During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Weaker risk sentiment pulls the AUD to its lowest levels since January
AUD/USD continues to move within the downward channel. At the moment, the aussie is testing the support at 0.6917. This is the lowest level for the pair since the flash crash at the beginning of January. The next support lies at 0.6871. The bearish weakness may help bears to push the Australian dollar back to the resistance at 0.6957. If this level is broken, the next resistance will lie at 0.7. RSI is currently testing the oversold zone, while the Stochastic indicator is already moving within this zone.
We are now past the middle of January, and this means that the largest US companies will report their earnings for the fourth quarter and many of them will provide the results of the entire 2020.
Poor US data, slow vaccine distribution, rising virus cases worsened the market sentiment and underpinned safe-haven currencies like the USD, and JPY.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.