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Date: 29th February 2024.

The Japanese Yen Soars After The BOJ Indicate Interest Rate Hikes!



* The Japanese Yen witnesses its strongest gains since December 2023. The USDJPY drops more than 0.70% within the first few hours of trading.
* Japanese Yen is largely being driven by comments made by a key member of the Bank of Japan.
* The Bank of Japan advise they are considering taking small steps away from negative interest rates.
* US stocks decline away from the latest resistance level and trade 0.87% lower by end of day.

USDJPY Bank of Japan Considering Steps Towards Higher Interest Rates

Many investors are looking to take advantage of the first clear indication that the Bank of Japan will look to take a more traditional stance on its policy. In other words, move away from negative interest rates. The Bank of Japan moved to negative interest rates in 2016 and since then the Yen has declined by 25% against the US Dollar and 40% against the Swiss Franc. The exchange rate is now trading at strong resistance levels from November 2023 and October 2022. However, the question now is if investors will continue investing in the Japanese Yen in the longer term?

The Yens advantages are its safe haven status and ability to mitigate risk away from the Dollar. Investors also note its current price is at an extremely cheap level compared to other options. For this reason, economists are evaluating whether investors will look to buy the Yen for the long-term considering the Bank of Japan may soon exit negative rates.



A key member of the Board of the Bank of Japan, Mr Takata, said to journalists, Its necessary to consider taking a nimble and flexible response, including on how to exit, or shift gear from the current extremely accommodative monetary policy. Based on this, investors should not believe the BoJ will suddenly go on a hiking rampage or start hiking imminently. However, Mr Takata gave the first clear signal that the regulator will start hiking in 2024 to at least move away from negative rates.

Due to this the Japanese Yen rises against all currencies this morning and Japans 2-Year Bond Yield again renews its highs. The 2-Year Bond Yield now trades at 0.185% which is its highest level since 2011. The higher bonds yields can also support the currency and global interest in Japans Financial Service Market.

In addition to this, the Yen has also obtained further support from economic data this morning. Japans Retail Sales figure read 2.3%, higher than the 2.00% prediction. In addition to this, the Core CPI remained at 2.6%, again higher than expectations.

In terms of the US Dollar, the currency came under strain during the US Trading Session but kept to its previous price range. The currency came under slight pressure due to the Gross Domestic Product underachieving. The GDP data read 3.2% versus the 3.3% expected, however, investors should note the growth rate remains competitive. Investors are now mainly focusing on the PCE Price Index, which is a favourite of the Federal Open Market Committee. If the Index reads higher than 0.4%, rate cuts will start to feel like a far distance away. As a result, the Dollar potentially can rise, and stocks could possibly decline in the short to medium term.

USA100 All Eyes On Todays PCE Core Price Index

The NASDAQ continues to struggle for a fourth day as investors remain unsure on the future path of interest rates. In addition to this, investors should also note the weakness may partially be related to the end of the earnings season and due to its current high price.

The days price movement is likely to largely be dependent on todays PCE Core Price Index. Analysts expect the index to read 0.4% which would be the highest since May 2023. If the index reads higher the USA100 can potentially experience significant pressure as interest rate cuts will seem a distant dream. However, if the data is lower, investors will be relieved and may re-enter at the current lower price.

Technical indicators signals are currently at the neutral level but are close to signalling a sell if the price continues to decline below $17,810. Lastly, investors will also be monitoring the performance of individual stocks within the NASDAQ. Of the top 30 influential stocks, only 3 rose in value on Wednesday indicating a clear downward trend for the day.



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Date: 1st March 2024.

Stocks Rise To A New All-Time High! ECB Considers An Earlier Pivot.



* The US Core PCE Price index read 0.4% in line with analysts expectations. Januarys Core PCE Price Index was the highest reading since May 2023.
* The US Dollar Index ended the day higher but did come under pressure at times from the inflation reading.
* The NASDAQ again renews its all-time highs after rising 0.95% on Thursday and a further 0.47% in Fridays Asian Session.
* German inflation declines to 2.6% in February putting more pressure on the European Central Bank to consider a pivot.

EURUSD The ECB Consider An Earlier Rate Cut!

The EURUSD exchange rate declined by 0.28% by the end of the day, but more than 0.55% from high to low. The exchange rate came under pressure from German inflation declining from 2.9% to 2.5%, the lowest since 2021. In addition to this, the US Dollar rose in value after a short-lived decline. The Dollar continues to be supported by high inflation data.



The Germany economy has been struggling from poor economic growth and political tensions. The German GDP has not recorded an increase in the past three quarters. Overall the Germany GDP Growth Rate has actually fallen by 0.6% over the past year. Due to poor economic data and inflation now being at an acceptable level, investors are contemplating whether the ECB will cut rates soon. France also made public their latest inflation reading which fell from 3.1% to 2.9%. The largest four EU economies are now all at an inflation rate below 3.00% and very close to their 2% target. Italy is currently below the 2% and is in desperate need of monetary expansion.

Price growth in the Eurozone continues to slow down, which gives the ECB more reasons to consider cutting rates sooner rather than later. In this regard, it is worth noting the results of the latest survey of leading economists conducted by Reuters. According to the report, most economists believe that the regulator will reduce the deposits interest rate for the first time in June by 25.0 basis points, but some experts expect that the ECB will ease monetary policy in April.

The US Dollar Index is trading higher, but its growth seems uncertain. Interest rate cuts are also likely for the Federal Reserve; however, higher inflation data has pushed back the potential date. According to most analysts, a pivot is not likely until the summer months, and it would continue to depend on upcoming inflation.

US economic data has noticeably weakened, which will catch the Feds attention. The initial jobless claims for the week of February 23 rose from 1.86M to 1.905M compared to 1.874M expected. In addition, the dynamics of pending housing sales in January decreased by 4.9% after increasing by 5.7% earlier, falling short of forecasts of 1.0%. Though investors must note that if the employment sector remains strong, the pressure on the Federal Reserve will remain minimal.

USA100 Can The NASDAQ Maintain Momentum!

The USA100 is now trading at its all-time highs after receiving a push from the Core PCE Price Index being unable to rise above expectations. However, technical analysts warn the asset can potentially retrace before continuing an upward trend.

When measuring previous impulse waves and the size of swings before retracing, the asset is now at a level which may indicate a pullback. Investors also note that 34% of the NASDAQs individual stocks ended the day lower, which does show signs of some weakness in the market. Lastly, the 10-Year Bond Yields have risen by 0.020% and the US Dollar trades slightly higher. These two factors are also known to pressure the stock market.

However, when monitoring momentum-based indicators, the USA100 is trading above trend-lines, regression channels and shows strong upward momentum. Therefore, traders will be monitoring how the asset may break out of previous significant price ranges.



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Date: 4th March 2024.

