Here we gathered the best and the worst performers of the week and the most volatile pairs .
Aussie rallies on mixed regional data
On Friday, the Australian dollar ascended and the Japanese yen held revenues following mixed data in Asia, with China trade figures staying in line with hopes expectations, although demonstrating descending exports.
The currency pair USD/JPY hit 108.19, sliding 0.24%. Meanwhile, AUD/USD reached 0.8095, rising 0.58%.
With a surplus of $41.99 billion the trade balance data in China appeared to be narrower than the anticipated $48.6 billion for August. The country’s imports gained 13.3%. It surpassed than the 10% leap observed. As for experts, they demonstrated a 5.5% surge versus the anticipated 6 jump.
As Australia reported, July’s home loans data rallied 2.9% versus a 1% profit observed.
Overnight, the US currency sagged to 32-month minimums versus the other key currencies reacting to the publication of dismal American jobless claims data as well as remarks by ECB Governor Mario Draghi, which sent the common currency higher.
The European Central Bank will meet today to discuss the current monetary policy and the fate of the quantitative easing program
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.