Daily Alert – Wednesday 5th January 2022: Markets ease into the new year

Mark NugentDaily Alert, Jan 2022

Daily Alert – Wednesday 5th January 2022: Markets ease into the new year

Happy New Year to all.

Monday was a holiday in most territories. Yesterday saw indecisive risk sentiment. OPEC increased production by 400K barrels per day as of February but rather than focus on the price-lowering aspect of increased supply, the market chose to look at this move as a positive with respect to the health of the global economy, driving the oil price up.

Today sees the FOMC minutes from the meeting on 15th December where a quicker taper was announced, with market expectation of earlier hikes. The minutes, as always, will be studied word-by-word for signs of the Fed’s intentions.

It is unlikely I will trade this week. I will watch the charts and keep my eye on the news flow.

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