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?
GBP/USD has risen by more than 90 pips
The remarks by Nigel Farage during the Brexit party's election event have sent the British pound higher. Despite the disagreement with Boris Johnson's deal, Mr. Farage noted that the party would not contest 317 seats that Conservatives won during the last election.
On H4, GBP/USD has tested the 1.2897 resistance level above the crossover of 50- and 100- period SMAs. At first, bulls need to break the 1.2874 level. and push the cable towards 1.2897. The next resistance in focus will lie at 1.2926. If bears take over the market, the pair will slide downwards to the support at 1.2770.
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.
We are now past the middle of January, and this means that the largest US companies will report their earnings for the fourth quarter and many of them will provide the results of the entire 2020.