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 earns further in Asia
On Monday, the Australian dollar ascended further in Asia, and the evergreen buck kept an edge on the Japanese yen with construction data for July backing views in Australia as well as decent FX reserves in Japan seen.
The currency pair AUD/USD hit 0.7945, soaring 0.20%, USD/JPY reached 110.74, jumping 0.04%.
The AIG Construction index leapt to 60.5 in July versus June’s reading of 56.0. Japan posted its July’s foreign reserves data with $1.260 trillion versus $1.250 trillion in June.
The US dollar index, which estimates the US dollar’s value versus a basket of six main currencies, dived 0.11% hitting 93.27.
The previous week, the greenback went up versus a basket of the other key currencies, underpinned by a steady American jobs report for July as well as comments by a Trump administration official as for tax reform.
As the Labor Department informed on Friday, the American economy managed to generate up to 209,000 jobs the previous month, surpassing expectations for a 183,000 gain, while the unemployment rate sagged to 4.3%.
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.