What will happen? US consumer confidence will be announced at 5:00 MT (GMT+3) on Tuesday, July 27…
Greenback adds in Asia as US tax cuts eyed
On Wednesday, the major US currency leapt versus the Japanese yen with the focus on the probable unveiling of ambitious plans for American tax cuts later in the day.
The currency pair USD/JPY demonstrated 112.47, climbing 0.20%, AUD/USD lost 0.15% being worth 0.7874. Besides this, GBP/USD dived 0.12% showing 1.3443, and EUR/USD sagged 0.10% trading at 1.1781.
Estimating the greenback’s actual strength versus a trade-weighted basket of six crucial currencies, the US dollar index rallied 0.11% being worth 92.91.
Overnight, the greenback edged up versus a basket of key currencies because market participants were digesting Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments reaffirming the major financial institution’s view that lifting interest rates gradually appears to be the most appropriate policy measure.
The currency pair EUR/USD went down as worries over the political fallout in Germany kept unrolling, putting pressure on the euro and pushing it to a one-month minimum.
The OPEC meeting and the US Nonfarm Payrolls rocked the market last week. The market is torn between optimism about the global economic recovery and concerns about the new coronavirus strains.
All eyes are turning to the Federal Reserve and the US dollar. How to trade XAU/USD, EUR/USD, and GBP/USD?
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
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This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…