The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
USD: the market awaits US GDP & unemployment claims
The US final GDP and unemployment claims will be published on June 25 at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD; USD/JPY; GBP/USD; USD/CAD
The gross domestic product is the most significant economic indicator. It reveals the broadest picture of economic activity and financial health. Together with unemployment claims these indicators will help traders to assess current economic conditions and the real state of the US economy. This event will make the market really volatile. In normal conditions the US dollar will gain, if the data comes better than expected. However, now the US dollar is a safe-haven currency and it tends to rise, when the data is dire.
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The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
The US unemployment claims are out on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
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.