Hong Kong’s HK 50 index rose and the Chinese yuan edged up as traders assess the outcome of the first virtual meeting between US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Will the ECB be hawkish this time?
The European central bank will release its monetary policy statement and conduct a press conference on April 10 at 14:45 MT time.
We don’t expect the ECB to change its interest rate which is currently kept at 0%. However, the ECB president Mario Draghi may provide some hints on the possible changes to the current monetary policy amid the global slowdown. Last time his dovish comments on the current economic weakness in Europe pulled the EUR lower. If he is more hawkish this time, the EUR will rise.
• If the ECB is hawkish, the EUR will go up.
• If the ECB is dovish, the EUR will go down.
US Retail Sales will be out on November 16 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+2). Get ready with us!
EUR/USD has dropped sharply to the low unseen since July 2020. The reason was the higher-than-expected US inflation figures that shocked investors as the annual Inflation Rate rocketed to the 31-year high of 6.2%.
OPEC-JMMC meetings will be hosted on Thursday, December 2 during the whole day.
ISM Manufacturing PMI will be announced at 17:00 MT (GMT+2) on Wednesday, December 1.
The Eurozone will publish the Indicator of GfK Consumer Confidence on November 25, at 09:00 GMT+2.