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?
Important indicators may affect the CAD
Canada will release CPI and trade balance data on April 17, at 15:30 MT time.
Consumer price index represents the change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers. This is the most important inflation-related release. As for trade balance, it shows the difference in value between imported and exported goods. Last time CPI advanced by 0.7% (vs. expected 0.6%). At the same time, Canada's trade balance declined by $4.2 billion. If the actual figures are higher this time, the CAD will go up.
• If the actual levels of indicators are higher than the forecasts, the loonie will rise;
• If the actual levels of indicators are lower than the forecasts, the loonie will fall.
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The Canadian central bank will make a monetary policy report and announce interest rates on Wednesday, January 20, at 17:00 MT time. Also, the BOC press conference will be held later.
USD’s rally takes a pause, while riskier assets are modestly rising.