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.
Vinny Lingham, Civic CEO: “For me, crypto is a bit too risky at its current point. I think the risks right now outweigh the upside in the short term anyway. There’ll be better opportunities later on.”
Despite the rise on Monday, Bitcoin failed to stick above the $4,000 level for a long time and formed a gap down on Wednesday. If the oldest cryptocurrency extends losses, it will fall to the support at $3,222. However, Parabolic SAR shows an uptrend for the digital asset. If Bitcoin recovers, it will rise to the resistance at $4,380.
In other news:
- The Japanese internet technology company GMO has recently announced that it is closing down its mining production.
- 8% of money transfers from the US are made with cryptocurrencies.
- During December 17-27, Bitcoin and Ethereum set records in the trading volume. Bitcoin trading volume reached $46 billion, while Ethereum’s - $18.5 billion.
- Bank of America wants to patent blockchain-technology for processing fiat currencies.
- Japanese financial corporation Mizuho Financial Group announced its plans to launch a cryptocurrency connected to the JPY.
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.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…