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Financial markets are chasing nascent monetary policy turns outside the US. Rate hike prospects in Canada, Australia and the UK take top billing in the week ahead.

US Dollar[1] Forecast: US Dollar at the Mercy of External Monetary Policy Trends[2]

The US Dollar is at the mercy of changes in external monetary policy trends, with investors eager to capitalize when other central banks follow the Fed’s lead.

British Pound Forecast: Upcoming Inflation Data May Dent Bullish Uptrend[3]

The British Pound continues to push higher against a range of currencies but GBP[4] bulls should take heed of next week’s UK inflation data, especially if consumer prices refuse to come down.

Australian Dollar[5] Forecast: Aussie Dollar Could Yet Gain More If Domestic Data Play Ball[6]

Australian Dollar bulls already have cause for celebration, especially when it comes to AUD/USD[7]. However, this week could offer them even more, assuming the numbers don’t disappoint.

Chinese Yuan Forecast: Yuan Eyes on China GDP, Fixed Asset Investment[8]

Key Chinese economic gauges have the Yuan at risk from home next week; at the same time, Chinese regulator’s view on the currency will continue to play a role.

Crude Oil[9] Forecast: Crude Oil Prices to Remain Bid as Overbought Conditions Persist[10]

Crude may continue to exhibit a bullish behavior over the coming days as OPEC and its allies see oil prices holding above the $60/bbl threshold.

Gold Forecast: Gold Prices Vulernerable as Rally Extends into Resistance[11]

Gold prices[12] have rallied more than 7% off the December lows with the immediate advance now eyeing initial resistance. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels that matter.

Equities Forecast: S&P 500 & FTSE Strength Continues; Can the DAX Catch Up?[13]

The second week of the year brought more gains out of the U.S. and U.K.; the DAX[14] struggled, can that change in the week ahead?

Weekly Trading Forecast: Markets Chase Rate Hikes Outside the US

See what live coverage is scheduled to cover key event risk for the FX and capital markets on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar[15].

See how retail traders are positioning in the majors using the IG Client Sentiment readings on the sentiment page[16].

References

  1. ^ US Dollar (www.dailyfx.com)
  2. ^ US Dollar at the Mercy of External Monetary Policy Trends (www.dailyfx.com)
  3. ^ Upcoming Inflation Data May Dent Bullish Uptrend (www.dailyfx.com)
  4. ^ GBP (www.dailyfx.com)
  5. ^ Australian Dollar (www.dailyfx.com)
  6. ^ Aussie Dollar Could Yet Gain More If Domestic Data Play Ball (www.dailyfx.com)
  7. ^ AUD/USD (www.dailyfx.com)
  8. ^ Yuan Eyes on China GDP, Fixed Asset Investment (www.dailyfx.com)
  9. ^ Crude Oil (www.dailyfx.com)
  10. ^ Crude Oil Prices to Remain Bid as Overbought Conditions Persist (www.dailyfx.com)
  11. ^ Gold Prices Vulernerable as Rally Extends into Resistance (www.dailyfx.com)
  12. ^ Gold prices (www.dailyfx.com)
  13. ^ S&P 500 & FTSE Strength Continues; Can the DAX Catch Up? (www.dailyfx.com)
  14. ^ DAX (www.dailyfx.com)
  15. ^ DailyFX Webinar Calendar (www.dailyfx.com)
  16. ^ IG Client Sentiment readings on the sentiment page (www.dailyfx.com)

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