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Market Replace – February 4 – Shares & USD Tank, BoE & ECB Shock

Inventory markets crushed into shut; NASDAQ led the autumn (-3.74%) after abysmal META (-26.39%) earnings. Extra blended PMI information, and Hawkish surprises from BoE (25bps rise however extra to return as 4 of 9 members wished 50bps) & ECB (dovish assertion however Hawkish Lagarde press convention – finish of stimulus & price hikes as early as September?). Asia markets increased following blockbuster AMZN (+15% after hours) earnings. USD tanked & Yields & Oil rallied & Gold holds over  $1800. Biden: Russia plotting faux invasion pretext, US kills head of ISIS. Johnson: 4 high aids all resign in sooner or later. Winter Olympics kick off. Putin anticipated to satisfy Xi.

China, Hong Kong and different markets remained closed for the Lunar (Tiger) New Yr holidays.

  • USD (USDIndex 95.25) worst day in a very long time – opened the week at 97.25, 96.00 now main resistance & 95.00 help.
  • US Yields 10-yr closed at 1.827 &  trades at 1.81%.    
  • Equities – USA500 -111 (-2.44%) 4477 – (FB -26.39%, AMZN -7%, however +15% after hours) USA500 FUTS recovered to 4518. SNAP (-23% on the day & then +59% after hours).
  • USOil – Spiked over $89.00 and trades at $88.84 now. 
  • Gold – fell to $1788 again to $1807 now.    
  • Bitcoin stays below $40,000 again to check $37,800 
  • FX marketsEURUSD as much as 1.1465 USDJPY as much as 115.00 & Cable to 1.3580  

In a single day –  RBA Minutes. repeats ‘ready to be affected person’ mantra,  German Industrial Orders, a lot stronger than anticipated +2.8%.

European Open – Treasuries have recovered earlier losses, however Bunds and different Eurozone bond markets stay below strain as stronger than anticipated German orders firstly of the session add to the arguments for a change after all in March, which judging by Lagarde’s feedback clearly is on the agenda subsequent month, when the up to date set of workers projections are additionally out there.

DAX and FTSE 100 futures are posting positive factors of 0.6% and 0.8% respectively, with the Euro Stoxx 50 up 0.7%. A 2.2% rise within the NASDAQ in the meantime is main US futures increased.

At this time – EZ/UK Development PMI, EZ Retail Gross sales, US & Canadian Labour Market StudiesEarnings Carlsberg, Sanofi, Bristol-Myers, and AON.


Greatest FX Mover @ (07:30 GMT) EURAUD (+0.59%) Rallied from key 1.5800 Wednesday to over 1.6100 now. MAs aligned increased, MACD sign line & histogram levelling off however nicely over 0 line, RSI 80 & OB, H1 ATR 0.0024 Every day ATR 0.0120.

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Stuart Cowell

Head Market Analyst

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