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US Session Recap

During the US session, the dollar index (DXY) extended its decline, reaching 103.40. The lack of significant economic events contributed to the dissipation of demand for the dollar, with expectations of the DXY drifting towards the 103 threshold in the upcoming Asia session.

Asia Session Highlights

On November 8th, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raised the cash rate by 25 basis points to 4.35% during its monetary policy meeting and will release the meeting minutes. These minutes will offer insights into the decision-making process, actions taken, and the outlook for the December 5th meeting. A neutral or dovish stance in the minutes may lead to a decline in the Australian Dollar.

Dollar Index (DXY)

Key Events Today

Today, the focus is on releasing the minutes of the November 1st FOMC meeting, during which the Federal Reserve maintained the Fed Funds rate at 5.25% to 5.50%. A hawkish tone in the minutes could stimulate demand for the greenback.

Central Bank Insights

The Federal Funds Rate target remains unchanged for the second consecutive meeting. The Committee emphasizes pursuing maximum employment and a 2.0% inflation rate. Future policy decisions will be data-dependent.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Strong Bearish

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Gold (XAU)

Key Events Today

Like the Dollar Index, the focus is on releasing FOMC meeting minutes. Any hawkish tone may lead to a decrease in gold prices.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Medium Bullish

Australian Dollar (AUD)

Key Events Today

RBA’s release of monetary policy meeting minutes is crucial. A neutral or dovish stance may result in a decline in the Aussie.

Central Bank Notes

RBA increased the cash rate to 4.35%, the first hike in five meetings. Inflation remains elevated, and further tightening depends on evolving data.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Strong Bullish

Kiwi Dollar (NZD)

No major news events are expected for the Kiwi Dollar today. The currency remains strong, surpassing 0.6050, and is likely to stay elevated.

Central Bank Insights

The Monetary Policy Committee kept the OCR unchanged at 5.50% for the third consecutive meeting. The economy faces supply constraints and high inflation.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Strong Bullish

Japanese Yen (JPY)

No major news events are anticipated for the Japanese Yen today. Strong inflows caused a fall in USD/JPY, and analysts expect downward pressures to persist.

Central Bank Insights

The Bank of Japan maintains QQE with Yield Curve Control to achieve a 2.0% price stability target. Inflation expectations are rising moderately.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Strong Bearish

Euro (EUR)

Key Events Today

ECB President Christine Lagarde’s speech may impact the Euro. Any hawkish remarks on the ECB’s monetary policy outlook could extend the Euro’s rally.

Central Bank Insights

The ECB kept key interest rates unchanged. Inflation remains high, and the Governing Council adopts a data-dependent approach.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Medium Bullish

Swiss Franc (CHF)

Key Events Today

Switzerland will release its trade balance.

 A widening surplus may boost demand for the Swiss franc.

Central Bank Insights

SNB unexpectedly kept the policy rate unchanged at 1.75% in September. Modest growth, influenced by subdued foreign demand, is expected.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Medium Bearish

Pound (GBP)

No major news events are anticipated for the Pound today. BoE Governor Bailey’s remarks on inflation and a high CPI will likely extend the Pound’s gains.

Central Bank Insights

BoE’s MPC voted to maintain the Official Bank Rate at 5.25%. Expect a sharp decline in inflation, which currently surpasses the 2% target.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Weak Bullish

Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Key Events Today

Canada’s CPI data release is critical. Inflation moderated to 3.8% YoY, and further easing could weaken the Canadian dollar.

Central Bank Insights

Bank of Canada held the overnight rate at 5.0%. Weak economic growth is expected, with CPI inflation gradually easing.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Weak Bearish

Oil

Key Events Today

API Weekly Crude Oil Stock data will be released. Rising stockpiles could signal weaker demand, impacting crude oil prices.

Next 24 Hours Market Bias: Weak Bullish

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