This week, market sentiment will depend on the Fed’s comments about the interest rate, with statistics intensifying market reactions.

USD: the importance of expectations

USD: the importance of expectations

The US employment market reports for November are set to be published. The number of job openings is expected to surpass the October figures, while the unemployment rate is predicted to remain at 3.9%. The market is still determining its stance towards the USD, potentially leading to a weakening exchange rate.

EUR: opportunity for growth

EUR: opportunity for growth

The eurozone will release the Sentix Investor Confidence Index for December, the Consumer Price Index for October, and the services PMI for November. Paying particular attention to the October retail sales report is worthwhile, as the indicator may have rebounded amid falling prices. The EUR has the potential to strengthen in the coming days.

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China: signals for risky assets

China: signals for risky assets

China is gearing up to release statistics on November’s trade balance, imports, and exports. The more robust the data, the better for assets linked to risk.

AUD: awaiting the central bank’s decision on the interest rate

AUD: awaiting the central bank’s decision on the interest rate

The Reserve Bank of Australia will likely keep the interest rate at 4.35% per annum. Observing how the regulator will assess the employment sector and inflation prospects is essential. The AUD exchange rate remains within the ascending trading channel.

CAD: interest rate in focus

CAD: interest rate in focus

Canada’s central bank is unlikely to change the interest rate, leaving it at 5.00% per annum. So far, demand supports the CAD.

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