EUR/USD has extended its falls and struggles around 1.21 as the risk-off mood and elevated US bond yields favor the dollar. President Biden's stimulus bill ran into a snag. The Fed's preferred inflation measure and end-of-month flows are eyed.
Gold (XAU/USD) has been extending its downfall as elevated bond yields make the precious metal – which provides no returns – less attractive.
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EUR/USD market players hope for a return to economic growth by mid-2021. Central banks are likely to maintain their ultra-loose monetary policy for longer than the pandemic. EUR/USD price has turned bullish after breaking above a descendant trend line coming from 2008.
With Brexit talks out of the way, markets can focus on the consequences of this historic change. With Trump’s turmoil over, Biden’s tight work with the Fed is key to dollar action. Coronavirus vaccination should finish the crisis by year-end, yet a bumpy road awaits.
Japan’s cultural advantage over the US might result in a faster economic comeback. Central banks’ ultra-loose monetary policy has come to stay. USD/JPY price forecast 98.95 as a potential bearish target for 2021.
AUD/USD Price Forecast 2021: Winning the covid crisis insufficient for the aussie to withstand Chinese boomerang
Australia weathered the covid crisis better than most, sending the AUD higher by year-end. Momentum from the crisis and central bank action could extend the trend early in 2021. AUD/USD price forecast poll for 2021 is moderately bullish.
Gold price surged to all-time highs above $2,000 in 2020. Gold forecast remains bullish in 2021 as central banks keep committed to supporting recovery. XAU/USD price could push higher if it manages to break above $1,930.
Bitcoin’s future looks bright as the digital asset has surpassed $20,000 for the first time. Several multi-million investments have propelled the flagship cryptocurrency towards new all-time highs in 2020. On-chain metrics are highly in favor of Bitcoin in the long-term.
The cryptocurrency market has taken a hiatus after a gruesome week of overbearing declines. Bitcoin failed to break the resistance at $52,000 but headed south, resting the support at $45,000.
Stellar price already had a significant 50% sell-off from its top of $0.60 but the bears could be eying up even more. There is a lot of downside potential for XLM as several indicators show it could be poised for another leg up.