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?
The NFP will affect the greenback
The United States will release the non-farm employment change, also known as non-farm payrolls or NFP at 15:30 MT time on July 5. NFP is considered one of the leading indicators of employment, which represents the economic activity of the country. Last time the indicator came out lower than the forecasts (75K vs 177K expected). These figures made the USD plunge. If the situation is different this time, the greenback will be supported.
• If the NFP is higher than expected, the USD will rise.
• If the NFP 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.