The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
Market updates on November 12
Key events ahead
British Claimant Count Change – 11:30 MT time (09:30 GMT)
European ZEW Economic Sentiment Index – 12:00 MT time (10:00 GMT)
On Monday, GBPUSD rose to the resistance of 1.2873. Today, it has continued rising after a short correction. On the H4 chart of GBP/USD, the bulls may locate their additional resistance levels at 1.2873 and 1.2890 for the upward direction. The downward trend will have the possible support levels at 1.2806, 1.2790 and 1.2770.
The euro has also started the day rising against the USD. On the H1 chart of EUR/USD, the resistance level of 1.1038 is its closest mark for the bullish scenario. Otherwise, the support levels may be placed at 1.1027, 1.1025 and 1.1016.
The Australian dollar shows a very similar scenario in relation to the USD today. On the H1 chart of AUD/USD, after slumping down to 0.6837 it has risen back to the level of 0.6853. If it keeps the same upward direction, the bulls may locate their resistance levels in the range of 0.6857 – 0.6861. Otherwise, for the market reversal scenario, the support levels may be placed at 0.6848, 0.6845 and 0.6837.
The Fed is ready to start tapering in November. Since the markets were expecting this and it wasn’t a surprise, the USD slumped allowing risk-on currencies and gold to rally up.
US Retail Sales will be out on October 15 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+3).
Last week was full of surprises! Stock indices have shown significant growth…
The US dollar is heading to close the seventh day in the red as it remains under selling pressure. The US data at 15:30 GMT+3 (jobless claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index) may support the greenback if it's strong.
Canada will publish the Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on October 22, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).