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.
Greenback moderately recovers from American tax reform worries
On Monday, the evergreen buck soared versus other key currencies because it mildly revived from losses posted last week due to mounting worries over the fate of a highly-anticipated American tax reform.
On Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled a tax plan. It stood out from the one made by House Republicans. It highlighted the challenges to clarify the differences between the two opposite initiatives with a short time before the end of 2017 they have set to pass it.
Expectations of tax reform have helped to spur the evergreen buck since mid-September. Some market participants are assured that tax reforms could ensure growth, applying pressure on the Fed to lift interest rates.
Estimating the greenback’s value against a trade-weighted basket of six crucial currencies, the US dollar index soared 0.25% being worth 94.54.
The currency pair EUR/USD slumped 0.22% hitting 1.1640, GBP/USD lost 0.84% trading at 1.3081.
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 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.
The US PPI will come out on Thursday, May 12, at 15:30 MT time.