Market Recap March like the proverbial lion.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* March came in like the proverbial lion with the NASDAQ composite and the S&P 500 roaring to new all time highs.
* This morning, Asian stock markets were initially boosted by a broader tech rally. Top chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co saw its highest ever level the company is the main supplier to Apple Inc. and Nvidia Corp. and is considered a key beneficiary of the ongoing AI boom.
* Bonds & US Treasury yields are under pressure at the start of a busy week that includes the ECB decision, Fed Chair Powells congressional testimony and Chinas National Peoples Congress.
* Fedspeak so far were supportive. There had been growing chatter in recent sessions that the strength in the economy could prevent the FOMC from trimming rates at all this year.
* Swiss CPI fell to 1.2% y/y in February, which is further proof that the SNB has brought inflation under control.
* Turkeys annual CPI swung to a 15-month high, close to 70%.
* OPEC+ output cuts to remain in place until the middle of the year.
* Today: ECB Governing Council member Robert Holzmann & Feds Patrick Harker speeches.

Market Trends:

* European futures and Asian stocks higher, with key upcoming events such as Fed Chair Powells congressional testimony and Chinas National Peoples Congress adding to market anticipation.
* The renewed strength in the tech sector resonated across Asia, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the worlds leading chipmaker, reaching its all-time high.
* AI and Nvidia continued to underpin investor enthusiasm, boosting the NASDAQ by 1.14% to 16,275, finally besting the 16,057 historic peak from November 2021.
* The S&P500 advanced 0.80% to 5137, also a new high, marking its 15th record of the year, and it has gained in 16 out of the last 18 sessions, the best showing since 1971.
* Nikkei (JPN225) surpassed the 40,000 mark for the first time.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex remains under pressure, falling to 103.67 but drifting within a tight range on pressure by lower Treasury yields, as traders waited for crucial economic data for fresh clues on the timing of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts.
* BTCUSD surged, briefly surpassing the $64,000 threshold. Market participants are speculating that the cryptocurrency is poised to exceed its previous record high of nearly $69,000, achieved during the Covid-19 pandemic.
* Gold remains in the green, edging up fractionally to $2084 per ounce.
* USOil is below $80 per barrel after OPEC+ members confirmed that output cuts will be extended through to the middle of the year. The decision was widely expected, but still supported the recent uptrend in prices.

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Date: 5th March 2024.

Market Recap Stocks in red, Crypto mania extends.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* The markets have significantly pared back rate cut expectations and the front end underperformed in a bear flattener on the increased pessimism.
* Japan: Core inflation picked up speed in February, surpassing the central banks 2% target, suggesting that conditions for ending negative interest rates are aligning.
* Deflationary China set an ambitious growth target at 5%, 5.5% urban unemployment & 3% inflation: Premier Li also announced a budget deficit of 3% of GDP and $138.9bn in special government bonds. That added pressure on officials for more stimulus and policy support to fight the property crisis and deflation! At the same time Chinese PMI came in lower than forecasts.
* Bloomberg forecast puts growth at 4.6% this year, which flags the challenges China officials are facing against the background of a struggling property market.

Market Trends:

* Wall Street finished with small losses, albeit after last Fridays rally that saw all-time highs on the NASDAQ and S&P500, with weakness in energy, consumer and tech stocks offsetting strength in utilities and real estate.
* The tech-heavy NASDAQ slipped -0.41%, while the Dow was off -0.25% and the S&P500 fell -0.12%.
* Apple Inc down more than 2% on receiving a $2 billion antitrust fine in Europe.
* Teslas stock declined by more than 7% as shipments from the electric-car manufacturers China facility reached a 14-month low in February, partly due to disruptions caused by the lunar new year festivities and intensified competition resulting from a price war.
* US and European stock futures are in the red, after a largely weaker session across Asia.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex was fractionally lower at 103.85 in spite of the eroding Fed outlook as gains in EUR and GBP outweighed the bucks strength versus the other G10 peers.
* Yen holds steady within its 3-week range, currently at 150.40.
* BTCUSD holds largely in green, spiking to $68,800 highs. Its up around 57% this year, benefiting from flows into exchange-traded funds launched in the United States.
* Gold surged to $2115 as markets look ahead to Fed Chair Powells congressional testimony.
* USOil prices have corrected lower despite the confirmation that OPEC+ output cuts will remain in place through the first half of the year. International oil companies in Iraqs semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan denied reports that there is a deal that would allow oil exports through the Iraqi-Turkey pipeline to continue. Markets are also keeping a close eye on talks about a possible ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. A Hamas delegation arrived in Cairo for the talks, but an Israeli official told CNN that Israel decided not to send a delegation to Egypt because Hamas had not responded to two Israeli demands.

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Date: 6th March 2024.

Market Recap Gold & Bitcoin to New Record Highs.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* Risk appetite boosts Bitcoin and Gold to new record highs boosted by expectations for US rate cuts, geopolitical tensions & the risk of a pullback in equity markets.
* The remarkable ascent of Bitcoin, which has already seen a 55% surge year-to-date, has been fueled by investors increased allocation of funds into US spot ETF products. Additionally, the prospect of global interest rate decreases has contributed to the rally.
* On Tuesday, Treasury yields corrected lower, while the weaker ISM data encouraged profit taking, especially with stretched valuations and growing uncertainty over the FOMCs stance ahead of Chair Powells Humphrey Hawkins testimony.
* US equities futures and European contracts edged higher ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powells testimony.
* Attention turns now to labor market data on JOLTS and ADP today, Jobless claims Thursday, and NonFarm Payrolls Friday. It could be difficult to assess whether the boost is just a give-back or a real indicator of easing in tight labor market conditions.

Market Trends:

* The NASDAQ (US100) dropped -1.65% as the AI rally takes a breather. The S&P500 (US500) was down -1.02%. The Dow (US30) declined -1.04%. Weakness in the broad index was broadbased, though Target was a big winner after an earnings beat.
* The Hang Seng rebounded thanks to gains in Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd, and the Hong Kong index is currently up 1.9%.
* The Nikkei (JPN225) corrected slightly, however, and the CSI300 couldnt sustain yesterdays rally and is down -0.4%.
* DAX (GER40) and US futures are in the red, as the focus turns to Fed Chair Powells congressional testimony.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex retests 2-week support at 103.50.
* The Yen strengthened against the US Dollar, while the GBP boosted higher ahead of Britains budget announcement. The EUR retests yesterdays highs ahead of the European Central Banks policy decision, with investors keen on any indications of future rate adjustments amidst persistent inflationary pressures.
* Bitcoin experienced a 5% jump, reaching an intraday peak of $66,540 amidst volatile market conditions, closely trailing Tuesdays record peak of $69,202. The funds into US spot ETF crypto products and the possibility of a global decline in interest rates have added fuel to the rally.

