America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar gains from one-week low, Wall Street ends up, Gold falls, Oil slumps 6% to four-week low on recession worries-June 18th,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar index jumps to two-decade high as traders await Fed rate move , Wall Street slips, Gold eases, Oil prices settle down on fears of Fed and oil profit tax-June 15th,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains, euro slips as Lagarde keeps July policy choices open, Wall Street stumbles, Gold little changed, Oil settles higher as major producers signal capacity limits-June 29th,2022
Europe Roundup:Sterling slips on weak GDP data, European shares falls, Gold falls 1%, Oil falls on Beijing's COVID-19 warning, inflation worries-June 13th,2021
America’s Roundup: Dollar slips as recession risk keeps investors cautious, Wall Street ends higher, Gold falls, Oil ticks higher on strong demand, tight supply-June 22nd,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar eases as investor await more cues from Fed, Gold firms, Oil swings higher as tight supplies overshadow demand destruction-June 21st,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains as Powell doubles down on policy tightening, Wall Street ends higher, Gold slips, Oil prices slump as investors fear Fed rate hikes will hurt demand-June 24th,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar pulls back as markets reassess Fed interest rate path, Wall Street ends higher, Gold edges higher, Oil settles up but posts a weekly decline on recession worries-June 25th,2022
Europe Roundup: Sterling retreats as UK inflation hits new 40-year high, European shares fall,Gold extends fall, Oil slumps by around $5-June 22nd,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains ahead of inflation data, euro falls after ECB, Wall Street ends lower, Gold falls,Oil slips on China lockdowns, but bullish trends intact-June 10th,2022
Europe Roundup: Sterling slides ahead of Bank of England rate call, European stocks slip, Gold steadies, Oil prices fall after U.S. rate hike, but tight supply still in focus-June 16th,2022
Europe Roundup: Euro struggles around $1.05 on gloomy PMIs, European shares falls, Gold dips, Oil rebounds as investors assess recession risks-June 23rd,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar bounces from two-day slide,Wall Street plunges, Gold gains, Oil rebounds as new Iran sanctions fuel more supply concerns-June 17th,2022
Europe Roundup: Sterling near one-week low vs dollar, European stocks fall, Gold edges lower, Oil prices rise for fourth day on supply worries-June 29th,2022
Europe Roundup: Euro rises with focus on ECB, European stocks muted, Oil prices stable as market balances recession fears with tight supply-June 20th,2022
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains on hawkish comments from Powell, Wall Street ends mixed, Gold little changed, Oil slides 2% on rising U.S. fuel stocks and output-June 30th,2022
America’s Roundup: U.S. dollar hits 20-year high as risk aversion dominates, Wall Street ends down, Gold extends decline ,Oil tumbles about 6% as China COVID lockdowns weigh-May 10th,2022
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EUR/USD: The euro was little changed against the U.S. dollar on Monday as worries about higher interest rates and a tightened lockdown in Shanghai deepened investors’ fears that the global economy is rapidly heading for a slowdown. Central banks in the United States, Britain and Australia all raised interest rates last week, and investors are bracing for more tightening as policymakers try to get on top of soaring inflation. Investors are awaiting U.S. inflation data for April, which might provide more signals about the future monetary tightening path of the Federal Reserve. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.0557 (5DMA), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.0597 (38.2%fib).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.0490(23.6%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.0422 (Lower BB).
GBP/USD: The pound fell to its lowest level since June 2020 for a third straight day on Monday against a broadly robust dollar. News that Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein won the most seats in the Northern Ireland’s devolved assembly for the first time in elections last Thursday added to the pound’s woes. Sterling was last down 0.4% at $1.2284, having fallen to as low as $1.2262 its lowest level in almost two years. It has hit a new low for three straight sessions, and is down 2.3% this month against the dollar. The greenback meanwhile hit a two-decade high as investors snapped up the safe-haven currency amid heightened uncertainty about the global growth outlook. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.2405(38.2%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.2433(5DMA).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2287 (23.6%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2187(Lower BB).
USD/CAD: The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest level in 17 months against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as rising worries about the global economic outlook weighed particularly heavily on commodity-linked currencies. The loonie was trading 0.6% lower at 1.2985 to the greenback, or 77.01 U.S. cents, after touching its weakest level since December 2020 at 1.30. The price of oil ,one of Canada's major exports, settled 6.1% lower at $103.09 a barrel and stocks globally extended recent declines as China's two largest cities tightened COVID-19 curbs. Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Toni Gravelle is due to speak on Thursday on the topic of commodities, growth and inflation,which could offer clues on the interest rate outlook. Immediate resistance can be seen at 1.3036(23.6%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 1.3063 (Higher BB).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 1.2948 (38.2%fib), a break below could take the pair towards 1.2901 (5DMA).
USD/JPY: The dollar steadied against yen on Monday as investors' tilt toward safety of dollar as lockdowns in China, war on the edge of Europe and fear about higher interest rates sent a nervous jolt through markets. Money markets expect the United States to raise interest rates by another 200 bps during the remainder of the year ,taking benchmark rates to nearly 3% .Treasury yields extended their rise for a third consecutive session with yields on benchmark 10-year debt pushing further above 3% to fresh 3-1/2 years. They have doubled in the past two months. Against a basket of major currencies, the dollar topped 104.19 on Monday for the first time since July 2002, extending its almost 9% rise this year. Strong resistance can be seen at 131.44(23.6%fib), an upside break can trigger rise towards 131.95 (Higher BB).On the downside, immediate support is seen at 130.23(5DMA), a break below could take the pair towards 129.45(38.2%fib).
European shares hit two-month lows on Monday, led by sectors including travel and leisure and technology as a mix of worries over prolonged COVID-19 curbs in China and surging bond yields fuelled selling pressure.
UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed down by 2.32 percent, Germany's Dax ended down by 2.15 percent, France’s CAC finished the day up by 2.75 percent.
The S&P 500 ended below 4,000 for the first time since late March 2021 and the Nasdaq dropped more than 4% on Monday in a selloff led by mega-cap growth shares as investors grew more concerned about rising interest rates.
Dow Jones closed down by 1.99% percent, S&P 500 closed up by 3.20% percent, Nasdaq settled down by 4.28% percent.
Oil prices sank about 6% on Monday alongside equities, as continued coronavirus lockdowns in China, the top oil importer, fed worries about the demand outlook.
Brent crude fell $6.45, or 5.7%, to settle at $105.94 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell $6.68, or 6.1%, to settle at $103.09 a barrel. Both contracts have gained about 35% so far this year.
Gold prices extended their retreat to fall more than 1% on Monday as the dollar hovered near two-decade highs, dimming the metal’s appeal.
Spot gold was down 1.4% at $1,856.26 per ounce by 02:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT). U.S. gold futures settled down 1.3% at $1,858.60.