The US Dollar has been of two minds about its response to brutal market turmoil. The severity of further bloodletting will be decisive from here.
The EUR-crosses aren’t trading in synchrony right now, thanks to the onslaught of externalities and lack of internal drivers. Equity markets weakening, central bank activity in the UK and US, and rising trade tensions are all in the spotlight, even with the holiday-shortened week ahead.
The Japanese Yen rose amidst aggressive risk aversion last week which, fueled by white house developments. Next one could be a wildcard depending on the responses and US PCE.
British Pound Forecast: Foundations in Place for Further Sterling Gains
Sterling traders received a batch of positive news this week leaving GBP underpinned and ready to push higher.
The Australian Dollar is sensitive to the global growth cycle so a backdrop of trade-war worries and a lack of domestic numbers probably don’t make for a strong week.
Oil prices put in a strong week of performance as a plethora of factors helped to push prices higher.
Equities Forecast: The Scene is Likely to Get Uglier for Global Equity Markets
Last week saw aggressive selling in global equities, conditions look headed to get worse in the week ahead.
Gold prices broke through the March highs this week amid concerns of a looming global trade war. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter from here.
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