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Aussie and Kiwi slump as US dollar rebounds
On Wednesday, the Australian and New Zealand dollars headed south versus their American rival because the US currency managed to regain some strength. However, revenues were supposed to stay limited.
The currency pair AUD/USD dived 0.08% hitting 0.7954, which is off a new four-month maximum of 0.7999 demonstrated overnight.
The US currency modestly revived from abrupt losses reported amid worries that the global economic recovery is going to outpace American surge and help other key financial institutions, led by the European Central Bank to start unwinding loose monetary policy at a faster tempo than anticipated.
Hopes that the ECB could soon get down to taming its monetary stimulus initiative got a boost on Monday right after ECB Governing Council member Ardo Hansson informed that bond buying could be stopped in just one step in September if the EU economy as well as inflation develop as anticipated.
The currency pair NZD/USD dived 0.36% being worth 0.7242.
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.