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: 996
Date: 7th March 2024.

Market Recap Yen & Gold on a Ride; ECB Today.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* Stock markets corrected across Asia. US futures are down, and European markets are also trading cautiously in early trade ahead of ECB.
* Ueda: Chance of reaching target getting higher little by little.
* BOJ board member Junko Nakagawa: expressed confidence in Japans economy moving steadily towards achieving the central banks 2% inflation target sustainably.
* Reports suggest a BOJ board member could propose removing negative interest rates at the upcoming policy meeting.
* Yen is the biggest gainer so far, with Yens strength contrasting with its weakening trend over the past two years due to diverging interest rate policies.
* Overnight: Wall Street rebounded and Treasuries extended gains after some weaker employment data (ADP and JOLTS).
* Chair Powell in his Humphrey-Hawkins testimony repeated the FOMC anticipates cutting rates later this year. There was some angst he might tilt to a more hawkish stance. Powell emphasized the need for more data to ensure sustained progress toward the 2% inflation target.
* A significant haven bid came from renewed concerns over NY Community Bancorp. Reports the bank is seeking a cash injection have boosted fears as this was the way Silicon Valley Bank imploded (March 10, 2023). NYCB shares plunged to the lows of the day at $2.47, where trading has been halted.
* Today: The ECB is expected to stay firmly on hold, and even the doves seem to be resigned to wait until June for a cut. The stubbornly high services inflation and uncertainty about the current wage round means that rate cuts are not on the agenda yet.

Market Trends:

* Stocks recovered most of the selloff earlier in the week after all-time highs last week. The NASDAQ (US100) bounced 0.58%, back to 16,031, and the S&P500 (US500) rallied 0.5% to 5104.76, just shy of Fridays historic peaks of 16,275 and 5137, respectively. The Dow (US30) advanced 0.2% to 38,661 but is off of the 39,135 top from February 23.
* Target was a big winner after an earnings beat, while the S&P 500 rose, driven also by strong performances from Nvidia and Meta Platforms.
* The Nikkei (JPN225) reached a record high briefly but closed down at 39,598.71.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex is underwater at 103.12, still under the 104 level on expectations the FOMC will be cutting rates down the road.
* EUR and GBP held near 1-month highs against the Dollar. AUD and NZD climbed to multi-week highs.
* The Yen surged to a 1-month peak against the US Dollar fueled by speculation about the Bank of Japan ending negative interest rates soon. USDJPY is currently at 148.08, as Yen gained also against the EUR and GBP.
* Gold was up for a 7th day, rising to a new closing high of $2146.48 per ounce. Oil was up 1.25% to $79.13 per barrel.
* Bitcoin retreated slightly from a recent record high but maintained a significant year-to-date rally. Ether slipped after hitting a 2-year peak.

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Date: 8th March 2024.

Market Recap NFP day post ECB & FOMC signalling possible June cuts!



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* Global stocks rallied on dovish signals from the ECB and FOMC, while focus turns to todays NFP.
* Lagarde signalled rates are likely to remain unchanged in April but that in the central scenario there will likely be sufficient evidence to make a decision in June. The ECB President stressed that wage growth remains key for the inflation outlook.
* Germany: German producer price inflation lifted to -4.4% y/y from -5.1% y/y in the previous month. German industrial production rose 1.0% m/m in January. The weak trend mainly reflects the contraction at the end of last year, but while production stabilized in January, orders trends and indeed manufacturing surveys suggest ongoing weakness through the first quarter of the year. That leaves Germany at risk of a technical recession!
* NFP Preview: The February nonfarm payroll report is likely to reflect gyrations and give-back from the outsized January figures. We expect a 160k rise in jobs, about half of the 353k jump in January and the 333k pop in December. The workweek should tick up to 34.2 from the prior 34.1, while average hourly earnings should edge up 0.2% following the prior 0.6% jump. The unemployment rate is expected unchanged at 3.7%.

Market Trends:

* Wall Street soared with the S&P500 (US500) jumping 1.03% to a fresh record high at 5157. The NASDAQ (US100) surged 1.51% to 16,273.38, fractionally shy of Fridays all-time peak of 16,274.94. The Dow (US30) rose 0.34%. In Europe, all of the bourses ended in the green.
* Asian shares mostly saw gains, following the trend set by US stocks, which reached record highs. The Nikkei(JPN225) increased by 0.2%, Sydneys S&P/ASX 200 surged by 1.1%, South Koreas Kospi jumped by 1.1%, Hong Kongs Hang Seng rose by 1.3%, and the Shanghai Composite gained 0.5%.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex extended its losses and dropped to 102.67, the first close under 103 since January 15 as Treasury yields eased in the bond market after a couple reports gave potential signals of lessened pressure on inflation.
* The Yen extended advance as expectations grew for the BOJ to raise interest rates for the first time since 2007.
* EUR and GBP broke 1-month highs and multi-month channels against the Dollar respectively. EURUSD breached 1.0950 and GBPUSD is above 1.28.
* Gold held at 2160 territory, with COT reports indicating consolidation in the near future.
* Bitcoin maintained above $67,400.

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Date: 11th March 2024.

BoJ To Hike After Economic Growth! The NASDAQ Takes a Nosedive!


A Japanese flag flutters atop the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo - RTX2UM36

* The US added 275,000 jobs in February 2024 beating expectations by 80,000.
* US Average Salary Growth slowed to the lowest growth since March 2022. The US Unemployment Rate rises back to 3.9% after 3 months of no movement.
* Japanese economists advise the Bank of Japan may opt to hike in their meeting towards the end of the month.
* US Stock Market unable to maintain bullish momentum and hold onto gains. Stocks traders watch this weeks CPI announcement with caution.

USDJPY No Recession For Japan, When Will the BoJ Hike?



The new employment data for the US originally brought about a decline in the US Dollar, before correcting upwards. The first reaction to sell the Dollar was largely due to data indicating a rate cut by June. The salary growth fell to a level which the regulator is more comfortable with, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.9%. Previously economists were advising the Unemployment Rate will need to reach 4-4.5% to bring inflation down. According to the FedWatch Tool, 58% of traders believe the Fed will cut in June and 25% believe it could be in May.

The Japanese Yen on the other hand is not seeing major volatility within this mornings Asian session. The Yen is trading slightly higher than the days market price, but investors will monitor any change in momentum. Previously, the preliminary economic growth data indicated that the Japanese economy has slipped into a recession. However, the GDP rate read 0.1% which confirms no recession. Therefore, economists are continuing to predict the Bank of Japan will keep interest rate hikes as an option for the next two meetings.

The market is implying a 53% chance the Bank of Japan will shift rates to zero at its meeting on March 19th. However, some analysts still believe it might be at Aprils meeting. However, the currency is likely to grow for as long as the Japanese economy does not fall into a technical recession and other competitors continue with rate cuts.

