Financial markets will look away from the US for the first time in weeks as monetary policy announcements from the ECB, the RBA and BOC enter the spotlight.
The US Dollar has proven resilient in the face of disappointing news flow. A slowdown in top-tier event risk in the week ahead may unleash a pent-up upswing.
Near-term prospects for the British Pound have improved significantly in recent days against both the US Dollar and the Euro.
Australian Dollar Forecast: Australian Dollar: Big Week Looms, But Will it Really Matter?
Australian Dollar watchers have plenty to look forward to, with an RBA policy call and GDP figures both due. But will even they be enough to get AUD/USD moving at last?
Chinese Yuan Forecast: Yuan Outperforms against Majors, Continues to Watch PBOC
The Chinese currency has beaten major currencies this week; whether it can keep the strength largely depends on the PBOC’s guidance.
Equities Forecast: DAX Seeking Boost from ECB; S&P 500 Staring Down New Record
The DAX could make a material move on Thursday’s ECB meeting if the euro reacts strongly; S&P 500 on approach to record highs again, but has one distant bearish possibility.
Gold prices may continue to press to fresh 2017 highs as market participants appear to be moving away from fiat-currencies.
Crude Oil Forecast: Downstream Concerns Continue To Paint Bearish Picture for Crude Oil
As markets get a dim understanding of Harvey’s aftermath, refiners look to be out of the demand picture for longer than first thought.
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