The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
How will the digital yuan change the future?
On April 12 the People’s Bank of China reported that its digital currency will soon be ready for using. These days it will be in high demand as cash and credit cards could easily become transmitters of the coronavirus.
China shows the progress in adapting to the new reality and tries to benefit from it. These week Matthew Graham, the CEO of Sino Global Capital, shared the images of the beta app on Twitter.
The digital yuan is a significant step to a fully cashless digital economy. According to Zhou Xuedong, director of the People’s Bank of China, “more than 95% of daily micropayments are realized through mobile payments or Internet payments … the research and development requirements for digital currencies will become higher and higher.”
There are some advantages for consumer to use this blockchain technology such as an absolute security, a virtual zero cost and a high speed of transactions’ proceeding.
While digital dollars are not for ordinary people, but only for banks, the digital yuan can supplant the supremacy of the dollar. The Fed believes that it could undermine the international status of a dollar and impede the fiscal policy.
The Fed is ready to start tapering in November. Since the markets were expecting this and it wasn’t a surprise, the USD slumped allowing risk-on currencies and gold to rally up.
US Retail Sales will be out on October 15 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+3).
Last week was full of surprises! Stock indices have shown significant growth…
The US dollar is heading to close the seventh day in the red as it remains under selling pressure. The US data at 15:30 GMT+3 (jobless claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index) may support the greenback if it's strong.
Canada will publish the Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on October 22, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).