For this reason, investors are wondering why the USDJPY is not witnessing a large clear downward price movement? According to fundamental analysts, many investors are awaiting confirmation from the monthly inflation figures to determine when the Federal Reserve is likely to pivot. If the yearly inflation rate does not decline, the Fed may opt to push back rate hikes. In this case, the Dollar may remain stubborn. However, any fall in inflation can result in the Japanese Yen rising.

USA100 Analysts Expect Inflation to Remain At 3.1%! What Does This Mean For the NASDAQ?

After rising to a new all time high, the NASDAQ took a nosedive falling 2.29%. From the top 10 most influential stocks, only Apple and Alphabet stocks managed to maintain their value. Broadcom (-6.99%), Costco (-7.64%) and NVIDIA (-5.99%) saw the largest decline. Even though the price was obtaining buy signals as the price was rising, there were also clear signs the price may collapse. For example, the price was overbought on many oscillators, and the RSI also formed a divergence signal.



The price of the USA100 will now primarily be dependent on tomorrows inflation data. The employment data was ideal for the USA100 as it indicates a resilient employment sector but possibly less upward pressure on inflation. Analysts expect monthly inflation to read 0.4% which will keep the inflation rate unchanged at 3.1%. According to analysts, the Core Consumer Price Index will rise 0.3%.

If inflation reads lower than expectations, even if slightly lower, the stock market could potentially rise, as interest rates become less attractive. However, if inflation rises, the stock market is likely to struggle as a soft landing becomes a lower possibility.

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Date: 12th March 2024.

UK Salary Growth Slows But All Eyes On US Inflation Data!



* The Pound declines due to lower salary growth and the unemployment rate rising to 3.9%.
* The US Dollar Index rises after weaker UK employment data which triggered weakness in both the Pound and the Euro.
* US Dollar traders turn their attention to this afternoons inflation reading. Analysts expect US inflation to remain at 3.1% and for core inflation figures to fall from 3.9% to 3.7%.
* Gold sees significantly higher trades according to the CFTCs latest report. The commodity formed its ninth consecutive bullish candlestick (daily), but trades lower today.

GBPUSD UK Salary Growth Slows, But Will Inflation Become Less Sticky?

The GBPUSD is forming its third lower high but is yet to form a significant lower low. If the price declines below 1.27943, the downward price movement would have gained adequate downward momentum to form a bearish price pattern. Also, if the price declines below this level, the exchange rate will fall below the neutral on the RSI and closer to the 75-bar EMA.


However, in order for the GBPUSD to maintain momentum the price will also require positive data from the US inflation data. If US inflation falls below expectations, the Dollar may also witness downward pressure making the direction of the exchange rate less certain. However, if the inflation data reads as expectations or higher, the Dollar potentially will continue rising. This is due to interest rates potentially remaining high for additional months. Therefore, the price action is largely dependant on this afternoons inflation data.

The USs latest employment data does show signs of weakening as the salary growth falls and the unemployment rate rises. These statistics may influence the decisions of US Federal Reserve officials on monetary policy: most experts expect a transition to the dovish rhetoric at the regulators June meeting, and in total, two to four interest rate cuts of 25 basis points each are predicted this year. Though, this will significantly depend on todays inflation data.

The UK data, on the other hand, is largely viewed as negative, as it implies less upward pressure on UK inflation. The UK Unemployment Rate unexpectedly rose from 3.8% to 3.9% and the Average Salary Index fell from 5.8% to 5.6%. Therefore, UK salary growth has fallen to its lowest level since September 2022. Previously the Governor of the Bank of England was advising high inflation levels was partially due to salary growth. Now growth is subsiding, will inflation also become less sticky? If so, the Pound can be pressured, if lower inflation is not also seen in the US.

XAUUSD CTFC Report Confirms Buyers Outnumber Sellers!

The Gold price did not review its all-time highs for a fifth consecutive day on Monday, but nonetheless, the commodity also did not show significant signs of weakness. Factors continue to indicate a need for the safe haven asset. This includes weakness in the stock market over the past week, geopolitical tensions, as well as potential lower interest rates.

If US inflation reads lower than expectations, the Fed will likely opt to cut interest rates sooner rather than later, as economic data has slightly withered over the past 2 months. If this is the case, the Dollar will see less attraction as a safe haven asset. For this reason, Gold could strengthen or at least retain the recent significant gains.

According to the CFTC, speculative Gold contracts have risen from 141,600 to 191,300 over the past week in the US. The report confirms 164,640 buy contracts against only 33,580 sell contracts. This indicates more traders believe the price will either remain high or continue rising. However, traders should note this will depend on the inflation reading in the short term.



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Date: 13th March 2024.

The Dow Jones Rises to Monthly Highs! Is Gold Retracing Or Correcting?



* The Dow Jones rises to a monthly high despite higher inflation data for February 2024.
* The Dow Joness best performing stock on Tuesday was 3M Co (+4.97), Intl Business Machines Corp (+3.16%) and Microsoft (+2.66%).
* US inflation rises from 3.1% to 3.2% and the Monthly Core CPI remains at recent highs for a second consecutive month.
* Gold forms its first bearish candlestick in March on the daily chart, but Dollar struggles to hold onto gains.

USA30 Higher Inflation Fails To Keep the Dow Jones Down!

The USA30 did not see the highest gains and lags behind the SNP500 and NASDAQ which both rose more than 1.00%. However, the USA30 (Dow Jones), was the only US index which broke through resistance levels and rose to its highest level for March. The USA30 is now witnessing bullish signals from trend-lines, regression channels and oscillators. The price is trading above the 75-Bar EMA, above 60.00 on the RSI and above the VWAP. These factors indicate the asset has potential to further rise.

The only concern for technical analysts is entering too high and at a previous resistance level from February. Though fundamental analysts are more concerned about the higher-than-expected inflation data. The higher inflation data did not cause a decline in the price, as it normally would. However, it continues to be a concern for investors as it puts off a possible interest rate cut in May-June 2024. The US inflation rate rose from 3.1% to 3.2% and Core Inflation fell at a lower pace compared to previous predictions.

If we look at the top 15 influential stocks within the USA30, 8 of those stocks are declining. Also, the most volatile stocks in the pre-market hours are Travelers Cos Inc stocks which are declining more than 2%. This currently indicates a sideways price movement, but investors will need to continue monitoring as we come closer to the US Open. Other global indices are trading lower including the Nikkei225, DAX and CAC. However, US bond yields are trading 0.012% lower which is positive for the US stock market.



XAUUSD Gold Forms Its First Retracement

Gold has formed its first retracement after the higher-than-expected inflation data. This ends a nine-day bullish trend where the commodity rose consecutively. However, traders should note the price is so far only forming a retracement and is yet to indicate a downward trend. Therefore, the price can potentially still be within a bullish trend. The retracement can provide investors the opportunity to enter at a more competitive entry level.

