Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-07-08

Daily Markets Broadcast

2019-07-08

US indices off highs despite strong payrolls

US nonfarm payrolls rebounded strongly in June, data released Friday showed, but it was not enough to keep powering US indices to new highs in holiday-thinned trading. Greece is to get a new Prime Minister while Turkey has replaced its central bank governor.

 

US30USD Daily Chart

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  • The US30 index snapped a six-day winning streak on Friday, retreating from Thursday’s record high
  • The 100-day moving average at 26,039 is edging closer to the 55-day average at 26,100 and they could possibly cross over later this week
  • The US economy added 224,000 jobs in June, well above estimates of a 160,000 gain. The unemployment rate ticked higher to 3.7% while average hourly earnings rose 0.2% m/m, less than forecast. The are no major data releases scheduled for today.

 

DE30EUR Daily Chart

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  • The Germany30 index fell for a second straight day on Friday and looks set to extend those losses today. Deutsche Bank announced an $8.3 billion cost-saving turnaround plan involving the loss of 18,000 jobs
  • The index fell back below the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement of the May-December drop last year at 12,581. The 55-day moving average is at 12,195
  • Germany’s factory orders disappointed in May and this could filter through into the industrial production numbers for the same month. Surveys suggest IP declined 0.4% m/m, an improvement from April’s -1.9%.

 

CN50USD Daily Chart

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  • The China50 index fell for a fourth straight day on Friday but still managed to post a sixth weekly gain
  • The index closed 2.3% off the July 1 high with the nearest support level possibly the 55-day moving average at 13,151
  • China’s new loans data are due tomorrow and are expected to show another solid gain in July. In the first six months of this year, new loans have risen by more than nine trillion yuan ($1.3 trillion), an indication of the type of stimulus flows that are hitting the economy.

 

 

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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.
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