Happy Wednesday, traders! We went through the Internet and found the best news for you, take a look!
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- The current slowdown in new virus cases in the USA improved the market sentiment. Nasdaq surged to fresh highs.
- Disputes between Republicans and Democrats over the US fiscal stimulus weighed on the greenback. In fact, unemployment benefits expired last week. Also, Sino-American tensions are escalating. The US offered China two choices. China may sell TikTok’s operations to Microsoft or any other American company. Otherwise, the USA will close TikTok’s US business by September 15.
- The Reserve Bank of Australia left cash rate unchanged at the record low of 0.25%. Officials mentioned that the recovery will be uneven and bumpy with the coronavirus outbreak in Victoria. Also, the central bank will resume its bond buying further.
Let’s look at the AUD/USD chart. It has bounced from the support line at 0.7080. Now it’s approaching the resistance at 0.7145. If it crosses it, it may surge to the high of July 29 at 0.7185. On the flip side, if it falls below the support at 0.7080, it will open doors towards the next support at 0.7020.
The S&P 500 has just crossed the resistance at 3 270. Now it’s getting closer to the high of January 23 at 3 325. If it breaks through this level, it may climb up to the all-time high at 3 390. However, the move below the support at 3 270 will drive the price to the low of July 28 at 3 210.
Gold is stuck in a range between $1 965 and $1 980. If it escapes above this range, it may jump to the widely expected level at $2 000. Otherwise, the move below will push gold to the low of July 30 at $1 950.
Finally, let’s get a closer look at GBP/USD. The pair reversed after falling down for two days straight. It had a pullback from the key psychological mark at 1.3000. If it breaks through the resistance at 1.3100, it may surge to the high of July 31 at 1.3155. Support levels are at 1.3000 and 1.2900.
Follow further news:
- The Canadian manufacturing PMI will be released at 16:30 MT time! Stay tuned!
Yesterday, the release of the US Inflation rate came out lower than the forecasts (0.1% vs. 0.3%). The soft figures pulled the US dollar index down by almost 1%. At the same time, S&P500, EURUSD, and gold strengthened. Today, the Fed will hold a meeting at 21:00 GMT+3. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise the interest rate by 50 basis points.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Consumer Price Index and many other critical events that will move the market this week!
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
2022 was rough: inflation, energy crisis, and plenty of other controversial situations…