The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
Greek current account deficit extends in May
In May, Greece's current account deficit edged up, compared to the same month last year because of wider trade as well as primary income gaps, as the Bank of Greece reported on Friday.
The data demonstrated that the deficit accounted for 582 million euros, compared to 457 million euros posted in May 2016. As for tourism revenues, they rallied moderately from 1.075 billion to 1.094 billion euros.
A year-on-year soar of up to 137 million euros in the deficit of the balance of Greece goods turned to be mainly attributable to a leap in the deficit of the non-crude balance of the country’s goods as the Bank of Greece informed.
Additionally, non-crude exports of goods managed to grow 15.3%, while crude exports rose 17.5% at constant prices, as the key bank told.
A 111 million euro ascend in the major income account deficit was mostly caused by lower net interest, not to mention dividend as well as revenue receipts.
Happy Monday, dear traders! Hope you had a great weekend and you’re ready for the last trading week in 2022! Later this week we’ll announce some exciting news for you, but now let’s look through some interesting news! Today’s events: USA, UK, Hong…
On the H4 timeframe, the US dollar index has formed a bullish falling wedge. At the beginning of the trading session, the price is testing the upper border of this wedge. Thus, in case of a higher-than-expected Core PCE Price Index m/m, the US dollar will skyrocket against other currencies.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
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