The market sentiment deteriorated amid fresh US-China tensions. Investors remain cautious as increasing virus cases may damage economic activity again.
Market updates on June 27
- According to the fresh press of Hong Kong, the US and China agreed to have a temporary trade truce ahead of the Trump-Xi meeting on Saturday. The Australian dollar rose on the improved risk-on sentiment. On H4, AUD/USD has been trading within the upward channel. The next resistance in the focus of bulls will lie at 0.7006. After the breakout, pay attention to the 0.7022 level. From the downside, the support levels lie at 0.6987 and 0.6966.
- During the Asian trading session, the level of ANZ business confidence fell to -38.1. The New Zealand dollar reacted negatively to this news but managed to recover. At the moment, NZD/USD is consolidating between the 0.6692 and 0.6675 levels on H4. If bearish pressure increases, the break of the 0.6675 level will help bears to target the next one at 0.6655. The next key level will lie at 0.6626. From the upside, if the resistance at 0.6692 is broken, the next resistance will lie at 0.6728.
- The EUR/USD pair is awaiting the release of final GDP for the US at 15:30 MT. If the USD is not supported today, the levels in focus will be placed at 1.1375, 1.1387 and 1.1402. Otherwise, the support levels for the pair are 1.1353, 1.1344 and 1.1335.
Risk-on is back on the market. Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor. Gold is rising too as investors try to hedge.
Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
The European central bank will publish the main refinancing rate and make a statement on Thursday, July 16, at 14:45 MT time. Also, the ECB’s press conference will be later at 15:30 MT time.
Optimism about the Moderna vaccine improved the market sentiment. Let’s have a closer look, what’s happening today.
The Canadian central bank will announce interest rates and make a speech on Wednesday, July 15, at 17:00 MT time. Also, the BOC press conference will be later at 18:15 MT time.