The Chinese Ministry of Trade said on Thursday that Beijing and Washington had agreed to gradually cancel previously imposed tariffs, although they did not specify a timetable.
US President Donald Trump said that he doesn’t want to completely cancel the tariffs, and so he hasn’t yet made a decision about cancelling trade tariffs on Chinese goods. Traders are already accustomed to the fact that contradictory statements from Trump are to be expected. There are trading robots whose algorithms follow Trump’s Twitter account, which bring in big money.
Day’s news (GMT 3):
- 12:30 UK: GDP (Q3), manufacturing production (Sep).
- 15:00 UK: NIESR GDP estimate (Nov).
On Friday, we made a forecast for the next two trading days with a target of 1.1017 (135 degrees). The bears reached their target for the first day with the pair’s drop coming to an end at 1.1017.
Today, Veterans’ Day is being celebrated in the US. Many exchanges are closed, so with low liquidity on the market today, we could see the pair head north against Friday’s movements. At the time of writing, the euro is trading at 1.1026. Today’s forecast is looking back upwards with a target of 1.1060. There’s an intermediate resistance at 1.1037.