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Aussie and Kiwi head north as traders are focused on Fed meeting
On Tuesday, the Australian and New Zealand dollars ascended versus their American counterpart because traders were looking ahead to the Fed’s anticipated policy meeting.
The currency pair AUD/USD tacked on 0.24% being worth 0.7977.
The Fed is generally believed to leave interest rates intact this week. Evidently, the major US financial institution could provide further indications on when it intends to start unwinding its balance sheet and on any future interest rate decisions.
Additionally, market participants were also monitoring American data on building permits as well as housing starts for further signs on the health of the US housing market.
The currency pair NZD/USD managed to go up 0.44% demonstrating an outcome of 0.7290.
Meanwhile, worries over tensions between the United States and North Korea were still subdued. However, they were prone to resume at any moment.
Now traders follow the economic events with new vision as inflation in the US seems like decreasing. Let’s see what releases will influence the market due to that factor.
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S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
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