During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Bitcoin leaps to one-month maximum
On Tuesday, crypto assets rallied a bit, with Bitcoin getting to a one-month maximum.
On the Bitfinex exchange Bitcoin managed to ascend by up to 1.59% hitting $7,367.40 because on Monday American investors got back from the Labor Day holiday.
In general, crypto assets tacked on, with the digital coin market at $239 billion versus Monday’s outcome of $235 billion.
The number two alternative crypto asset by market cap, Ethereum managed to gain up to 0.73% trading at $290.77. Additionally, the number three crypto asset XRP inched up by 0.75% coming up with an outcome of $0.33945. As for Litecoin, this digital coin showed $68.611, adding 5.57%.
In August, crypto assets went down abruptly, with the market cap for all crypto assets diving to about $191 billion on August 14, which is its lowest outcome since early November of 2017. The crypto market was suppressed in August after the US Securities and Exchange Commission postponed its ruling on a proposed crypto exchange traded fund until September 30.
Meanwhile, the Chinese government still backs blockchain technology, notwithstanding its attempts to prevent citizens from trading and utilizing crypto assets. Since 2016 this Asian country has injected approximately $3.6 billion in the technology behind crypto assets.
Besides this, Frankfurt-based equities and securities trading firm Deutsche Börse has hired a dedicated crypto team. Well, the 24 members are going to oversee fresh initiatives in the field. Evidently, investing in crypto assets turns out to be one of the three areas of surge the company is putting much value on until 2020.
Looking at the tempo of technological progress as well as the transformational potential lying in blockchain, the company told that they currently stand at the dawn of a new era, which could be quite disruptive for the entire industry.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.