Today, the focus is on Trump’s congressional speech, the growth of the PMI in the UK, as well as the successes in creating a coronavirus vaccine.
Trump made a State of the Union speech. Affects USD
Oil rose amid reports of progress by scientists in the fight against coronavirus. Affects Brent
The UK PMI rose to 53.3 points above its forecast of 52.4. Affects GBP
The Russian Minister of Health said that it would take 8-10 months to create a full-fledged vaccine against coronavirus. Affects Hang Seng
Turkey and Russia agreed to better coordinate their actions in Syria. Affects Gold
ECB President Christine Lagarde will deliver a speech. An event that may cause an increase in EUR volatility.
Recall that the spread of coronavirus in China and other countries had a painful impact on the oil market. Brent quotes since the beginning of the year lost more than 20% to date. Therefore, it is not surprising that even the slightest hint of the imminent appearance of a vaccine leads to the fact that traders begin to buy black gold.
The news background helped the quotation grow and break through the downward resistance level. An additional bullish signal comes from the double bottom pattern.
On the USD/NOK chart, there is a head and shoulders reversal pattern. If quotes fall below 9.17500, sellers will likely activate.
The level of 125 can act as a serious barrier to Dash, but its breakdown will act as incentives for bulls.
USD/NOK on this day in history
- Since 2000, Feb. 6th has been a trading day 15 times.
- On 53% of those days, the asset finished trading with growth.
- The maximum strengthening range was 1.5%.
- The downward trend was limited to 1.28%.