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📈Forex Trading Tips, Morning Market movers, Gold, Oil & Dollar

Good morning traders! Let's dive into today's Forex trading tips and morning market movers, covering gold, oil, and the dollar.

📈Forex Trading Tips, Morning Market movers, Gold, Oil & Dollar📈.

Asian shares started the day on a downward trend, primarily due to concerns over a slowdown in China's services sector. This has had a negative impact on market sentiment. Traders are also closely focused on two key events later this week: the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes from their last policy meeting and the highly anticipated U.S. non-farm payrolls report. These events will provide valuable insights into the future direction of monetary policy.

The Federal Reserve's minutes reading is an important event that provides valuable insights into the central bank's decision-making process. During their meetings, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which consists of members from the Board of Governors and regional Federal Reserve Bank presidents, discusses and determines the course of monetary policy. The minutes from these meetings offer a detailed account of the discussions, including economic assessments, potential risks, and policy considerations. Traders and investors closely analyse the minutes to gain a better understanding of the FOMC's views on interest rates, inflation, and the overall economic outlook. This information helps market participants anticipate future policy actions and adjust their investment strategies accordingly.

After the Independence Day holiday in the U.S., market conditions have been relatively subdued, with S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures experiencing slight dips. Australia's resource-heavy shares also declined as the Reserve Bank of Australia kept interest rates steady but issued warnings of future tightening.

In China, tensions in the tech space between China and the U.S. weighed on broader sentiment. However, Chinese makers of chip manufacturing products saw their shares rally. Some experts view the decline in Chinese shares as an attractive entry point, considering the potential stabilization in the U.S.-China relationship.

Forex traders are closely monitoring the markets for potential intervention from Beijing and Tokyo to slow the slide of the yuan and yen, respectively. The Japanese yen weakened slightly, while the Australian dollar was influenced by China's economic outlook and experienced a weakening as well.

Oil prices saw a rise, while gold prices remained steady. The upcoming OPEC conference is expected to provide insights into global crude oil supply, which could influence oil prices. Traders will closely watch for indications of production quotas and adjustments in OPEC's supply strategy. Additionally, declining U.S. crude oil production, driven by reduced drilling activities, is impacting the oil market.

The OPEC meeting has the power to influence the price of oil. OPEC, which stands for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is a group of oil-producing nations that collectively account for a significant portion of global oil production. During the meeting, OPEC members discuss and decide on production levels and quotas. If OPEC decides to increase production, it can lead to an increase in the global oil supply, potentially putting downward pressure on oil prices. Conversely, if OPEC decides to decrease production or maintain current levels, it can tighten the global oil supply, which may result in higher oil prices. Therefore, market participants closely monitor the outcome of the OPEC meeting as it provides insights into future oil supply and can impact the price of oil in the international market.

Investors remain concerned about the impact of higher interest rates and the overall economic backdrop on stock gains. Therefore, the U.S. non-farm payrolls report, scheduled for release later this week, will be a crucial event to watch as it offers hints on the trajectory of monetary policy.

Today's market-influencing events include Eurozone S&P Global Eurozone services PMI and PPI data, the OPEC International Seminar, and the release of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) minutes from their June policy meeting. Additionally, New York Fed President John Williams will be speaking at a central bank research association meeting.

Stay informed and make sure to closely monitor these developments as they can have significant implications for your trading strategies.

Wishing you a successful day of trading!

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Wednesday, July 5

- Factory Orders (May)

- IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index (Jul)

- FOMC Meeting Minutes

Thursday, July 6

- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) and Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI) report earnings

- U.S. Trade Balance (May)

- Challenger Job Cuts (Jun)

- ADP National Employment Report (Jun)

- Job Openings and Labour Turnover Survey (JOLTS) Report (May)

- S&P Global Composite PMI - Final Reading (Jun)

Friday, July 7

- U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls (Jun)

Overall, staying informed about global economic trends, geopolitical events, and market developments is crucial for making well-informed investment decisions. Monitoring key economic indicators, central bank actions, and geopolitical risks can help navigate the ever-changing landscape of the global economy and financial markets.

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