Its a relatively quiet start to the week. German industrial production figures will be in focus. Ahead of the open, trade data from the weekend and chatter from China will set the tone.
The direction of the market next week is likely to be determined by trader reaction to $2.706 to $2.622.
The potential market moving event this week occurred over the weekend when the U.S. Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.
Fridays price action suggests the direction of the March U.S. Dollar Index on Monday will be determined by trader reaction to 92.310.
The direction of the April Comex gold market on Monday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the major Fibonacci level at $1711.70.
Commentary last week reported currency pairs EUR/USD 1.2061, AUD/USD 0.7657 and USD/CAD 1.2783 were located in crucial positions to determine much lower on a break or hold and travel higher. EUR/USD broke and traded 169 pips lower to 1.1892.
While economic data is on the lighter side in the week ahead, theres plenty for the markets to consider. The BoC and the ECB are also in action in the week ahead.
A Dollar rally in the week, fueled by rising yields and FED Chair Powell, left the majors deep in the red in spite of economic data being skewed to the positive.
It was a bullish start to the month for the European majors, supported by impressive manufacturing sector PMIs. Reinflation concerns lingered, however.
The U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs in February.
German factory orders rise by more than expected in January. While failing to provide immediate EUR support, the numbers should provide some cushion early on.
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday after remarks from Fed Chair Powell disappointed investors worried about rising longer-term U.S. bond yields.
Its another relatively busy day ahead on the economic calendar. Stats from Germany and the U.S will be in focus as market sensitivity to yields lingers.
Initial Jobless Claims and Continuing Jobless Claims reports were mostly in line with the analyst consensus.
The major Asia-Pacific stock indexes finish lower across the board on Thursday, led by a steep drop
Economic data from the Eurozone failed to give the EUR a bottom, with retail sales falling by more than expected.
Economic data for the Eurozone and from the U.S, together with the ECB Economic Bulletin will be in focus through the day.
EUR/USD is testing the resistance level at 1.2080.
Overall currency markets are confronted by a crucial yet extremely cautious week ahead. Price ranges this week are running at the widest points in many months and adds to the potential of big moves.
Gold is just an investment that competes for capital just like bonds, stocks and now cryptocurrencies.
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