The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
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.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.