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Here is what you need to know on Tuesday, March 17:

Stocks are in the green early on Saint Patrick's Day, after yet another massive sell-off on Monday. Concerns about the impact of coronavirus weighed heavily on the markets, triggering double-digit falls on Wall Street in the worst fall since 1987. The Federal Reserve's massive accommodation – slashing rates to zero, launching $700 billion of QE, and other measures – failed to cheers investors. Airlines are lining up for bailouts as countries are closing borders and forcing isolation, industrial companies are shutting down plants, while other firms say they cannot provide outlooks.

On Tuesday, S&P futures are up, and the dollar is in demand across the board, advancing against all currencies, including the yen. Gold is also suffering from the general sell-off, trading below $1,500.

President Donald Trump changed his tone, sounding somber, not ruling out a recession, and saying the disease could peak only in the summer. The administration recommended refraining from gatherings of over ten people. Democrats have proposed a $750 billion stimulus bill, similar in scale to the then-President Barrak Obama's package following the financial crisis.

In Europe, France and Germany have imposed severe restrictions, with French President Emmanuel Macron said "we are at war" and also pledged €300 billion to support companies in distress, as well as waiving utility bills. Other countries may follow. The Euro 2020 football tournament may be canceled.

The German ZEW Economic Sentiment for March may shed light on business confidence after the intensification of the crisis, and it is forecast to crash as EUR/USD trades below 1.12.

In the UK, the government seemingly made a U-turn on its strategy to let the virus spread among the strong – causing "herd-immunity" – and recommended refraining from large gatherings as the government mulls a financial package. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it is critical to act at the right moment. Britain's job report is set to provided insights on how the economy performed before the crisis.

Later in the day, US Retail Sales figures for February are projected to edge higher. The data – normally a top-mover – will likely be shrugged off as old news. The Empire State Manufacturing Index for March plunged in the report on Monday.

Oil is edging higher with WTI nearing $30 after Monday's crude crash. The US is filling up strategic reserves while the Suadi-Russian price war is weighing on price values.

New Zealand introduced a stimulus plan worth 4% of Gross Domestic Product, larger than the one in the 2008 crisis.

Cryptocurrencies are attempting a recovery after another downfall, with Bitcoin trading above $5,000 and Ripple battling $0.15.

Centrist Joe Biden and left-leaning Bernie Sanders compete in another set of primaries for the chance to challenge President Donald Trump in November's Presidential elections. Biden is in the lead, in a contest now overshadowed by Covid-19.

Source: fxstreet

Here is what you need to know on Tuesday, March 17:

Stocks are in the green early on Saint Patrick's Day, after yet another massive sell-off on Monday. Concerns about the impact of coronavirus weighed heavily on the markets, triggering double-digit falls on Wall Street in the worst fall since 1987. The Federal Reserve's massive accommodation – slashing rates to zero, launching $700 billion of QE, and other measures – failed to cheers investors. Airlines are lining up for bailouts as countries are closing borders and forcing isolation, industrial companies are shutting down plants, while other firms say they cannot provide outlooks.

On Tuesday, S&P futures are up, and the dollar is in demand across the board, advancing against all currencies, including the yen. Gold is also suffering from the general sell-off, trading below $1,500.

President Donald Trump changed his tone, sounding somber, not ruling out a recession, and saying the disease could peak only in the summer. The administration recommended refraining from gatherings of over ten people. Democrats have proposed a $750 billion stimulus bill, similar in scale to the then-President Barrak Obama's package following the financial crisis.

In Europe, France and Germany have imposed severe restrictions, with French President Emmanuel Macron said "we are at war" and also pledged €300 billion to support companies in distress, as well as waiving utility bills. Other countries may follow. The Euro 2020 football tournament may be canceled.

The German ZEW Economic Sentiment for March may shed light on business confidence after the intensification of the crisis, and it is forecast to crash as EUR/USD trades below 1.12.

In the UK, the government seemingly made a U-turn on its strategy to let the virus spread among the strong – causing "herd-immunity" – and recommended refraining from large gatherings as the government mulls a financial package. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it is critical to act at the right moment. Britain's job report is set to provided insights on how the economy performed before the crisis.

Later in the day, US Retail Sales figures for February are projected to edge higher. The data – normally a top-mover – will likely be shrugged off as old news. The Empire State Manufacturing Index for March plunged in the report on Monday.

Oil is edging higher with WTI nearing $30 after Monday's crude crash. The US is filling up strategic reserves while the Suadi-Russian price war is weighing on price values.

New Zealand introduced a stimulus plan worth 4% of Gross Domestic Product, larger than the one in the 2008 crisis.

Cryptocurrencies are attempting a recovery after another downfall, with Bitcoin trading above $5,000 and Ripple battling $0.15.

Centrist Joe Biden and left-leaning Bernie Sanders compete in another set of primaries for the chance to challenge President Donald Trump in November's Presidential elections. Biden is in the lead, in a contest now overshadowed by Covid-19.

Source: fxstreet

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