- Market sentiment turns bullish for the EUR/USD currency pair.
- Pound Sterling is facing selling pressure.
- Investor sentiment for the AUD changes.
- CHF/JPY finding a new trading range.
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ECB reveals the possible increase in interest rates in July
The market sentiment on Thursday for this currency pair is showing bullish signals. On Wednesday the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced that there is a strong possibility that another 50bp hike in interest rates is possible, as the hawkish Fed continues in their fight against inflation. The bullish market sentiment comes with increasing investor confidence in the EUR after the European Central Bank (ECB) revealed that an increase in the interest rates could be possible in July.
EUR/USD Price Chart
Pound Sterling losing ground on the forex market
The EUR/GBP currency pair is currently showing mixed market sentiment. The GBP is facing pressure against the EUR, this comes hours before the Bank of England (BoE) is set to announce interest rate hikes and the possibility of quantitative tightening plans (process of selling some of the bonds purchased under quantitative easing). The GBP has lost ground against most other currencies, reflecting the negative investor sentiment towards the Pound Sterling. In addition, investor confidence in the EUR has improved.
EUR/GBP Price Chart
AUD gains on JPY overnight
Investor sentiment is currently showing bullish signals. The price of this currency pair strengthened since Wednesday as a result of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) deciding to tighten their monetary policy. Investor sentiment for the AUD has turned positive, despite the recent losses faced by this currency.
AUD/JPY Price Chart
CHF/JPY signalling bullish market sentiment
Both of these currencies are viewed as safe-haven currencies, due to their financial properties and low interest rates. Market sentiment is still bullish for this currency pair. The CHF/JPY tend to trade within similar ranges, which is unsurprising due to their similar fundamental characteristics, right now the currency pair is finding a new range to trade in.
CHF/JPY Price Chart
Sources: Finance.yahoo.com, poundsterlinglive.com, dailyfx.com