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Market Overview - Euro, Pound, Gold, Stocks - 1st August


  • Euro growth remains minimal in euro zone & inflation around 5.5%

  • The trade is stabilizes around 1.1000 level & extends week-start fall to refresh intraday low, approaching short-term key support line.

  • Immediate support 1.0945 may act as intermediate halts during the EUR/USD fall targeting the previous monthly low of around 1.0830.

  • On the upper side, a clear break of the 21-SMA level of 1.1025 needs validation from the double tops marked around 1.1050 & break will run the pair 1.1275 can’t be ruled out.

  • Euro inflation is bearish & US ISM PMI is eyed & limited downtrend is expected.


  • BOE expected to hike by 25bps this week & trend favors neither bulls nor bears.

  • GBP downside seems limited ahead of the BoE on Thursday and the US NFP report on Friday.

  • GBP remains on defensive mode amid stronger dollar, manages to hold above 1.2800 level.


  • Gold sentiment traders are bearish due to strong US Dollar, yields weigh on gold amid downbeat China PMI, fears of Sino-American tension.

  • The gold traders are eyed US ISM Manufacturing PMI, JOLTS Job Openings for clues about Friday’s NFP.

  • Gold trders major attention will be given to the $1,969-70 resistance zone.

  • If Gold traders manage to cross the $1,970 hurdle, could target surrounding $1,985 which may direct bulls $2,000 psychological level.


  • Asia pacific shares remain strong amid defense of easy-money policy favor the nation’s equity benchmark.

  • ASX (Australian Stock Exchange) 200 also jumps around 0.70% on a day as RBA keeps the benchmark interest rates unchanged for the second consecutive week.

  • S&P500 Futures seesaw near the yearly high, up 0.15% intraday near 4,610 at the latest, trace Wall Street’s gains, yields grind lower ahead of US ISM Manufacturing PMI, JOLTS Job Openings.

  • Dollar Index (DXY) renews a three-week high as the greenback braces for the US ISM Manufacturing PMI for July and JOLTS Job Opening for June.


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