Last week several important economic updates influenced the Forex market. US preliminary GDP fell less than expected (0.6% actual vs. 0.7% forecast). Below you will find the key events to trade on during the week from August 29 to September 2.
GBP/USD has risen by more than 90 pips
The remarks by Nigel Farage during the Brexit party's election event have sent the British pound higher. Despite the disagreement with Boris Johnson's deal, Mr. Farage noted that the party would not contest 317 seats that Conservatives won during the last election.
On H4, GBP/USD has tested the 1.2897 resistance level above the crossover of 50- and 100- period SMAs. At first, bulls need to break the 1.2874 level. and push the cable towards 1.2897. The next resistance in focus will lie at 1.2926. If bears take over the market, the pair will slide downwards to the support at 1.2770.
Last week, there were sharp swings in USDJPY, a decline in oil prices, and a surge in Tesla stock. What's next?
Geopolitical factors and inflation remain the main drivers of financial markets. Let’s see how to use that in trading!
As Europe moves into recession, next week may provide us with some amazing trading opportunities. Here they are!
Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.