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?
Wait for the inflation data for the US
The USA will release the levels of CPI and core CPI on August 13, at 15:30 MT time.
Consumer prices represent the change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers. They are an important part of overall inflation. Central banks rely on this data while making decisions concerning their interest rates. Last time, the headline CPI advanced by 0.1%. The core CPI, which excludes the prices for food and energy, rose by 0.3%.
• If the actual figures are higher than the forecasts, the USD will rise;
• If the actual figures are lower than the forecasts, the USD will fall.
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.