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?
US GDP growth: keep an eye on the USD
The United States will publish the level of preliminary GDP growth at 15:30 MT time on November 27. The indicator represents the annualized change in the value of all goods and services produced by the economy. Traders pay attention to the preliminary release, as it gives a preview into the economic activity of a country. If the economic conditions are good, the Federal Reserve will consider applying changes to the current interest rate to the upside. According to the forecasts, the preliminary GDP growth will advance by 1.9%.
• If the actual level is higher than the forecasts, the USD will rise.
• If the actual level is lower than the forecasts, the USD will fall.
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.