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Market sentiment analysis:

  • Confidence in the US Dollar is high and stock markets remain near their peaks.
  • However, sentiment is broadly negative towards most other assets.

US Dollar the currency of choice

USD continues to attract demand as confidence ebbs away from other assets – be they “risk on” like the Australian Dollar or “risk off” like the Japanese Yen, the Swiss Franc and gold.

US Dollar Index Price Chart, Daily Timeframe (April 4 – July 23, 2019)

Latest US Dollar price chart.

Chart by IG (You can click on it for a larger image)

In this webinar, I looked at the charts of the major currencies, stock markets and commodities, at the sentiment indicators on the calendar this week and at the IG Client Sentiment Data.

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--- Written by Martin Essex, Analyst and Editor

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