Risk-averse weakened and riskier assets climbed up. Let’s have a closer look.
UK Manufacturing PMI
|In the environment of uncertainties related to the Brexit negotiations, the pound needs support from other sources. PMI is a leading indicator of the economic health. A positive reading of this indicator can be an encouraging factor for the UK currency. If the actual figures turn out to be better than the forecast ones, the GBP will strengthen its positions versus the USD and the EUR. The index will be published at 11:30 MT time ion March 1.|
The Reserve Bank of Australia will publish its statement and announce the interest rate on July 7, at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment was mixed after the USA recorded the largest increase in virus cases since May 9. The data even offset the better-than-expected NFP.
The risk-on tone is back on the market again. Let’s look at main trading opportunities.