What will happen? US consumer confidence will be announced at 5:00 MT (GMT+3) on Tuesday, July 27…
Greenback tumbles versus yen on resuming North Korea tensions
On Friday, the evergreen buck went down against the Japanese yen in early Friday trade versus a backdrop of resuming tensions on the Korean peninsula, although the steep divergence between American and Japanese monetary policy tamed the US currency’s losses.
As North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told on Friday his country could conduct an unbelievable hydrogen bomb test on the Pacific Ocean, as South Korea's Yonhap news agency informed.
Market participants also watched how Chinese financial markets would follow S&P Global Ratings' downgrade to the credit rating of China.
Gauging the US currency versus a basket of six key counterparts, the US dollar index declined 0.1% hitting 92.156, adding 0.4% percent for the trading week and staying above its more than 2-1/2 year trough of 91.011 reached on September 8.
The evergreen buck slumped 0.2% being worth 112.28 yen, although it grew 1.3% on the week in which the US currency scaled a two-month maximum of 112.725.
The OPEC meeting and the US Nonfarm Payrolls rocked the market last week. The market is torn between optimism about the global economic recovery and concerns about the new coronavirus strains.
All eyes are turning to the Federal Reserve and the US dollar. How to trade XAU/USD, EUR/USD, and GBP/USD?
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
Hong Kong stock index extended a decline sparked by China’s tech crackdown. Tesla posted better-than-expected results. Jump in!
This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…