After the surprising Brexit vote, the United Kingdom is bracing for another possible election surprise on Thursday, June 8.
Political risks in Europe subsided after the French elections, but the ECB is still facing Brexit negotiations and the German elections in September.
Former FBI director James Comey is scheduled to testify before Congress on Thursday, June 8. It’s a big risk-off event that the markets have been anticipating.
The global markets are gripping for the key events set to unfold on Thursday, June 8, the so-called Super Thursday. First, the UK elections remain too close to call.
Japan’s retail sales data for April were reported to have grown at a rate of 3.2% YoY last week (ended June 2), and Japanese equity markets appreciated.
There will be key economic data this week (ended June 9), but politics and central bank policies are likely to remain key drivers.
Last week (ended June 2), the euro continued to appreciate against the US dollar.
The US dollar came into focus after the weak US jobs data on June 2. The payroll data was a negative surprise, with only 138,000 jobs being added in May.
SPY recorded yet another lifetime high of 2,440.04 on Friday, June 2, gaining 0.96% for the week and continuing its 1.43% gain from the previous week.
Markets in the US scaled higher peaks in the holiday-shortened week (ended June 2), despite the disappointing economic data on the US economy.
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