The US unemployment claims are announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
An important release for the CAD
Canada anticipates the release of its trade balance on July 3, at 15:30 MT time.
The indicator represents the difference in value between imported and exported goods during the month. Higher figures are better for the loonie. Last time the indicator turned out to be negative. However, it was better than the expectations (- 1.7 billion vs. -2.8 billion expected). As a result, the CAD rose. Let’s see what is going to happen this time.
• If the indicator is higher than the forecasts, the CAD will go up;
• If the indicator is lower than the forecasts, the CAD will go down.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.