The Fed is ready to start tapering in November. Since the markets were expecting this and it wasn’t a surprise, the USD slumped allowing risk-on currencies and gold to rally up.
AUD is in focus
Follow the Australian private capital expenditure report on August 27 at 4:30 MT time!
Instruments to trade: AUD/USD, AUD/NZD, AUD/CHF, EUR/AUD
It's a key indicator of economic health. Businesses are the first affected by market changes. They have to quickly adapt to the new market environment. Therefore, changes in their investment levels may be an early sign of future economic activity. They will have a direct impact on hiring, spending, and earnings. Australian private capital expenditure slumped by 1.6% in the three months to March. It was the fifth quarter of decrease in a row. Thus, there is an intrigue will the report be positive this time or not. Follow the release!
- If the Australian private capital expenditure is better than the forecast, the AUD will rise.
- Otherwise, the AUD will fall.
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Australia will release employment change and an unemployment rate on Thursday, October 14, at 03:30 MT (GMT+3).
The US dollar is heading to close the seventh day in the red as it remains under selling pressure. The US data at 15:30 GMT+3 (jobless claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index) may support the greenback if it's strong.
Canada will publish the Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on October 22, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).