If the price breaks above the $2,161.53 mark, buy signals are likely to again materialize. The commodity formed a triple top at this level but is not showing any downward momentum. Therefore, above this level, investor sentiment can again rise. The Fibonacci levels indicate that a buy trade can potentially aim for levels between $2,169 and $2,175 in the short term.



The 30-Year Bond Yield Auction can influence the price movement of Gold as both are known as haven assets. However, tomorrows Producer Inflation and Retail Sales is likely to create higher volatility. Investors will also be keen to hear from members of the FOMC, but none are scheduled to speak throughout the day. Economists are now pricing in at least three 25 basis point interest rate cuts, the first of which could come in June. Previously investors were pricing in four cuts.

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Date: 14th March 2024.

Chinas Gold Imports From Switzerland More Than Triple!



* Significant demand from China continues to push Gold prices higher!
* China has been using the safe haven asset to protect the central bank and reserves as the Chinese Yuan depreciated over the past 2 years.
* Economists advise the higher demand coming from China may indicate potential higher Chinese inflation. This could be a domino effect of lower interest rates and an expansionary fiscal policy.
* Gold declines 0.30% during this mornings Asian session but remains above yesterdays lows.

XAUUSD China Pushes Gold Prices Higher And Looks to Move Away From the Dollar!

The price of Gold fell 0.33% during this mornings Asian session, however, the asset continues to remain above yesterdays price range. Using the Fibonacci levels-based impulse wave yesterday, the price is also still trading above the 50.00 and did not cross below the 61.8. Therefore, the possibility of upward price movement remains.



The price movement will also be largely influenced by this afternoons US economic data. The US will make public the latest producer inflation and retail sales. In the previous month, both supported the price of Gold as inflation rose, but interest rates cuts continue to remain the main path forward. Analysts believe the US Producer Price Index will again read 0.3% and retail sales to fully correct the 0.8% decline from the previous month. If retail sales disappoint, the demand for Gold can again rise.

Investors also note the price of oil has risen to its highest level since November of last year. If the price does not correct downwards, inflation may become more stickier than previously thought. This is also a concern which the Treasury and Ms Yellen have voiced in the past 24 hours. I wouldnt expect this to be a smooth path month to month, but the trend is clearly favorable, Yellen said.

Though investors should note that according to the Swiss Federal Customs Administration, the higher demand is largely due to China. The Swiss Federal Customs Administration advised the physical exports to China trebled in 2024. Investors are also questioning whether China is increasing exposure to Gold in order to mitigate away from the Dollar. In addition to this, Chinese inflation is expected to again rise due to expansionary policies in 2023. According to the CME exchange, the average trading volume over the last five sessions is 511.5K positions, which is this years high, far exceeding the February average of 267.0K transactions.

The US Dollar index during this mornings Asian session has risen +0.18%. However, the index has slightly fallen at the open of the European session. Investors will also continue to monitor the index after the PPI and Retail Sales release. If the index continues to rise, the price of Gold can become strained. However, if the Dollar falls along with retail sales, Gold can potentially see higher demand.

The price is unlikely to see a continuation of the trend seen last week, according to analysts. However, this does not necessary indicate that the price is collapsing. Many analysts believe the asset will form a new range and honor a wider range. This provides investors an opportunity to use reversion strategies and pay closer attention to support and resistance levels. The latest major support level can be seen at $2,148 and resistance level at $2,185.

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Date: 15th March 2024.

BOJ Puts Rate Hikes On The Table After Historic Wage Agreement!



* Wage deals with Japans largest employers and unions have been agreed according to reports. Bloomberg confirms a 5% wage increase.
* Bank of Japan may hike interest rates as early as next week. Other economists believe the hike will come in April. Analysts expect the Bank of Japans interest rate to rise to 0.00%.
* Producer Inflation rates double that originally expected by analysts. Core Producer Inflation also continues to rise.
* 31% of the NASDAQs stocks decline as investors price in fewer rate hikes in 2024.

GBPJPY BOJ Set to Hike for the First Time Since 2007 After Higher Salaries Agreed!



The GBPJPY fell up to 0.28% during this mornings Asian session as unions and employers gave consent for a 5% wage increase. This gives enough room for the Bank of Japan to consider a rate increase to move out of negative interest rates. However, the Yen has fallen since against the currency market as a whole. Nonetheless, the hike and wage increase could support the Yen in the medium to long term.

Analysts advise the Bank of Japan is likely to increase rates either at next weeks bank meeting or in April, but no later. However, economists are yet to confirm how high rates may go. Analysts advise the bank will most likely opt to hike on two occasions by 0.10%. This would bring the Cash Rate to 0.10%, the highest since 2010.

The possibility of rate hikes is deemed to be positive for the Japanese Yen as well as the higher possibility of sticky inflation globally. The Japanese Industry Activity also rose 0.3%, more than previous expectations, which supports the Yen. However, investors should be cautious of volatility and ensure their entry is appropriate based on technical analysis. The price over the past 48 hours is moving within a sideways range but is showing more downward volatility.

UA Zensen, Japans largest industrial and trade union representing more than 1.8 million workers, announced that companies have agreed to the largest wage increase since 2013. Thus, this year for full-time workers it may increase by 5.9%, and for part-time workers by 6.5%.

When monitoring each currency individually, we can see the Pound is seeing a mixed performance. The Pound during this mornings Asian session and European Cash Open has depreciated against the Euro and the Pound. The Japanese Yen declined throughout the first 3 days of the week but rose on Thursday.

Even though the price of the Pound has considerably risen against the Yen over the past 90 minutes, the Yen could see different signals rise throughout the day. For example, if the price declines below 188.949, Fibonacci levels and price action will signal a decline. With such a decline, the price will also again fall below the 75-Bar EMA and Neutral level on the RSI.

USA100 Global Stocks Rise on Friday

The USA100 rose 0.19% as the European markets opened as did other indices such as the DAX, French CAC and even the NIKKEI225. The positive price movement from global equities is positive as it may indicate a higher risk appetite and investor sentiment. In addition to this, US Bond Yields are also trading lower this morning which is known to potentially support stocks. These are signs of a potential correction to the trend line at $18,090. However, this is something investors will need to keep monitoring through the day.



In terms of fundamental analysis, yesterdays Producer Price data and Retail Sales have added pressure on equities. Most analysis now believe the Federal Reserve will only opt for 2-3 hikes in 2024. Most economists still believe the Fed will cut in June, but rate cuts thereafter will be less frequent. Some analysts advise if this continues, the index will struggle to renew highs from March 8th.

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Date: 19th March 2024.

Market Recap Its a classic Buy the rumour, sell the fact.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

The advent of Wednesdays FOMC decision and the further slippage in Fed rate cut expectations extended selling pressures on Treasuries.

