FxPro Daily Insight for August 23
August 23, 2019 @ 11:19 UTC
FX: The dollar index returned to 98.20, this week highs area, having changed minimally for the day. GBP rolled back to 1.2210 after jumping 1.2% to 1.2260 on Thursday. Except for the pound, currencies make minor fluctuations.
Stocks: S&P 500 futures are adding around 0.5% in the morning after falling 0.4% on Thursday. MSCI Asia Pacific is adding 0.1%. Stock market volatility has grown slightly but remains below average.
Commodities: Brent second day remains near 59.50 after rising to $ 61 on Wednesday. Gold slid to 1495, slowly declining the third day.
Crypto: Bitcoin has received support at a downturn at 10,000, trading at 10,200 at the moment. Top 10 altcoins add from 1.5% to 7.0%.
Important upcoming events (GMT):
12:30 CAD [ !!] Canada Retail Sales
14:00 USD [!!!] Fed Chairman Powell Speaks
14:00 USD [ !!] U.S. New Home Sales