America’s Roundup: Dollar gains as U.S. yields rise before ECB meeting, Wall Street falls, Gold retreats, Oil slides on demand concerns-September 8th,2021
Europe Roundup; Sterling steadies near 5-week highs against dollar, European shares dips,Gold little changed, Oil hits 6-week high as U.S. Gulf braces for another hurricane-September 14th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar eases ahead US payrolls data, Wall Street ends higher, Gold eases,Oil rises on economic recovery hopes, weaker dollar-September 3rd,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro inches higher against dollar ahead of Powell's speech,European stocks dips,Gold consolidates, Oil rises as storm approaches Gulf of Mexico production hub-August 27th,2021
America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar declines after U.S. Fed Chair Powell comments, Wall Street rises, Gold jumps, Oil posts biggest weekly gains in over a year ahead of Hurricane Ida-August 28th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar skids as soft U.S. inflation weighs, Wall Street ends higher, Gold retreats, Oil prices jump over $2/bbl after drawdown in U.S. stocks-September 16th,2021
Europe Roundup:Euro inches higher in run-up to ECB verdict, European shares dips,Gold rises, Oil prices firm as U.S. output struggles after storm-September 9th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains after hitting near two-week low, Wall Street ends mixed, Gold dips, Oil settles up as U.S. producers, refiners assess storm damage-August 31st,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling on the back foot amid UK recovery worries, Gold edges up, Oil at one-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate-September 13th,2021
Europe Roundup: Euro steadies against dollar as investors eye German inflation data, European stocks gains, Gold prices ease, Oil drops as Hurricane Ida weakens, OPEC in focus-August 30th,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling holds near three-week high ahead of U.S. jobs data,European stocks slip, Gold firms, Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages-September 3rd,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar dips on weak U.S. jobs growth, Wall Street mixed, Gold climbs, Oil slips as COVID variant weighs on U.S. jobs-September 4th,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling dips for second day against dollar,European stocks slip, Gold slips, Oil mixed, fears of slower demand weigh on sentiment-September 7th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar softens after ADP data, Wall Street ends mixed,Gold little changed, Oil steadies, OPEC+ sticks to gradual output hikes-September 2nd,2021
Europe Roundup: Sterling edges up after UK inflation jump, European stocks slip, Gold eases, Oil prices climb after drawdown in U.S. stocks-September 15th,2021
Europe Roundup:Sterling hits two-week high against dollar, European stocks gain,Gold rises, Oil dips on hurricane impact on U.S. refining, weak China data-August 31st,,2021
America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar advances as Delta variant dampens risk appetite, Wall Street slips, Gold eases, Oil slumps as OPEC agrees output boost-July 20th,2021
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EUR/USD: The euro declined against the U.S. dollar on Monday ahead of Thursday’s policy meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB), while concerns about the Delta variant of the coronavirus continued to dampen risk sentiment. ECB policymakers are set for a showdown as they chart a new policy path, with disagreements on the economic outlook and thus on how much more stimulus, mainly in bond purchases, is needed.The euro was last trading around $1.1797. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.1802 (5DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.1821 (38.2%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.1750 (23.6%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.1727(Lower BB)
GBP/USD: The British pound hit its lowest since February on Monday as global markets turned cautious over a surge in coronavirus infections, meaning that riskier currencies lost out to the safe-haven dollar. The wary moves coincide with Prime Minister Boris Johnson lifting most COVID-19 restrictions in England in what some have dubbed Freedom Day. Johnson has urged the public to remain cautious as infections in Britain are surging Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.3792 (38.2% fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.3842 (21 DMA).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.3703 (23.6%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.3681 (Lower BB).
USD/CAD: The Canadian dollar weakened to a five-month low against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as a worldwide surge in coronavirus cases weighed on investor sentiment, with the currency shifting into negative territory since the start of the year. The safe-haven U.S. dollar rallied and stocks globally were facing their longest losing streak since the pandemic first hit global markets 18 months ago, as the continued spread of the highly-contagious Delta variant raised doubts about the strength of economic recovery. The Canadian dollar was trading 1.1% lower at 1.2749 to the greenback. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2753 (38.2%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2832(23.6%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2723 (5 DMA), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2693 (50%fib).
USD/JPY: The dollar dipped against the Japanese yen on Monday as investors grew nervous about a raging coronavirus variant that could threaten the outlook for a global economic recovery. Rising virus cases, particularly of the highly infectious Delta variant, cast a pall over most risk-driven assets, and encouraged flows into safe havens such as the dollar and the Japanese yen. The yen surged against the dollar on Monday, rising to its highest since late May. The greenback was last down 0.6% at 109.44 yen .Strong resistance can be seen at 109.71(5DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 110.19(38.2%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 109.33 (Lower BB), a break below could take the pair towards 109.14 (23.6%fib).
European shares sank more than 2% on Monday, their worst session in nine months on worries that the fast-spreading Delta coronavirus variant could slow the global economic recovery.
UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed down by 2.34 percent, Germany's Dax ended down by 2.62 percent, France’s CAC finished the day down by 2.54 percent.
The Dow sank more than 2% on Monday as fears a spike in COVID-19 cases would halt a broader economic recovery pummeled economically sensitive and travel stocks and pushed bond yields to five-month lows.
Dow Jones closed down by 2.09%percent, S&P 500 closed down by 1.58% percent, Nasdaq settled down by 1.06 % percent.
U.S. Treasury bond yields tumbled to five-month lows on Monday as the rapid increase in new coronavirus cases sparked fears global growth would slow and hamper the reopening of economies.
The yield on benchmark 10-year notes fell 12.2 basis points to 1.177%, close to the session's low of 1.176%, a level last seen in February.
Gold inched lower in choppy trading on Monday, as a buoyant dollar offset a slump in Treasury yields to their lowest levels since February.
Gold shed 0.2% to $1,807.59 per ounce by 11:06 a.m. EDT (1806 GMT). U.S. gold futures settled 0.3% lower at $1,809.20.
Oil slumped $5 a barrel on Monday, closing out its worst day since March, after an OPEC+ agreement to boost output stoked fears of a surplus just as rising COVID-19 infections once again threaten demand.
Brent crude settled at $68.62 a barrel, losing $4.97, or 6.8%. U.S. oil futures for August delivery, which expires on Tuesday, settled at $66.42, down $5.39, or 7.5%. The September U.S. crude oil futures contract settled at $66.35, down $5.21.