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Will the Reserve bank of Australia weaken the AUD?
The Reserve bank of Australia will make its statement and announce the official rate on June 4, at 7:30 MT time.
Analysts anticipate the RBA to cut its interest rate from 1.5% to 1.25%. The chances of a rate cut are high as the Australian economy keeps weakening. The slowdown of the GDP growth, falling house prices and the rise of unemployment are among the key reasons behind the anticipated decision by the RBA. Despite the high chances of the rate cut, the central bank may keep its interest rate unchanged. If it happens, the Australian dollar may get positive momentum.
• If the RBA keeps its interest rate unchanged, the Australian dollar will rise;
• If the RBA cut its interest rate, the Australian dollar will fall.
The ECB statement and US unemployment claims will be out today. How the market will react?
The European Central Bank will publish the last statement of the year on December 10, at 14:45 MT time.
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.