Europe Roundup:Euro gains on vaccine cheer, European shares gain, Gold slips, Oil prices rise on back of COVID vaccine news-November 23rd,2020
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Europe Roundup: Sterling dips against Brexit deadlock weighs,European shares gains, Gold edges up, Brent oil hits $45 on hopes for COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. crude stock draw-November 11th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar hits three-week highs versus Japanese yen after vaccine news,Wall Street ends mixed, Gold gains,Oil gains nearly 3% on vaccine hopes, even as nations reimpose lockdowns-November 11th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar slips to two-month low, Wall Street rally, Gold trends higher, Oil falls 4% as U.S. vote count continues, coronavirus cases rise-November 7th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar rises again as markets adjust to vaccine hope and higher yields, Wall Street ends mixed, Gold inches up, Brent touches $45/bbl on vaccine hopes and U.S. crude drawdown-November 12th,2020
Europe Roundup: Euro gains as ECB's cautious optimism on vaccine supports single currency, European shares edged lower ,Gold steady, Oil falls on COVID-19 surge but on track for weekly gain-November 13th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar flat, euro bumps higher as sentiment see-saws, Wall Street drops, Gold rises 1%, Oil falls on coronavirus surge, unexpected U.S. crude stockpile rise-November 13th,2020
Europe Roundup: Sterling down as Britain's economy struggles to maintain recovery ,European shares fall, Gold edges higher, Oil keeps climbing on hopes OPEC+ will hold back supply as COVID-19 cases rise-November 12th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar little changed by optimistic news on another COVID vaccine, Wall Street gains, Gold slides 1%, Oil settles higher boosted by latest COVID-19 vaccine progress-November 17th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar falls on talk of new U.S. stimulus, Wall Street closes higher, Gold slips, Oil prices slip as surge in virus cases raises concerns about demand-November 20th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains in tug-of-war between vaccine, rising virus cases, Wall Street closes lower, Gold firms, Oil rises about 1%, posts third week of gains on vaccine hopes-November 21st 2020
Europe Roundup: Sterling edges higher on renewed Brexit deal hopes,European shares higher, Gold edges lower,Oil set for third week of gains on vaccine hopes-November 20th,2020
Asia Roundup: Kiwi at 20-month peak as negative rate speculations ease, yen gains as investors adjust vaccine expectations, Asian shares surge - Thursday, November 20th, 2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar index drops as boost from vaccine eases, Wall Street rises, Gold gains, Oil falls on rising Libya output, coronavirus surge-November 14th,2020
Europe Roundup:Euro gains on optimism over another coronavirus vaccine, European shares slip, Gold dips, Oil prices rise on possible OPEC+ supply action, vaccine hopes-November 17th,2020
Europe Roundup: Euro dips as coronavirus surge unnerves investors European stocks dips, Gold soars towards 8-year high, Oil falls on rising stocks, worries of new virus wave-June 24th,2020
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EUR/USD: The euro dipped from 3 month high against dollar on Wednesday as investors turned cautious following a surge in the number of coronavirus cases globally. Many U.S. states reported record daily increases in COVID-19 infections amid easing of lockdowns, while a media report that European Union countries are prepared to bar entry to Americans raised worries of further restrictions. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.1261 (23.6% fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.1289 (23.6% fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.1164 (38.2% fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.1100(Psychological level).
GBP/USD: Sterling declined against dollar on Wednesday as sterling was weighed down by uncertainty over Brexit negotiations even after global risk appetite got a boost from positive economic data as countries ease their lockdowns. For the past two days, the pound had risen against a weaker dollar, hitting a six-day high of $1.2541 at 0007 GMT on Wednesday, before reversing course as the greenback recovered. The pound fell back below the key $1.25 level versus the dollar to $1.2505 at 12:00 GMT, down 0.2% on the day. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2534 (38.2% fib),an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2677 (200 DMA)On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2444(5 DMA), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2311 (50% fib).
USD/CHF: The dollar edged higher against the Swiss franc on Wednesday as investors remained stubbornly upbeat on the outlook for a re-opening of the global economy even as cases of the coronavirus looked to be accelerating to new peaks. The dogged optimism about the global economy was supported by upbeat surveys of manufacturing from Europe, with France a stand-out as lockdown loosening there led to a modest return to growth. Immediate resistance can be seen at 0.9485 (5DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 0.9535 (50% fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 0.9431(Daily low), a break below could take the pair towards 0.9399 (Lower BB).
USD/JPY: The dollar edged higher against the Japanese yen on Wednesday as markets hoped of a rapid global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Dollar gained on the improving economic picture, with UK, euro zone and U.S. data earlier in the week supporting riskier currencies at the expense of the safe-haven dollar. Strong resistance can be seen at 106.73(9 DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 107.27 (14 DMA ).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 105.83 (Lower BB ), a break below could take the pair towards 105.00 (Psychological level).
European stocks fell from a two-week high on Wednesday as investors turned cautious following a surge in the number of coronavirus cases globally.
At (GMT 12:16 ),UK's benchmark FTSE 100 was last trading down at 2.00 percent, Germany's Dax was down by 1.80 percent, France’s CAC finished was down by 1.61 percent.
Gold surged to its highest in nearly eight years on Wednesday as rising coronavirus cases globally dented hopes of a rapid economic recovery and pushed investors towards safe haven assets.
Spot gold prices climbed 0.6% to $1,777.53 per ounce by 0957 GMT, having earlier hit their highest since October 2012 at $1,779.06.
Oil prices fell on Wednesday, reversing the previous session’s surge, as record high inventories and worries about a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic outweighed support from a gradual reopening of global economies.
Brent crude were down 43 cents, or 1%, to $42.20 a barrel by 1020 GMT a day after hitting its highest level since a price plunge began in March.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 56 cents, or 1.4%, to $39.81 a barrel.
Euro zone bond yields were broadly steady on Wednesday, as investors focused on a new century bond from Austria, while a record bounce-back in German business sentiment did little to move markets.
Germany’s 10-year bond yield was last unchanged at -0.40% after briefly rising to its highest in nearly two weeks at around -0.39% at the start of the session.Italian 10-year yields were up 2 basis points to 1.36%