The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
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The level of US PPI will be released on January 15, at 15:30 MT time.
This is a leading indicator, which determines consumer inflation. Last time the actual level of the indicator was higher than the forecast. It advanced by 0.1%. As a result, the USD rose higher. Let's see if this time it happens again.
• If PPI is higher than expected, the USD will rise;
• If PPI is lower, than expected, the USD will fall.
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.