Following a week of better-than-expected Euro-area GDP, US employment statistics and the Fed’s confusing stance; we find the markets lacking a sense of conviction on basic sentiment. While there are a host of key events ahead (UK GDP, China trade, RBA rate decision) will expected progress on trade wars help reestablish a clear course?
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Australian Forecast: Australian Dollar Could Face First RBA Rate Cut Since August 2016
The Australian Dollar heads into a new week battered by more feeble data and with more to play for at an RBA meeting than usual.
GBP Forecast: Sterling (GBP) Price Outlook: Brexit Anger May Dampen Sterling Strength
UK politics look set to re-assert themselves and Sterling is very likely to suffer.
Gold Forecast: Prices May Fall as Dollar Gains on Fed Policy Bets, Risk Trends
Gold prices may fall as a downbeat view on global growth coupled with fading hope for imminent Fed stimulus sours sentiment, boosting the US Dollar.
Euro Forecast: EURUSD at Risk to Bearish Euro Sentiment and EU-US Trade War Fears
The Euro struggled appreciating despite Italy climbing out of a technical recession and improving Eurozone data. Fears of an EU-US trade war and sentiment signals may sink EUR/USD.
Equity Forecast: Dow Jones, S&P 500, DAX 30 and FTSE 100 Price Outlook
After a loaded week for US equities, event risk looks to subside as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones look for the path of least resistance.
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