USD/CHF and EUR/CHF rose to tactical highs. What's next?
Aussie and Kiwi are nearly intact vs. US dollar in late trade
On Wednesday, the Australian as well as New Zealand dollars were nearly intact versus their American rival after the publication of positive Australian data. Additionally, market sentiment remained backed worldwide.
The currency pair AUD/USD was intact, sticking to 0.8026.
Earlier, the Westpac Banking Corporation informed that consumer sentiment leapt by 2.5% in September after a 1.2% sag last month.
Meanwhile, market sentiment kept improving because Hurricane Irma have caused less damage than previously anticipated. Moreover, financial markets appreciated the absence of any fresh provocations from North Korea.
Aside from that investors seemed to neglect North Korea’s rejection of sanctions recently imposed by the UN Security Council.
On Monday, the Security Council voted to increase sanctions on the isolated regime, thus responding to its sixth nuclear test.
The currency pair NZD/USD was nearly intact demonstrating an outcome of 0.7290.
Eurozone, France, and Germany will publish the flash services and manufacturing PMIs on February 19, from 10:15 to 11:00 MT time
Australia will publish the employment change and unemployment rate on February 18, at 02:30 MT time.
Great news for oil bulls! OPEC and its allied producers agreed to expand output cuts for the next month.
The USD skyrocketed after Fed Powell’s speech. OPEC and allied producers agreed to extend production cuts for another month. Oil surged.
The European Central Bank publishes its monetary policy statement that includes an announcement of the interest rate on March 11, at 14:45 MT time.