 14:45 MT time and the regulator’s press conference will start at 15:30 MT time. The EUR made big moves the last time President Mario Draghi spoke with the press and there are all reasons to believe that there will be many trading opportunities this time as well.|
The market sentiment switched to risk-off after the Fed’s Powell statement. The USD edged higher, while risker assets started falling after reaching quite high levels. Let’s have a closer look.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as investors await the Federal Reserve’s statement today at the evening.
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.