Happy Friday, traders! Are you ready to trade at the end of the week? Here’s what you need to know before you start:
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.
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.
The week will have the biggest event in the US political process over the last two years. How will the elections affect the Forex market? We covered the most important news of this week in this report.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
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.