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 risk-on sentiment pushes USD/JPY and USD/CHF higher
The trade talks between the US and China have been optimistic for now. Reportedly, China has agreed to buy record volumes of pork from the United States. Also, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said that China was willing to reach an agreement to prevent further escalation of the trade war.
- USD/JPY broke the upper border of an ascending trendline and tested the 107.96 level. The next resistance will lie at 108.07. If the pair reverses, it will face the support at 107.54 (100-period SMA). After that, the next support will be placed at 107.35.
- USD/CHF tested the highs above the 0.9965 level. If this level is broken, the next resistance will lie at 0.9985. From the downside, support levels are 0.9925, 0.9917 and 0.9907.
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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.