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Daily FX Brief, October 14 – Major Trade Setups – U.S. China Partial Trade Settlement Plays! 

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On Monday, the market sentiment remains risk-on as traders weight the U.S. – China partial trade settlement. Traders, the exports of China to the United States declined 10.7% in terms of the greenback. While the U.S. imports fell to 26.4% through that era, a Chinese customs spokesperson announced on Monday.

Trade disputes with the United States have begun to influence Chinese trade, although the latest Sino-U.S. trade discussions have produced positive outcomes in some fields. 

The recent development surrounding the trade deal between the United States and China indicate a hard way ahead for the United States and China trade officials as any actual agreement didn’t sign yet that could finish the trade war. However, the market is likely to trade risk-on sentiment to price in positive developments. 

Economic Events to Watch Today

Let’s took at these fundamentals.

 

 


EUR/USD – Daily Analysis

The EUR/USD currency pair is still trading below the fifty-day moving average and having faced rejection at the critical level of 1.1060, even after the positive news came regarding Sino-US trade truce.

The United States President Donald Trump announced a partial trade deal; due to this, the greenback currency slipped lower, and the risky assets gained bullish momentum.

Meantime, the United States decided to delay taxes increases on $250 billion in Chinese goods. In contrast, the dragon nation is ready to buy $40 to $50 billion in United States agriculture products.

Moreover, Goldman Sachs announced there is a 60% possibility that the 15% tariffs will impose, but not sooner, probably in early 2020.

According to forecast, the EUR/USD currency pair could hit again to 50-day Moving Average if the Eurozone Industrial Production for August, which is scheduled to release at 09:00 GMT, beats estimates figures by a big range. The markets may get hints from the speech by the Europan Central Banks, which is scheduled to deliver at 07:15 GMT.



Daily Support and Resistance

S3 1.091

S2 1.0972

S1 1.1005

Pivot Point 1.1034

R1 1.1067

R2 1.1096

R3 1.1158

EUR/USD – Trading Tips

The EUR/USD currency pair consolidating in the narrow range of 1.1030 and below the 50-day Moving Average at 1.1044, because prominent investment banks reported concerns regarding the reliability of the new trade deal.

The EUR/USD is trading in a bullish channel, which can be seen on the 4-hour chart above. The bullish channel is keeping the EUR/USD supported above 1.1000 level with resistance at 1.1050. Consider staying bullish above 1.100 level to target 1.1050 and 1.1070. Selling can be seen below 1.1000 until 1.0976 and 1.0856. 

 


AUD/USD– Daily Analysis

AUD/USD currency pair consolidates in the narrow range around 0.6780, mainly due to China’s mixed trade data. China’s trade figures in the Chinese Yuan (CNY) terms represented that Trade Surplus expanded to CNY 280 billion during September from 239.6 billion flashed in August. Additional details on the same format mention Exports declining -0.7% against +2.6% previous, whereas Imports are falling -6.2% against -2.6% earlier.

On the U.S. Dollar (USD) front, the headline Trade Balance figures increased by $39.65 billion against $33.30 billion estimates whereas Imports and Exports follow the suit of CNY figures. Imports plummet 8.5% YoY against -5.2% expected while Exports lag behind -3.0% market consensus to -3.2% on the year-on-year basis.

Therefore, the Australian dollar traders didn’t get a clear picture of the Chinese trade situation, whereas the overall sentiment remains bullish due to the United States and China trade truce.

The recent development surrounding the trade deal between the United States and China indicate a hard way ahead for the United States and China trade officials as any actual agreement didn’t sign yet that could finish the trade war. However, the market is likely to trade risk-on sentiment to price in positive developments. 

China recently rejected the U.S. ambassador visa, which could hyper the Trump administration toward China during the 2nd phase of talks. Eventually, all investors will keep their eyes on the fresh clue from the trade deal between the United States and China as the first phase is cleared.



Daily Support and Resistance

S3 0.6712

S2 0.6752

S1 0.6773

Pivot Point 0.6792

R1 0.6812

R2 0.6831

R3 0.6871

AUD/USD– Trading Tips

The AUDUSD is trading bearish after testing the double top level of 06800. Below this level, the AUDUSD has formed a tweezers top pattern, which suggests bearish bias among traders. This could trigger a bearish trend in the AUD/USD below 0.6800 level. 

On the lower side, the AUD/USD may gain support at 0.6700, the 38.2% Fibo level, and 50% retracement at 0.6750. Let’s look for selling traders until these levels are met today. 

 


GBP/USD – Daily Analysis

GBP/USD currency pair hit the bearish track and representing 0.37% losses on the day, mainly due to declining certainty for the Brexit deal. By the way, the pair is presently trading around 1.26, having hit a high of 1.2645 in Asian trading hours.

The GBP currency still on the selling track, due to the comment by Britain and the European Union on Sunday that much work will be required to secure a deal on Britain’s departure from the bloc.

Therefore, the risks of the GBP selling sentiment in the Europan session is high. However, if the news flow will turn positive, then the contrary view in the Sterling could be reversed. Kathy Lien from B.K. Asset Management observes that the Pound is rising to levels above 1.28 ahead of the Brexit deadline of October 31.

On the other hand, the eyes remain on the trade talks between the U.S. and China. Such as both sides completed the one stage of the bigger trade deal on Friday. However, Chinese media told that China would not be more confident about future negotiations.

    


Daily Support and Resistance

S3 1.199

S2 1.2289

S1 1.2469

Pivot Point 1.2588

R1 1.2768

R2 1.2887

R3 1.3185

GBP/USD – Trading Tips

Technically, the GBP/USD has disrupted the double top resistance mark of 1.2536, and this point can keep the Cable bullish over this point until 1.2760. 

At the moment, the GBP/USD is trading above 38.2% Fibonacci level at 1.2592. Breakout of this market can trigger further retracement until 1.2525. Let’s keep an eye on 1.2585 today to capture quick trader opportunities.

All the best! 

 

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