Updated: Jan 20
Rising yield remains the primary concern in the market with the Dollar continued to show strength throughout the week, putting pressure on to risk-on related assets. Stock indices continued its fall but managed to recover some of the moves at the end of the week. FED members continued to stress that rates would go higher until a more neutral level is reached, indicating a level of around 2.5%.
Upcoming Economic Release:
Dollar Index (DXY)
The Dollar continued its strength towards the upside and show no sign of stopping. Expect volatility next week as Powell is scheduled to speak.
Spot Gold (XAU/USD)
Gold continued its downside throughout the week due to the pressure of the Dollar. Gold is now looking to head towards the 1782 region which is the next support region.
No updates for the previous week.
Trade Analysis / Setups
AUD/USD (Analysis 20-1)
Long opportunity: Place buy limit at 0.69209 when price reached 0.69699 with Take Profit - 1 at 0.70249 to close / partial / risk free.
GBP/JPY (Analysis 20-2)
Short opportunity: Reversal confirmation at 159.771 region towards 155.591 as Take Profit - 1 to close / partial / risk free.
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