The market sentiment is mixed, but there are still interesting movements on the market.
US Nonfarm Payrolls
|When we talk about the most important economic indicators, one of the first that comes to our mind is the US nonfarm payrolls, also known as NFP. Job creation is a leading indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of the overall economic activity. The data is out every month, and this time it will be released at 15:30 MT time on April 6. If actual figure is greater than the forecast one, the greenback will have chances to strengthen. Note that the United States will also release the unemployment rate and average hourly earnings.|
US Core monthly retails sales will be announced on Friday at 15:30 MT time.
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.
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.