During today's press conference, the ECB president said that the data was "somewhat" better than the expectations in the first quarter. T
Greenback grows versus yen having dropped on US political turmoil
On Monday, the major US currency ascended early Asia, drifting away from the four-month minimum versus the Japanese yen reached in the previous session on worries that White House personnel changes will affect Donald Trump's ability to pass tax reform as well as stimulus measures.
Market participants looked ahead to the Fed’s annual major banking symposium held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Thursday and Friday.
The evergreen buck gained 0.1% getting to 109.265 yen, having tumbled to 108.605 yen on Friday, which is its lowest reading since late April.
It definitely shrugged off the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index that rose to its strongest value for seven months in August, showing confidence in the outlook for the American economy and also in personal finances because the American stock market holds close to record maximums.
Meanwhile, the single currency was intact on the day versus its key rivals at $1.1751 and 128.39 respectively.
Australia will release the level of employment change and unemployment rate on June 13, at 4:30 MT time.
The level of non-farm payrolls, also known as non-farm employment change or NFP will be out on June 7, at 15:30 MT time.
In July, Britain's inflation rate rallied for the first time in 2018, thus leaving many UK households feeling quite squeezed by prices, soaring at nearly the same tempo as their wages…
On Friday, the evergreen buck rallied versus its counterparts after data disclosed that the American economy generated more jobs than anticipated In October, thus backing the Fed’s case to proceed with gradual rate lifts…
On Monday, gold declined because the evergreen buck managed to gain early traction, thus putting pressure on the most popular precious commodity, which has been sticking with the year’s minimums…