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 USD weakened on the non-manufacturing PMI
The massive selloff in the market spread to the USD. The figures of ISM non-manufacturing PMI fell to 53.7 points (vs. the forecast of 55.5). As a result, EUR/USD has risen to the 1.1205 level. Earlier, the Stochastic indicator formed bullish divergence with the price and signaled about the move to the upside. If the current resistance is broken, the next resistance will lie at 1.1228. After the breakout, pay attention to the levels above the crossover of 50- and 100-day SMA at 1.1253. If the USD gets stronger again, the pair will retest the 1.1060 level. The next support will lie at 1.1003.
Poor US data, slow vaccine distribution, rising virus cases worsened the market sentiment and underpinned safe-haven currencies like the USD, and JPY.
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.