Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
Greenback wobbles vs. yen on heightened risk aversion
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck wobbled against the Japanese yen, buckling against its safe-haven Japanese counterpart because a risk-averse mood spread through the broader markets.
This week investor appetite for risk has been dulled by several factors, including an anxious wait for an approaching meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump as well as a suspected suicide bombing in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The greenback extended its overnight losses and dropped 0.2%, hitting 110.660 yen, having reached 110.480, its lowest value in a week.
Monday's mostly positive American construction spending as well as manufacturing data affirmed a steady improvement in the US economy, though did little to uphold Treasury yields and the greenback.
The common currency was steady at $1.0667, having soared just 0.2% overnight against the greenback. Its advance was tempered by a steep drop in German bund yields powered by flight-to-safety, reacting to the bombings in St. Petersburg.
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.