Canada will announce its monthly GDP on July 31, at 15:30 MT time.
Greenback is backed by US data tonic
On Wednesday, the evergreen buck hoarded hefty revenues after sturdy American retail data put a Federal Reserve rate lift back on the agenda. Meanwhile, Asian equities grew because tensions in the Korean peninsula relived a bit.
The break in North Korean threat as well as counter-threat turned to be enough for South Korean equities KS11 to gain 0.5%, although they were still short of a record maximum hit the previous month.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks tacked on 0.1%, Japan's Nikkei N225 was intact.
On Tuesday, the Dow had concluded with a 0.02% leap. The S&P 500 sank 0.05% and the Nasdaq went down 0.11%.
The US currency rallied to its highest value versus a basket of key currencies for three weeks and it was last keeping to 93.849.
The common currency sank to $1.1736, although it had gained firm support around $l.1686 overnight.
The British pound tumbled too after UK inflation numbers were below forecast, thus breaching major support levels against both the common currency and greenback. The pound last hit $1.2863, having lost 1.1% during the previous session.
The United States will release the advance GDP growth rate for the previous quarter on July 30, at 15:30 MT time.
The US unemployment claims are announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…