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Is the RBA to hold the rate?
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s release of the interest rate is at 5:30 MT on November 5. There are strong opinions among the analysts that there will be no rate cut announcement on November 5 meeting, so the market expects it to stay at 0.75%. Although the Australian financial authorities previously expressed their will to stimulate the economy and lift the inflation rate through rising wages, it has been outlined that households and savers would suffer more if the rate was lowered. For this reason, no change is expected this time, but let’s keep our eyes open.
- If the RBA is hawkish, the AUD will rise
- If the RBA is dovish, the AUD will fall.
The ECB statement and US unemployment claims will be out today. How the market will react?
The European Central Bank will publish the last statement of the year on December 10, at 14:45 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.