* Corporate issuance and the risk-on trades into equities weighed too.
* BoJ delivers dovish hike: The BoJ ended its yield curve control, ETF buying and the 8 years of negative interest rates and ushered in the nations first policy tightening since 2007. Also the bank pledged to continue to buy long-term government bonds. There was little indication of additional hikes, which signalled that this is not the first step of a rapid tightening cycle.
* RBA drops tightening bias, as it keeps the policy rate at a 12-year-high. The RBA held the cash rate at 4.35% for another meeting, but removed any reference to possible further hikes from the statement. When asked if the RBA had indeed moved to a neutral stance, Bullock said the risks to the outlook are indeed finely balanced now.
* Today: The FOMC meets for 2 days, and will issue its post-meeting statement at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday. Expectations are for no policy change at this meeting, but verbiage will be closely monitored for hints regarding the rate path in the remainder of 2024.

Market Trends:

* Wall Street bounced but pared its early rally. It continued to shrug off the evolving Fed outlook and instead re-focused on tech enthusiasm.
* A Bloomberg report that Apple is in talks to build Googles Gemini AI engine into the iPhone boosted risk appetite.
* The NASDAQ (US100) advanced 0.82%, after halving early gains. The S&P500 (US500) was up 0.63% and the Dow was 0.20% higher.
* Nikkei (JPN225) was choppy after the decision but closed 0.66% higher, while Japanese government bond yields fell.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex firmed and held over the 103 mark. It rose to 103.45.
* The USDJPY lifted to 150.47, with the Yen paring recent gains, despite the hike, as Ueda made clear that the inflation target has not been reached yet. As interest rate differentials between Japan and the United States remain stark, Yen is likely to remain under pressure.
* Antipodeans: AUD and NZD slid to 2-week lows, i.e. 0.6515 and 0.6050 respectively.
* Gold eased to $2,153.95 and USOIL steadied at $82.
* Bitcoin drifted for a 4th day in a row, currently at $64,500, slightly above 20-DMA.

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Date: 20th March 2024.

Market Recap All eyes on FED.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* Treasury yields are sinking as bonds await the FOMCs results. The market is recovering slightly from this months selloff that has taken rates to the highest levels since late November.
* Stock markets traded mixed overnight, while Bonds have been in demand as the FOMC announcement comes into view.
* German producer prices fell -4.1% y/y in February. PPI has bottomed out, but so far is still firmly in negative territory, largely thanks to a -10.1% y/y drop in energy prices. Developments are backing the ECBs assessment that things are moving in the right direction. Services price inflation though, which is more driven by wage growth than goods prices, remains stubbornly high for now.
* UK inflation continues to decelerate adding support to the bond market. The data confirms that inflation is moving in the right direction, but also that it remains far too high, which will justify a dovish hold from the BoE tomorrow.
* FOMC Checklist: The FOMC will issue its post-meeting statement today. Expectations are for no policy change at this meeting, but verbiage will be closely monitored for hints regarding the rate path in the remainder of 2024. The SEP was last updated in December, and is due for another update at this March meeting.



Market Trends:

* A mixed open on Wall Street with some weakness on profit taking after further AI inspired gains. The Dow climbed 0.83%, with the S&P500 (US500) advancing 0.56%, while the NASDAQ (US100) was up 0.39%.
* ASX paring some of Tuesdays gains, while China bourses nudged higher.
* Nvidia (+1.07%) debuts next-generation Blackwell AI chip at GTC 2024.
* Microsoft hires DeepMind founder to lead new AI shift.
* Apple is in talks with Alphabets Google to potentially incorporate Googles Gemini generative AI engine into its iPhones.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex found a bid too after the BoJs dovish hike. It tested 104.06 but slid to 103.82 at the close.
* USDJPY is at 151.57 spiking to 4-month highs while EURJPY spiked to a 16-year peak after the Bank of Japan ended negative interest rates without clear guidance on further hikes.
* A stronger than expected German ZEW investor confidence reading failed to boost the Euro significantly. Cable is holding slightly below the 1.27 mark.
* Gold flattened for a 3rd day in a row and USOIL fell to $82.24 from $83.
* Bitcoin continued to pull back from its recent record high, falling over 5% at one point. Shares of crypto-linked companies Coinbase (COIN) and Marathon Digital (MARA) lost ground alongside the token.

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Date: 21st March 2024.

Market Recap Gold & Stocks at record highs; Fed maintained rate cut forecast.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

The Fed signalled that rate cuts are still in the cards, stock markets rallied, Treasury yield were lower and the US Dollar was down from earlier highs.

* DOT PLOT: Fed keeps rates on hold and signals 75 basis points of cuts this year! 9 officials out of 19 expressed the need of 3 rate cuts, and 1 expects 4 rate cuts. For the remainder of the 2024 forecasts, 5 expect two rate cuts, 2 expect one rate cut, and 2 expect no cuts.
* The Fed left policy unchanged, as expected. And although the revisions on the Fed funds path, as well as on the economy and inflation were all hawkish, Chair Powell said the story is the same one, meaning rate cuts are still in the cards and the Fed is confident it will achieve its objectives over time.
* Australia: Robust jobs data released this morning supported Aussie, with 116,500 roles added to the economy in February.
* New Zealand: The GDP showed the country unexpectedly fell into a recession in the second half of 2023.
* Todays round of European central bank decisions includes BoE, SNB and Norges Bank!



Market Trends:

* Asian shares rallied to their highest in 2 years. The Nikkei and Hang Seng surged more than 2% and the ASX gained 1.1%.
* The optimism in other markets is set to spill over into European trading. The Euro Stoxx 50 future is up 1.2% and US futures are broadly higher.
* Wall Street surged with the NASDAQ (US100) rising 1.3% for its first record high close since March 1. All Magnificent Seven stocks advanced. The S&P500 (US500) climbed 0.89% to 5224, the first time with a 5200 handle, and the Dow advanced 1.03% to 39,512.

Financial Markets Performance:

* The US Dollar slumped marginally with the USDIndex sliding to 102.80 at the close after testing 103.80 earlier.
* JPY, AUD and NZD reverted some losses gaining some ground against the US Dollar.
* Gold climbs to record high above $2200 in sudden spike due to to growing expectations of US interest rate cuts, which would make the non-yielding asset relatively more attractive, Chinese purchases, geopolitics turn investors to the haven asset.
* USOIL fell to $80.88.

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Date: 22th March 2024.

Pending Orders and Apple Lawsuit Apply Selling Pressure on the NASDAQ!



