The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
Another opportunity to trade the USD
The level of American CB consumer confidence will be published on December 27, at 17:00 MT time.
It's a survey of about 5 thousand households which asks the respondents about the current and future economic conditions. This is a leading indicator of consumer spending, which represents the majority of the overall economic activity.
• If consumer confidence is higher than the forecast, the USD will rise;
• If consumer confidence is lower than the forecast, the USD will fall.
The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
The US unemployment claims are out on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
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.