Weekly Trading Forecast: Will FX Policy
and Global Risk Come Up at G-7
The Dollar has mounted a recover and risk trends have lost traction this past week. Will these themes carry through to the week ahead, and what will the G-7 meeting elicit from speculators?
US Dollar Forecast – Dollar Forges Bullish Reversal but May Struggle to Maintain Lift
The Greenback advanced against all of its major counterparts this past week, and the USDollar secured its strongest two-week rally since the May 2015 climb forestalled a bearish reversal.
British Pound Forecast - Mixed U.K./U.S. Data to Foster Range-Bound Conditions for GBP/USD
Mixed data prints coming out of the U.S. & U.K. may foster range-bound prices in GBP/USD especially as the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England (BoE) retain a wait-and-see approach for monetary policy.
Chinese Yuan (CNH) Forecast – Eco Policies, Commodity Volatility Add Mixed Moves to the Yuan
The onshore Yuan (CNY) extended losses against the US Dollar on Friday after PBOC fixed the daily reference rate to the weakest level in two months, to 6.5246.
Australian Dollar Forecast - Australian Dollar Torn Between RBA Bets, Sentiment TrendsTitle
The Australian Dollar may find itself torn between the influence of RBA monetary policy expectations and market-wide risk sentiment trends in the week ahead.
Gold Forecast – Gold Bulls Look to CPI, Fed Minutes for Solace
Gold prices are lower for a second consecutive week with the previous metal off 1.26% to trade at 1272 ahead of the New York close on Friday.