Global macro overview for 13/03/2017:
World financial markets will be absorbed by several policy meetings of global central banks scheduled for this week. So regulators of the U.S., Japan, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland are due to announce their monetary policy decisions. Besides, iInvestors will look out for the important news coming from a two-day meeting of central bankers and finance ministers of the G20 countries in Germany. These messages may provide investors with further guidance as to the condition of the global economy and the future direction of monetary policy. Let's take a look at the macroeconomic event calendar to prepare for the upcoming data releases.
Monday, 13th of March:
01:30 pm GMT - ECB President Mario Draghi Speaks in Frankfurt
Tuesday, 14th of March:
02:00 am GMT - Industrial Production from China
10:00 am GMT - ZEW Economic Sentiment from Germany
12:30 pm GMT - Producer Price Index from the U.S.
Wednesday, 15th of March:
06:00 pm GMT - FOMC Interest Rate decision
Thursday, 16th of March:
01:30 am GMT - Unemployment Rate from Australia
03:00 am GMT - Bank of Japan Interest Rate decision
06:30 am GMT - Bank of Japan Press Conference
09:30 am GMT - Swiss National Bank Interest Rate decision
12:30 pm GMT - Bank of England Interest Rate decision
01:30 pm GMT - Initial Jobless Claims from the U.S.
Friday, 17th of March:
03:00 pm GMT - Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index from the U.S.
Let's now take a look at the U.S. Dollar index technical picture in the H4 time frame. After making another higher high at the level of 102.27, the index deteriorated below the golden trend line and currently is trading at the technical support at the level of 101.29. The most important zone is the gray rectangle area between the levels of 100.66 - 100.89. Any break out below this zone will likely terminate the higher high and higer low sequence and the bears will be in control over this market again.
*The market analysis posted here is meant to increase your awareness, but not to give instructions to make a trade.
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