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 jobs data support the aussie?
Australia will release the level of employment change and unemployment rate on June 13, at 4:30 MT time.
The employment change shows the change in the number of employed people during the previous month. As for the unemployment rate, it represents the percentage of the total unemployed workforce. Last time, the level of employment change outperformed the forecast of 15.2 thousand people. It advanced by 28.4 thousand people. However, the actual level of unemployment rate disappointed the market with an increase to 5.2%. As a result, the aussie suffered. What will happen this time?
• If the actual level of employment change is higher and the unemployment rate is lower than the forecasts, the AUD will rise;
• If the actual level of employment change is lower and the unemployment rate is higher than the forecasts, the AUD 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.