Market Overview

FxPro Daily Insight for May 5

Market overview

Futures on the SP500 add 1.2% before the start of the New York session after the index rose 0.4% a day earlier. VIX decreases and again below 40. DAX, CAC40 add about 2% each, FTSE100 strengthened by 1.7%.

DXY adds the second day due to the weakness of the euro. Commodity currencies are leading the growth against USD so far today. EURUSD fell to 1.0820, rolling back from above 1.10 on Friday, as a German court called the current QE form unconstitutional, giving ECB three months for correction.

Gold continues to ply around $ 1,700. The recovery in demand for risky assets caused some pressure on quotes.

Brent in the spot market is testing the $30 mark, adding 6.7% since the beginning of the day and approaching the levels of 2 weeks ago.

Market increased purchases after last week’s slump reflect a recovery in demand for risky assets.

Important events for May 6, GMT (Exp.):

08:00 EA !! Final Services PMI (Apr, 11.7) 09:00 EA !! Retail Sales (Mar, -9.0% y/y) 12:15 US !!! ADP Non-Farm Employment (Apr, -20M) 14:30 US !! Crude Oil Inventories (last week)

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