The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
US ISM Manufacturing PMI
|The US dollar is experiencing high volatility. Although the Federal Reserve is gradually raising rates and this is good for the USD, concerns trade about wars are weighing on the currency. The Institute for Supply Management will release Manufacturing PMI at 17:00 MT time on April 2. PMI is a leading indicator of the US economic health. A reading above 50.0 will be positive for this indicator, and the greenback will have chances to strengthen. Moreover, positive economic data may make the Fed to raise interest rates more than 3 times this year. If the indicator disappoints compared with the forecast level, the USD will decline in the short-term.|
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
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 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 RBNZ will make the monetary policy statement on August 12 at 5:00 MT time!
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…