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Latest news on Brexit had a slight impact on the Pound when news broke out that Brussels and Dublin rejected the Irish border plan by the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab. The Pound weakened to the session low against US dollar; however, it later recovered.
GBPUSD – Hourly
The US announced that they would re-impose sanctions on Iran today. However, they granted temporary waivers from oil sanctions to eight countries, including China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Italy, Greece, and Turkey, so they are allowed to import Iranian oil.
Oil trading slightly higher today after reaching the lowest level since August at the end of last week.
USOUSD – Hourly
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose today after strong results from Berkshire Hathaway. A drop in Apple shares dragged down the Nasdaq, the share price for the tech giant fell by around 3%.
Relatively good day for the top 5 cryptocurrencies today with XRP making the most significant gains, up by 5.35%.
NZDJPY – Price action converging on two significant price points, the previous highs around 75.60 and also the 200 Day Moving Average. Above here we may see a rally targeting 77.00 or a corrective move could see the pair head down towards the weekly pivot of 74.55.
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Sources: Go Markets MT4, Google, Datawrapper
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