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.
It’s time for the ECB to move the euro
The ECB press conference is anticipated on March 7, at 15:30 MT time. We anticipate the interest rate to remain at the same level of 0%. However, ECB president Mario Draghi, who is known for his unexpected statements, may provide some supportive data for the EUR despite the global uncertainties and the economic instability in the Eurozone.
• If the European central bank is hawkish, the EUR will go up;
• If the European central bank is dovish, the EUR will go down.
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 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…