The US Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce average hourly earnings, nonfarm employment change (NFP), and the unemployment rate on May 6, at 15:30 MT time.
Aussie and Kiwi rise versus broadly weaker greenback
On Wednesday, the Australian and New Zealand dollars ascended versus their American counterpart because a delay on the American healthcare vote suppressed the greenback.
The currency pair AUD/USD managed to soar 0.37%, trading at 0.7612.
The US currency went down after on Tuesday American Senate Republicans dared to postpone a vote on the Trump administration’s healthcare bill because they experienced resistance from party members.
Market participants think that the Trump administration won’t be able to implement tax dips as well as fiscal stimulus steps, without passing the healthcare bill first.
The currency pair NZD/USD edged up 0.26%, trading at 0.7289, having demonstrated a four-month peak of 0.7344 on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, in a highly-anticipated speech Fed Chair Janet Yellen told that banks happen to be much stronger than expected and another financial recession isn’t approaching.
The Bank of England will publish its Monetary Policy Report and Summary, Official Bank Rate, and its votes on May 5 at 14:00 MT.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will make the cash rate statement on May 3, at 07:30 MT.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.