Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-07-10

Daily Markets Broadcast

2019-07-10

Markets brace for Powell’s testimony

US indices were mixed yesterday ahead of the first of Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony later today. Oil prices are higher after weekly data showed a strong drawdown and reports circulated of a possible cyclone building in the Gulf of Mexico. Bank of Canada is expected to leave rates unchanged.

 

US30USD Daily Chart

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  • The US30 index fell for a third day yesterday but did recover from one-week lows to close only slightly in the red
  • The 100-day moving average at 26,057 is edging closer to the 55-day average at 26,107
  • Aside from Powell’s testimony on Capitol Hill, the minutes of the last Fed meeting will also be released today. Markets expect a dovish tone to discussions.

 

DE30EUR Daily Chart

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  • The Germany30 index fell for a fourth day yesterday with Deutsche Bank shares still under pressure and disappointing guidance from BASF
  • The index touched the lowest in almost two weeks and is falling toward the 55-day moving average at 12,202
  • There are no major data releases from either Germany or the Euro-zone scheduled for today. ECB’s Lane said ECB remains ready to act to keep inflation on track, adding they have the tools necessary if more easing is needed.

 

CN50USD Daily Chart

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  • The China50 index fell for a sixth straight day yesterday, the longest losing streak since February 2017
  • The index touched the lowest level in two weeks and is falling toward the 55-day moving average at 13,142
  • Official trade negotiations restarted yesterday by phone. They were described as “constructive”. China’s new loans are seen rising by 1.7 trillion yuan in July, according to the latest survey of economists. That would bring the total for the first seven months of the year to almost 10.8 trillion yuan ($1.56 trillion).

 

 

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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.