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.
Economy bets back common currency for a fifth day
On Thursday, the common currency ascended to a two-week maximum after a bunch of strong reports that underpinned a growing view that the ECB will roll out a plan to wind down its enormous stimulus plan at a policy gathering later this month.
Italian industry data surpassed forecasts right after Germany unveiled firm trade data earlier this week, pointing to a broad-based economic revival in the euro zone notwithstanding the euro’s double-digit revenues in 2017.
Additionally, political concerns have also relieved after Catalonia ceased moving further with its independence, thus putting a floor under the common currency.
The euro hit its highest value in more than two weeks demonstrating $1.1878. The common currency has rallied for five consecutive sessions.
The euro was also underpinned by some general greenback weakness, driven by minutes from the Fed’s latest gathering, which hinted some key bankers were still concerned over everlasting low inflation.
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.