The oil cartel completed its teleconference on Tuesday. WTI spiked above $63.
USD/JPY slides to the 2-weeks low
Bulls could not hold yesterday's gains for USD/JPY. The pair has fallen below the weekly pivot at 111.70 and tested the support at 111.54 (200-day SMA). Strong bearish pressure may break this level and pull the pair lower in the direction of the next weekly pivot support at 111.30. If buyers take over the market, they will try to move USD/JPY up to to the resistance at 112.34. If we look at indicators, parabolic SAR still shows the upward movement for the pair.
The Bank of England will release its statement and announce its monetary policy decision at 14:00 MT.
Last week the USD soared versus other major currencies, while gold headed for the biggest weekly loss in 15 months. Let’s see what new moves await us this week!
The US dollar has surged to levels unseen since April after the Fed's decision back on Wednesday. Gold has reversed up from the local dips. Still, this week was the worst for gold in more than a year.