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 pauses after the greatest weekly soar of 2017
On Monday, the evergreen buck was nearly intact after market participants took profits on its best weekly performance in 2017. However, traders were cautious as for the status of the American economy as well as tax reform plans setting the overall tone.
The US currency popped to an eight-month maximum versus the Japanese yen during Asia trade. Meanwhile, in London investors were more cautious.
As financial experts explained, the only reason why traders aren’t selling the greenback is uncertainty as for the tax plan progress even although the bond market is actually giving a warning signal.
The evergreen buck edged up to 14.89 yen, showing its highest reading since mid-March. The currency definitely gained steam having breached technical resistance at levels close to 114.50 yen.
Versus a broader trade-weighted basket of its counterparts, the US currency stood still, sticking to 94.946 having gained 1.3% the previous week.
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 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.
The US CPI will come out on Wednesday, May 11, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).