The market sentiment improved amid the slowdown in virus cases. Let's have a closer look at the AUD, S&P 500, gold and the GBP.
Trade the US Dollar on the economic release
The level of US retail sales and core retail sales are due to release on December 14 at 15:30 MT time.
Last month the total value of sales at the retail level rose by a higher-than-expected level of 0.8%. In its turn, the level of core retail sales which represents retail sales excluding automobiles increased by 0.7%. It helped the USD to strengthen. If this time the indicators outperform the forecasts, it will happen again.
• If the data is higher than the forecast, the USD will rise.
• If the data is lower than the forecast, the USD will fall.
The RBA will make a rate statement on August 4 at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…