The US dollar edged higher, while gold dipped down. Let’s discuss main news and market movements in detail.
Will the GBP get a boost?
GBP traders get a lot to think about. The pound’s affected by Brexit deal negotiations and the policy of the Bank of England. The most recent statements of British central bank implied that it is thinking about raising the benchmark interest rate, although everything depends on how good the British economic data are.
If the UK economy shows its strength, the central bank will raise the rate and the GBP will strengthen. On the contrary, if economic indicators disappoint, the regulator will have to delay a rate hike.
Manufacturing production is one of such key economic indicators. It will be released at 11:30 MT time on July 10.
- If the data is greater than the forecast, the GBP will rise.
- If the data is weaker than the forecast, the GBP will go down.
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 market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
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The market sentiment switched to risk-on. The US dollar is dipping down, while riskier assets are rising, especially the Australian dollar after the positive employment data. All eyes on US unemployment claims.
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