* Apple stocks witness the second largest decline within the NASDAQ, falling more than 4.00%. Shareholders sold shares after news of another federal antitrust law violation.
* Apple is set to receive its second fine from regulators for monopolizing the phone sector. The company has already received a $1.8 billion fine from the EU.
* The NASDAQ rises 2.43% after the Feds dovish tone before triggering pending orders. The USA100 ended the day 0.24% higher.
* UK Retail Sales remain unchanged beating expectations of a -0.4% decline. The Pound declines against most currencies regardless of higher retail sales data.

USA100 Apple Stocks Struggle After A Second Antitrust Lawsuit!

The price of the USA100 is trading slightly lower during this mornings Asian session continuing the downward momentum from 18:00 (GMT+2) onwards. The downward momentum was largely due to pending orders to sell at the new high. These orders are seen on the Depth of Market and Volume profile. However, in addition to this, the NASDAQs second most influential stock, Apple, declined more than 4%.

The NASDAQ has assigned a weight of 7.71% to Apple stock which is a concern for NASDAQ holders. This is because Apple has received another lawsuit against them for antitrust violations and monopolizing the industry through purposely making competitors products less suitable. Certain States within the US advised Apples success is less based on the merits of their product but making other products less convenient for consumers.

This would be the second penalty for Apple in 2024. The EU has already given Apple a $1.8 billion fine which has caused Apple stocks to fall up to 10%. If Apple stocks continue to decline, this may apply some pressure on the USA100 and will definitely result in the stock holding a lower weight. The USA100 was better supported by stocks with less weight rather than the more influential stocks. Of the top 20 influential stocks, 9 fell in value, while only 27% fell in value when monitoring the whole NASDAQ. Later in the day, the stock market in general can witness volatility as the Fed chairman is due to speak.



In terms of technical analysis, we can see the regression channel has thinned, which indicates there are no current active signals. The price instead will need to gain momentum and direction in order for signals to materialise. The breakout levels can be seen at $18,317.20 and $18,377.37. However, investors should note that these levels can also form false breakouts. The medium-term charts, such as the 2-hour chart, indicate buyers control the market. However, if a bearish price movement forms, support can be found between $18,191 and $18,246.

GBPUSD Economic Data Continues to Improve Sentiment Towards The Dollar!

The cable exchange rate trades at its lowest level in over a month due to the strengthening Dollar and dovishness amongst members of the Bank of England. The exchange rate fell 0.99% on Thursday and a further 0.56% during this mornings two sessions.



The BoEs accompanying statement stated that inflation pressures are weakening, but wage growth rates remain above target levels, creating additional risks for the economy if the transition to a dovish course is too rapid. Though investors are concentrating more on the fact the Monetary Policy Committee saw no votes for a rate hike. For this reason, the committee seem more bearish than bullish. 8 members voted for a pause and 1 for a cut.

The US Dollar on the other hand is trading higher due to weakness in other currencies and the possibilities of less frequent cuts. Based on the comments from the Fed, the regulator will not delay the cuts but simply make them less frequent. In addition to this, the US Dollar is being supported by the latest US economic data. Unemployment claims remained low while the Philly Fed Index and Existing Home Sales significantly rose above expectations. In addition to this, investors were happy to see both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI indexes remain above the significant 50.00 mark.

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Date: 26th March 2024.

Market Recap Quarter End Comes Into View.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

Treasuries, Wall Street, and the US Dollar all posted small losses to start the abbreviated week of trading.

* The market is consolidating into quarter-end. This weeks supply is pressuring at the margin, while uncertainty over the Feds rate path is limiting buying. Though the just-published dots assuaged concerns over the prospects for less than 3 rate cuts this year, anxiety remains high, especially after Bostic said he trimmed his estimate to 1 easing this year from 2 previously.
* Stock markets traded cautiously overnight, as the quarter end comes into view. China bourses outperformed, while Nikkei and ASX corrected.
* The offshore Yuan strengthened for a second day after Chinas central bank reinforced its support for the currency.
* Geopolitics: Ukrainian drone attacks have caused disruptions at Russian oil refineries, with around 12% of the countrys oil processing capacity reportedly impacted. A resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza was vetoed by Russia and China and a terrorist attack in Russia over the weekend added to geopolitical risks as did fresh threats by Yemen-based Houthi militants against Saudi Arabia.

Market Trends:

* Wall Street slipped on profit taking ahead of quarter-end, having made strong gains since the start of the year and hitting record highs last Thursday.
* The Dow fell -0.41%, the S&P500 was off -0.31% and the NASDAQ was down -0.27%. For the quarter, the S&P500 and NASDAQ are up 9.44% and 9.15%, respectively, and the Dow is up 4.3%.
* DAX and FTSE100 futures are also in the red, while US futures have moved higher.



Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex has been in consolidation mode at the start of the week and is currently trading at 103.77.
* The Yen strengthened against USD and CHF, but USDJPY is still at 151.20. Japans top currency officials warned against speculative moves in foreign exchange markets, after the recent weakness in the yen saw USDJPY climbing above 151 once again.
* Gold continues to trade near record highs, but the ascent has been capped by the recent rise in the Dollar and caution ahead of the US PCE price index, which is the Feds preferred inflation gauge and is due to be released on Friday.
* Copper prices fell amid ongoing demand concerns. For agricultural commodities, the ascent in cocoa prices remains noteworthy.
* USOIL inched higher above $81.50, amid fresh supply concerns.

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Date: 27th March 2024.

Market Recap Yen on Intervention watch.



Economic Indicators & Central Banks:

* A slip in risk appetite and a solid 5-year auction gave Treasuries a little boost yesterday with yields ending modestly lower.
* Profit taking on the strong gains for the quarter, and indeed record highs last week, and some tax loss selling weighed.
* Wall Street ended with small losses. The NASDAQ fell -0.42%, with the S&P500 off -0.28%, while the Dow dipped -0.08%.
* The US consumer confidence undershot assumptions and joined a Michigan sentiment down-tick to 76.5 from 76.9 in February and a 30-month high of 79.0 in January. All the surveys face headwinds from high mortgage rates, tight credit conditions, and recession fears.
* The US durables report slightly beat estimates thanks to a restrained 3.3%.
* Data showed that industrial profits in China jumped 10.2% in the first 2 months of the year, but signs of an ongoing recovery means there is a lower chance of further stimulus. China officials also seem to have tightened their grip on the currency once again.
* Japan officials have also engaged in some verbal intervention over the past week, but that didnt prevent the Yen from hitting a 34 year low against the Dollar.
* Italy sold about 12.5% of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA for about 650 million ($704 million) as part of Giorgia Melonis government plan to divest from the bailed-out lender.



Market Trends:

* Today, European stock futures are lower ahead of the ESI economic confidence reading and the 4-day Easter holiday weekend.
* US futures are in demand after a mixed close across Asia.
* The China bourses underperformed, Hang Seng & CSI 300 are down -1.4% and -1.2% respectively.
* Bond yields are slightly lower, with the 10-year Treasury rate down -0.6 bp at 4.23%, and the 10-year JGB rate down -1.5 bp.
* Bunds are outperforming, and the German 10-year rate has corrected -2.6 bp in early trade, as markets expect Spanish HICP numbers to confirm the downtrend in headline inflation.

