The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.
Aussie is intact on poor NAB data, Kiwi surges
On Tuesday, the Australian dollar didn’t change versus its American rival after the publication of dismal Australian data. Meanwhile, the New Zealand dollar grew because market sentiment kept recovering from worries provoked by Hurricane Irma as well as North Korea.
The currency pair AUD/USD tumbled 0.14% being worth 0.8016.
The National Australia Bank told that in August its business confidence index went down to 5 from the previous month’s outcome of 12.
The currency pair NZD/USD rallied 0.21% being worth 0.7267.
Market sentiment kept improving because Hurricane Irma generated less damage than previously anticipated in Florida and as North Korea didn’t launch missiles over the weekend.
Traders had braced for extra provocations from the isolated Asian nation on September 9 because North Korea celebrated its founding day. However, North Korea stood away from launching missiles that day.
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.
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 New Zealand will publish a monetary policy report and make an update on the interest rate on May 25, at 05:00 GMT+3.
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.