Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-04-05

Daily Markets Broadcast

2019-04-05

Wall Street rally continues

Reported progress in the US-China trade talks kept most US indices supported, though the NAS100 index was dragged lower by Tesla, after disappointing Q1 deliveries.

 

US30USD Daily Chart

Source: OANDA fxTrade

  • The US30 index continues to edge higher this morning, touching the highest since October 10
  • The next possible resistance point could be the October 2018 high of 26,940
  • March nonfarm payrolls data are due today and the economy is seen adding 180,000 jobs, the latest survey of economists shows. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 3.8%.

 

DE30EUR Daily Chart

Source: OANDA fxTrade

  • The Germany30 index extended its current rally to nine days yesterday as hopes for a US-China trade deal grew
  • The index touched the highest in almost six months yesterday and is eyeing the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement of last year’s May-December drop at 12,107
  • German factory orders fell more than expected in February. This could influence today’s release of industrial production data for the same month, which is currently expected to rise 0.5% m/m following a 0.8% decline in January.

 

WTICOUSD Daily Chart

Source: OANDA fxTrade

  • WTI edged lower for a second day yesterday after the EIA reported Wednesday the biggest weekly inventory build in two months
  • WTI appears to be shying away from Fibonacci resistance at 63.768, which is 61.8% retracement of the October-December drop. The 200-day moving average, which was breached to the upside on Tuesday, is at 61.466
  • 7.24 million barrels were added to crude oil stockpiles in the week to March 29, according to EIA data. that’s the biggest add since the week of January 25 while expectations were for a drawdown of 0.43 million barrels.

 

 

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Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

Senior Market Analyst at MarketPulse
A seasoned professional with more than 30 years’ experience in foreign exchange, interest rates and commodities, Andrew Robinson is a senior market analyst with OANDA, responsible for providing timely and relevant market commentary and live market analysis throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Having previously worked in Europe, since moving to Singapore he worked with several leading institutions including Bloomberg, Saxo Capital Markets and Informa Global Markets, proving FX strategies based on a combination of technical and fundamental analysis as well as market flow information. Andrew began his career as an FX dealer with NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland in the UK.