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?
Will the FOMC meeting push the USD?
The Federal open market committee will release the monetary policy statement and announce the official rate on May 1, at 21:00 MT time.
We don’t expect any changes to the current interest rate this time. However, the Federal Reserve may provide some hints on the further path of its monetary policy. The recent comments by the FOMC members showed that the bank would stick to its patient tone for the foreseeable future. If Mr. Powell surprises the market with more optimistic comments, the USD will rise.
• If the FOMC is hawkish, the US dollar will go up;
• If the FOMC is dovish, the US dollar will go down.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.