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Greenback trades lower with American tax bill still in focus
On Thursday, the evergreen buck went down versus key currencies because uncertainly over the fate of a key American tax reform bill kept weighing and financial markets were still following Donald Trump’s diplomatic of Asia.
Market participants were still cautious because an American Senate tax-cut bill that greatly differs from one in the House of Representatives, was believed to be revealed a bit later on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the Washington Post informed that Senate Republican leaders were considering delaying the implementation of key corporate tax cuts for the purpose of complying with Senate rules.
Investors are concerned over any probable delays in the implementation of the tax cuts or the likelihood that proposed reforms appear to be less radical than hoped for.
The currency pair EUR/USD gained 0.16% trading at 1.1615, GBP/USD rallied 0.24% being worth 1.3145.
Additionally, USD/JPY tumbled 0.23% hitting 113.64, USD/CHF lost 0.22% showing 0.9978.
Now traders follow the economic events with new vision as inflation in the US seems like decreasing. Let’s see what releases will influence the market due to that factor.
The week will have the biggest event in the US political process over the last two years. How will the elections affect the Forex market? We covered the most important news of this week in this report.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will make a statement and release a Cash Rate on February 7, 05:30 GMT+2. It's among the primary tools the RBA uses to communicate with investors about monetary policy.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.