The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
The jobs data may support the AUD
The Australian jobs data will be out on May 16, at 4:30 MT. The indicator of employment change demonstrates how many people were employed during the previous month. Analysts anticipate it to advance by 15,200 people this time. As for the unemployment rate, it is anticipated to remain at the same level of 5%. The indicators may bring positive momentum to the AUD, which is struggling amid the trade tensions.
• If the actual level of employment change is higher and the unemployment rate is lower than the forecasts, the aussie will go up;
• If the actual level of employment change is lower and the unemployment rate is higher than the forecasts, the aussie will go gown.
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.