The market sentiment is mixed, but there are still interesting movements on the market.
Trade the British pound on the BOE comments
The meeting of the Bank of England (BOE) is scheduled at 15:00 MT time on November 1.
During the meeting, the BOE will announce its official rate and make comments concerning the future monetary policy. Earlier, Central bank said it would not increase the rate until the target inflation is held above 2%. However, the comments of the BOE can support the British pound.
• If the BOE comments are positive, the GBP will rise.
• If the BOE comments are negative, the GBP will fall.
Stock significantly surged: S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached 6-week highs. The market sentiment may deteriorate today as Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine trails have been stopped because of the unexplained illness.
Riskier assets and gold ended last week with huge gains due to the weak US dollar’s performance. Let’s discuss what will drive the markets today.
Canada’s retail sales will be out on October 21 at 15:30 MT time. Get ready with us for this event!
The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.