Yesterday's trading on the major currency pairs were quite active. The dollar index (#DX) closed the trading session in the positive zone (+0.45%). The US currency was supported by the growth of the US government bonds yield. Political risks in Germany continue to put pressure on the euro. At the moment, the majors are consolidating. Today, the attention of financial market participants will be focused on statistics on the real estate market in the United States.
During the Asian trading session, aggressive sales of AUD/USD were observed. The Reserve Bank of Australia is concerned about the level of inflation and the growth of wages in the country. It should be recalled that at the previous meeting, the Central Bank left the key interest rate at the previous level of 1.50%. The regulator intends to adhere to the current monetary policy.
In the "black gold" market, the bullish sentiment is prevailing. At the moment, futures for the WTI crude oil are being traded near $56.5 per barrel. Investors expect a report on crude oil inventories in the US from the American Petroleum Institute.
Yesterday, the major US stock indices showed a variety of trends: #SPY (+0.17%), #DIA (0.33%), #QQQ (-0.08%).
The 10-year US government bonds yield continues to recover. At the moment the indicator is at the level of 2.36-2.37%.
- Hearing of the report on inflation in the UK at 12:00 (GMT+2:00);
- The volume of wholesale sales in Canada at 15:30 (GMT+2:00);
- Sales in the secondary housing market in the US at 17:00 (GMT+2:00).
by 2017.11.21, We advise you to get acquainted with the daily forecasts for the major currency pairs.
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