During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Greenback rallies before Fed
On Thursday, the evergreen buck ascended versus a group of its opponents because traders focused on a monetary policy announcement from the key US bank, while the British pound was still backed above the 1.30 level due to Brexit optimism.
Estimating the purchasing potential of the American currency versus its primary peers the USD index managed to rally by up to 0.18% showing 95.98.
The evergreen buck regained ground having dived in the previous trading session because the likelihood of gridlock in the US government in the wake of midterm elections might greatly tame Donald Trump’s legislative agenda.
In 2018, the major American currency has generally ascended, backed by a firm domestic economy, soaring interest rates as well as the effects of American fiscal policy.
The primary US financial institution was generally anticipated to leave interest rates intact later on Thursday, with another rate lift expected in December. However, its views on the American economic outlook could have markets moved.
The evergreen buck managed to ascend versus the Japanese yen. The currency pair USD/JPY gained 0.14% ending up with a result of 113.68.
The common currency was nearly intact versus the American dollar. The currency pair EUR/USD demonstrated 1.1432.
Besides this, in the euro zone, reports disclosed that German exports managed to go down by about 0.8% in September. It appeared to be the greatest dive since February. Moreover, the report contributed to fears that the euro zone’s number one economy is being affected by global trade clashes.
Demand for the UK currency was still backed by hopes for a Brexit deal between the United Kingdom and the European bloc. As a result, the currency pair GBP/USD was seen at 1.3135.
Against the common currency the UK pound was at five-month maximums. The currency pair EUR/GBP hit 0.8701, which is the weakest value since May 30.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.