Though the U.S. Nonfarm payrolls last Friday was worse than the expectation, Fed officials still think it reasonable to increase the interest rate for three times. Fed is possible to faster the pace of interest rate hike this year. Investment institutions also expect the rate hikes will likely be three times. Since the interest rate hike last month, gold and silver have begun to rebound. However, if the chance for an interest rate hike in March reaches 34%, gold and silver would likely fall down again.
Now Euro against USD is rallying near 1.05. See if Draghi will take some monetary policy, like QE cut. Anyway, hedge funds keep bearish for Euro and it is also possible to fall to 0.9.
Prime Minister Theresa May has blamed the media for misrepresenting her words on Brexit, leading to a slump in the pound. Sterling dropped more than one per cent against the dollar and euro following stories that the Prime Minister is planning a hard Brexit which tears the UK out of the EU’s single market.
5:00(GMT) Japanese Household Confidence (Dec)
6:45(GMT) Switzerland Unemployment Rate n.s.a. (Dec); Unemployment Rate s.a. (Dec)
7:45(GMT) French Industrial Production (MoM) (Nov)
Tentative Chinese M2 Money Stock (YoY); New Loans
11:00(GMT) U.S. NFIB Small Business Optimism (Dec)
13:15(GMT) Canada Housing Starts (Dec)
13:30(GMT) Canada Building Permits (MoM) (Nov)
15:00(GMT) U.S. Wholesale Inventories (MoM) (Nov)
According to the 60-minute chart, candlesticks has been above MAs and it is in uptrend. MACD keeps increasing. We are therefore mainly call option buyers at every low.
Resistance: 1.06215 1.06536 Support: 1.05539 1.05294
According to the 60-minute chart, candlesticks is at box-consolidation. MACD is shortening. We are therefore mainly put option buyers at every high.
Resistance: 1.21989 1.22464 Support: 1.21227 1.20918
According to the 60-minute chart, candlesticks has been below MAs and is going to reach the previous low. MACD is increasing below the zero line. We are therefore mainly put option buyers at every high.
Resistance:116.525 116.172 Support:115.113 114.682
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