The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
Greenback soars as financial markets digest weekend events
On Monday, the evergreen buck tacked on versus other key currencies because financial markets were reviving from the weekend's elections in New Zealand and Germany. At the same time worries over tensions between North Korea and America seemed to relieve.
The currency pair EUR/USD slumped 0.24% being worth 1.1927. It’s because on Sunday Germany's federal election demonstrated surging support for a far-right party.
On Sunday, chancellor Angela Merkel grasped a fourth term in office. However, she requires building a coalition to create a government as Conservatives were deprived of support in the face of a sudden ascend by the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany or AfD for short.
The currency pair GBP/USD gained 0.13% hitting 1.3550, reviving from moderate losses reported on Friday after British Prime Minister Theresa May provided just few fresh indications on how Brexit is going to proceed.
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 Bureau of Economic Analysis will publish Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) on May 27 at 15:30 GMT+3.
The United States will publish the Preliminary GDP on Thursday, May 26, at 15:30 GMT+3.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will publish a monetary policy report and make an update on the interest rate on May 25, at 05:00 GMT+3.