July 3, 2017 – Market Update (Trump, Xi, Abe, China-Hong Kong bond connect on, Banco Popular clean up, Buffett banking at BofA, FX markets to become very sensitive to data beats/misses, Trump to fight the steel and bank regulation at G20)

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Short recap

 

Asia in green

Europe opening higher

Overall markets are still digesting last week’s movements

Low liquidity due to July 4 US Independence day holiday

 

Japanese PM Abe hit by the significant loss in Tokyo elections, likely to face more troubles in the future

Trump had a call with Xi and Abe discussing North Korea and pushing China on trade issues

Abe’s advisor was out with a new BoJ governor idea

US trade deficit report delayed again as Trump is getting ready to fight steel at G20

Investors lowered their exposure to US stocks on valuations

While increased EZ assets to 2yr high

US data keep disappointing, lower expectations likely to come

What may turn into new data beats

Qatar getting 2 more days to fulfill requests

China-Hong Kong bond connect up an running

Linking foreign investors with USD 9 trln Chinese bond market

Citi of London delegation on the way to Brussels

But what the welcome there would look like?

 

Equities

 

After taking over Banco Santander Banco Popular is looking to sell EUR 30 bln of nonperforming assets in order to clean up the mess on its books

BMW is testing UK as an investment destination as it moves the decision about where to build a new electric Mini car

Buffett is taking it at full speed at BofA

Deal of Nike with Amazon is a first major hit to retailers

Baidu looking at autonomy vehicles field

 

Bonds

 

10-yr Trys yield at 2.33% (up from 2.28% on Friday morning)

Posted outside week

10-yr Bund yield at 0.47% (up from 0.46% on Friday morning) – on the way to reach the high from March at 51 bps?

Yields are up as markets have less worries about low inflation pressures

And see normalization of rates in Europe too

 

COT report

 

EUR longs at 59k vs 46k previous week

JPY shorts at 61k vs 50k previous week

GBP shorts at 39k vs 38k previous week

USD longs hitting 1yr low, cut by 50%

 

DXY

 

Lower summer liquidity and more sensitive market reactions to data beats/misses to be part of the game

Support at 94.70 (76.4% Fibo)

Resistance at 96.44 (61.8% Fibo)

 

EURUSD

 

USD weakness likely to continue this week too

But getting way over 1.1600 not sustainable

Trading right below strong resistance from descending trendline  and 1.1495 & 1.1615

If broken we can eventually get ready for a move towards 1.2000/1.2500

With first target at 1.1714 (1.1750)

Need to get through 1.1450 to look at 1.1580

 

USDJPY

 

USJDPY lagging higher yields

But staying resilient after Abe’s Tokyo defeat

Breaking 112.92 can open the door to 114.36

Support at 112.24 (61.8% Fibo),

Resistance at 113.05 (76.4% Fibo)

 

Gold

 

Suffering from CBs upcoming normalization

Support at 1233 (200 DMA) and 1214

Resistance at 1245 (61.8% Fibo)

 

Data/Events

 

Fed’s Bullard (0830 GMT)

 

July 5 – FOMC minutes

July 6 – ECB Minutes

Fed’s Williams speaking

 

July 7 – US NFPs

July 7 – Fed to publish its semi-annual report on mon pol (1500 GMT)

 

July 7/8 – G20 meeting

Trump meeting Putin while Merkel hosting them

Trump readying for a steel fight and withdraw from international talks on financial regulation

 

July 12 – Yellen testifying before Congress (prepared text to be released at 1230 GMT)

July 20 – ECB meeting

July 26 – FOMC meeting

 

 

Should you have any questions feel free to contact me anytime.

 

Good luck Champs!

 

Mr Hawk

 

 

 

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