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Summary:

  • ECB announcement due on Thursday, analysts expect hawkish moves.
  • Dovish BoJ causing the safe-haven asset to weaken.
  • The market is reflecting bearish signals for the AUD/USD currency pair.

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ECB expected hawkish attitude supporting EUR

The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The highlight of the Thursday trading day for the foreign exchange markets is the European Central Banks (ECB) announcement. Over the past few weeks, members of the ECB have been stressing the need for interest rate hikes in July with the bank's president, Christine Lagarde saying the July hioke would likely be followed by a September hike.

The strong expectations are offering the Euro support against the US Dollar.

Strong Expectations For ECB To Hike Interest Rates Is Offering The Euro Support (EUR/USD, EUR/GBP), Hawkish RBA is Offering AUD Support (AUD/JPY), US Dollar Benefitted From AUD Risk Sensitivity (AUD/USD) - 1 EUR/USD Price Chart

Euro strengthens against the GBP

The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The Euro could strengthen further against the pound

This week starts with news about China and COVID and will go on with Eurozone inflation data and other crucial events

Market Expectations For ECB To Hike Interest Rates Grow (EUR/USD), Sunak’s Move To Stimulate The UK Economy Offers GBP Support(EUR/GBP), Weaker USD boosts AUD (AUD/USD), USD/JPY)

Rebecca Duthie Rebecca Duthie 27.05.2022 15:51
Summary: Euro strengthening against the USD as market expectations for rising interest rates grow. GBP strengthened on Friday. Too soon to assume bearish USD sentiment. Read next: FTSE 100 Index Rises Thanks To Shell and BP Stocks, British Pound (GBP) Weakens After Thursday Morning Strengthen  ECB interest rate expectations offer EUR support The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The Euro has been strengthening recently due to growing expectations of the European Central Bank rising the interest rates. The market is now anticipating a 100bp hike in the rates starting in July. At this point in time it is difficult to assume that the US Dollar will remain weak. The market has seen expectations of Fed interest rate hikes decrease, however, the increasing inflation seems to be keeping the Fed on track whilst tensions in China and between Russia and the Ukraine continue. EUR/USD Price Chart Sunak’s giveaway offers support to GBP The market is reflecting mixed market sentiment for this currency pair. On Thursday Rishi Sunak announced that the UK government would be giving GBP15 billion to UK households in an attempt to boost consumer attitudes. On Friday the Pound Sterling strengthened against the euro as the move offered GBP support, in addition UK consumers are instilled with more confidence in spending. In addition, the windfall tax that was implemented against oil companies has also offered GBP support. EUR/GBP Price Chart AUD is boosted by weaker USD Market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting bullish signals. Investor confidence in the Australian Dollar comes from a combination of a recovery in risk assets and weaker US Dollar in the wake of a Fed member hinting that there could be a pause in tightening monetary policy in September. AUD/USD Price Chart JPY underperforms The market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting bullish signals. Both the US Dollar and Japanese Yen were market underperformers during the Asian session. The US Dollar is, however, outperforming the Yen. USD/JPY Price Chart Read next: FOMC Meeting Minutes Offer Support To The US Dollar (EUR/USD), Improved Market Attitude Favoured The GBP On Thursday (EUR/GBP, GBP/USD), Market Awaits RBA Monetary Policy  Sources: finance.yahoo.com, dailyfx.com, poundsterlinglive.com
All ECB Members Agreed That It Was Important To Keep Raising The Rate

Strong Expectations For ECB To Hike Interest Rates Is Offering The Euro Support (EUR/USD, EUR/GBP), Hawkish RBA is Offering AUD Support (AUD/JPY), US Dollar Benefitted From AUD Risk Sensitivity (AUD/USD)

Rebecca Duthie Rebecca Duthie 09.06.2022 12:26
Summary: ECB announcement due on Thursday, analysts expect hawkish moves. Dovish BoJ causing the safe-haven asset to weaken. The market is reflecting bearish signals for the AUD/USD currency pair. Read next: Alibaba (BABA) Amongst US Listed Chinese Stocks That Have Seen Major Gains  ECB expected hawkish attitude supporting EUR The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The highlight of the Thursday trading day for the foreign exchange markets is the European Central Banks (ECB) announcement. Over the past few weeks, members of the ECB have been stressing the need for interest rate hikes in July with the bank's president, Christine Lagarde saying the July hioke would likely be followed by a September hike. The strong expectations are offering the Euro support against the US Dollar. EUR/USD Price Chart Euro strengthens against the GBP The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The Euro could strengthen further against the pound sterling if the European Central Bank (ECB) ends up turning hawkish as analysts expect. Over the past few weeks, members of the ECB have been stressing the need for interest rate hikes in July with the bank's president, Christine Lagarde saying the July hioke would likely be followed by a September hike. EUR/GBP Price Chart RBA hawkish vs BoJ dovish The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The AUD/JPY currency pair is one of the more volatile currency pairs. The Australian Dollar has gained on the safe-haven Japanese Yen over the past week due to the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) turning hawkish and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) choosing to continue with monetary easing. AUD/JPY Price Chart US Dollar benefitted from AUD risk sensitivity The market is reflecting bearish signals for this currency pair. Inflation worries resurfaced on Wall Street, which drove US stocks lower, this sentiment may have a domino effect on the Asia-Pacific markets. The fall in sentiment weighted on the risk-sensitive Australian Dollar, thus benefiting the US Dollar in this currency pair. AUD/USD Price Chart Sources: finance.yahoo.com, dailyfx.com, poundsterlinglive.com

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