The US dollar edged higher, while gold dipped down. Let’s discuss main news and market movements in detail.
The Bank of England brings a chance to the GBP traders
The Bank of England will present its monetary policy summary on December 20, at 14:00 MT time.
We do not anticipate the rate hike, as the bank lowered growth forecasts for both 2018 (1.3% from 1.4%) and 2019 (1.7% from 1.8%) years. However, the Bank of England may provide some hawkish comments to support the British pound.
• If the BOE provides hawkish comments, the GBP will rise;
• If the BOE provides dovish comments, the GBP will fall.
The market sentiment improved after the USA reported some decreasing in coronavirus hospitalizations. Gold dropped below $2 000 and the US dollar dipped down, while stocks surged. Let’s have a closer look.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
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The market sentiment switched to risk-on. The US dollar is dipping down, while riskier assets are rising, especially the Australian dollar after the positive employment data. All eyes on US unemployment claims.
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