Today, the focus is on the results of the US elections, the sale of Amazon shares, and measures to support the UK economy.
Canadian GDP data for August 2020 will be released. Forecast: 0.9% growth. If the real data is higher, the CAD will rise.
Assets to trade: USD/CAD, EUR/CAD
The updated sentiment index of large non-manufacturing Japanese companies from Tankan will be released. If the new data is above 0, the JPY may strengthen.
Assets to trade: USD/JPY, EUR/JPY
Alibaba has released a positive quarterly report. Affects Alibaba
The Bank of England left the key rate unchanged, but promised to increase the volume of bond purchases. Affects GBP
EU countries have made progress in agreeing on a multi-year budget. Affects EUR
Nintendo predicts a 50% increase in revenue next year. Affects Nintendo
Jeff Bezos is actively selling Amazon stock. Affects Amazon
The Bank of England kept its key rate at 0.1%. The event was expected since the regulator had previously abandoned the idea of introducing a negative rate in the near future. Also, the Bank of England announced an increase in the volume of purchases of government bonds by more than 100 billion pounds, to 875 billion pounds. This decision was supported by the GBP.
The technical analysis of GBP/USD suggests that the pound is likely to strengthen against the US dollar due to its proximity to the support level.
The currency pair approached the descending support level, which may signal the bulls’ activation.
A breakdown of the upper border of the channel may lead to a continuation of the bullish trend of the asset. The nearest target is 0.68000, then 0.69300.
NZD/USD on this day in history
- Since 2000, November 6th has been a trading day 14 times.
- On 71% of those days, the asset finished trading with growth.
- The maximum strengthening range was 1.16%.
- The downward trend was limited to 1.02%.