Financial Markets Performance:

* The USDIndex recovered to close slightly firmer at 104.10. Its a fourth straight close over 104.
* The Yen is at 34-year low retesting once again the 152 high.
* Gold extended gains as the focus shifts to key US PCE numbers on Friday. Bullion is currently at $2179 after breaching $2200. Geopolitical risk, central bank buying, bond rally and rate cut expectations solidifying, all added to the strength in gold.
* USOIL steady for a 2nd day in a row below $81.00.

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Date: 28th March 2024.

The US Dollar Strengthens As Economists Believe The ECB Will Struggle To Hold.




* Early this morning, the Fed Governor advised there is no rush to cut rates and the data within the upcoming months will be vital.
* The US Dollar Index rises to a 1-month high. The value of the USD will largely be based on todays data on economic growth, consumer sentiment and pending home sales.
* Dollar and index traders are closely monitoring tomorrows Core PCE Price Index which analysts expect will read 0.3%. A higher inflation reading can potentially pressure stocks and support the Dollar.
* Strong declines in NVIDIA and Netflix stocks pressured the NASDAQ on Wednesday. Though, buyers entered late in the session to boost the overall price.

EURUSD

The latest comments from members of the Federal Reserve are supporting the US Dollar. The forward guidance between members of the Federal Reserve is mainly not aligned. The Chairman advises the Fed does not need much more proof for the regulator to feel comfortable reducing rates. Whereas the Fed Governor, Mr Waller, advises there is no rush, and he wants to see a few months of data before determining the next move. Therefore, the upcoming inflation and employment data will remain vital and could even push back rate hikes further. According to economists, the Federal Reserve will cut the interest rate on 3 occasions this year, but the timing of the first cut is less certain and may change depending on upcoming data.

A positive factor for traders is that EURUSD exchange is not witnessing conflicting currencies. The US Dollar is trading 0.12% higher while the Euro is declining against most currencies. The Euro is trading 0.06% lower against the Pound and the Canadian Dollar and 0.16% lower against the Japanese Yen. Yesterday, the head of the Bank of Italy, Mr Cipollone, said that the authorities were confident that inflation would return to the target of 2.0% by mid2025. He also supports the lower of interest rate and will use this as a basis for adjusting monetary policy. The Euro is generally under pressure as investors believe the European Central Bank will struggle to avoid cuts if the Fed decide to delay their adjustments.

The US Dollar will be influenced by four major economic data releases. The US Final GDP, Weekly Unemployment Claims, Pending Home Sales and Consumer Sentiment Index. If these read higher than expectations with the weekly unemployment claims dropping, the US Dollar is likely to witness further support. However, investors should note the main release will be tomorrows Core PCE Price Index. Traders are expecting no major news for Europe and volatility levels may fall tomorrow as European markets are closed for Easter.



Technical analysis currently points towards a continued downward trend. The price is trading below the neutral on the RSI and below the 75-Bar EMA. However, investors should note this will also be dependent on upcoming US data.

USA100

The price of the USA100 was under pressure throughout the whole US session but was saved by an increased volume of buyers late in the session. However, a positive point is the components held onto their value. Even though the index fell in value, only 28% of the components declined. Investors will now turn their attention towards tomorrows PCE Price Index and the upcoming earnings season which will start in mid-April.

The price is now trading slightly above the Moving Averages but slightly below the 50.00 on the RSI. Therefore, technical analysis remains at the neutral level and continues to indicate a larger price range. If todays economic data is positive the stock market can witness confidence and support as this continues to indicate a soft landing. Though, if the data is too strong, it could also trigger a hawkish Fed which is known to be negative for the USA100.



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Date: 29th March 2024.

GBPUSD Analysis: The Pound Trades Higher But For How Long?



* The global Stocks Markets are closed due to Easter Friday (Good Friday). The NASDAQ continued to follow the sideways trend while other indices again rose.
* The SNP500 reaches an all-time high, but the NASDAQ remains under pressure from Tesla, Meta and Apple.
* The Euro continues to trade lower against all major currencies including the US Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen.
* The British Pound is the best performing currency during this mornings Asian session. However, investors are largely fixing their attention on this afternoons Core PCE Price Index.

GBPUSD The Pound Trades Higher but For How Long?

The GBPUSD is slightly higher than the days open and is primary due to the Pounds strong performance. At the moment, the British Pound is increasing in value against all major currencies. However, the US Dollar Index is also trading 0.10% higher and for this reason there is a slight conflict here. If investors wish to avoid this conflict, the EURUSD is a better option. This is because, the Euro depreciating against the whole currency market avoiding the tug-of-war scenario.

The GBPUSD is trading slightly lower than the 2-months average price and is trading at 49.10 on the RSI. For this reason, the price of the exchange is at a neutral level and is signalling neither a buy nor a sell. The days price action and future signals are possibly likely to be triggered by this afternoons Core PCE Price Index.



Analysts expect the Core PCE Price Index to read 0.3% which is slightly lower than the previous month but will result in the annual figure remaining at 2.85%. The PCE rate is different to the inflation rate and the Fed aims for a rate between 1.5% to 2.00%. Therefore, even if the annual rate remains at 2.85%, as analysts expect, it would be too high for the Fed. If the rate increases, even if only slightly, the US Dollar can again renew bullish momentum and the stock market can come under pressure. This includes the SNP500.

Investors are focused on the publication of data on the UKs gross domestic product (GDP) for the last quarter of 2023: the quarterly figures decreased by 0.3%, and 0.2% over the past 12-months. This confirms the state of a shallow recession and the need for stimulation. The data, combined with a cooling labor market and a steady decline in inflation, increase the likelihood that the Bank of England will soon begin interest rate cuts. In the latest meeting the Bank of England representatives did not see any members vote for a hike.

USA500 The SNP500 Rises to New Highs, But Cannot Hold Onto Gains!

The price of the SNP500 rises to an all-time high, before correcting 0.33% and ending the day slightly lower than the open price. Nonetheless, the index performs better than the NASDAQ which came under pressure from Tesla, Meta and Apple which hold a higher weight compared to the SNP500. For the SNP500, these 3 stocks hold a weight of 9.25%, whereas the 3 stocks make up 14.63% of the NASDAQ. The SNP500 is also supported by ExxonMobils gains due to higher energy prices.

The market will remain closed on Friday due to Easter. However, the market will reopen on Monday for the US and investors can expect high volatility. Investors will also need to take into consideration how the PCE Price Index and the changed value of the US Dollar is likely to affect the stock market next week.



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Michalis Efthymiou
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