Again-to-back testimonies from Powell and Yellen and an ADP report launch means we gotta take note of the greenback once more!
Assume we’ll see explosive strikes from USD/JPY?
Earlier than shifting on, ICYMI, immediately’s Asia-London session watchlist checked out AUD/USD possibly extending its drift lower ahead of Australia and China’s top-tier data releases. Make sure to take a look at if it’s nonetheless a sound play!
And now for the headlines that rocked the markets within the final trading sessions:
Contemporary Market Headlines & Financial Knowledge:
Australia’s AIG manufacturing PMI shrugs off Delta-related lockdown in November
New Zealand constructing permits drop 2% in October (-1.9% in September, +10.5% y/y)
Japan’s Q3 capex progress slows as provide constraints hit
UK retailers increase store costs for first time since 2019 in November
Australia GDP falls lower than feared, exhibits indicators of resilience
AU GDP contracts by 1.9% in Q3 2021, the primary contraction since Q2 2020 however higher than the anticipated 2.7% dip
China’s manufacturing gauge slips in November on weaker demand
German retail gross sales unexpectedly fall for 2nd month in October
U.S. ADP report at 1:15 pm GMT
Canada’s constructing permits at 1:30 pm GMT
Canada’s manufacturing PMI at 2:30 pm GMT
FOMC Chairman Powell and Treasury Secretary Yellen to testify in DC at 3:00 pm GMT
U.S. ISM manufacturing PMI at 3:00 pm GMT
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What to Watch: USD/JPY
Simply yesterday we checked out USD/JPY’s Fib retracement ranges earlier than Powell and Yellen first took heart stage this week.
Since then, the greenback has revisited its November lows however has additionally bounced again to close the 113.50 ranges.
Will USD/JPY keep its bearish pattern within the subsequent buying and selling session?
Uncle Sam is printing its ADP report and, if market expectations are proper, then we might see a slight dip from final month’s numbers.
Surprisingly weak ADP information, or Powell qualifying his feedback on the Fed discussing tapering early might drag USD/JPY again to its 112.75 lows.