On this US Holiday, risk aversion and a weak Euro dominate overall sentiment. Russia announced it was not taking Nord Stream online again after the recent maintenance – a further surege of energy cost is expected and is weighing on Indexes. the Euro and GBP.
The USD Index reaches a new high of above 110, levels not seen since the early 2000`, ne next big chart level would be the 120.
EURUSD Fell to below 99 and a 20 Year Low against the USD, GBPUSD below 1.15 Bitcoin and ETH are trading at 19700 and 1562, Gold and Silver are so far stable at 1711 and 18.08.
The Dax Index is under pressure, losing 3% off Fridays Close int eh Future (measured against the cash index close at 17:30 the previous day) So far the 12,438 level is holding up.
Several European governments announced emergency measures to help deal with high energy costs and there is an EU Energy crisis meeting on September 9th. Sweden is setting up a emergency finds to the tune of €23 bio and Germany €65 bio
The Chinese PMI fell slightly on renewed Covid fears.
It seems the Energy Cost Crisis will dominate the news this week, also the ECB rate decision will be watched closely on Thursday, as of now, a probability of 92% is being traded for a 75 BPS hike, in the US a 57% chance for a 75 BPS hike (on September 22)
Markets are stuck in Limbo trying to assess the implications of Jerome Powell’s speech on Friday.
Today: Swiss GDP, International PMI, EU Retail Sales
Tuesday: De Industrial Orders, EU and US PMI,
Wednesday: AU GDP, China Exports, DE Industrial Output, EU GDP, CA Care Decision,
Thursday; CH Unemployment Rate, ECB Rate decision, US Jobs data
Friday: CN PPI, CA Unemployment rate
Physically Settled Futures:
White Sugar - Oct 2022 (WV2) will expire 7th Sep at 9:00 GMT
Euro-BONO - Sep 2022 (FBONU2) will expire 7th Sep at 12:00 GMT
Euro-BTP - Sep 2022 (FBTPU2), Short-Term-Euro-BTP - Sep 2022 (FBTSU2), Euro-Bund - Sep 2022 (FGBLU2), Euro-BOBL - Sep 2022 (FGBMU2), Euro-Schatz - Sep 2022 (FGBSU2), Euro-BUXL - Sep 2022 (FGBXU2), Euro-OAT - Sep 2022 (FOATU2), will expire 7th Sep at 1500 GMT