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Gold Spot

Gold prices pared gains on Monday as the dollar edged higher, but expectations of fresh U.S. fiscal stimulus underpinned the bullion ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve’s meeting. U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration countered concerns about the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief proposal being too expensive and underlined the need to act swiftly.

Technical Resistance: 1868/1874

Technical support: 1847/1837

Market headlines:

  • Biden says he is open to negotiating the proposed $1,400 COVID stimulus checks
  • South Korea fourth-quarter GDP beats expectations, poised for strong 2021 rebound
  • Bitcoin, crypto inflows hit record last week: CoinShares
  • USDMYR traded at 4.0445

Economic data:

  • 26 Jan 2021 Malaysia time 1:00 am – BoJ Core CPI (YoY)
  • 26 Jan 2021 Malaysia time 1:00 pm – Singapore Industrial Production (YoY) (Dec)
  • 26 Jan 2021 Malaysia time 11:00 pm – U.S. CB Consumer Confidence (Jan)

 

Biden says he is open to negotiating the proposed $1,400 COVID stimulus checks

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that he is open to negotiating the eligibility requirements of his proposed $1,400 COVID stimulus check, a nod to lawmakers who have said they should be more targeted to lower-incomes. The previous round of stimulus checks, including the $600-per-person check approved in December, was generally limited to individuals earning less than $75,000 a year and married couples earning less than $150,000.

South Korea fourth-quarter GDP beats expectations, poised for strong 2021 rebound

South Korea’s economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter as it ended the coronavirus-stricken year solidly poised for a recovery in 2021 thanks to surging exports. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew a seasonally adjusted 1.1% in the December quarter from the third quarter, the Bank of Korea announced on Tuesday.

Bitcoin, crypto inflows hit record last week: CoinShares

Investment flows into cryptocurrency funds and products hit a record $1.31 billion last week after a few weeks of small outflows, as investors took advantage of the decline in bitcoin and other digital asset prices, according to the latest data on Monday from asset manager CoinShares. Total assets under management (AUM) in the industry slipped to $29.7 billion as of Jan. 22, from an all-time peak of $34.4 billion on Jan. 8. At the end of 2019, the total AUM was just $2 billion.

 

Source: Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters

黄金现货

金价周一缩减涨幅,因美元小幅走高,但对美国出台新的财政刺激措施的预期在本周美国联邦储备理事会(FED/美联储)会议前支撑金价。美联储为期两天的政策会议将于周二开始,料美联储将维持救市模式,保持近零利率。

技术阻力:1868/1874

技术支持 :1847/1837

主要头条:

  • 拜登表示,他愿意就拟议的1,400美元COVID刺激检查进行谈判
  • 韩国第四季度GDP超出预期,有望在2021年强劲反弹
  • 上周比特币,加密货币流入创下纪录:CoinShares
  • 美元兑马币交易 RM 4.0445

 

经济数据:

  • 1月26日马来西亚时间 1:00 pm- 日本央行核心CPI年率(%) (同比)
  • 1月26日马来西亚时间 1:00 pm- 新加坡工业生产指数年率(%) (同比) (十二月)
  • 1月26日马来西亚时间 5:00 pm- 美国谘商会消费者信心指数 (一月)

 

拜登表示,他愿意就拟议的1,400美元COVID刺激检查进行谈判

美国总统拜登周一表示,他愿意就拟议的1,400美元COVID刺激性检查的资格要求进行谈判,这是对立法者的致敬。 上一轮刺激性检查,包括12月批准的每人600美元的检查,通常仅限于年收入低于75,000美元的个人和年收入低于150,000美元的已婚夫妇。

韩国第四季度GDP超出预期,有望在2021年强劲反弹

由于受出口激增的影响,韩国在遭受冠状病毒袭击的一年结束之际稳固地准备在2021年实现复苏,因此第四季度的经济增长快于预期。 韩国银行周二宣布,12月季度的国内生产总值(GDP)比第三季度增长了1.1%。

上周比特币,加密货币流入创下纪录:CoinShares

资产管理公司CoinShares周一发布的最新数据显示,经过数周的小额流出后,上周流入加密货币基金和产品的投资达到创纪录的13.1亿美元,这是因为投资者利用了比特币和其他数字资产价格的下跌。 截至1月22日,该行业的总管理资产(AUM)从1月8日的344亿美元的历史最高点下滑至297亿美元。2019年底,总AUM仅为20亿美元。

 

资料来源: Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters