Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
Important news for oil traders
The meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will take place on June 22. During this day, there will be important announcements from the world’s top oil producers.
The main question is whether the largest exporters decide to stick to output cuts or choose to increase production.
• If OPEC decides to increase output, oil prices will go down.
• If OPEC maintains limitations on output, oil prices will go up.
The dynamics of oil prices has a direct impact on the currency market. Commodity currencies like CAD, AUD, NZD will be the most sensitive to the news. And remember that you can trade WTI and Brent oil with FBS as well.
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.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…